Making a list and checking it twice is a particularly good practice when picking a finance and accounting software solution. If you don?t find the right product for your company, you?ll just pay for the mistakes on the back end. But first you need to know which features your small to midsize business must have and which you don?t want. Get some tips that will help you create your finance and accounting checklist.
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Sustaining profitability in a landscape of volatile prices and exchange rates is difficult for even the best-run companies. One key challenge is to understand the real economic costs in your business and of your products so you can make accurate decisions about sourcing, substitutions, pricing, and logistics. Find out how to use the right costing methodology and have the right information?and the right analytical tools.
Related to Categories Accounting: Accounting and Financial Management, Budgeting, Financial Planning, and Analysis, Costing/Part Definition, Data Management and Analysis, Decision Making, Economic Analysis, Job Costing, Total Cost Analysis (TCO), SAP
Accurate forecasting requires many different views of the business. Increasingly, the finance department must make the links between forward-looking data from core operations and explain to stakeholders how this will impact the balance sheet and cash flow statement. How can chief financial officers lead the effort to make their operational and financial planning more agile, detailed, reliable, and efficient? Learn more.
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Once you decide it?s time to upgrade the enterprise resource planning (ERP) for accounting system, the next question is: ?How much does it cost?? However, many variables factor into the total project price?and software is only a fraction of that. Discover 16 insider tips that can help you save money, as well as 30 specific questions to ask your software vendor, so you can avoid hidden costs and understand the total quote.
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As financial institutions look to the future, there?s bound to be a careful reappraisal of the role and responsibilities of risk management. Were the tools available to risk managers fit for purpose? Was the approach to risk management appropriate? Examine lessons that have been learned from the current financial crisis, and get 10 tips to help you address weaknesses in risk identification, assessment, and management.
Related to Categories Accounting: Accounting and Financial Management, Risk Management, SAP, Finance and Insurance
Workers spend on average close to 80 percent of their workday with some combination of enterprise applications and desktop tools. Best-in-class companies have already found ways to improve productivity. Learn more about the convergence of enterprise applications with desktop tools, and the role it plays in providing visibility to enterprise data, improving communication, and facilitating real-time decision making.
Related to Categories Accounting: Accounting and Financial Management, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Data Management and Analysis, Desktop Computing, Desktop Management, Enterprise Application Integration (EAI), Enterprise Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), SAP
As the economic downturn deepens, there?s no shortage of advice on how your company is to survive?where to cut costs and how to retrench the business. But despite the natural inclination to spend as little as possible, a recession might actually be a great time to use market conditions to your advantage. Find out why now is the time to invest in talent, increase your market presence, perk up your processes, and more.
Related to Categories Accounting: Accounting and Financial Management, Business Intelligence (BI), Data Mining, Decision Making Considerations, Management Practices, Strategy, Sage
Falcon Technologies, Inc. (FTI) is a leading distributor of data and telecommunications products. After several years, FTI realized its legacy accounting system could no longer manage the growing business, and that it needed an industry-specific solution. The new system, with a few customizations, has allowed FTI to improve its efficiencies and productivity, resulting in a growth rate of over 50 percent. Find out more.
Related to Categories Accounting: Accounting and Financial Management, Accounts Payable (A/P), Accounts Receivable (A/R), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Distribution and Warehousing, Inventory Management, Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Infor
There?s no magic bullet for compliance success?even the most experienced organizations use a combination of reliable processes and proven technologies to get the job done. But identifying, designing, and executing the right internal controls to meet compliance standards in a large, global company can be arduous and expensive. The systems you use to support compliance efforts must be implemented well. Find out more.
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With traditional paper-based invoicing, the cash conversion process is lengthy and very inefficient. Today?s pressures to be accountable mean that you must improve your financial systems to provide timely and accurate financial information. Electronic data interchange (EDI) can minimize the delays on payment and address the lack of access to process information. Learn more about improving your invoice and payment cycle.
Related to Categories Accounting: Accounting and Financial Management, Business-to-Business Web Sales, Business-to-Consumer Web Sales, E-procurement and Requisitioning, Electronic Bill Presentment and Payment (EBPP), Electronic Data Interchange (EDI), Time, Billing, and Invoicing, NextGen Commerce
The TrainingPartner learning management system (LMS) helps New Horizons Computer Learning Centers keep its glocal edge by providing back office operations support.
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En todos los sectores existen m?ltiples factores que impulsan a las empresas a reducir sus costes, a aumentar su velocidad de producci?n y a responder mejor a la demanda de sus clientes. Nuestra estrategia se basa en todos estos elementos y nos ayuda a encontrar la mejor manera de actualizar, ampliar y desarrollar nuestra cartera de soluciones. Conozca a Infor.
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Needing to meet demand from the Internet and other sources, Polish furniture maker Deftrans implemented an enterprise solution with functionality for personnel and payroll, warehouse management, financials, invoice management, and more. With the new system, the company has reduced the time needed to prepare goods specifications and other warehouse operations, as well as ensured greater accuracy of invoices. Learn more.
Related to Categories Accounting: Accounting and Financial Management, Human Resources, Inventory Management, Order Management, Payroll, Personnel Management, Time, Billing, and Invoicing, Warehouse Management System (WMS), BPSC SA
LPEC, a large Polish energy distributor, found its financial and bookkeeping system was obsolete. New systems didn?t offer the data integration the company needed, and so it implemented enterprise resource planning (ERP) software to address bookkeeping, fixed assets, and materials management, as well as logistics, purchase contracts, and fleet management. Find out how the ERP system allowed full integration of all data.
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Cette recherche ?tudie les le?ons tir?es de l?actuelle crise financi?re et propose dix le?ons pratiques permettant d?examiner les d?faillances observ?es en mati?re d?identification, d??valuation et de gestion des risques. Bien que l??tude s?adresse principalement aux institutions financi?res, elle propose ?galement des moyens d?appliquer ces le?ons dans d?autres industries.
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