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A New Way to Achieve Internal Control of Your Revenue

July 30, 2007

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Efficient Revenue Compliance in Today’s Regulatory Environment Achieving accurate, timely and efficient revenue reporting has become a formidable task in today’s environment of fast-changing business requirements and stringent regulatory oversight. Ever-changing business models in many industries have generated complex accounting rules and processes for determining revenue. As a result, immaculate revenue reporting is now a […]

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Active Information Management for Business

July 30, 2007

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Your business depends on accurate, accessible and consistent information. Decisions affecting profitability, performance, efficiency and other key performance factors rely on comprehensive analysis of the right corporate data in near-real time. But every time the needs of your business change, it can take weeks or even months to get a new view of the data. […]

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Best Practices in Revenue Reporting

July 30, 2007

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY RevenueRecognition.com in association with International Data Corporation (IDC) recently surveyed 578 business leaders about the need for improvements in their finance processes, with a focus on revenue recognition and related reporting processes. The survey was conducted in July 2007 by email and all responses were on an anonymous basis. More than 80% of […]

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CASE STUDY: Infor

July 30, 2007

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RSA Security Inc. is the expert in protecting online identities and digital assets. The inventor of core security technologies for the Internet, the company leads the way in strong authentication, encryption and antifraud protection, bringing trust to millions of user identities and the transactions that they perform. With a strong reputation built on a 20-year […]

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Enabling Finance Mastery and High Performance With Shared Services

July 30, 2007

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The term “high performance” in this paper refers to both a definitive destination and a continuous quest for sustainable advantage. Increasingly, organizations from the private and public sector are establishing finance shared services to help them on their journey. Those that are most successful in this endeavor do not focus solely on shared services’ cost-cutting […]

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Elevating Finance to the Strategic Level

July 30, 2007

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Financial decision makers now have the opportunity to play an increasingly strategic role within their organizations. Unfortunately they may be suffering from a condition that diminishes their ability to plan and manage risk effectively. Think about it; are you experiencing any of these symptoms? Poor visibility into current results; Lack of understanding of future performance […]

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Benefits of XBRL for Finance Executives

July 30, 2007

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Many finance executives these days are wondering, “What is XBRL and what’s in it for me?” Though most have heard of XBRL, very few know what this new technology standard can do for them or how their companies can benefit from it. First introduced in the late 1990s, XBRL has loomed on the horizon for […]

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Interview with Bill Hewitt

July 30, 2007

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CFO: What’s driving the finance organization’s increased focus on information management? Bill Hewitt: Users demand a “single source of truth,” but they can’t get accurate, consistent information in time to affect major business decisions. With most information in silos, managers and executives can’t view information in a holistic business context. While we see this across […]

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Transforming Finance in the Journey to Value-Based Management

July 30, 2007

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Many businesses view performance management as a “soft science” with few obvious benefits. However, there’s clear evidence that a comprehensive enterprise performance management (EPM) approach can make a major difference in the way that companies plan, forecast, monitor and manage business performance. Benefits can include: EPM improves the execution of organizational strategy. By facilitating better […]

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