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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 >

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 >

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
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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 >

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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The Forrester Wave™: E-Signatures, Q2 2013

Download the complimentary copy of the The Forrester Wave™: E-Signatures, Q2 2013 by Craig Le Clair, vice president and principal analyst, Forrester Research, Inc., to help you evaluate the right eSignature solution provider... more >

Electronic signatures can accelerate the contract execution process while improving consistency and quality. DocuSign enables companies to adopt electronic signatures to streamline contracting while reducing costs. Deployed properly, DocuSign can deliver payback in fewer than... more >

Read research by Aberdeen Group on how companies are turning to sales analytics solutions to provide enterprise-wide data flow into the forecasting process. Learn how these solutions can help you create a better snapshot of future revenue and empower more efficient, margin-... more >

Read research by Aberdeen Group on how top-performing sales teams are using contemporary technology tools to reduce their sales cycles and increase their win / loss "batting average". Learn about how to better leverage people, process and technology to optimize your sales... more >

Money makes the world go ‘round, but can you tell your organization’s “money story”—how it generates revenue and profits, maximizes cash flow and steers clear of trouble? Not the practiced version that is supplied to the company’s investors, but the actual per unit economics... more >

Expense management is an important process for any business, big or small. Yet, very few on the executive level think to consider the money and time lost by using Excel or other spreadsheets and systems to complete expense reports the old-fashioned way.

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Travel and Expense Management cannot be pushed to the side. Organizations require greater business intelligence and visibility into their T&E in order to remain competitive while also understanding risk and the ability to mitigate risk with greater knowledge gained... more >

For business/HR leaders, growth is both a welcome opportunity and a ruthless challenge. Innovative strategies for effective human capital management are needed now more than ever to help firms simultaneously grow, find talent and hang onto the talent they currently have. But... more >

Finding and securing the workforce of tomorrow is one of the biggest concerns facing businesses today. The stark reality is that half of all CEOs want to hire more people in 2014, but nearly two-thirds are worried about finding the right skills. So the stakes are high and... more >

As businesses grow more optimistic about opportunities for growth, the pressure is on for sales organizations to meet ever-higher revenue targets. Download this exclusive report from Harvard Business to learn new insights and stats on how data and analytics is spreading to... more >

Neither Integrated Business Planning (IBP) nor its close cousin, driver-based budgeting, are new or radical concepts; most line managers do them intuitively when they use non-financial drivers to model their resource requirements and line-item expenses. However, very few... more >

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