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Case Study: Teksouth Corporation

July 30, 2007

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Imagine the challenge facing the United States Air Force: to manage an operating budget of nearly $40 billion affecting the programs, administration and combat operations of personnel and facilities worldwide. Not only is the amount staggering, but consider that these dollars support more than 400,000 civilian, military and contractor employees working around the clock in […]

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Enhance Performance Via Operational Business Intelligence: Collaboration, Exploration and Integration

July 30, 2007

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Financial analysis and reporting are becoming more and more closely intertwined with operations. As the leading driver of business performance improvement, the CFO’s office is moving ever closer to operations. By analyzing real-time data, CFOs can provide immediate feedback to operations managers. Performance management is also penetrating lower levels. Effective business managers are pushing the […]

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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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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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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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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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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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What”s Troubling Finance?

July 30, 2007

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The office of finance is currently undergoing a sea change. Our world has shifted dramatically, and a host of new challenges have emerged. Many of the attributes that made finance an attractive career choice are now hidden in a swamp of compliance, disclosures, litigation and controls, and the rewards for this profession are getting increasingly […]

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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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