Getting Your Money's Worth from Fixed Assets Software

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Companies that fail to manage fixed assets can have difficulty complying with reporting regulations and complex, changing tax laws, and thus run the risk of misstating financial information and making mistakes in tax filings. A complete fixed asset management software solution should have tracking, depreciation, and inventory features, and should also provide the ability to conduct physical inventories of assets easily and reconcile the results to the fixed asset schedule. Finally, it should include easy, functional reporting to aid compliance, auditing, and preparation of financial reports and tax filings. This white paper looks at the potential ROI of fixed asset management software.

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Budgeting: Beyond Spreadsheets

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Corporate planning, budgeting and forecasting, and the attendant reporting, can be a major factor in a company’s success or failure. Spreadsheet-based planning can prove to be confusing and unorganized, which only costs the company more time and money. Read how the advanced capabilities of IBM Cognos TM1 could potentially streamline your workflow and accelerate your planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes. Read More

Monitoring How Your Assets Use Energy

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To stay competitive in a rapidly changing market, organizations need to incorporate asset management capabilities that optimize not only their assets’ availability, performance, and quality, but also their energy consumption. Read this white paper to discover how adding an energy consumption component to your company's asset management systems can lead to big reductions in energy usage, a quick return on investment, and improved environmental conditions, as well as increased shareholder value and... Read More

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