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Jul 9, 2014
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DC’s “Yoga Tax,” “Turkey Tax,” “Tan Tax,” “Too-much-stuff Tax”

There’s never a solution that makes everyone happy when taxes are increased....More
Carla Yrjanson, Thomson Reuters
May 29, 2014
Commentary

Sales Tax Burden Stays Flat for U.S. Consumers and Businesses in Q1 2014

U.S. sales tax burden stayed flat, and indirect tax changes declined in the first quarter of 2014....More
May 27, 2014
blog

Leveraging Existing ERP Technology: A Hybrid Approach to Indirect Tax Compliance

When it comes to indirect taxes, it's not a good idea to rely on an ERP system alone to achieve full compliance....More
May 29, 2014
webinar

The Pulse of Performance Management: What You Need to Know for Budgeting, Reporting, and Financial Consolidation Success

This annual web event will provide you with the information and strategies you need to confidently take the next steps with your performance management initiative. Whether you are still in research mode, have already rolled out a system, or are anywhere in between this webcast will include information that will enable you to maximize your success....More
May 1, 2014
Commentary

Intelligent People but Stupid Choices – Try Using Analytics

Smart people can routinely make poor decisions. This is due in part to how our brains, inherited from thousands of years of evolution, are wired. They were designed for eating and survival and not to make the types of decisions encountered in our modern world. And there are more reasons why poor decisions are subconsciously made. Analytics can provide the remedy to minimize the damage from poor decisions....More
Apr 7, 2014
blog

How are Retired Italian Men Like Us EPM-ers?

The adoption rate of business analytics and progressive enterprise and corporate performance management (EPM / CPM) methods is disappointingly slow. Perhaps we can all learn from retired Italian men who meet up each day in parks and appear to be doing nothing....More
Mar 27, 2014
blog

Does the Cloud Make Sense for Your Business?

There is no right or wrong answer when it comes to on-premise versus the cloud, but there is a right or wrong answer for your company....More
Mar 10, 2014
Article

Survey Shows Top Performing CFOs Leverage Big Data Advantages  

CFO expectations of their finance team have evolved. While macro-economic and market factors still lead the list of external forces CFOs expect to have the most impact on their enterprises in the near future, technology is now third on the list – up from fifth place in 2010...More
Feb 11, 2014
blog

A Passionate Appeal for Activity-Based Costing (ABC) 9

Old school accountants, and there appear to be many of them, are providing a disservice to the users in their organization. User need accuracy of the costs for their organizations plus what drives those costs. These types of accountants are downright irresponsible with their duties....More
Feb 9, 2014
Article

Fueled by SMAC M&A Activity Predicted by CFOs to Heat Up

SMAC is triggering a scramble among large, established blue chip companies like IBM, EMC, HP, Oracle, and more to acquire almost any promising tech upstarts out there. Their fear: becoming irrelevant, especially among the young, most highly sought demographics....More
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