Robert Kugel's Analyst Perspectives

Quantrix Unveils Release 5

Posted by Robert Kugel on Dec 21, 2012 11:18:27 AM

Quantrix recently unveiled Quantrix 5, an updated version of its financial modeling software designed to fill the gap between spreadsheets and business intelligence (BI) systems. Quantrix provides users with many of the capabilities of an enterprise system and addresses shortcomings of desktop spreadsheet software without requiring extensive training.

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Topics: Analytics, Budgeting, Business Collaboration, Business Performance Management (BPM), Cloud Computing, FP&A, FPM, Information Management (IM), Planning, Quantrix, Reporting, Sales Performance Management (SPM), Supply Chain Performance Management (SCPM), Workforce Performance Management (WPM), Office of Finance, Sales, Big Data

It’s Getting Easier To Go Beyond Spreadsheets for Modeling

Posted by Robert Kugel on Feb 27, 2012 11:22:49 AM

One trend in business software that’s still in its early stages but gathering momentum is the availability of modeling tools that fill the gap between desktop spreadsheets and enterprise systems. Granted this “early stage” has been under way for quite some time, but the technology has finally progressed to the point where I expect it to get increasing market traction.

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Topics: analysis, Analytics, Business Analytics, Business Collaboration, Business Intelligence, business model, Business Performance Management (BPM), business plan, Database, Essbase, finance, financial model, Financial Performance Management (FPM), Forecast, In-memory, Operational Performance Management (OPM), Planning, Quantrix, Sales Performance Management (SPM), Workforce Performance Management (WPM), Big Data, Office of Finance, analytical application