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(Event Questions at Proformative)
  "Which are the main steps to move away from spreadsheets towards higher automation in an online ERP platform? Approximately, how long does it take?" This question was...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
Hello - Does anyone have a recommendation of a current state by state summary of taxability of SaaS products?
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Anonymous
(Sr Controller)
We are implementing a new financial software package and we need to develop an Implementation Plan and Timeline.  Wondering if anyone would be able to advise where we could get a...
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Konrad Sosnow
(Revenue Recognition Guru at Konrad M. Sosnow & Associates)
Vendor provides an integrated solution which requires a SaaS application, hardware, and installation service in order to provide functionality.  The SaaS application does not...
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Anonymous
(Controller)
I'm the recently hired Controller of a new spin off company.  They currently don't have an accounting system (accounting is being handled by the TopCo) and I'm in...
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Anonymous
(CFO)
Can anyone share a good template they use? Would you recommend using software to create your balanced scorecard, Excel or some other method?
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Anonymous
(VP, Finance)
We are a small business (10 employees) across two locations. Right now, I am the only person who can create purchase orders and the approval process is manual. I am looking for an...
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(Event Questions at Proformative)
  "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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(Event Questions at Proformative)
  "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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Eddie Price
(CFO at Shoe Sensation)
we are upgrading to the newest version of Great Plains and are being told we have to pay all past years of maintenance fees for Mekorma, which is more than a new license. What is 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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Len Green
(Performance Improvement Consultant and E.. at BT Partners, LLP)
If you can recommend ERP software that specifically manages inventory using length units of measure (in addition to other units of measure), please let me know. This would be relevant...
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EMERSON GALFO
(CFO at C-Suite Services)
Here is a synopsis of how Tesla's twitter and homepage account got hacked. SecurityWeek, which spoke with a Tesla spokesperson, explained that the two accounts were hijacked via a...
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Tina Duncan
(HR Administrator at Yoga Yoga)
I am looking for free testing links to test candidates on Excel, Basecamp, Google Docs, and online skills.
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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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Robert Kugel
Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Ventana Research
(Senior Vice President at Ventana Research)
In our benchmark research at least half of participants that use spreadsheets to support a business process routinely say that these tools make it difficult for them to do their job....
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Jane Levin
(Corporate Controller at Private)
Can someone please recommend a hosting provider for Quickbooks? We don't want to continue supporting it with internal hardware and IT for a variety of reasons. Thank you.