Reporting processes hit the mark with one integrated solution

Kagiso Tiso Holdings (KTH) is a black owned and managed investment holding company that was formed from the merger of Kagiso Trust Investments and Tiso Group, and has a gross asset value of over R14 billion. KTH is required to comply with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and their financial statements include the consolidation of…

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Time and cost savings mark switch to Cognos Controller

Like any business, RCL Foods was thrilled when the business started growing at a healthy and steady pace, except that its original consolidation process was becoming increasingly cumbersome, time consuming and frustratingly prone to errors. “Spreadsheets just weren’t cutting it any more,” explained Lucinda Deane, management accountant, Group Services. “The use of spreadsheets was becoming…

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Acceleration achieves return on investment of 416% in the first 12 months of using IBM Cognos Financial Performance Management

In this case study Christiaan Uys, Commercial Director of Acceleration, a digital marketing company, describes a few of the benefits that Acceleration experienced as a result of implementing IBM Cognos Xcelerator. BEFORE COGNOS Acceleration was using extensive manual intervention for its budgeting and month-end consolidation processes, working with a combination of spreadsheet solutions and its…

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Business Intelligence journey with small beginnings

Edwin Meier shares how Sika is using IBM Cognos BI at both a local and group reporting level, and discusses Synergy’s role in assisting the company with its information delivery.

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