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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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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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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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Building A Competitive Intelligence Group

September 30, 2003

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View XBRL (Extensible Business Reporting Language) is an open specification that uses XML-based data tags to describe financial statements for both public and private companies. Its purpose is to use accepted financial reporting standards and practices to simplify the preparation, exchange and analysis of financial statements. XBRL substantially increases the speed with which data can […]

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From Monolithic to Business Process Applications

September 30, 2003

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Assessment Since the introduction of packaged client/server software in the early 1990s, the business software industry has organized around applications that bring together logical groupings of data and processes in a way that had not been feasible in the mainframe world. Many of these applications were known by three-letter acronyms (the term itself was shortened […]

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Cost-Effective Corporate Aviation

September 30, 2003

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For many executives, using a corporate jet is no longer a luxury, but a business necessity. That’s because flying commercially today is at best a lengthy ordeal; at worst, it’s a waste of precious time complicated by delays and cancellations. Increased security measures and restrictions, fewer flights to fewer cities, and more connections than ever […]

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