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  "How configurable are controls embedded within cloud applications? Can cloud applications actually map the processes visually so we don't have to illustrate and build...
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  "What kinds of security measures are available for ERP systems in the cloud? Are there 3rd party reports on a platform’s security?" This question was asked at a...
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(Event Questions at Proformative)
This question was asked by an attendee during the Proformative webinar "The Evolving Role of Finance Leaders: Owning Technology" held on November 14, 2012.  A video of...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
(CEO at Lucidity)
Last week I led a workshop on management reporting at the IMA Northern Lights Council’s annual seminar in Minneapolis. While there, I had the opportunity to sit in on...
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Robert Kugel
Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Ventana Research
(Senior Vice President at Ventana Research)
There’s a long history of companies not paying close enough attention to the contractual elements of acquiring software. Today, this extends into the world of cloud computing....
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Anonymous
(CFO)
I need to implement a timesheet system for project teams. Currently they do not track time by project and all billing is fixed price. I want to track time by individual across multiple...
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Joanie Mann
Title: Principal Consultant
Company: Cooper Mann Consulting
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(Principal Consultant at Cooper Mann Consulting)
Everything Old is New Again: Big Fat Phones and Desktop QuickBooks in the Cloud Every year that passes leaves some reminder of the time – some person or occurrence which...
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Carla Salazar
(CFO at Crafts Americana)
We currently use Great Plains version 10. It served us well but would like a package built on new technology, on the cloud, reliable and secure. At this point I would like to replace...
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This question was asked by an attendee at a recent Proformative Cloud Computing and SaaS event: How limited is customization in a cloud computing or software as a service (SaaS)...
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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)
Productivity is an economic concept that is discussed in the press quite often.  Increases in productivity occur when the quantity of inputs declines, to produce a measure of...
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Veena Gundavelli
Title: CEO
Company: Emagia
(CEO at Emagia)
By 2020 the amount of data saved and collected will be about 35 trillion gigabytes, reports World Economic Forum. Big Data is getting classified as a new asset. Learning from...
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Dana Price
(VP, M&A at McGraw Hill Education)
What piece of software or technology is most useful to other CFO's and is something you "cannot live without?"
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Anonymous
(Cost Accountant)
We are a Canadian manufacturer and distributor for customized home improvement products. Currently we employ 3 systems internally, 2 cloud based software(let's call them SaaS 1...
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Robert Kugel
Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Ventana Research
(Senior Vice President at Ventana Research)
It’s stating the obvious to say that how well executives manage planning processes has a big impact on how well a business unit or company plans. However, one significant source...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
This is what you’ve been waiting for, hasn’t it? After going through 16 different comparison points, here’s my cloud accounting recommendations, after conducting...
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Robert Kugel
Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Ventana Research
(Senior Vice President at Ventana Research)
As I noted in a recent analyst perspective note the recurring revenue business model is gaining increasing use worldwide. Our recurring revenue benchmark research shows that...
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Diane Robbins
(VP Finance at Private)
We have, as they are now saying, “big data”. We are collecting volumes of user data from our website for analytics and in some cases, billing. We have had home-grown...
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Anonymous
(Manager)
We use Quickbooks. Just plain old QuickBooks. I feel like there must be something I'm missing here about transitioning to the cloud. Why would a business move it's accounting...
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Anonymous
(Controller)
We are considering putting in place a policy whereby we give new hires up to $500 to put toward a laptop of their choice. I believe this wouldn't be a tax event as they'd need...