TechValidate Research on Certent, Inc. CDM

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319 Customers Surveyed

1,494 Data Points Collected

85 Published TechFacts

4 Published Charts

13 Published Case Studies



Selected Research Highlights


Certent Case Study

Absa Group gets best-in-class value for its financial reporting needs from Certent CDM

Introduction

This case study of Absa Group Limited is based on a June 2020 survey of Certent customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Certent CDM is a really nice tool for financial reporting.

Challenges

Absa Group implemented Certent CDM to help meet its compliance obligations and provide narrative reporting capabilities.

Use Case

Data from Excel spreadsheets, Hyperion Financial Management tools. and its general ledger feed this company’s Certent CDM platform.

Results

This customer reports excellent ROI from Certent CDM as well as best-in-class value for the price, XBRL services, and customer support. It also rates Certent significantly better than alternatives for ease of use and breadth of capabilities.

Certent Customer Research

What were the top drivers for purchasing Certent CDM?

(Select all that apply)

Improve efficiency / reduce costs
78%
Meet compliance regulations
48%
Implement narrative reporting capabilities
47%
Integrate reporting tool with Microsoft Office
37%
Improve performance for large file uploads
13%
Other
8%

Certent Case Study

FirstRand overcomes XBRL challenges with Certent CDM

Introduction

This case study of FirstRand Limited is based on a June 2020 survey of Certent customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

Certent makes the disclosure part of life far much easier.

Challenges

FirstRand needed an efficient and cost-effective way to implement the CIPC mandate and submit its financials in XBRL format; Certent CDM has provided the solution.

Use Case

FirstRand needed an efficient and cost-effective way to implement the CIPC mandate and submit its financials in XBRL format; Certent CDM has provided the solution.

Results

This customer reports best-in-class customer service and excellent ROI from Certent CDM. It sees the platform as significantly better than alternatives in terms of XBRL services, value, ease of use, and breadth of capabilities.

Certent Customer Testimonial

Disclosure Management

We use it to investigate unique accounting disclosure issues as well as for reviewing competitor financial statements. Our experience in 2019 has been great.

Accounting Manager, Medium Enterprise Insurance Company

Certent Customer Satisfaction Rating

An IT Professional at a large enterprise retail company would be very likely to recommend Certent for this reason:

Year after year I receive great service.

Certent Customer Research

Which data sources feed into your instance of Certent CDM?

Excel
82%
Consolidation system
35%
OLAP Cube (Multi-Dimensional database)
30%
Enterprise Resource Planning solution (ERP)
12%
General Ledger
12%
Corporate performance management solution (CPM)
11%
Other
6%


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