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Steve Jackson
Title: Consultant
Company: RoseRyan
(Consultant at RoseRyan)
Here's a recap of a recent webinar that I had the pleasure to present with Mike O'Brien of FinancialForce.com: Consider taking the new revenue recognition rules out for a spin...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
If I hadn’t already published an April Fool’s Day post, I might nominate this one. A Washington Post story has the Merit Systems Protection Board (MSPB...
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John Olson
Title: Associate
Company: Radius
(Associate at Radius)
By Dafydd Williams, Senior Director, Advisory services    Singapore’s rise to global economic prominence is a fascinating tale even to those who have already heard it....
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Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CFO
Company: Function Form Staging & Design
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(CFO at Function Form Staging & Design)
In Part II of my recent two-part blog series Why T&E Should Matter to CFOs, I challenged CFOs to find the right person or people on their teams to pose the following seven...
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Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CFO
Company: Function Form Staging & Design
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(CFO at Function Form Staging & Design)
CFOs of companies of all sizes are being challenged to lead across the enterprise.  There has been much written of how should be done, and I have had the privilege of listening to...
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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)
The following is from an interview with Craig Foster, recently hired as CFO of Amobee, as announced in CFO Moves. This interview was edited for clarity. SD: Congratulations on...
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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)
The marketing world was all a twitter last week when it was announced that Twitter’s marketing group would now be reporting to the CFO. I found the opinions and reporting from...
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John Cook CPA
Title: Consultant
Company: RoseRyan, Inc
(Consultant at RoseRyan, Inc)
I have always believed the following adage is true: “You don’t plan to fail, you fail to plan.” However, more recently in business, and especially fast-paced Silicon...
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Jennifer Duff
Title: Partner
Company: Management Stack, LLC
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(Partner at Management Stack, LLC)
I distinctly remember the day that I learned in one of my many business classes in college that the purpose of any business is to “maximize shareholder wealth”. The...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
In a Washington Post op-ed piece yesterday, Catherine Rampell takes on presidential candidates pledging to “run government like a business,” as they advocate...
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John Olson
Title: Associate
Company: Radius
(Associate at Radius)
By Mark Chong, Head of Global Mobility, Radius Doing business in China has never been more important, but that does not make it easy. The Chinese government imposes a slew of visa,...
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John Olson
Title: Associate
Company: Radius
(Associate at Radius)
By Chris Stone, Chief Executive Officer, Radius Mergers and acquisitions are on the rise and most authorities agree that the trend will continue. Not surprisingly, many if not most U.S...
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Shashi Mohan
Title: Partner
Company: RakChamps & Co.
(Partner at RakChamps & Co.)
Selecting an appropriate form of a business is the most important aspect of setup. India has a Federal Structure of Governance and accordingly both the Central Government and State...
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Robert Kugel
Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Ventana Research
(Senior Vice President at Ventana Research)
For most of the past decade businesses that decided not to pay attention to proposed changes in revenue recognition rules have saved themselves time and frustration as the...
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Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Company: Maersk Line Northern Europe
(Regional Finance Business Partner at Maersk Line Northern Europe)
All companies keep their eyes on the cost development and in general try to minimize their cost base. Some do it via projects looking into specific areas whereas others who have to cut...
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Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: CFO
Company: Function Form Staging & Design
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(CFO at Function Form Staging & Design)
I try to be self-aware, and as I have spent more time in the consulting arena it has become clear to me that I need help in the arena of effectively communicating via e-mail. In taking...
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Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)
    H.R. 867 and S. 1179 (114th Congress) propose to modify IRC Section 263A(f) on interest capitalization to add an exemption to the rule. It would read: “(5)...
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Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)
  You may have heard the news report that a women in Omaha, battling cancer, received about $50,000 from strangers after she set up an account with GoFundMe. It was also...
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Curtis Verschoor
Title: CEO
Company: C. C. Verschoor & Associates
(CEO at C. C. Verschoor & Associates)
A new report predicts ethical pitfalls for 2015 and suggests ways to stay ahead of the curve. The most important lesson to be learned from 2014 regarding ethics and compliance is that...
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Regis Quirin
Title: Director of Finance
Company: Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP
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(Director of Finance at Gibney Anthony & Flaherty LLP)
In most organizations, the accounting or finance group is responsible for assembling a series of reports after month-end and after the accounting close. The reports are assembled and...
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