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Abstract: Today's usage of Decision Support Systems (DSS), combined with vetted knowledge bases, allows organizations to save time and money, achieving better and more reliable/fully-documented decisions, a quantum improvement over the widely-used subjective process of selecting complex enterprise software...
Financial pressures can strain even the most efficient and lean company. So forward-thinking companies should now turn to the chief financial officer (CFO
). The strategic CFO
is equipped with the tools, plans, and fiscal philosophy that can transform the CFO
’s role into a strategic business asset. Discover the processes that allow the CFO
to break away from the old paradigm toward better financial and risk management. PubDate: 9/14/2009 2:17:00 PM
Abstract: In the post Y2K era, many companies have turned to the CFO to oversee the IT function with the CIO or head of IT reporting to the CFO. IT may look organizationally like accounting, but the issues a CFO will face in managing IT will be complex and involve an organizational approach that is focused on the unique aspects of managing IT.
Abstract: Chief financial officers (CFOs) are under greater pressure, scrutiny, and accountability at companies large and small. An ideal CFO is a steward of decision-support information, cost controller, and more. With data supplied by some of the world’s most successful CFOs, get insight into what CFO responsibilities should be today to achieve extraordinary results, and how they should change to meet future challenges.
Abstract: The role of the chief financial officer (CFO) is evolving, but due to pressures to meet financial reporting requirements, there’s still a strong pull toward “chief bean counter” responsibilities. But CFOs can find opportunities to become true business leaders. With help from technology, five key strategies can enable the CFO to have a significant impact on the direction and success of the business. Learn more.
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Abstract: If chief financial officers are not actively involved in analyzing their enterprise resource planning and supply chain management applications, these systems can become increasingly costly and risky to the company—well before they “break.” Find out how to tune your systems before the red lights flash and the alarm sounds, and discover why inadequacy in your core financial applications may not be as evident as you thought.
Abstract: One company executive has a growing influence in today’s boardroom—the chief financial officer (CFO). And the role of the finance organizations that these CFOs lead is expanding as well. Examine the changing role of the finance organization in today’s business environment, learn how your CFO can take on a more prominent role in defining company strategy, and find out how you can develop a best-run finance organization.
Abstract: Supply chain management (SCM), a critical part of your enterprise resource planning (ERP) system, means more than getting the right resources to the right place at the right time. It also means optimally tuning the sequence of events involved in producing goods and distributing them to customers. And if your chief financial officer (CFO) isn’t actively involved in analyzing your ERP/SCM system, it’s about time to start.
Abstract: September 15, 1999 07:45 AM ROCKVILLE, Md., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Manugistics Group, Inc. MANU today reported quarterly revenues and earnings for the period ended August 31, 1999. For its second quarter, Manugistics generated revenues of $33.8 million. The company reported a net loss for the quarter of approximately $3.4 million, or $.13 per basic and diluted share compared to a net loss of $6.0 million, or $.23 per basic and diluted share, in the same quarter in the prior year.
Abstract: Mercator Software, formerly known as TSI International Software, reported higher than forecasted marketing expenses, a new CFO, and missed their earnings estimate by 4 cents a share (predictions were 8 cents a share). Despite the resultant sharp drop in market capitalization, Mercator’s capabilities in the areas of XML and enterprise application integration are still solid.
Abstract: In virtually all manufacturing companies, there is a direct correlation between inventory levels and overall business performance. In fact, CEO's and CFO's believe that their companies consistently carry 25 to 40 percent or more inventory than is needed.
Abstract: Congratulations! In your role as middle market CEO, COO, CFO, or CIO you fought the good fight and sponsored your company's ERP project. First you survived the ERP software selection process. Then you lived through the boot-camp tough implementation phase. So your ERP system is up and running-now what?
The white paper enterprise performance management: financial excellence and beyond explores the business realities driving this evolution, and show...
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Abstract: Total cost of ownership (TCO) is a key component of the
Abstract: Integrative software as a service (SaaS) business systems are a way of transforming your finance operations. SaaS can position finance as the nexus of standardized, real-time information. Finance executives should investigate SaaS solutions and providers, so that finance and IT can work together to enable a cost-effective transformation of finance to a stronger leadership role and improve finance’s value to your company.
Abstract: Many chief financial officers (CFOs) have started to take on new strategic roles. Their goals are to enforce stricter controls to ensure legal and regulatory compliance, offer strategic insights into the internal and external business environment, and connect the business strategy with daily operations through performance tracking. Learn more about the changing role of the CFO in today’s finance organization.
Abstract: Getting CFO or CEO approval to purchase a new software system is often a challenge—but more so if that system is for human resources (HR), as HR is not traditionally considered a profit center. You need a business plan to gain management buy-in for your proposed HR project. Not sure what your plan should address? Find out the key components of a persuasive and detailed business case, so you can get support for your initiative.