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 Customer Testimonial

I have been using this product for some years now, and I am always learning ways to gain insight into my data.

David Couchman, IT Analyst, Young & Co.'s Brewery, P.L.C.

Certent Customer Research

Certent CDM

Which data sources feed into your instance of Certent CDM?

Excel
74%
Hyperion Financial Management
26%
IBM TM1
26%
General Ledger
18%
Anaplan
2%
Enterprise Resource Planning solution (ERP)
2%
OneStream
2%
Other
24%

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 Customer Statistic

71% of surveyed customers said that improving efficiency / reduce costs were the top reasons for buying Certent CDM.

71%

Certent Case Study

Vastgoed Syndicering Nederland N.V. simplifies reporting with Certent CDM

Introduction

This case study of Vastgoed Syndicering Nederland N.V. is based on a December 2019 survey of Certent customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“With Certent CDM, we improve our reporting every year. And there’s always more to add.”

Challenges

Vastgoed Syndicering wanted to improve the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of its reporting by enabling greater standardization.

Use Case

With Certent CDM, the company is able to standardize universal content across the 50 companies for which it generates reports while easily customizing company-specific data fed from Excel spreadsheets.

Results

Greater standardization has enabled the company to produce more professional reporting documents, and the company feels Certent CDM is significantly easier to use than other products it has evaluated or used in the past. Vastgoed Syndicering reports a very good experience with the Certent help desk team.

Certent Case Study

On-time filings and excellent ROI for Henry Schein, Inc.

Introduction

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

Very good customer service.

Challenges

Meeting filing deadlines and compliance requirements were challenges for Henry Schein, Inc. They wanted to improve upload performance and narrative reporting capabilities while reducing costs and inefficiency.

Use Case

Excel spreadsheets and Hyperion Financial Management are the primary data feeds for this customer’s Certent CDM implementation, so reporting that is integrated with Microsoft Office was a key requirement.

  • Said the following data sources feed into their Certent CDM instance:
    • Excel
    • Hyperion Financial Management

Results

This company reports excellent ROI and improved staff productivity from Certent CDM. After evaluating options including Workiva and SAP, they find that Certent offers best-in-class customer service, value, and XBRL.



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