Technology http://businessfinancemag.com/taxonomy/term/7399/more en IT Financial Management: What vs. How http://businessfinancemag.com/technology/it-financial-management-what-vs-how <div class="field-byline"> Michael Stiglianese and Lawrence S. Maisel </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The most important factor in a successful ITFM implementation is having a thorough understanding of what needs to be implemented before deciding on how to implement it.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/technology/it-financial-management-what-vs-how" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/technology/it-financial-management-what-vs-how#comments Corporate Finance Technology Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:58:00 +0000 15631 at http://businessfinancemag.com Leveraging Existing ERP Technology: A Hybrid Approach to Indirect Tax Compliance http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/leveraging-existing-erp-technology-hybrid-approach-indirect-tax-compliance <div class="node-body blog-body">When it comes to indirect taxes, it's not a good idea to rely on an ERP system alone to achieve full compliance.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/leveraging-existing-erp-technology-hybrid-approach-indirect-tax-compliance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/leveraging-existing-erp-technology-hybrid-approach-indirect-tax-compliance#comments Tax & Accounting Technology BizTax Insights Tue, 27 May 2014 14:51:00 +0000 15611 at http://businessfinancemag.com Automated Budgeting, Forecasting and Business Intelligence in a Manufacturing Environment http://businessfinancemag.com/planning-budgeting-reporting/automated-budgeting-forecasting-and-business-intelligence-manufacturing <div class="field-byline"> Alan Hart, Centage Corp. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An inability to make informed decisions can lead to financial deterioration and a need for drastic corrections.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/planning-budgeting-reporting/automated-budgeting-forecasting-and-business-intelligence-manufacturing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/planning-budgeting-reporting/automated-budgeting-forecasting-and-business-intelligence-manufacturing#comments Planning, Budgeting & Reporting Technology Thu, 08 May 2014 20:06:00 +0000 15591 at http://businessfinancemag.com The Technology Tipping Point http://businessfinancemag.com/technology/technology-tipping-point <div class="field-byline"> Karen dela Torre, Oracle </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the main challenges for CFOs will be to highlight the benefits of capitalizing on the convergence of emerging technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/technology/technology-tipping-point" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/technology/technology-tipping-point#comments Technology Mon, 05 May 2014 18:54:00 +0000 15581 at http://businessfinancemag.com How are Retired Italian Men Like Us EPM-ers? http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/how-are-retired-italian-men-us-epm-ers <div class="node-body blog-body">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.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/how-are-retired-italian-men-us-epm-ers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/how-are-retired-italian-men-us-epm-ers#comments Business Performance Management corporate performance management customer profitability enterprise performance management Planning, Budgeting & Reporting Technology Strategy Management Tue, 08 Apr 2014 01:05:00 +0000 15511 at http://businessfinancemag.com Survey Shows Top Performing CFOs Leverage Big Data Advantages http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/survey-shows-top-performing-cfos-leverage-big-data-advantages <div class="node-body blog-body">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</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/survey-shows-top-performing-cfos-leverage-big-data-advantages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/survey-shows-top-performing-cfos-leverage-big-data-advantages#comments big data CFO performance Gold Technology wiredFINANCE Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:53:00 +0000 15481 at http://businessfinancemag.com Fueled by SMAC M&A Activity Predicted by CFOs to Heat Up http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/fueled-smac-ma-activity-predicted-cfos-heat <div class="node-body blog-body">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. </div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/fueled-smac-ma-activity-predicted-cfos-heat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/fueled-smac-ma-activity-predicted-cfos-heat#comments Google M&A SMAC Technology technology wiredFINANCE Sun, 09 Feb 2014 21:50:00 +0000 15441 at http://businessfinancemag.com IT Change-proof Your Organization http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/it-change-proof-your-organization <div class="node-body blog-body">Many organizations are being whiplashed by IT infrastructure change—costly, disruptive, never-ending change that is hindering IT and the organization. But it needn't be that way.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/it-change-proof-your-organization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/it-change-proof-your-organization#comments business change IT change Technology wiredFINANCE Fri, 24 Jan 2014 21:09:00 +0000 15411 at http://businessfinancemag.com 2014 Academy Awards and Analytics-based Performance Management http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/2014-academy-awards-and-analytics-based-performance-management <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I always find the acceptance speeches at Hollywood&rsquo;s Academy Awards to be inspirational. The ones I enjoy most are Oscar recipients who thank the teams that contributed to their receiving the award. Success comes much more from teams than from an individual&rsquo;s performance.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/2014-academy-awards-and-analytics-based-performance-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/blog/2014-academy-awards-and-analytics-based-performance-management#comments analytics business analytics Business Performance Management change management corporate performance management enterprise performance management Planning, Budgeting & Reporting Technology Strategy Management Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:27:00 +0000 15401 at http://businessfinancemag.com Changing BPO Value Proposition through Technology, Part 2: Evaluating Labor vs. Technology Models http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/changing-bpo-value-proposition-through-technology-part-2-evaluating- <div class="field-deck"> To make the right BPO decision, go through a rigorous selection process, and include the right functional and technical stakeholders to evaluate the benefits of each approach. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To make the right BPO decision, go through a rigorous selection process, and include the right functional and technical stakeholders to evaluate the benefits of each approach.</div> <p><a href="http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/changing-bpo-value-proposition-through-technology-part-2-evaluating-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://businessfinancemag.com/business-performance-management/changing-bpo-value-proposition-through-technology-part-2-evaluating-#comments Business Performance Management Technology Tue, 14 Jan 2014 15:11:00 +0000 15381 at http://businessfinancemag.com