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Alan Hart
Title: Consultant
Company: Pacific Shine Group
(Consultant at Pacific Shine Group)
I frequently run into companies whose accounting departments have developed a talent for posting a lot of transactions, followed by reversals of these transactions and posting of...
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John O'Rourke
Title: VP of Product Marketing
Company: Host Analytics
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(VP of Product Marketing at Host Analytics)
It was 31 years ago this September that the world was introduced to Excel. As one of the first killer apps, there’s no question the spreadsheet changed the way everybody works...
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Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: Executive Director
Company: The CFO Alliance
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(Executive Director at The CFO Alliance)
The CEO walks into the CFO’s office and says, “You need to take more ownership of the customer experience and the professional development within and beyond your team....
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
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(CEO at Lucidity)
Every year around this time I write about health insurance. (For last year’s post on choosing health insurance, click here.) At this time of year, many of us face choices about...
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Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: Executive Director
Company: The CFO Alliance
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(Executive Director at The CFO Alliance)
CFOs are increasingly being challenged to lead across the enterprise. How does a CFO become a trusted advisor to HR, Marketing and Sales leaders? According to several hundred Finance...
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Annette Nellen
Title: Professor
Company: San Jose State University
(Professor at San Jose State University)
  We hear a lot about the sharing economy - making money by sharing something you are not fully using, such as a room in your home, or your entire home or vacation home. Sounds...
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Randall Bolten
Title: CEO
Company: Lucidity
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(CEO at Lucidity)
  If there’s anything more appalling than Wells Fargo creating about 2 million unauthorized retail banking accounts over a five-year period, it’s their cowardly...
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John O'Rourke
Title: VP of Product Marketing
Company: Host Analytics
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(VP of Product Marketing at Host Analytics)
Well it's that time of year - back to school time for students of all ages.  Have you ever wondered what students taking Accounting courses in college are learning about...
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Jitendra Pabrekar
Title: Associate Director, Valuation and Adviso..
Company: Aranca
(Associate Director, Valuation and Adviso.. at Aranca)
What makes boutique professional services outfits valuable? The people who work at such firms. And, what can make acquisition of such professional services firms dubious? Again, the...
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Theresa Eng
Title: Consultant
Company: RoseRyan
(Consultant at RoseRyan)
Without the right tone at the top, you could be encouraging fraud. Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. A top executive of a public company suddenly resigns. This person had...
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Anders Liu-Lindberg
Title: Regional Finance Business Partner
Company: Maersk Line Northern Europe
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(Regional Finance Business Partner at Maersk Line Northern Europe)
The Finance Function is changing and has been doing so for a while. I've investigated what's beyond (not behind) all this change. Beyond the final frontier of Finance. To...
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Ernie Humphrey CTP
Title: Executive Director
Company: The CFO Alliance
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(Executive Director at The CFO Alliance)
I am pleased to share what will be the 100th Blog I have posted on Proformative.  The CFO Alliance hosted a CFO roundtable in Orange County which featured Andrew Tinseth,...
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Robert Hawn
Title: Partner
Company: Strategy Law, LLP
(Partner at Strategy Law, LLP)
As a San Jose corporate lawyer, many of our clients make their money through software licenses.  As part of their deals, a number of risks have to be allocated. One major risk is...
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John O'Rourke
Title: VP of Product Marketing
Company: Host Analytics
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(VP of Product Marketing at Host Analytics)
The worlds of Finance and EPM are rapidly changing.  Finance teams are shifting their focus from counting and scorekeeping, to adding strategic value to the business,  They...
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Richard Rafdahl
Title: President
Company: Cost Reduction Specialists Inc.
(President at Cost Reduction Specialists Inc.)
Are they contributing to the success, profitability and growth of the organization? With the 2009 economic downturn and more recent slow recovery, we have all experienced the...
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Laresa McIntyre
Title: Vice President Finance
Company: Infinity Sales Group LLC
(Vice President Finance at Infinity Sales Group LLC)
We in the finance & accounting field can be creatures of habit.  We get used to looking at things in terms of months.  This is how we are schooled and how most...
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Adam Jernigan
Title: Founder & CEO
Company: Financials OnTap
(Founder & CEO at Financials OnTap)
Full­time hiring is expensive, especially if that person is a CFO or VP of Finance. Fortunately, the “Fractional CFO” business is booming allowing companies of all...
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Mary Driscoll
Title: Senior Research Fellow
Company: APQC (American Productivity and Quality ..
(Senior Research Fellow at APQC (American Productivity and Quality ..)
Very soon, most Proformative readers will be neck-deep in developing next year’s budget. Perhaps now is a good time to think about the pain imposed on business managers by...
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Rob Blake
Title: Director of Product Management
Company: Certent
(Director of Product Management at Certent)
Recently the SEC announced the start of the Inline XBRL, or iXBRL, voluntary filing program which runs through March 2020. External reporting professionals have heard rumblings of...
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Blair Illiano
Title: N/A
Company: N/A
(N/A at N/A)
Running your own in-house accounting services may have worked well for your business so far, but if you’re looking to cut some costs and save some money, then outsourcing your...