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Beyond Boundaries: A New Role for Finance in Driving Business Collaboration
The current global economic instability means firms have to quickly adapt to business conditions. This uncertainty may increase companies’ reliance on business

business in country training and proposals  when companies expand traditional business processes in R&D, sales, operations, manufacturing, and finance to their partners, alliances, suppliers, and customers. In that ecosystem, strategy and execution must be planned, executed, monitored, and improved across a business network for maximum corporate performance. Managing Governance, Compliance, and Risk In business networks, companies have to manage higher risk for higher performance. Understanding risks holistically and mitigating them effectively

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Sales Force Automation (SFA) systems help sales and marketing teams with functions related to taking orders, generating proposals or quotes, managing territories, managing partners, and maintaining contact data. Systems often include various levels of analytic and reporting capabilities. 

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