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Certent’s disclosure research solution, DisclosureNet, provides intuitive and efficient access to public disclosures and helps locate qualitative and quantitative unstructured information to establish best practices and perform peer comparisons with ease. With Certent, you... more >

Everyone wants a crystal ball to be able to peer into the future. For businesses, that desire becomes a necessity because having a vision of the future allows for better and more strategic decision making in the present.

Download this whitepaper to learn 10 Best... more >

With a traditional on-premises ERP and even certain cloud solutions, the time spent on innovation is often spent on the availability of upgrades and making sure it functions across different environments.

A pure, multi-tenant SaaS solution built on the right platform... more >

Have you been thinking about moving your ERP to the cloud but are concerned about the true costs and benefits to moving your entire business over?

According to Nucleus Research, cloud ERP customers have experienced 43 percent faster payback than legacy on-premise... more >

APQC reports that 30% of CFOs that are unhappy with their current planning solution. Most FP&A professionals want a planning and forecast process that is fast and repeatable. They want the financial data to be accurate and transparent to the deepest levels. They need... more >

Today’s CFO is tasked with ensuring that the finance team operates at peak performance, with an eye toward lowering costs, increasing speed, and reducing bottlenecks in the system. With competing priorities and busy teams, it’s hard to know which initiatives will best move... more >

Let’s look at the complete AP process: receive an invoice, find the appropriate purchaser for invoice approval, enter invoice data into the accounting system, request payment approval, execute payment, print checks, and mail.

Processing an invoice is more than just a... more >

Card-based B2B payments represent an exciting opportunity for card issuers,triggering plenty of discussion and hype. This
MineralTree topic paper takes a closer look at the real potential of card-based B2B payments, drawing from an analysis of commercial payments made... more >

In today’s world of constant technological advances, automation has become the norm in most areas of business. To stay ahead of the competition and drive growth more quickly, savvy businesses are using automation as a way to stand out. Herein lies the concept that automation... more >

Many businesses use corporate credit cards, but often limit their use for Travel and Expense (T&E) payments.Businesses also use corporate credit cards for Accounts Payable (AP) payments but find themselves limited to a smaller number of vendor payments.

Using... more >

Over the last few years, organizations have shown an increasing interest in back-office technology—an interest that can be attributed in part to increasing globalization in business operations and growing pressure from executives to reduce costs while improving productivity.... more >

Download the New 2017 SEC Filing Calendar so you're prepared for the year ahead.

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There are many ways to drive a business into the ground; erroneous disclosure is one way; producing hurried or manually generated disclosures are two more. It’s one thing to have unideal numbers – product sales didn’t quite make the cut or
projected forecasts fell short... more >

It’s been just over a decade since the Sarbanes-Oxley Act was introduced, but insufficiencies in internal controls over financial reporting are still common. Last year, the SEC received a total of 1,814 amended 10-K filings and 3,019 amended
10-Q filings, suggesting a... more >

Creating a policy on managing, storing and retaining documentation can be time-consuming, but in the absence of a policy, organizations are in the wilderness without a map. Once created and enforced, an effective policy will greatly reduce the amount of time related to the... more >

Different finance departments want different financial solutions. Some may simply require financial reporting while, at the other end of the spectrum, some will want a comprehensive performance management solution. This paper compares different approaches to these choices... more >

Every year, like clockwork, we finance professionals begin what is the most dreaded enterprise process known to our kind. The spreadsheets, the all-nighters at the office, the unreliable information and again, the never-ending spreadsheets, are all contributors to the hell... more >

This guide is based on the cumulative experience of Carlson Management Consulting’s team having performed more than 175 implementations and optimizations of Adaptive Insights with clients internationally and in a broad range of industries. Furthermore, we have built a... more >

A great deal has been written over the past 20 years regarding companies’ efforts to simplify their internal decision-making frameworks and use more real-time data in an effort to be more flexible and adaptable to an increasingly unpredictable business environment. The... more >

Intuitively, many of us recognize that the decision window for executives has been shrinking with each passing year. Information dissemination has become real-time and on demand; however, the challenge for many finance functions is to try and keep pace with all the modern... more >

Large enterprises are challenged to maintain profitability because they cannot effectively access and utilize data for either long-term planning or short-term decisions.

Aberdeen research finds that top performers rely on technology to more easily access data that... more >

Success in business is measured by what’s accomplished, and effective planning improves an organization’s ability to consistently achieve its objectives. When it comes to Sales, many organizations are slow to recognize how ineffectual their sales planning process is and how... more >

People are the most valuable asset of every organization. To maximize their value, though, management must think carefully about how to use them. Workforce Planning helps organizations address every aspect related to employees, from overall head count to individual hiring,... more >

Many CFOs are successfully leveraging Cloud technology in their Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) processes to transform their finance organizations and generate value for the business. What are the key trends in the way Finance leaders are implementing and using Cloud... more >

Continuous accounting focuses on automation because using software to automate manual tasks improves efficiency and speeds the completion processes. This is particularly important for the accounting close.

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