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Business Analytics for the Office of Finance

The vast majority of CFO’s are now taking a more prominent role in decision-making, beyond the traditional role of finance.  The Office of Finance needs access to tools and best practices that allows them to be ready for the challenge.  These leaders need to know where their organization is headed.  They need to know [...]

2017-03-22T18:39:09-04:00 November 25th, 2015|

The One National Conference 2015

September 28-29, 2015 Metro Toronto Convention Centre 222 Bremner Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario M5V 2T6 Jointly presented by CPA Canada and CPA Ontario, The One is the must-attend, multi-track event of the year. Clear Insight will be attending this event. Speakers: Dean McCann, Christopher Ragan, Curtis Zimmerman and Dr. Kimberley Amirault-Ryan.   EVENT DETAILS The One national conference is designed [...]

2017-03-22T18:39:10-04:00 September 9th, 2015|

Leveraging IBM’s Watson Analytics Free Offer – Webinar

IBM Watson Analytics provides powerful automated data preparation, predictive analytics, reporting, dashboards, visualization and collaboration capabilities to address a business problem or seize a new opportunity. IBM customers can get Watson Professional Edition for free for 12 months. Unfortunately the vast majority of businesses will opt-in to the offer and just [...]

2017-03-22T18:39:10-04:00 June 11th, 2015|

Migrating to IBM Cognos

There comes a time when it is necessary or desirable to move away from one software application in favour of another.  There are many good reasons for you to upgrade your current budget, planning and forecasting system in exchange for a more robust and comprehensive replacement.  Some of the reasons that our clients have made [...]

2018-05-09T07:01:48-04:00 June 7th, 2015|

Speeding up Clarity with Analysis Services Compression

Overview Some Clarity implementations use Microsoft Analysis Services as the OLAP engine. For those implementations, there are some system settings we can enable to speed things up. These should only be enabled in a production environment. Development environments where objects are changing should not have any caching or compression enabled. Implementing Compression in Analysis [...]

2017-03-22T18:39:11-04:00 May 21st, 2015|

Free Youtube Course on Building IBM Clarity7 Reports

Building reports in ClarityStudio can be a bit challenging without some guidance. To help new folks along, we have developed a series of Youtube videos to walk you through the process of developing a complex report. This particular report that we build together is a validation report to compare two cubes. This is a very [...]

2017-08-22T11:03:06-04:00 May 13th, 2015|

CPA Ontario Spring Leadership Conference

June 18-19, 2015 Hilton Toronto Airport, 5875 Airport Road, Mississauga The CPA Ontario Spring Leadership Conference is the meeting place for some of Canada’s most innovative business and cultural leaders who are ready to share their recipes for success.  From inspirational speakers to technical workshops, this annual event provides essential tools and practical skills [...]

2017-03-22T18:39:12-04:00 March 31st, 2015|