28 February 2018
By Lawrence Serven, Regional Sales Director, The Americas, BOARD International

This is the fifth of a 12-part blog series appropriately called "The 12 Principles of Best Practice FP&A". These Principles are based on global research conducted with more than 700 organizations worldwide.

09 August 2017
By Pietro Ferrari, CTO, BOARD International

In this era of globalization and 7X24 software development teams scattered around the world, it’s hard to tell where your software comes from and to what degree quality control has been applied before its release.

05 July 2017
By Mark Sands, General Manager, Asia Pacific for BOARD International

This article will focus on the stress experienced by CFO’s in keeping up with all the tech changes - and how a one stop software solution can help to eradicate those concerns. 

08 June 2017
By Gary Simon , Chief Executive of FSN and Leader of the Modern Finance Forum

What are today's organisational challenges and concerns behind self-service reporting ? 

10 February 2017
By Pietro Ferrari, CTO, BOARD International

All too often, BI and analytics initiatives are short-sighted in that their goals are defined as providing insights from data feeds, and with that accomplished their implementers think the goal has been reached, when in fact it has not; it’s only the starting point for making a decision.  

01 February 2017
By Catherine Wilks, Chief Operating Officer for Data and Analytics in Assurance

At the rate at which the volumes of data are increasing, it is questionable whether Excel should be the tool of choice for finance.  All is not lost though as cost effective alternatives are available, as this article will demonstrate one such solution. 

12 April 2016
By Scott Jennings, Former Managing Director, The Americas, BOARD International

There’s an old saying that you should never bargain shop for brain surgeons or parachutes.  I propose that the same advice holds true for selecting BI and analytics software, which today feed the lifeblood of large enterprises. 

29 March 2016
By Pietro Ferrari, CTO, BOARD International

History has shown that the large foot prints and overall rigidity of traditional BI stacks failed to provide business users the independence, agility and ease of use they needed to effectively apply analytics to their lines of business and gain the insights needed to make informed and profitable decisions.

24 March 2016
By Pietro Ferrari, CTO, BOARD International

As more and more enterprises explore the Cloud as a potential home for future BI and analytics solutions, they’ve often run into a fog bank of confusing offerings from dozens of vendors who are often more adept at hype than living up to customer expectations or requirements.