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Dave Kasabian
Title: SVP Product Marketing and Strategy
Company: Tagetik
(SVP Product Marketing and Strategy at Tagetik)
There is no bigger buzzword than Cloud these days but what does it mean to the finance organization? In both the Gartner Magic Quadrant for CPM Suites and the ...
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Joanie Mann
Title: Principal Consultant
Company: Cooper Mann Consulting
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(Principal Consultant at Cooper Mann Consulting)
Small NonProfits, Crummy Computers and the Cloud There are many benefits included in the “value proposition” for cloud computing models, but there are some...
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Jennifer Spencer
Title: Director of Sales and Marketing
Company: Allbound, Inc.
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(Director of Sales and Marketing at Allbound, Inc.)
Six of your staff members have iPhones, four have Android devices, three have Windows phones and two are on BlackBerries. Everyone is armed with a smartphone that has the capacity to...
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Joanie Mann
Title: Principal Consultant
Company: Cooper Mann Consulting
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(Principal Consultant at Cooper Mann Consulting)
Business owners and managers need to keep close control of their financial data.  They need to know where they stand at all times, and having information available to make...
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Atul Madahar
Title: Director
Company: Anonymous
(Director at Anonymous)
Dear Proformative Friends and Neighbors, I'm helping a small 25 person engineering consultancy, with people in the US, EU/Russia, India and a few elsewhere. We are also evolving...
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Daniel Berube
Title: Controller
Company: Tensoft, Inc
(Controller at Tensoft, Inc)
On February 13th I attended the ProformaTECH 2014 conference in Las Vegas, a gathering of finance professionals and subject matter experts discussing issues of the day and...
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Joanie Mann
Title: Principal Consultant
Company: Cooper Mann Consulting
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(Principal Consultant at Cooper Mann Consulting)
  There is no doubt that cloud and mobile computing models are driving technology adoption as well as changing the landscape of how consumers and businesses purchase and use IT....
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Jennifer Spencer
Title: Director of Sales and Marketing
Company: Allbound, Inc.
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(Director of Sales and Marketing at Allbound, Inc.)
Each day as servers get older and appear to be reaching the end of their lifespans, organizations are making the choice to send their data to the cloud. Most companies today are...
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Whitney Vickrey
Title: Chief Service Officer, CPA
Company: GCE
(Chief Service Officer, CPA at GCE)
Armed with a CPA, years of experience and an arsenal of Excel spreadsheets, accountants are bona fide experts in numbers, analysis and anything to do with the general ledger. But they...
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Joanie Mann
Title: Principal Consultant
Company: Cooper Mann Consulting
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(Principal Consultant at Cooper Mann Consulting)
Migrating Business Data to the Cloud When businesses elect to have their desktop applications hosted in the cloud with a hosting service provider, they are also electing to have...
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Doug Sleeter
Title: President
Company: The Sleeter Group, Inc.
(President at The Sleeter Group, Inc.)
The term “cloud” has been applied to all sorts of online or Internet-based application models, and there are a great many approaches to developing cloud-based services...
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Wayne Spivak
Title: President & CFO
Company: SBAConsulting.com
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(President & CFO at SBAConsulting.com)
In a Dec 2013 article entitled Grabbing the Silver Lining, found in the Government Finance Offices Association Magazine, Rob Roque writes: "Despite the many benefits cloud...
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M. Feldman
Title: Controller
Company: Private
(Controller at Private)
WordLens has been helpful when traveling abroad to translate printed words to English with a camera. I just started using SpeakToIt, which is a handy voice-activated virtual assistant...
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Anonymous
(Consultant)
I have been tasked to implement a senior-management reporting software for our company. The question I have is: What should be the keys points to focus on when considering data...
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Robert Kugel
Title: Senior Vice President
Company: Ventana Research
(Senior Vice President at Ventana Research)
In the wake of the past year’s usual crop of failed ERP implementations, I’ve read a couple of blogs that bemoan the fact that ERP systems are not nearly as user-friendly...
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Whitney Vickrey
Title: Chief Service Officer, CPA
Company: GCE
(Chief Service Officer, CPA at GCE)
Security concerns rank as the top reason that companies choose to keep their financial data holed up in their basement servers rather than launching it up into the cloud. Accounting...
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Vivek Gopalpuria
Title: Senior Product Marketing Manager
Company: Replicon
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(Senior Product Marketing Manager at Replicon)
These are difficult times, and organizations need innovative measures to stay relevant. We have just emerged from a double-dip recession (at least on paper), and the economic scenario...
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Event Questions
Title: Event Questions
Company: Proformative
(Event Questions at Proformative)
How would you describe the risk management trade-offs between cloud vs on premise software? This question was asked during the Proformative webinar "The Evolving Role of Finance...
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Event Questions
Title: Event Questions
Company: Proformative
(Event Questions at Proformative)
Re alleged cloud computing cost savings, in the cloud someone has to pay for the servers, IT, etc. so how do you expect companies to really believe it will cost them less when someone...
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Sara Voight
Title: Controller
Company: Critical Signal Technologies, Inc
(Controller at Critical Signal Technologies, Inc)
I have the lists identifying how long material should be kept when in paper form. My company is pushing its way to an all electronic environment and the CEO wants to take the next...