About David Upton

As the VP Operations APAC, David oversees Jedox’s operations in the Asia region, including, marketing, service delivery, strategic partnering, and business development. He also directly manages the Asia (Singapore, China, HK, Japan) division of APAC, leading the expansion of Jedox’s international operations.
31 01, 2017

Integrated Financial Planning & Reporting for Legal Firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth

By |2017-01-31T15:58:58+00:00January 31st, 2017|Categories: Customer Success|Tags: , , , , , , |

Corrs Chambers Westgarth has made Jedox an enterprise hub for simplifying planning reporting, and analysis. With complex HR planning and integrated corporate budgeting, rolling forecasts, client profitability and more, Jedox has become an important source of truth for Corrs.

1 09, 2015

Reinventing retail performance – part 6 Reporting

By |2016-12-09T11:42:40+00:00September 1st, 2015|Categories: Data Modeling|Tags: , |

Make your standard reporting flexible Data is changing everything from the in-store experience to product design to customer engagement. It makes sense to pull data from all the corporate sources into a secure common reporting layer. It does make sense to use one version of the truth and apply common business rules. It doesn’t make sense to rigidly enforce how

11 08, 2015

Reinventing retail performance – part 5

By |2016-12-09T11:42:41+00:00August 11th, 2015|Categories: Data Modeling|Tags: , , , , |

Solve the right problem Every day, Retail divisions use data for planning, reporting and analysis. While they manage their own business functions, to truly perform, retailers need common data across divisions. Data is more useful when shared. This was why massive Data Warehousing projects tried to bring data like POS, GL, Web, HR, and inventory into one place. A problem with these

14 07, 2015

Reinventing retail performance – part 4

By |2016-12-09T11:42:43+00:00July 14th, 2015|Categories: Data Modeling|Tags: , , , , |

The courage to experiment There is a basic assumption in marketing that you need to experiment with A/B testing. Do you get more conversions through the web page with the green “buy now”, or a red “compare price” button? No experienced marketer ignores data that can improve campaign effectiveness. A/B testing was popularized through advocates like John Merriam in the

3 07, 2015

Reinventing retail performance – part 3

By |2016-12-09T11:42:45+00:00July 3rd, 2015|Categories: Data Modeling|Tags: , , , , |

Why do you need value drivers? In this an example, a retailer has around 200 stores, operating on slim margins. They’ve used strategies to reduce overheads and improve cross-channel selling, including using poorer performing stores as online fulfilment centers, and using pop-up stores to shift slow-moving stock. These were fine strategies, but hit snags in execution. The information shared between

19 06, 2015

Reinventing retail performance – part 2

By |2016-12-09T11:42:46+00:00June 19th, 2015|Categories: Data Modeling|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Essential new ways to unify your people, data, and process for unfair advantage Value drivers literally measure the activities that create value. Value drivers help you reinforce strategy. They are more intuitive and meaningful than traditional financial measures. Lagging indicators like GM ROI (Gross Margin, Return on Investment), current value, and tangible assets are conventional performance management indicators. These describe

11 06, 2015

Reinventing retail performance – part 1

By |2016-12-09T11:42:47+00:00June 11th, 2015|Categories: Data Modeling|Tags: , , , , , , |

Essential new ways to unify your people, data, and process for unfair advantage Data is at the heart of new retail. Consumers are walking, tweeting, data distributors. The online channel is no longer separate. In a world where shoppers are online, all the time, the retailer must provide a unified experience across every consumer interaction. Analytics and channel optimization is