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Dave Phillips

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Selecting an Adaptive Insights Implementation Partner

August 1, 2017 / by Dave Phillips

If your organization is in the process of selecting Adaptive Insights as its corporate performance management (CPM) solution of choice, there is a good chance that you will use one of their many partners for the implementation.  After all, partners who specialize in implementing Adaptive Insights bring a lot of “best practices” knowledge and experience to the table.  The right partner can be critical to a successful project and help drive FP&A transformation in your finance organization.  However, not all partners are created equal so it pays to do[...]

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Time to Optimize Adaptive Insights for Active Planning?

February 2, 2017 / by Dave Phillips

Is your Adaptive Insights system designed and utilized to fully capitalize on the potential of Active Planning?  The concept of Active Planning boils down to finance taking a leadership role in driving integrated business planning processes that are collaborative, comprehensive and continuous.  This requires extending the ease-of-use, power and performance of Adaptive Insights out to all financial and non-financial stakeholders. 

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Intacct: Key Reasons to Implement Best in Class Cloud ERP

January 19, 2017 / by Dave Phillips

As an Intacct partner, we are often asked by our existing customers what the benefits are for moving away from Quickbooks or their legacy ERP system to Intacct.  In most cases, these customers are feeling the limitations of their current systems; complexity for the end user, lack of multi-entity capability and cost of upgrades and customizations.  In some cases, they have implemented cloud financial systems like Adaptive Insights or BlackLine and are considering going “all-in” on the cloud. 

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DataBlend: Adaptive Insights Integration for the Business User

December 13, 2016 / by Dave Phillips

Carlson Management Consulting recently hosted a 30 minute webinar of DataBlend, our easy-to-use cloud integration solution designed for finance and business users. One of the webinar highlights was a hands-on demonstration of how Salesforce can be integrated with Adaptive Insights in mere minutes.  DataBlend offers unique capabilities to unlock the full potential of Adaptive Insights to function as a central hub for decision-making.  Please take a look at the recorded webinar below.  Stayed tuned to the end of the recording to learn about Special[...]

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Adaptive Live 2016: A Recap

May 6, 2016 / by Dave Phillips

Adaptive Live 2016, a Journey to Insights, was held last week and by all accounts was a great success.  Carlson, a Gold Sponsor, sent a large contingent to take in the workshops, meet with our clients, and network with Adaptive customers and staff.  The team flew in on Tuesday and, after the Welcome Reception, enjoyed dinner at a great Italian restaurant with clients.  The restaurant was particularly happy since we had 26 people in our party!

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