The Profitability Perspective: How Automated Reporting Drives Better Decisions

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Driving sustainable growth requires profitability-focused planning and performance management. Most companies have some type of profitability reporting—but many are investing a lot of effort to produce this information. And the limitations to the information companies currently compile may have a significant impact on decision making. Learn how automating profitability reporting can help your company improve decisions.

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IBM Cognos Insight: Guiding Business Managers to Better Outcomes with Personal Analytics

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