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  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    When And How To Offer Discounts For Early Payment

    Offering discounts for cash, upfront and early payment can be an integral part of a comprehensive business management strategy, not just the domain of the accounts receivable department. Bring up cash-flow discussions early, align your business processes with the customer's payment methods, and be mindful of customer's preferences without sacrificing...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Five Ways To Get Paid By Small Business Customers

    When it comes to getting paid, all customers are not created equal. It pays to focus on the high risk customers in your credit policies and in your collections process. That includes when you have small businesses as customers. Many B2B small businesses count other small businesses as their customers....

    Provided By American Express

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    VimpelCom: Revenue Assurance Program

    The VimpelCom Group consists of telecommunications operators providing voice and data services through a range of mobile, fixed and broadband technologies. VimpelCom management was pleased with the company's high rate of growth, it was also concerned the company might be losing revenue. Thus, it embarked on an initiative to develop...

    Provided By Accenture

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    Building Some Protection Against A Down Economy

    Today, business owners find themselves pressed to keep up with uncertain economic conditions. But even in an economic downturn there are opportunities to be had - if you are prepared to take advantage of them. The tips given in this paper can help you to assess where you stand and...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    The Delicate Balance Between Account Payables And Receivables

    It's second nature for any business owner to keep an eye on sales, repeat business, and profits. But as critical as these factors are, it's equally important to monitor the delicate balance between accounts receivable and accounts payable. Otherwise, your business can run out of cash without warning, and in...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Best Practice Approaches to Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting

    As part of an ongoing research program, the Beyond Budgeting Roundtable (BBRT) teamed with the American Productivity & Quality Center (APQC) to conduct a study entitled "Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting: A Best Practices Snapshot." The study examined five industry-leading companies that each used markedly different approaches to planning, budgeting, and...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    The Message Is The Money

    Ask any successful business owner - little strategies make a big difference in tough times. One way to balance the need to keep and attract new clients without depleting your marketing budget is to fine-tune your approach to one important but very low-cost strategy: an e-mail marketing campaign. This paper...

    Provided By American Express

  • Webcasts // Nov 2009

    Reduce Cost and Improve Service Levels with Application Performance Monitoring Simplification

    Organizations are feeling the pressure of economic uncertainty. They strive to closely align IT infrastructure to the business and also face challenges to reduce costs. While virtually every IT organization has multiple management solutions in place, the unfortunate truth is that most companies are struggling to develop a product mix...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Choosing the Right Asset Management Tool for Your Operation

    Asset management solutions can be as rudimentary as a log book or a basic Excel spreadsheet, or as expensive as a sophisticated enterprise-wide tool that can cost hundreds of thousands or even millions of dollars on the high end. The challenge is to find the right solution that fits particular...

    Provided By Motorola

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Accounts Receivable Manager Resume

    This is a sample Accounts Receivable Manager resume that covers objectives and tips to gets you the best Accounts Receivable Manager Jobs. This curriculum vitae guide teaches you how to write Accounts Receivable Manager resume.

    Provided By Sample Resumes

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Accounts Receivable Nightmares: Collecting On Delinquent Accounts

    How do you collect on delinquent accounts without damaging the customer relationship? How do you manage the balance between keeping a steady stream of new clients coming through the door, servicing your existing clients, and keeping the accounting books even? Issues such as cash flow management, administrative organization, and the...

    Provided By American Express

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    The Impact of New Communication Tools for Financial Services Firms

    Securities traders, banks, investment advisors and others in the financial services industry have long embraced new communication tools. Email, for example, and more recently instant messaging can provide individuals within these firms with a distinct competitive advantage by providing information more quickly or allowing them to make more well-informed decisions....

    Provided By Osterman Research

  • White Papers // May 2009

    The Testing Approach to Stock Exchange Applications

    From the days of physical scrip to dematerialized stocks and from the days of simple equities to structured products, stock exchanges throughout the world have witnessed enormous change in their functioning. And ever since the introduction of online trading, the financial market has undergone a rapid change, leading to complexities...

    Provided By AppLabs

  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Online Banking and Insurance Provider Dramatically Enhances Web Performance

    Global insurance and banking company Skandia collaborated with Microsoft on a project to upgrade its online banking services with Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2. Thanks to the collaboration, which included attendance at a three-week Performance and Stability Lab, Skandia has found the right environment to improve Web performance significantly. The...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    PKWARE Case Study: D-Cubed Media Conversions

    D-Cubed Media Conversions (D3MC) is a consulting firm with over 120 years of IT experience providing data and document conversion services to a global customer base in various industries including: government, banking, insurance, financial services, healthcare, utilities, oil & gas, retail, and telecommunications. The challenge was to securely transferring over...

    Provided By Pkware

  • Webcasts // Oct 2009

    Increase developer productivity using IBM RationalTM and WebSphereTM.

    Even in a down economy, it's important to deliver services quickly. This Webcast presentation shows how by using solutions from Rational and WebSphere, development teams can leverage the latest Web and SOA technologies, such as SCA, to develop and deliver services seamlessly.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Inside IFRS: The Opportunity for Energy IT

    Conversion to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) will likely be the largest single change of accounting policies and procedures ever undertaken by US companies. The move to IFRS may compel companies to make significant changes in business processes and supporting systems beyond the finance function. While the proposed timelines for...

    Provided By Ernst & Young

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    IT Must Play a Key Role in Adapting to IFRS

    In late November 2008, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released for comment its proposed roadmap of the steps required for conversion from US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US GAAP) to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Its release takes closer to a single set of high-quality, globally accepted accounting standards,...

    Provided By Ernst & Young

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Serving the Hedge Fund Industry: Seasoned Professionals for a Time of Change

    Hedge funds are facing a time of unprecedented challenge and opportunity. With market uncertainty and tight credit markets, funds are closing in record numbers. Gates and lockups are more frequent. Fee structures are changing. Regulators and investors are increasing demands for transparency. And for the first time since 2000, fund...

    Provided By Ernst & Young

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Business Advisory Services Finance Improvement

    Industry challenges have never been greater for chief financial officers (CFOs). The current market conditions and the pace of regulatory change have all pushed CFOs into a more active role. Today, the role of the CFO has evolved beyond being the director of a support function to being a true...

    Provided By Ernst & Young

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Economic Capital (EC) Meets the Real World

    In the last several months, all have witnessed financial market turmoil at a level unprecedented in the post-Depression era. At the same time, many North American life and non life insurers have been implementing EC methods designed to help manage risk and capita levels. Most commonly, these measures are based...

    Provided By Ernst & Young

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Sample Benefits Manager Resume

    The position of benefits manager is responsible for managing, developing and evaluation of compensation and benefits of policies. They design competitive compensation and benefits policies. The position also works as communicator with managers, consultants in areas of practice, benchmarking and legislative changes, benefits departments, corporate compensation department etc. Benefits manager...

    Provided By Best Sample Resume

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Smooth Transition: Preparing for IFRS

    The SEC proposes that 2014 be the first year for US registered companies to file their financial statements in International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) format. This white paper covers how to effectively managing the this upcoming transition to IFRS. You will learn how to form the IFRS transition team, set...

    Provided By Epicor Software

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Getting Ready for IFRS

    Successful businesses around the globe have shown time and again that what at first glance may appear as a difficult and costly change in regulation can be an opportunity for efficiency and market growth. The same is true of the move to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). Innovative and successful...

    Provided By Epicor Software

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Financial Fraud and Internet Banking: Threats and Countermeasures

    To reach the gullible as well as the experienced, cybercriminals are developing new attack methods and new traps. One example is clickjacking. Also known as UI redress attack, this web-related structural weakness can fool users when they view a web page made of two layers. While users believe they are...

    Provided By McAfee

  • Case Studies // Jul 2009

    Achieved 17% Year End Inventory Reduction in Less Than 5 Months

    Headquartered in Fullerton, California, Beckman Coulter is a $2.6 billion global medical device company with more than 78% of its revenue generated by recurring revenue from test kits, supplies and services. Beckman Coulter experienced a loss of critical reporting and broken connections to their legacy systems. At the same time...

    Provided By Oco

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Strategic Asset Management

    An effective asset management system is designed to increase asset and resource effectiveness by providing a platform to support all types of asset classes and all types of work in a dynamic organization. In fact, proper use of an asset management system can significantly help maximize the utilization of both...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Top 10 Strategies for Managers of Mobile Workers

    By 2011, the mobile workforce in the U.S. is expected to reach 120.1 million people. Embracing this trend is more of a question of "how" rather than "if": How will you measure, manage and build relationships with increasingly distributed teams and workers? Download the white paper to learn how...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • Case Studies // Sep 2009

    Financial Advisory Firm Uses xRM to Speed New Services to Market

    CAPTRUST Financial Advisors is carving out a growing niche as a specialized investment advisory firm for companies and affluent individuals. CAPTRUST needed to differentiate itself through unique client tools and services, and support rapid changes to applications. CAPTRUST tapped Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Customer Effective to implement Microsoft Dynamics CRM...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Oct 2009

    Improving IT service delivery through an integrated approach to software asset management white paper

    This white paper describes the challenges of managing software rights in increasingly complex environments and discusses how SAM can make the entire process more efficient. Specifically, it addresses how SAM offerings from IBM can help organizations improve IT service delivery by managing IBM and non-IBM software throughout the asset life...

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Aug 2009

    Low Rate Financing: Get competitive rates on virtually every IBM brand

    Improve your cash flow and return on investment with IBM Low Rate Financing?the best way to get the IT solutions your organization needs.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2009

    How To Save By Outsourcing Payroll Processing

    Outsourcing payroll is a smart way to save costs-especially for small businesses. Payroll companies write checks, offer direct deposit, and provide W-2 and other tax reporting forms at the end of the year-they also calculate employee tax amounts, compute funds for deposit to employee savings accounts, and prepare job cost...

    Provided By Bank of America

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Confronting Risk in Business Relationships and Emerging Markets: Enhanced Due Diligence and Corporate Intelligence

    The reputational and business risks associated with conducting business in emerging and expanding markets, with new business partners, agents, joint ventures, vendors, suppliers and distributors are increasingly significant for business executives as a result of the current financial crisis which demands highly efficient and effective business decision making. Moreover, the...

    Provided By PricewaterhouseCoopers

  • White Papers // Jan 2008

    A Comparison Of Payroll Software, Payroll Services, & Online Payroll

    Small business owners have three options if they are looking to simplify and enhance their payroll process: acquire payroll software, outsource payroll via professional payroll services, or sign up for online payroll. Choosing the right payroll processing system for your small business can be confusing-especially since they all seem to...

    Provided By FastUpFront.com

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Basel II Compliance in Finacle Treasury

    One of the principal objectives of supervision is to alienate depositors from the financial risks of the bank. In today's volatile markets, it is imperative to ensure that capital set aside for capital adequacy measures is readily available for depositors in adverse market conditions. Basel II has largely left unchanged...

    Provided By Infosys Technologies

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Multi-Country Transformation Leveraging Technology

    In summary, banks cannot wish away the need to have a significant presence if not substantial penetration in different geographies. It is also imperative that they align their business vision with technological prowess. A clearly defined technology strategy driving their transformation program can help propel innovation, flexibility and growth, which...

    Provided By Infosys Technologies

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    10 Fundamental Strategies for Finance & Accounting

    Tailored for small to midsize companies, Inside Business Finance's free research shows Finance and Accounting professionals how to: Easily build or upgrade traditional Finance & Accounting systems Integrate Finance with all systems - like Sales, Marketing, Operations, IT Effortlessly select the right vendor and negotiate pricing Get rich features...

    Provided By Inside Business Finance

  • White Papers // Oct 2008

    Building The Ideal 401(k) Plan: Providing Optimal Accumulation And Effective Disrtibution

    Designing an effective 401(k) plan is becoming increasingly challenging for employers. The workforce is becoming more diverse, and the business climate and economic environment are rapidly changing. Ongoing legislative and regulatory changes add another layer of complexity to the mix. Employers are frequently forced to reassess their current retirement offerings...

    Provided By Hewitt Associates

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Keep Tabs On Your Cash Flow

    This tool shows you how sales, credit and collections, payables and receivables, carrying inventory, and rapid growth can absorb your business' money.

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • Webcasts // Oct 2008

    Learn How to Make Money With Microsoft CRM

    This webcast will help Microsoft Partners learn about how to sell Microsoft CRM and make money with a VAR rebate. It will also help explore the opportunity to expand and make even more money by getting certified and access the CSA Fees and Big Easy Rebate.

    Provided By Microsoft