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Your corporate expense policy lives or dies by compliance. But the traditional approach – spreadsheets, disconnected systems, a process of handoffs and approvals – isn’t sustainable. Employees view these processes as a chore; and, because at least part of the process tends to... more >

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Download to learn the 10 steps to help you win support and secure investment for cloud-based expense management.

This eBook will walk you through how to: document your current process, identify the needs within your company, lay out the requirements of cross-... more >

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These days a budget is practically past its expiration date the moment the ink dries. "We used to have what we called the annual plan, and we'd spend six months of the previous year putting it together," says Neal Vorchheimer, senior vice president of finance for North... more >

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“Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts.”
-Albert Einstein

CFOs know this axiom to be truer than any other executive in an organization. To accurately measure and forecast corporate performance, they must... more >

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As the top guns of finance, CFOs are chartered with piloting their organizations to new heights, successfully anticipating and navigating turbulent economic times. Yet, as the pace of business accelerates, many CFOs report they are feeling a need…a need for more speed.

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CFOs are being asked to take on more responsibilities than ever before, but one of their essential tasks continues to cause frustration: budgeting and planning. The exercise of effectively and successfully setting targets, allocating resources, and providing incentives for... more >

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Digital transformation efforts are underway enterprise-wide as organizations harness the power of data to drive better, faster decision making. Yet, as businesses work to fast-track their time-to-decisions, they must first fast-track their progress in achieving a single... more >

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NetSuite + Adaptive Insights = Better Together

It’s no accident that NetSuite is the #1 cloud ERP provider. Its business management software is ideal for streamlining back-office processes. We use it at Adaptive Insights every day to record accounting transactions,... more >

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As with so many things in life, the key to effective budgeting is to find the right balance. Yet achieving that balance can be challenging. At some organizations, intense pressure for rapid growth from senior leadership or the board of directors pushes finance to develop an... more >

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It’s not that Excel isn’t a great spreadsheet program — it is. But, let’s face it, Excel breaks down if you’re trying to gather data from across the organization, roll up departmental plans, or do complex, collaborative planning.

A volatile economy demands a smarter... more >

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You know it’s coming—that request for yet another corporate report. Time to serve up the numbers that the board, top management, and others need for insight into how the business is doing.

You certainly have plenty of information to work with. In recent years, the... more >

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Paying suppliers can be time consuming. And if the process is manual or inconsistent, mistakes and processing errors can quickly lead to relationship problems with suppliers, which in turn requires more time spent onboarding new suppliers and rectifying errors. How do... more >

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Download this resource to get up and running quickly and affordably, and start scaling your supplier payments operation.

Tipalti provides one unified supplier payments automation system so you can effortlessly get on the path to scaling accounts payable as your... more >

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It's a "who's who" list: Yahoo, Equifax, Target Stores, JP Morgan Chase, Home Depot and their customers have suffered some of the largest breaches ever, and even the National Security Agency and the Central Intelligence Agency have been successfully targeted by hackers.

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One of the most important duties of the Chief Financial Officer is managing company risk, and two key categories of risk that the CFO must manage are general liability and management liability. For general-liability risks, the list includes lawsuits and claims for physical... more >

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Improving the close process:
Stick it out or step it up?

It seems ironic that in our high-tech world of the cloud, IoT and artificial intelligence, that many of us still rely on manual processes to close the books. Even given the limitations and cumbersome... more >

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How SMBs Can Move Beyond Spreadsheets to Modern Reporting Tools and Analytics

CFOs are charged with being business performance leaders, but the finance team and systems aren’t always equipped to take the business to the next level. Smaller finance teams and companies... more >

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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 >

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This white paper addresses how CFOs can take charge of their company’s digital transformation and implement true process automation within their own finance organizations.

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Taking a strategic approach to procurement and payables processing can deliver more than super-efficient tracking of spend.

Business agility and process productivity are watchwords among CEOs and CFOs forging plans for delivering sustainable, profitable growth. When it... more >

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Financial compliance is laden with risk, and there is one that many financial professionals don’t even know they are taking –poor research methods. Noncompliance and advancing competition result from poor benchmarking, lack of industry awareness, and insufficient XBRL tagging... more >

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Forecasting today is much more than reviewing what was spent last year and making adjustments. Forecasting involves developing a thorough understanding of sales trends, personnel needs, revenue projections and other
operational issues.

The move to rolling... more >

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The writing is on the wall for Chief Financial Officers. Like it or not, organizations are demanding business process transformation in accounting and finance, and, by extension, new responsibilities for finance leaders.

According to the American Productivity and... more >

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As the role of the CFO continues to expand, five trends are going to shape 2018.

Once a simple role dedicated to forecasting, budgeting and reporting, typical finance leaders now find themselves shifting from managing money to defining strategy for a company. From an... more >

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According to Gartner, Inc., “more than $1 trillion in IT spending will be directly or indirectly affected by the shift to cloud during the next five years. This will make cloud computing one of the most disruptive forces of IT spending since the early days of the digital age... more >

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