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Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)
  A growing number of individuals and businesses own bitcoin or use it for transactions (perhaps with a third party actually handling the bitcoin to cash exchange).  So,...
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Robert Kugel
Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Ventana Research
(Senior Vice President at Ventana Research)
Ventana Research recently released the results of our Next Generation Business Planning benchmark research. Business planning encompasses all of the forward-looking...
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Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
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(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International)
Dear CEO, I noticed in the news that the CFO you hired with big fanfare only a couple of months ago has left. Your press release quoted your recently new and currently past Chief...
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Jennifer Duff
Title: CFO
Company: MPAY Inc.
LinkedIn Profile
(CFO at MPAY Inc.)
Business as usual in the software world is coming to an end. Today's environment is one in which customers want to use a web browser, rather than on-premises software, to meet...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
The alternative lending industry is a hot topic among those involved in finance as well as small business owners seeking working capital. The expensive yet accessible loan products...
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Robert Kugel
Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Ventana Research
(Senior Vice President at Ventana Research)
Recurring revenue is a term applied to business models that involve three types of selling and billing structures: a one-time transaction plus a periodic service charge; subscription-...
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John Olson
Title: Associate
Company: Radius
(Associate at Radius)
By Tony Quintero, Director, Accounting Services When my company, Radius, approached me last summer about helping open a new corporate office in Sao Paulo, Brazil, I was immediately...
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Mary Driscoll
Title: Senior Research Fellow
Company: APQC
(Senior Research Fellow at APQC)
There have been lively discussions recently in various corners about the need for finance to do more in the realm of business analytics. The general sentiment seems to be that finance...
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Paul Sharman
Title: President
Company: Focused Management Inc.
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(President at Focused Management Inc.)
Mastering budgeting, forecasting, and longer term planning has always been an art form. Knowledgeable finance and accounting professionals gather data from sales, operations, and other...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
The other night we were treated to the “Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special,” and near the end we longtime fans of the show received the important news that...
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Robert Kugel
Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Ventana Research
(Senior Vice President at Ventana Research)
One of the issues in handling the tax function in business, especially where it involves direct (income) taxes, is the technical expertise required. At the more senior levels,...
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Ben Paramore
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company:
(Chief Financial Officer)
There are two types of financial leadership roles in a business - controller and CFO. There are two types of financial leadership roles in a business - controller and CFO. They are...
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Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CFO
Company: Biz Dimensions
LinkedIn Profile
(CFO at Biz Dimensions)
A topic of conversation that has certainly become more popular over the last few years as individuals realize that they need to differentiate themselves (or be seen as "...
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Curtis Verschoor
Title: CEO
Company: C. C. Verschoor & Associates
(CEO at C. C. Verschoor & Associates)
By Curtis C. Verschoor, CMA, CPA The International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) is updating its Code of Ethics to provide more guidance for professional accountants...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
What technology that impacts QuickBooks and small business did you miss from the reporting at the annual Consumer Electronic Show (CES)? There are plenty of reports on virtual...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
A recent (2/9/15) Reuters article suggests that the accelerating trend of large U.S. companies reincorporating abroad, sometimes called “tax inversions,” is NOT...
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Samuel Dergel
Title: Director - Executive Search
Company: Stanton Chase International
LinkedIn Profile
(Director - Executive Search at Stanton Chase International)
An article today in WSJ’s CFO Journal by Kimberly S. Johnson (Career Booster for CFOs: a Stint Abroad) discusses the opportunities that exist for finance executives in...
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Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CFO
Company: Biz Dimensions
LinkedIn Profile
(CFO at Biz Dimensions)
I would like to share a blog written by Mary Driscoll, Senior Research Fellow, APQC, which is a summary of her recent interview with Gabe Zubizarreta, CEO and founding...
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Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CFO
Company: Biz Dimensions
LinkedIn Profile
(CFO at Biz Dimensions)
Changing jobs has become the norm over the past several years. There is no longer much of a stigma or as much risk of being branded a “job hopper”.  Those who change...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
It’s the argument I’ve been hearing my whole life.  Will machines replace people?  And now with the proliferation of cloud accounting software, our industry is...
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