To drive revenue opportunities, improve productivity, and grow profits, services and project focused companies must streamline, automate and unify the financial and operational processes of services delivery.
In the last few years, the demands on the finance department—from real-time reporting to global consolidation—have increased significantly. At the same time, the choices for accounting and financial software have become much more complex. How do you begin to research, evaluate, and select the right software for your business?
Download the 2015 Buyer's Guide to Accounting and Financial Software and discover:
• Why most financial software systems hinder your ability to get good financial information
• The six key questions you need to ask before considering a move to a cloud-based financial solution
• Why the process for evaluating software is different for cloud solutions – and the seven SLA must-haves you should get in writing
Get all the facts for a successful buying journey!
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 not only unlocks budget dollars, it provides a roadmap for successful deployment and maximum value.
Many businesses continue to upgrade finance solutions piecemeal. But a bolder investment has the potential to deliver exceptional value. Find out how a global retailer transformed their finance function with a major Oracle ERP Cloud implementation.
Read this story to understand:
• what benefits you can expect from a full-scale transformation
• how to start defining your vision
• how to realise benefits sooner
• five key principles to guide your transformation.
Data security isn’t just about data security. It’s about job security. And marketing. And finance. And company valuation. Download the new eBook to see what questions you need to ask about your organization’s security measures, why they matter, and what else you need to know. Here’s what you need to ask your team:
1. Do you feel limited by budget or staff size?
2. How often do you see unsanctioned cloud services in use?
3. Are you protecting yourself against insider threats?
4. Do you have a cybersecurity task force in place?
5. Is your "bring your own device" policy secure?
Download this new white paper to learn the secrets to success from finance leaders at high-growth companies such as Glassdoor, SmugMug, Solar Universe and Harmony Information Systems and how they have leveraged the cloud to support their tremendous growth.
Finance is often first to adopt software solutions to automate business transactions and processes. Oracle Financials Cloud is a complete and integrated financial management solution. Businesses deploy Oracle Financials Cloud to help resolve pain points around control, compliance, and more.
In This Paper
• Finance is often first to adopt software solutions to automate business transactions and processes
• Oracle Financials Cloud is a complete and integrated financial management solution
• Businesses deploy Oracle Financials Cloud to help resolve pain points around control, compliance, and more
In this white paper, learn how Oracle customers have transformed their finance operations and achieved significant reductions in close times and increases in manager productivity with Oracle’s Cloud based finance and accounting applications.
Businesses today expect finance to play an extended role across departments, including IT, human resources, compliance, operations, sales, marketing, and most importantly, corporate strategy.To successfully deliver on this role, the finance function needs to play a bigger and visible role in real-time decision making and continuous planning. This report explores how, using cloud and analytics, finance leaders can leapfrog a few generations of technology and offer mature analytical feature/functionality and skills to the entire organization.
Migrating finance and HR systems to the cloud improves collaboration and saves more than expected. A recent global survey conducted by MIT Technology Review Custom—in partnership with Oracle—explores the motivations, benefits, and rewards that result from deploying finance and HR systems in the cloud.
This whitepaper illustrates how Finance applications in the cloud will help to transform the finance function with technology and embedded best practices that enable companies of all sizes to remain agile and competitive.
This Webcast explores what the next generation of Finance function looks like.
Watch this webcast now to find out:
How companies are monitoring and measuring intangibles within their business.
How the CFO role is evolving in this increasingly digital economy that we are all living.
The need for closer collaboration between finance and HR has never been more important. Finance has become the co-pilot to the business, providing the forward-looking guidance management needs to capitalize on the next market opportunity. HR plays an essential role in ensuring that the business has the talent it needs to execute on digital strategies, and create a change-ready culture. Oracle commissioned new research by MIT Technology Review Custom, called Finance and HR: the Cloud’s New Power Partnership, to understand how closer collaboration between Finance and HR could support digital transformation and unlock new benefits.
Cloud services are poised to boost US GDP by $2 trillion over the next decade, according to new research commissioned by Oracle—but not every firm will benefit. In Intelligent Finance: How CFOs Can Lead the Coming Productivity Boom, Dr. Michael Mandel, senior fellow at the Mack Institute for Innovation Management at the Wharton School, shares how finance leaders across industries can help their organizations benefit from the coming wave of US productivity using cloud services—and the emerging technologies and global best practices they deliver.
Each chapter is illustrated by examples from successful businesses that have embraced digital technologies and the best practices being implemented so that CFOs and their finance teams have the opportunity to become the new organisational wide digital guidance system for their business.
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