What to Expect Plus Tips to Help You Take Advantage of All Focus 2018 Has to Offer
In this article, Sissela, a Solver visitor from Sweden, stopped by our Los Angeles office, and interviewed Solver employees for her school’s project on work experience.
This article will discuss one of the winning ingredients for Solver as an organization and definitely one of the reasons BI360 is as successful as it is: innovation. Continue reading
This article takes a closer look at the company culture at Solver.
In this article, I’ll be covering Solver’s culture, both internally and externally – and how that has changed the way I view work and my work ethic. In America, we work an average of 40-47 hours per week. According to Investopedia, “corporate culture refers to the beliefs and behaviors that determine how a company’s employees and management interact and handle outside business transactions.” Corporate culture has arguably always been important, but it’s only become so popular, almost a “buzzword” in the past decade, maybe because of the start-up phenomenon. Culture is often a prime factor in long-term organizational success. Also, a culture’s success depends on an organization’s business market, strategies and workforce.
And just like that, Focus 2017 has come and gone. For the planning committee at Solver, charged with the planning and execution of the 5th annual user conference for the community of BI360 customers and partners, it is bittersweet. To me, the best conferences can seem like summer camp for adult professionals, as you step out of your routine and your life to take up residence at a specific locale that is an all-inclusive on learning new skill sets, making new connections, and having fun. And Focus never disappoints in the context of this analogy. This is the fourth year I have attended the event, and it was such a joy to see familiar faces and share memories from past years with new faces at the ample networking opportunities. This blog entry will recap the highlights from this year’s Focus event.
This article will talk about what BI360 customers and partners can expect for BI360 Focus this late August.
Solver Global, along with its customers and partners, will come together in just a few weeks on Monday August 21, at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines in San Diego, CA. The fifth annual BI360 customer and partner conference will be a space where we can share best practices, networking and hands-on learning opportunities to take your BI360 experience to the next level. This article will focus on the activities and experiences BI360 Focus attendees can expect this year.
When I first attended Focus in 2014, I was relatively new to the corporate performance management (CPM) space. I was starting to understand the ins and outs of financial and operational reporting, budgeting, forecasting, and modeling, data visualizations like dashboards of graphs, charts, and scorecards, and data warehousing as solutions to organizational performance management. But everything became three-dimensional to me at Focus. A community of hard-working and fun-loving BI360 users came together to share and compare best practices, learn about the power of the product, and network with new and established connections alike. Frankly, it was really sweet – and felt more like the most productive and educational family reunion rather than a formal conference. This article will explore what unfolds at this annual event – and why it’s as successful as it is, but also what to expect from the 2017 edition.
This article will focus on how what you should be looking for in the Best Performance Management Tools for Credit Unions.
What is Corporate Performance Management? According to the Harvard Business School, performance measurement focuses on four main areas:
- Communicate with external investors to ensure that a firms’ securities are fairly priced and that they are able to access capital
- Measure and Evaluate a firms’ economic performance
- Improve resource allocation and strategy implementation within a firm
- Build Accountability for performance through effective external and internal governance
The emphasis of this article will be on improving resource allocation and strategy implementation, specifically for Credit Unions. Though Credit Unions have evolved over time, their basic function is to take in deposits and reinvest those funds back into the community in the form of loans for such things as houses, cars, education, and infrastructure. Continue reading
This article will focus on the Top Management Reporting Software for Credit Unions.
Different Types of Reporting – At first, this article was going to be about the top Reporting software for Credit Unions. I then realized that there are many different types of reporting needs for Credit Unions that tools will need to focus upon.