Tech Hardware & Infrastructure

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Jennifer Spencer
Title: Director of Marketing
Company: nettime solutions
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(Director of Marketing at nettime solutions)
Each day as servers get older and appear to be reaching the end of their lifespans, organizations are making the choice to send their data to the cloud. Most companies today are...
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Whitney Vickrey
Title: Chief Service Officer, CPA
Company: GCE
(Chief Service Officer, CPA at GCE)
Armed with a CPA, years of experience and an arsenal of Excel spreadsheets, accountants are bona fide experts in numbers, analysis and anything to do with the general ledger. But they...
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Joanie Mann
Title: Principal Consultant
Company: Cooper Mann Consulting
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(Principal Consultant at Cooper Mann Consulting)
Migrating Business Data to the Cloud When businesses elect to have their desktop applications hosted in the cloud with a hosting service provider, they are also electing to have...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
The term “cloud” has been applied to all sorts of online or Internet-based application models, and there are a great many approaches to developing cloud-based services...
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Wayne Spivak
(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
In a Dec 2013 article entitled Grabbing the Silver Lining, found in the Government Finance Offices Association Magazine, Rob Roque writes: "Despite the many benefits cloud...
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Roger Frederick
(CFO at Private)
The more we look at vendors and implementation, the less sure we are of the system we thought we were decided upon. Clearly we have to get both right... right system and right...
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M. Feldman
(Controller at Private)
WordLens has been helpful when traveling abroad to translate printed words to English with a camera. I just started using SpeakToIt, which is a handy voice-activated virtual assistant...
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Anonymous
(Consultant)
I have been tasked to implement a senior-management reporting software for our company. The question I have is: What should be the keys points to focus on when considering data...
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Robert Kugel
Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Ventana Research
(Senior Vice President at Ventana Research)
In the wake of the past year’s usual crop of failed ERP implementations, I’ve read a couple of blogs that bemoan the fact that ERP systems are not nearly as user-friendly...
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Whitney Vickrey
Title: Chief Service Officer, CPA
Company: GCE
(Chief Service Officer, CPA at GCE)
Security concerns rank as the top reason that companies choose to keep their financial data holed up in their basement servers rather than launching it up into the cloud. Accounting...
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Bill Quinn
(CFO at Large at CFO-at-Large, LLC)
I expect to be taking a near-term assessment look at an aquaculture business and started wondering what would be the optimal business model . . . farming? . . . manufacturing? . . ....
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Vivek Gopalpuria
Title: Senior Product Marketing Manager
Company: Replicon
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(Senior Product Marketing Manager at Replicon)
These are difficult times, and organizations need innovative measures to stay relevant. We have just emerged from a double-dip recession (at least on paper), and the economic scenario...
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(Event Questions at Proformative)
How would you describe the risk management trade-offs between cloud vs on premise software? This question was asked during the Proformative webinar "The Evolving Role of Finance...
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Event Questions
(Event Questions at Proformative)
Re alleged cloud computing cost savings, in the cloud someone has to pay for the servers, IT, etc. so how do you expect companies to really believe it will cost them less when someone...
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Sara Voight
(Controller at Critical Signal Technologies, Inc)
I have the lists identifying how long material should be kept when in paper form. My company is pushing its way to an all electronic environment and the CEO wants to take the next...
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Tim Williams
(CFO at Private)
I see that Proformative is offering a seminar on cloud computing later in March, but I will not be able to attend so I am hoping to elicit some insights directly from the Proformative...
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Whitney Vickrey
Title: Chief Service Officer, CPA
Company: GCE
(Chief Service Officer, CPA at GCE)
As a rule, your accounting software implementation needs to be quick. Time is money, right? But is this even possible? After all, research from Panorama Consulting Solutions suggests...
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Anonymous
(Manager)
I'm compiling a list of top cloud ERP vendors. Who would you include and why?
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Nicole Healing
Title: Digital Marketing Executive
Company: Digiterre
(Digital Marketing Executive at Digiterre)
As certain trends such as social and mobile continue gathering pace across the tech industry, these are extending to more traditional software solutions such as ERP and CRM....
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Stuart Bilbrough
Title: Chief Financial Officer
Company: Radius Residential Care Limited
(Chief Financial Officer at Radius Residential Care Limited)
  INTRODUCTION This is the first of six blogs that look at how to transform a company’s Finance function into an effective business partner and provider of value through...