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Most people outside of finance don’t understand the importance of the Balance Sheet. Do you?

Financial automation is bringing benefits beyond traditional budgeting. Using a CPM solution to address your business can also impact other areas like accurately... more >

As a finance professional, one of your most important responsibilities is to facilitate growth while ensuring that your growth plans are supported by sound financial data and effective company execution. Periods of rapid expansion put strain on financial departments, which... more >

Supporting Sales Vision with Finance Rigor

Sales planning and management is an integral part of running any healthy enterprise that is focused on profit and growth. However, it is becoming increasingly difficult for enterprises to determine the real costs and... more >

Preparing reports for your board of directors is a high-pressure exercise. You’re working under a deadline, with no room for error, yet you want to give the board a complete picture. Your goal is not simply to inform your board of the company’s financial position; you also... more >

Timely and accurate financial reports are the must-have foundation for running a successful business. As a finance professional, you’re responsible for providing your company’s decision-makers with clear and actionable financial data, and ideally, insights on how to interpret... more >

This independent study was conducted was to identify important trends in Business Performance Management (BPM) and perceptions of BPM vendors and service providers. In this report: discover the role of spreadsheets in performance management systems, budgeting challenges and... more >

This independent study was conducted was to identify important trends in Business Performance Management (BPM) and perceptions of BPM vendors and service providers. In this report: discover the leading choice for reporting and analysis, the important performance management... more >

This independent study was conducted was to identify important trends in Business Performance Management (BPM) and perceptions of BPM vendors and service providers. In this report: discover the leading choice for consolidation, financial consolidation by the numbers, and the... more >

This independent study was conducted was to identify important trends in Business Performance Management (BPM) and perceptions of BPM vendors and service providers. In this report: discover how open companies are to cloud-based solutions today, reasons for and against cloud... more >

Many discussions of cloud computing concern how cloud-based software and services enable small and midsize businesses to acquire many of the same capabilities as large ones. In fact, though, large companies have been adopting the cloud, too - and with good reason. Ventana... more >

5 Surprising Tax Risks Faced by Growing Businesses

The hallmarks of successful business growth are scaling to meet market demands, entering new markets, and differentiating product and service offerings from the competition.Yet, the very activities that lead a... more >

Budgeting Challenges: How to Avoid Spreadsheet Hell

A year is becoming a long time in the life of an enterprise. Establishing a well-defined budget can be a first step towards more regular forecasting and planning.

Budgeting in most companies is not an... more >

Precise fixed asset data is essential to most school districts, particularly from a business perspective. Reliable fixed asset records enable business officials to protect the district’s investments. From providing values for insurance coverage to reporting requirements and... more >

What is Internal Control of Fixed Assets? Fixed Assets are sometimes referred to as Property, Plant and Equipment (PP&E) and the terms are used interchangeably. There are three crucial aspects of internal control in relation to fixed assets that top-level management... more >

Precise fixed asset data is essential to most higher education institutions, particularly from a business perspective. Reliable fixed
asset records enable business officials to protect the investments. From providing values for insurance coverage to reporting
... more >

Chances are, you've asked yourself the same crucial question that's applied to every strategic decision in your business: What's the ROI? A solid business case not only unlocks budget dollars, it provides a roadmap for successful deployment and maximum... more >

What are the CFO's biggest issues and opportunities?

Get the annual CFO Sentiment and Planning Report by CFO Alliance and find out what the top challenges and opportunities CFOs report to face in 2014. This study surveys a broad sample of senior financial... more >

What are the CFO's biggest issues and opportunities?

Get the annual CFO Sentiment and Planning Report by CFO Alliance and find out what the top challenges and opportunities CFOs report to face in 2014. This study surveys a broad sample of senior financial... more >

Learn the best practices to avoiding common audit-related pitfalls.

Independent external audits of GAAP financial statements are an inescapable reality for finance professionals. External audits are required by statute for public companies and are also... more >

Until now, it has been nearly impossible to benchmark your stock plan operations and reporting versus other companies. The data was only available anecdotally. But EASi’s 2014 Stock Administration Operational Benchmark Study finally lets you see how you stack up.

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