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Three Key Considerations - Choosing a Corporate Performance Management Solution

on Mar 29, 2018 12:18:00 PM By | Craig Cook | 0 Comments | Corporate Performance Management Adaptive Insights
Your financial planning and analysis (FP&A) team has finally gotten the green light to move beyond Excel spreadsheets and improve FP&A by implementing a modern software solution. The good news? There’s are plenty to choose from.
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Want a Bigger Piece of the Global Pharma Marketplace?

on Mar 15, 2018 11:29:00 AM By | Craig Cook | 0 Comments | Corporate Performance Management Adaptive Insights
Does your pharmaceutical company have an eye on growing internationally? By 2020, the worldwide pharmaceutical industry is expected to be valued at $1.3 trillion, according to the 2016 ITA Pharmaceuticals Top Markets Report. Given this forecast, it's not surprising that companies in pharma are looking for new ways to capitalize on industry growth. While it may lack the glamour of R&D, marketing, or sales - one of the most critical areas that any company, in any industry, can choose to evaluate when building a plan for accelerated growth is the accounting department.
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TED Tuesdays: Profit's Not Always the Point

on Mar 13, 2018 1:04:00 PM By | Business Solution Partners | 0 Comments | Financial Management Trends TED Tuesdays
Successful firms used to be defined by growth that was competitive, consistent from quarter to quarter, and profitable. But today these elements are not enough. Savvy companies in the 21st century need to include growth that is responsible. For Harish Manwani, Chief Operating Officer at Unilever, responsible growth means businesses that create economic value and social value. Companies simply cannot afford the risk of just standing by and watching what is going on in society. They must begin to serve their communities and adopt objectives and practices to make money and do good. View this engaging TED talk, recorded in October 2013 at TED & BCG Singapore, to learn how executive  leaders can guide companies to not only make big profits but also help sustain a healthy environment around the globe.
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6 Strategies: Prepare Your Business To Move Financial Reporting To The Cloud

on Feb 22, 2018 10:58:00 AM By | Business Solution Partners | 0 Comments | Corporate Performance Management Adaptive Insights
Cloud-based financial reporting solutions hold the promise of modernizing fiduciary visibility by streamlining the reporting process, providing real-time access to data, and offering visual analytics for better data-driven decision making. SaaS solutions enable self-service without the need to involve IT, and eliminate concerns about upgrading. But migrating to the cloud is not a move to make without serious thought.
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Guest Blog - Nine Scary Stats Keeping Treasurers Up at Night, by Erik Bratt

on Feb 15, 2018 9:26:40 AM By | Business Solution Partners | 0 Comments | Financial Management Trends Kyriba
Guest Blog Post by Erik Bratt Originally Published October 31, 2017 For treasurers around the world, there’s plenty to be concerned about. Here are nine stats that are likely to strike fear in the heart of every treasurer.
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TED Tuesdays: What Really Motivates People to be Honest in Business?

on Feb 6, 2018 4:28:22 PM By | Business Solution Partners | 0 Comments | Business Performance Management TED Tuesdays
"What are people actually motivated by?"  Let's start with a stunning statistic: One out of every Seven large public corporations commit fraud every year. (Source: Dyck, Morse, and Zingales (2013), How pervasive is corporate fraud?) Fraud has become the status quo - it's almost as if we expect corporations to take advantage of customers, shareholders and the government. Continuous news coverage of corporate malfeasance can make us think that we live in a cynical and corrupt world. But we have to keep something else in mind... There are 6 out of 7 companies that are doing the right thing, day in and day out. What motivates positive behavior, and a corporate climate of honesty and accountability? In turn, what creates a toxic corporate environment, and motivates people to dishonesty and lawlessness?
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Financial Security In The Cloud A Q&A w/ Kyriba's Erik Bratt

on Feb 5, 2018 2:12:13 PM By | Business Solution Partners | 0 Comments | Kyriba
What do Equifax, Deloitte, and the SEC all have in common? Unfortunately, each suffered huge data breaches in 2017. These days, it’s not paranoid to be concerned about cyberattacks and fraud risks. The security firm, Gemalto reports that nearly 2 billion records were stolen or lost globally in the first six months of 2017 alone, an increase of 164 percent compared to the previous six months. What can companies do to minimize financial fall out?
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NetSuite Video Tutorial: How to Create & Use a Service Item

on Nov 8, 2017 10:51:11 AM By | Craig Cook | 0 Comments |
In this video, we discuss selecting item types, naming the service item, assigning subsidiaries to the new item, overview of the purchasing and pricing tabs, assigning the income GL account to the new item, overview of the related transactions tab, and assigning an item to a customer invoice.
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