A good financial and accounting system should propel your business forward. It should give you the specific insights you need to spot the storms ahead, help you maximize resources with streamlined processes, and be nimble enough to help you navigate the changing currents of today's business environment. Download this white paper to make sure you have the facts straight about what to look for-and what to look out for.
Surveys show that most CFOs want to upgrade their role from accounting specialists to strategic or business partners. But few CFOs have actually made the change, primarily because they have neither the time nor the necessary capabilities within the current finance team. But for those who do make the change, the rewards are tangible. This chapter lays out a number of important steps that the CFO and the finance team need to take to position themselves as trusted and valued business partners within the organization.
It's inefficient, ages too quickly, and is out of sync with the strategic plan. No wonder so many executives hate toiling over the annual budget. But, says Peter Horvath, don't look to the budget as the sole management system. Horvath and his associate Ralf Sauter describe six ways to fix budgeting, including integrating it with such systems as the Balanced Scorecard, so that it supports strategy execution in today's fast-changing environment.
IBM IT service management solutions help control costs, enhance performance and increase security in the virtual environment, with software for IT provisioning, IT monitoring, virtual storage, IT security, usage and accounting, software license management and more.
Published By: Allscripts
Published Date: Feb 18, 2015
Download this case study to learn how Allscripts Professional solutions have helped Cornerstone Medical Care in Brandon, Florida negotiate value-based contracts, accounting for a seven-figure increase in revenue.
This IBM whitepaper prepares companies to face the impending complexities of the new FASB and IASB lease accounting standards. Learn how smart companies will move beyond the regulations alone and use the regulations as a springboard to transform the way they manage all their assets.
Today, the retail industry faces daunting challenges as a result
of current uncertain economic conditions, conflicting market
influences and changes to financial reporting standards. Traditional point solutions utilized in the various phases of the real estate life cycle are no longer adequate to meet these challenges. This whitepaper examines the benefits of implementing life cycle management solutions in the retail environment.
This case study examines a European manufacturer that successfully moved from an ad-hoc workplace organization to a strategic organization over a period of five years, saving $19 million in 2009 in addition to a 400 percent return on investment over five years (from 2004 - 2009).
The organization moved from a decentralized siloed group of regional facilities and real estate organizations to a fully-centralized and matrixed organization, enabling close coordination and alignment with the regional business units.
Published By: BlackLine
Published Date: Jan 25, 2017
Download this whitepaper to learn more about how Continuous Accounting empowers the Office of Finance with real-time intelligence, enabling skilled accountants to spend more time on strategic research and analysis, and become proactive business leaders instead of reactive operators.
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Protecting your clients’ sensitive data is not optional. Data security is so important in accounting that suspicion alone leaves many firms to reject modern cloud software as new or unproven. However, the facts tell a different story. Read this revealing e-book for 13 security facts your organization needs to make the best decision for your clients:
• How built-in data encryption keeps your data safe
• Why more security pros are concerned with user behavior than cloud tools
• What your firm should know to utilize the cloud with confidence
Accounting is full of big, busy deadlines, which means the ability to take your work home with you could be a game-changer. But can your personal devices ever be secure enough to manage your clients’ sensitive data? Surprisingly, this informative whitepaper shows that, with the right preparation, using your personal device can actually help you keep your firm more secure.
• Why data encryption is often easier to adopt as part of a cloud initiative
• What top security threat you are less susceptible to on personal devices
• How to manage device updates and passwords for the greatest protection
Published By: Lookout
Published Date: Mar 28, 2017
This report examines enterprise security threats for iOS
and Android. While Android has higher consumer market
share, iOS commands more market share in the enterprise,
accounting for 72% of enterprise mobile activations in Q1
2015 compared to Android’s 26% activation share.
The cost of labor can be managed effectively when restaurateurs are equipped with the right training, tools and processes. Traditional methods for capturing critical forecasting data and formulating labor plans & budgets are incomplete and often inaccurate, rarely accounting for menu pricing changes or current economic conditions.
Even when the best practices of forecasting are employed, the information isn’t always available to the store managers who are attempting to manage the cost of labor. This ebook will walk you through the ins and outs of labor forecasting and best practices to build efficiency, grow revenue, and positively impact your restaurant’s bottom line.
The #1 Accounting App on the Salesforce Platform. FinancialForce Accounting is a simple, yet powerful accounting application that is straightforward to learn, easy to implement and trouble-free to maintain. The perfect complement to Salesforce CRM, it brings back office data to the front, allowing companies to align sales, services and finance on a single cloud.
Middle market companies are becoming more comfortable with outsourcing solutions, driving increased utilization of finance and accounting outsourcing (FAO). The evolution of FAO enables companies to focus on their core business, while leveraging external resources to increase finance and accounting productivity.
What makes RSM’s FAO platform different is specific industry knowledge, and unique business processes, workflows and structures that have been developed through years of successful engagements. We implement proven strategies from a people, process and technology perspective that are customized for each client and can’t be found in an out-of-the-box technology solution.
There is an increasing demand for finance and accounting outsourcing (FAO) among middle market companies, as organizations become more comfortable with the solution. FAO helps companies enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the finance and accounting function through process and technology improvements, enabling internal employees to focus on the core business.
RSM US LLP’s FAO platform goes beyond out-of-the-box functionality within technology solutions, integrating additional intellectual property, including workflows, business processes and organizational frameworks. By leveraging this comprehensive platform, our FAO team can help middle market companies overcome a myriad of finance and accounting challenges. These include hiring, training and developing staff, and most importantly producing actionable finance and accounting information in a timely manner to make critical business decisions.
Modernise Your Enterprise Management
Legacy Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solutions are no longer capable of keeping up with today’s fast-moving world – Enterprise Management is the new business reality.
Whether you’re a manufacturer, distributor, service provider or mid-market enterprise, we’ll reveal to you a world beyond ERP.
• Download our new ‘Move Beyond ERP’ eBook to understand the business challenges you have, and how to meet them.
• Understand why businesses are outgrowing traditional ERP and are burdened by its inefficiencies.
• Look at the benefits of Enterprise Management, which provides real-time data intelligence, improved forecasting, and accelerated business processes.
Be ready for the future today, with Sage Business Cloud Enterprise Management
To manage this growing technology and business complexity, modern ERP is a must for distributors.
It’s needed due to:
• A need for multiple sales channels, both offline and digital
• Ever-growing product portfolios, including offerings that may be customized, complex or bundled
• The addition of value-added services, which could include assembly and labelling
• Pricing, rebates and the addition of incentives that could drive profitability
• Calculation and demand complexity, which increases the need for customer segmentation
Modern ERP is the driver of digital transformation for a distribution business. It can provide streamlined processes, centralize back office functions, allow new service offerings, and help in understanding profitability.
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