Around the world, the business environment continues to grow in complexity. Thanks, in part to the convergence of changing customer behaviour, regulation and competitive landscape, businesses are under extreme pressure to do things faster, more efficiently and with greater accuracy.
Technology’s role as a transformation enabler is no longer in question. But the ability for business functions to perform their role is challenged by an increasingly complex environment. As organisations become more data-driven, finance must take on their role as a strategic adviser.
This case study provides insight into Singapore Press Holdings’ (SPH) and the challenge this presents to management in having a unified view of the business and being able to make timely and informed decisions.
The case study details how Adept Enterprise Solutions worked alongside SPH to deploy IBM Cognos Controller to enhance the efficiency of its group-level financial closing, consolidation and reporting processes.
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