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Digital River World Payments to Provide European Payments Services for Skullcandy

December 11, 2012

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Press Release MINNEAPOLIS – Dec. 10, 2012 – Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce, announced that it signed a global payments agreement with Skullcandy, Inc. (NASDAQ: SKUL), a high-growth performance lifestyle audio brand. Skullcandy is using the Digital River World Payments solution to build a localized European e- […]

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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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Beyond Cost Cutting: The Intangible Benefits of Finance and Accounting Outsourcing

July 30, 2007

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As organizations increasingly turn their attention to growth-oriented agendas, a number are considering outsourcing as a way to help them transform their operations and to bring scalable expertise. However, it is not the same approach to outsourcing that organizations have used traditionally to shed noncore activities and reduce operating costs. Instead, some organizations have used […]

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Want to Take Finance to the Next Level?

July 30, 2007

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Then you need a Corporate Financial Management (CFM) solution specifically designed for strategically minded CFOs. This is an integrated financial system that enables you to play an increasingly critical role within your company – one that gives you the high-impact planning and forecasting capabilities necessary to be an effective advisor to your leadership team. Such […]

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Using Enterprise Risk Management to Evaluate Acquisitions and New Ventures

July 30, 2007

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Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services uses the enterprise risk management (ERM) evaluation process to distinguish between those financial services firms that are able to moderate incidences of unexpected losses and thus improve the level of risk-adjusted returns, and those that do not have this capability. When resolving the credit implications of a major acquisition or […]

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Improving the Effectiveness of Finance

July 30, 2007

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During the 1990s, many large corporations made substantial strides in improving the efficiency of their finance functions. Indeed, the average cost of operating a finance department relative to a company’s revenues fell by nearly half during this period. When applied only to the Fortune 500, this amounts to ongoing annual savings of $60 billion. Since […]

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Interview with Mark Smith

July 30, 2007

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CFO: What is the recent activity in the performance management space all about? Mark Smith: It’s not just recent activity. For decades, finance has made continuous steps to not just improve financial performance but manage it efficiently, and now the shift is toward financial effectiveness. At the core, this is the foundation for performance management […]

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The strategic CFO: Success secrets of high performing finance teams

July 30, 2007

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Introduction

Finance executives must meet a growing number of complex demands and challenges if their companies are to reach the next level of profitable growth.

Operational excellence around core financials is certainly essential. CFOs and their teams are expected to standardize transactional processes and deploy effective and efficient financial systems. They must deliver strong performance in everything from cash management to regulatory compliance to merely address foundational financial requirements.

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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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