I attended the NSW CFO Symposium in Sydney last month. There were a number of great presentations and its good to see the level of innovation rising. Alan Bardwell, the ASX Chief Risk Officer (CRO) spoke on “New Directions of Risk Management”.
As I was a Risk Officer for an investment bank in a previous role, I got a lot out of his presentation.
With the… Continue reading
In a recent blog post by Ray Fleming (Microsoft Education Blog), Ray raises the question of using Microsoft SQL Server for Business Intelligence in the education sector, “Thinking about BI in Education? Want to know more about Business Intelligence programming in Microsoft SQL Server?”.
From my experience, it seems that Universities are the only place that I come across where comments are made that… Continue reading
First of trilogy of End User case studies, here is a short and potted history of deiverables at University of NSW.
CALUMO was invited by UNSW to assist them in reducing overheads and costs of their budgeting and reporting system.
Utilizing their existing technology and adding the CALUMO application layer, UNSW was able to provide effective management reporting across the University as well as a budget interface for… Continue reading
Second in the trilogy of End User stories in Education, here is a short history of Business Intelligence in action at Macquarie University.
Faced with an issue of 25,000 lines of SQL script to generate information for users – it was unmaintainable and unreliable. CALUMO were engaged through winning a tender process to provide integrated Reporting.
The CALUMO solution, referred to as ForeSight provides financial and HR information… Continue reading
Third in a trilogy of End User stories in Education, here is a short history of Business Intelligence in action at University of Canberra.
With a multitude of spreadsheets and endless hours required to produce budgets and management reporting, University of Canberra went to market looking for a solution.
In a competitive process, CALUMO was selected to deliver management reporting, budgeting and forecasting. Once the University saw the… Continue reading