Agile Certification - CSM

Nov 2017 - Mechelen
The agile way of working is no longer only being applied in purely IT related contexts, but is spreading across the business organisation: also finance departments start to adopt this framework! Different Agile methods exist, but in 75% of the companies, the Scrum method is being applied.
To continue collaborating in optimal ways with the client, Erik De Rouck broughtened his horizon by becoming Certified ScrumMaster® (CSM).

1st Hyperion Profitability and Cost Management "Management Ledger" in the Benelux

Sep 2017 - Mechelen | Breda
Cloudshill Consulting delivered -in a joint effort with Tentive Consulting- the first Oracle HPCM application in the Benelux that is using HPCM's "Management Ledger" framework, Oracle's newest solution for setting up your corporate operational and financial allocations (Oracle).
After a formal proof-of-concept exercise during which both current available models in HPCM ("Standard Application" vs. "Management Ledger") were compared, the ease of setting-up and the analytical transparency of the "Management Ledger" convinced this well known banking group client.
Erik De Rouck developed -as system architect- a smooth, easy to maintain and powerful allocation model.
If you would like to receive a demo of HPCM Management Ledger or would like to receive consulting/advice for your HPCM project (initial setup or conversion), please feel free to contact us.

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Jan 2017 - Mechelen
How can you automate the distribution of your reports during month end closing? Read the tips and tricks (Excel VBA) on:

This is already the second posting on the new blog, following the one about Drill Through in Essbase.

St. Jude Medical - Excel & Access VBA Automation

Jan 2017 - Steenokkerzeel fully automated the financial reporting (processing and checking of data, distributing reports via both email and network) for St Jude Medical (now Abbott). Tools involved were Excel and Access. The solution was documented inside the setup and thus transparent and higly transferable within the organisation.

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