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Report: Rakuten LinkShare Performance Marketing Study Uncovers Strong Growth Opportunities in $4.5B Industry

June 28, 2012

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Press Release  NEW YORK CITY – June 26, 2012 – Rakuten LinkShare today announced the results of a study it commissioned by Forrester Consulting on the direct and indirect value of affiliate marketing. The report, “Affiliate Marketing – The Direct and Indirect Value that Affiliates Deliver to Advertisers” explores how affiliate marketing sites are meeting […]

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Best Practices in Operational BI

July 30, 2007

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Research Methodology Focus. This report is designed for the business or technical manager who oversees a BI environment and wishes to learn the best practices and pitfalls of implementing an operational BI capability. Methodology. The research for this report is based on a survey that TDWI conducted in February 2007, as well as interviews with […]

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Turning IT Services Change From a Minefield to a Gold Mine

July 30, 2007

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If you haven’t reviewed the performance of your IT services in at least 18 months, chances are good that 20 percent or more of your spending is being wasted. As experienced CFOs who manage technology-buying decisions know, however, there’s a strong reason to hold back on plans to optimize hosting, networking, content delivery and other […]

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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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CASE STUDY: Blythe J. McGarvie

July 30, 2007

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Aided by advances in technology, which have helped us achieve more accurate results in less time, executives have built a body of work that has come to be collectively known as business performance management (BPM). During the early days of this discipline, my peers and I developed tools and techniques to better operate and manage […]

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The Chief Finance Office — A Balancing Act

July 30, 2007

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Organizations today are at a crossroads with what to expect from their finance function. While there is value in adding analytical thinking and strategic financial support to all decision making, there is also a demand for accurate and timely financial reporting that doesn’t result in a financial “restatement” or, even worse, land the organization in […]

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Manage Taxes on Purchase Transactions Effectively to Significantly Improve the Bottom Line

September 30, 2003

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Tax Exposure States are under continual pressure to increase revenue and decrease spending. State revenue departments are asked to bring in more tax revenue and often hire additional tax auditors to do so. Additional auditors increase the number of taxpayers that states are able to audit increasing a taxpayer’s likelihood of being audited on a […]

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Fixing Sarbanes-Oxley

September 30, 2003

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View The FRONTlines Forum, a conference on corporate governance, compliance and audit practices sponsored by Certus (a compliance software company), was held in San Francisco April 21. Like the SEC’s roundtable discussion held in Washington the same week, the Forum was intended to be an assessment of Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404 by in-the-trenches practitioners. As with […]

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Sitting on a Gold Mine

September 30, 2003

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View IT budgets consume a large share of corporate capital spending, accounting for just over 40 percent of the total in the U.S., double its share 15 years ago. With so much money dedicated to IT, corporations are reluctant to increase its allocation. During the recent recession in the U.S., IT departments faced enormous pressure […]

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