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Webinar Recording

Building a Formal Business Case: An Expert Perspective on Financial Software ROI

Date: Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.
Thinking about moving your financial apps to the cloud? 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 that’s rooted in a clear ROI and demonstrable payback not only unlocks budget dollars, it provides a roadmap for successful deployment and maximum value.
Join us as Join Rebecca Wettemann, vice president of Nucleus Research, and Vijay Ramakrishnan, of Intacct Corp. discuss how to formally define the value proposition of a cloud-based financial application for your company, and the keys to developing a compelling justification based on metrics that assess both direct and indirect costs and benefits.
After attending this webinar you will be able to:
Understand the three steps to building an effective business case
Learn how to calculate key financial metrics relative to a cloud financial system purchasing decision– such as ROI and payback period
Understand the five key ROI factors to maximize returns and minimize the risk

Speakers

Vijay Ramakrishnan, Director of Product Marketing, Intacct
Vijay Ramakrishnan
Director of Product Marketing, Intacct
Vijay Ramakrishnan is Intacct’s Director of Product Marketing, where he helps organizations understand how they can use the cloud to streamline financial management processes and gain new insights to drive business strategies. Prior to Intacct, Vijay was at Taleo, where he helped HR leaders use workforce data to make their organizations more effective. Through his 15 years of experience in the software industry, Vijay has always been focused on how organizations can capture and analyze the right data to optimize performance.
Rebecca Wettemann, Vice President, Nucleus Research
Rebecca Wettemann
Vice President, Nucleus Research
Rebecca Wettemann is responsible for directing and managing Nucleus's industry-leading quantitative research team. She has written and presented extensively on the subject of enterprise applications, CRM, collaboration, and integration technology and its impact on business. She is an expert on the financial analysis of technology and is the author of numerous return on investment (ROI) studies and reports. Prior to joining Nucleus, Ms. Wettemann directed IDC's European Collaborative Technologies programs. Ms. Wettemann holds a BS in Political Science and a BA in French from Oklahoma State University and a Masters of Law and Diplomacy degree from the Fletcher School at Tufts University.
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey, Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Moderated by: Ernie Humphrey
Educational Programs Leader, Proformative
Ernie currently serves as the CEO of 360 Thought Leadership Consulting and as the Educational Programs Leader for Proformative. 360 Thought Leadership Consulting helps companies define and unlock the strategic value of their thought leadership programs by delivering comprehensive marketing services and business development strategy consulting. Previously Ernie served as the Vice President, Educational & Marketing Programs for Proformative. Ernie has overseen the content and execution of over 200 events designed to further the careers of finance and accounting leaders and related professionals. Formerly, Ernie served as the Director of Treasury Services and as a Director of the Corporate Treasurers Council for the Association for Financial Professionals. Ernie has extensive experience in the areas of educational program development and execution, online marketing, website content management, international cash management, and acquisition integration. Ernie has a BS and MS in Economics both from Purdue University.

Sponsor

Event Sponsor Intacct
Intacct - Intacct is the cloud financial management company. Bringing cloud computing to finance and accounting, Intacct's award-winning applications are the preferred financial applications for AICPA business solutions. Intacct applications, in use by more than 8,500+ organizations from startups to public companies, are designed to improve company performance and make finance more productive. Hundreds of leading CPA firms and Value Added Resellers offer Intacct to their clients. The Intacct system includes accounting, contract management, revenue management, project and fund accounting, inventory management, purchasing, vendor management, financial consolidation and financial reporting applications, all delivered over the Internet via cloud computing.
By filling out this form you will become a member of Proformative, and are subject to Proformative's User Agreement. This webinar is provided to you for free by the sponsor, who may contact you later.

There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.