Banking

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  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Security Considerations When Undergoing a Network Refresh

    Corporate networks are under a constant state of siege - not just from threats but from the pressure of supporting the ever-growing number of clients, devices and platforms that have resulted from the BYOD phenomena. Network demands will only increase as we move to the internet of things adding sensors...

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    EMA Report: Data Capture and Network Forensics, State-of-the-Market: IBM Security QRadar Incident Forensics vs. Other Industry Tools

    In this analyst report, EMA compare IBM Security QRadar Incident Forensics vs other industry tool and shows why IBM scored the highest overall rating with a score of 3.92.

    Sponsored By IBM

  • White Papers // Aug 2014

    Harvard Business Review: The Truth about Customer Experience

    This whitepaper emphasises why a focus on the customer’s shopping journey can lead to significant financial and organisational results.

    Sponsored By LogMeIn AU

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: The Hackett Group’s 2013 Global Payroll Technology Performance Study

    Struggling to find the right payroll solution? You’re not alone. The Hackett Group’s new study reveals just how many organizations continue to struggle with their payroll operations. Read the full report to learn about payroll trends, current challenges, and what changes are in store for global payroll technology.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: From Performance Management to Service Delivery: Multi-country Payroll

    This special report by Webster Buchanan Research examines the changing shape of the multi-country payroll sector, assessing trends and developments that impact the way organizations tackle the challenges of managing their international payroll operations.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Cloud Computing - A Silver Bullet for Finance?

    The benefits of cloud computing—a high return on investment, greater staff efficiencies, optimization of IT resources, and enhanced visibility and access to information—have piqued the interest of finance leaders. Read the whitepaper to discover the benefits of moving finance operations to the cloud.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Innovation in Financial Management

    Legacy financial management systems were not built for the requirements of today’s businesses. They can crank out financial statements, but it is virtually impossible to get real-time operational insight without a huge technology infrastructure. Read the whitepaper to learn the five steps necessary for a better financial management solution.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: CFOs on Managing Finance Technology (CFO Research)

    Challenged by an inflexible financial management system? You’re not alone. Finance executives everywhere are seeing the need for a system that can easily adapt to changing priorities and processes. Download this whitepaper to explore the key pain points CFOs are experiencing with their financial-management systems—plus solutions to combat them....

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Changing Times, Changing Business: Why Finance Management is Moving to Cloud

    A new study from Saugatuck Technology shows 51% of finance and IT executives feel their existing systems limit their ability to reach strategic goals. The culprits? No flexibility, siloed systems, poor access to information, and the high cost of maintenance. Read the report for the fascinating conclusions from the study.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Clarifying the Value of Human Capital for Finance Professionals

    HR and Financials together? Research indicates 81% of organizations believe it’s important to align the workforce to goals and financials, yet 46% say Finance doesn’t work with HR to improve the process. Read this whitepaper from Ventana Research for a complete report on unifying the management of people and financials....

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: Benefits of In-Memory Technology for Modern Financial Applications (IDC)

    In-memory accounting brings the benefits of in-memory technology into the realm of financial applications. Using this emerging technology, organizations can now process financial transactions much more quickly and with greater accuracy. This IDC reports looks at the key considerations and benefits in the use of in-memory technology for modern financial...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: The Future of Finance is Now

    One of the biggest challenges finance organizations face today is that their systems are old and increasingly irrelevant. They simply cannot handle current business needs. Read the whitepaper to see how Workday addresses four major areas of weakness in such legacy financial management systems: speed, agility, cost, and insight.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Whitepaper: 6 Must-Haves for Modern Financial Management Systems

    The financial system you are running today can likely trace its heritage back to the 80s and 90s. The needs of finance organizations have changed dramatically. If you’re considering a new financial management system, read the whitepaper to learn the six must-haves it must include.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    The benefits of HP Operations Orchestration

    This info brief explores the benefits of automating the orchestration of processes such as incident management and service request fulfilment leading to a reduction in execution times of 50% or more, with fewer errors.

    Sponsored By HP

  • White Papers // Jul 2014

    Accelerate ROI- HP IT Process Automation and Orchestration

    Explore this whitepaper to discover practical examples of how you can realise a rapid return on investment in your IT operations while providing CIO’s, IT managers and support teams a realistic roadmap for success.

    Sponsored By HP

  • Research // Jul 2014

    The State of Support Services: 2014

    2014 has already proven to be an incredibly challenging and exciting year for customer support. With the backdrop of the changes TSIA identified in the new world of B4B, and all the traditional pressures faced by support services organizations, we are witnessing a pace of change that the majority of...

    Sponsored By LogMeIn

  • Webcasts // Jul 2014

    5 Tips From Intuit For Implementing Static Code Analysis

    Poor software quality has become one of the most expensive topics in human history with costs exceeding $500 billion per year worldwide. However, 97% of software defects can be removed through code review, static analysis and unit testing. Learn how the implementation of static analysis at Intuit led to reduced...

    Sponsored By Coverity

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Requirements for an Application Release Automation Platform

    This whitepaper discusses: The specific requirements of application release and deployment automation platforms in order for it to prove beneficial, effective, and offer a substantial return on investment How to evaluate a release automation platform

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    The 2015 Buyer's Guide to Accounting and Financial Software

    In the last few years, the demands on the finance department—from real-time reporting to global consolidation—have increased significantly. At the same time, the choices for accounting and financial software have become much more complex. How do you begin to research, evaluate, and select the right software for your business? ...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Deliver Secure, New Business Services and Improve the Customer Experience

    In today’s ultra-competitive business landscape, organisations are always looking for the best way to deliver secure, new business services to their customers. But to do this, organisations must find a “new balance” of security across two critical business imperatives: growing the business and protecting the business.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Grow Your Business with Confidence Using SAP Business One

    In this whitepaper Grow Your Business with Confidence Using SAP Business One evaluates the benefits of having a single solution to run the entire business and provides strategic insights that leads to solid decision making. Read this whitepaper and learn how other growing businesses have benefited from using SAP Business...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • White Papers // Jun 2014

    Infographic: What Smart Businesses Know About DevOps

    This infographic provides some insights about DevOps awareness, adoption, implementation, and benefits. Discover how DevOps delivered big benefits for both operations and customer service. Find out how-by reading our report.

    Sponsored By CA Technologies

  • Webcasts // Jun 2014

    Financial Services Mobility Webinar brought to you by VMware and IDC

    What you will take away from the webinar: Perspective on today’s mobile financial enterprise Drivers and business imperatives for the growth of mobility Transformative nature of mobile innovation Style of IT that mobility brings to the financial enterprise

    Sponsored By VMware

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: Financial Management Built from the Cloud Up (Epipheo)

    Does your financial management system have a bunch of bolt-on applications that slow down your business? Is your system inflexible? Expensive? Impossible to upgrade? Watch the video to see how Workday designed a different kind of financial management system, one that's built from the cloud up with everything you need.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: Finance Transformation - How SaaS Solutions Can Deliver Strategic Insights

    A recent study revealed many senior finance executives want to improve the quality of information available to management, but struggle with translating their business needs into technology solutions. Watch this video to learn how new technologies are giving finance a better, faster, and more complete picture of their business.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Webinar: Surviving and Thriving in a World of Change

    It’s impossible to keep up with today’s constant change in financial management systems and regulations, right? Nope—not anymore. In this webinar, CFO.com, TripAdvisor, and Workday discuss how cloud-based systems are helping finance leaders everywhere embrace change.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video Infographic: The Cloud for Finance is Here

    In 2013, global IT business research firm Saugatuck Technology surveyed more than 270 finance and IT executives in North America. They were asked about their experience, expectations, and attitudes toward their existing finance management systems. Watch our video infographic to see the results.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: The Workday Advantage: Financial Management in the Cloud

    In this video, Mark Nittler, vice president of enterprise strategy at Workday, speaks to the limitations of traditional financial software systems and how Workday’s modern financial management Software as a Service (SaaS) solution overcomes these challenges, making it simpler and safer to run global financials in the cloud.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video Series: The Future of Finance is Now (5 videos)

    In this 5-part video series, Mark Nittler, vice president of enterprise strategy at Workday, explains how legacy finance systems can't keep up with the needs of today's enterprise. You’ll learn how the next generation of financial management focuses on speed, agility, cost, and insights—all delivered in the cloud.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Webinar: 2014 Predict and Prepare LP

    Watch today’s top HR, technology, and finance experts as they talk about their predictions for the critical trends, directions, and implications in 2014, and offer valuable advice on how you should prepare to stay ahead and capitalize.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // May 2014

    Webinar: A New Way to Work (Mobile)

    Mobile devices are everywhere, and every employee in your enterprise has one. In order to give employees access to the information they need, your apps must work collaboratively, on the go, and in real-time. Watch this webinar for an overview of Workday's current offerings for mobile HR and finance applications.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Videos // May 2014

    Video: Unified HR and Finance (Epipheo)

    Your people and your money spend a lot of time together. Your people drive financial performance, and financial goals drive people performance. So why would you run separate systems for HR and Finance? Watch the video to learn how Workday unifies your HR and financials applications into one seamless system.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // May 2014

    Why you need a next-generation firewall?

    Security threats and cyber attacks are very common nowadays. This report explores the top technology and business objectives today as well as provides options to help the risk-exposed take action to protect your business. Discover how HP solutions helped organisations in protecting business assets.

    Sponsored By HP

  • Downloads // Apr 2014

    Orchestration ROI Infographic

    Operations orchestration is the coordination of automated tasks across teams, tools, and environments including incident management, service request fulfillment and more. This infographic reveals how most IT organizations realized ROI in less than 6 months and quantifies orchestration benefits. HP is the sponsor of this material. By submitting your...

    Sponsored By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Preparing Audit Ready Financials - Best Practices to Avoid Common Pitfalls

    Independent external audits of GAAP financial statements are an inescapable reality for finance professionals. External audits are required by statute for public companies and are also becoming the norm among private companies experiencing growing demands for transparency from regulators, investors, and other stakeholders. Cloud accounting software helps finance teams...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Essential Features of a Modern Accounting System

    Learn the 4 essential features to bring your accounting system out of the Stone Age. Modern businesses are, by their nature, complex. But if you're using an accounting system that forces you to struggle with manual processes -- limiting your flexibility and draining your productivity -- you might as...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    The ROI of Cloud-based Financial Applications

    Thinking about moving your financial apps to the cloud? Chances are, you've asked yourself the same crucial question that's applied to every strategic decision in your business: What's the ROI? A solid business case not only unlocks budget dollars, it provides a roadmap for successful deployment and maximum value....

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • eBooks // Apr 2014

    Best Practices for Choosing the Right Accounting Software

    Is your accounting software holding you back? Maybe it's time to trade in your aging infrastructure and embrace a new generation of cloud-based financial systems that streamline your processes, improve productivity, and generate greater insights and visibility. As you embark on a challenging evaluation cycle, download our free...

    Sponsored By Intacct

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Ensuring Enterprise Visibility, Auditing and Reporting

    Learn how to easily identify and report on who has access to what files, folders and shares (and on what servers) in Active Directory. Plus, reduce the risk of security breaches and compliance failures in the process. Read this insightful tech brief.

    Sponsored By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Mar 2014

    Leverage Security Intelligence for Retail

    IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform can serve as the foundation of retail organizations’ network defense capabilities, helping to guard against an expanding population of attackers seeking everything from credit card data to intellectual property to customer shopping behaviors.

    Sponsored By IBM