Read our tips for putting technology to best use in the financial sector.

  • 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

  • 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

    RTD gets rapid return on investment after implementing Quintiq

    This case study shows how Rontgen Technische Dienst (RTD) got a rapid return on their investment after implementing Quintiq’s planning solution.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Luvata reduces costs in less than eight months using Quintiq

    This case study shows how worldwide metals company Luvata reduced costs in less than eight months using Quintiq ‘s software solution.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    Logistics 5 point check: Are your logiscis operations leaving money on the table?

    This briefing provides a checklist to help you answer the question, “Are your logistics operations leaving money on the table?” By answering five simple questions you can ascertain whether your transportation management system needs optimization.

    Sponsored By Quintiq

  • White Papers // Dec 2012

    Create a Referral Program to Grow Your IT Business

    The primary mode of growth for most technology provider businesses is by good, old word of mouth. Yet, many businesses have not established an official referral program to capture as many referrals as possible. Check out this guide to find the proven best strategies for creating the perfect referral program...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Managed Service Provider Attributes Growth to the ConnectWise Community

    Growing an IT Services business in an unstable economy is challenging, but for one MSP, the key to success was the right partnership and business support from a group of peers. See how Wisconsin-based ITConnexx leveraged the ConnectWise Community and the PSA platform to transform their business from break-fix to...

    Sponsored By ConnectWise

  • White Papers // Apr 2014

    10 Critical Sales Management Reports That Can't Generate

    Today, over 100,000 companies have come to rely on because everything they need to do their jobs is in one place. Or is it? While sales managers love the real-time visibility into their team’s activities so they can forecast sales with confidence, there is still an untapped goldmine sitting...

    Sponsored By Birst

  • Videos // Nov 2013

    Epipheo Video: HR and Finance Are Made for Each Other

    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 // Apr 2014

    Storage: Economics Remains Crucial

    IT managers and industry experts talk a lot about performance and capacity, but those are often only replacement terms for the real issue: economics. Storage decisions are only necessary because of economics -- otherwise all data would be stored in main memory. With the data avalanche always looming and growing,...

    Sponsored By IBM

  • eBooks // Dec 2012

    Drive Finance in Real Time with SAP HANA

    As a CFO, your objectives are clear: outperform financial goals to create sustainable value for stakeholders, deliver superior service at reduced cost, ensure regulatory compliance, and effectively manage risk. To achieve these goals, you need to gain deep insights into all your financial data and ensure that this data...

    Sponsored By SAP

  • Case Studies // Jan 2014

    MageMojo Boosts Security and Ensures Availability Using F5 Solution

    Magento e-commerce hosting provider MageMojo needed to improve security after a series of distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks that took its site offline at the worst possible time: Cyber Monday. Consolidating its DDoS mitigation and firewall needs in a high-performance F5 solution, MageMojo strengthened both its security posture and its business.

    Sponsored By F5

  • Tools & Templates // Nov 2013

    Global Payroll Strategy: Look to the Cloud for a Solution

    If you’re frustrated by your outdated payroll system, you are not alone. Payroll is a huge challenge for today’s global companies. Check out the infographic to learn how the cloud can totally transform your payroll for the best and why there’s no better time than now to do...

    Sponsored By Workday

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    Benefits Administration

    Companies of all sizes experience challenges managing their employee benefits. With rising costs across the board, there has never been a better time to reassess your employee benefits program. In this video, you will see how Workday gives your company the tools you need to meet your unique business requirements.

    Sponsored By Workday

  • White Papers // Feb 2014

    The Total Economic Impact of the Emerson DCIM Solution

    100% ROI over Three Years with Emerson DCIM Solutions A commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Emerson found that a data center infrastructure management (DCIM) global customer achieved 100 percent return on investment (ROI) in 13 months. The Total Economic Impact™ of the Emerson DCIM Solution...

    Sponsored By Emerson Network Power

  • White Papers // Sep 2013

    Businesses are ready for a new approach to IT

    Today’s businesses need simpler more efficient and flexible computing models. The IBM PureSystems family is comprised of platform systems and infrastructure systems that include built-in “patterns of expertise” to address complex business and operational tasks for smarter computing.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    IBM Cognos Express - 30 day free software download

    IBM Cognos Express 30-day Free Trial - Download a free trial of IBM Cognos® Express and test its full range of features and capabilities for 30 days. See how Cognos Express delivers the essential reporting, analysis, dashboard, scorecard, planning, budgeting and forecasting capabilities that midsize companies need at a price...

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Sep 2002

    IT chart of accounts

    Tech leaders are familiar with the common cost categories such as salary, benefits, rent, and travel, but they may be unaware of all the available cost categories. Download this sample to help define and document your organization's chart of accounts.

    Provided By TechRepublic

  • White Papers // Aug 2013

    Controlling and Managing Superuser Access

    In this new white paper, gain a deeper understanding of all the dangers involved with “super user” or privileged account management. Learn to mitigate risks by enabling granular access control and accountability for admin or super user accounts.

    Provided By Dell Software

  • White Papers // Jun 2006

    Get Free Payroll Forms Download From the Internet

    In the payroll form a person will see how many hours the person worked for the specified period of time. The person will also see the rate the person is provided. Then all of these shall be calculated for the gross pay a person shall receive. There are many different...

    Provided By

  • eBooks // Dec 2012

    Create a Referral Program to Grow Your IT Business

    The primary mode of growth for most technology provider businesses is by good, old word of mouth. Yet, many businesses have not established an official referral program to capture as many referrals as possible. Check out this guide to find the proven best strategies for creating the perfect referral program...

    Provided By ConnectWise

  • Presentations // Nov 2013

    Planning and budgeting with Cognos Enterprise

    See how IBM Cognos TM1 Performance Modeler, a feature of Cognos Enterprise, can help your organization improve planning and budgeting processes.

    Provided By IBM

  • Downloads // Nov 2013

    Cognos Business Intelligence 30-Day Trial

    Test the capabilities of Cognos Business Intelligence V10.1 for 30 days at no charge.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jan 2013

    IBM Cognos Express Product Demo Overview

    Delivering essential reporting, analysis, dashboard, scorecard, planning, budgeting and forecasting capabilities that workgroups and midsize companies need at a price they can afford.

    Provided By IBM

  • Webcasts // Sep 2013

    IBM's Approach to ERP Transformation and Vendor Selection

    Have you been thinking of implementing an ERP solution or upgrading your current legacy systems? Not sure where to start? Unsure of what should drive your ERP selection process? Please join us for the first episode of a webcast series discussing what mid-sized distribution and manufacturing companies should consider as...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Thinking outside the data warehouse: How businesses increase agility, boost performance and lower TCO

    Organizations are under more pressure than ever to deliver better business outcomes. They need new insights that can help sales and marketing generate more revenue, help the finance department reduce risk and help the entire organization lower costs.

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting: Software Selection Guide

    This paper addresses the challenges of planning, budgeting and forecasting in a spreadsheet environment and highlights the advantages of using a software solution designed specifically for planning, budgeting and forecasting. The business challenges and drivers are discussed, including organizational and technological best practices to follow. A Planning Software Selection Matrix...

    Provided By IBM

  • White Papers // Jul 2006

    A Best-Practices Approach to Software Asset Management

    According to Gartner, 30 percent of large enterprises will experience at least one on-site software audit per year through 2008. What this means is, if you're not already vigilantly tracking what software is in use in your company and where, you need to. This white paper from ManageSoft discusses...

    Provided By ManageSoft

  • White Papers // Jun 2010

    Restoring Data with Database Snapshots

    What DBA wouldn't appreciate a process that allows for fast and easy restoration of lost data, allowing you and your users to examine the information before restoring it, to use a minimal amount of drive space, and to carry out all the necessary steps with only local resources? This white...

    Provided By Global Knowledge

  • White Papers // Aug 2009

    Leveraging Existing Assets: Accounts Payable And Receivable Shared Service Model

    Corporate finance professionals, similar to parents of multiples, are currently looking at what can't be shared within their organisations - and, more importantly, what can be shared. In other words, a shared services model for various functions - specifically operating several finance functions under the same umbrella. Traditionally, finance functions...

    Provided By Association for Financial Professionals

  • White Papers // Jan 2012

    Finacle Core Banking Solution

    The dramatically changed world of finance and business today, is building up pressure for banks to explore new possibilities by abandoning the familiar and embracing the unconventional. Competition, too, is compelling banks to be agile and innovate everyday. In this milieu, what really enables banks to build a lasting competitive...

    Provided By Infosys Technologies

  • Webcasts // Nov 2013

    IT Governance, Risk and Compliance with ServiceNow

    Organizations are faced with many auditing challenges and often find themselves defining controls in documents and spreadsheets, manually tracking audit task assignments and storing audit documentation in disparate locations. With the ServiceNow IT GRC functionality, organizations gain a central repository that contains policies, risks, controls, findings and more all in...

    Provided By ServiceNow

  • 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

  • White Papers // Nov 2013

    Mobility in financial services enabling new revenue streams

    This white paper discusses key mobile trends and analyzes how financial services organizations must change their IT application development, testing, monitoring, and management methodologies while extending their services to multi-client mobile environments, leveraging both Native and Mobile-oriented Web apps.

    Provided By HP

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Using Excel Payroll Sheet to Make Payroll System Easier

    Microsoft Excel is a software developed by Microsoft. It is a spreadsheet program that features an instinctive interface and highly capable calculations, which can be used with graphing tools. It has been the dominant spreadsheet used for the last decade and has continued to grow with additional features and have...

    Provided By Icthus.Net Communications

  • Webcasts // Jan 2014

    Live Webcast - Guarantee Growth: Leveraging Neuroscience for Predictable Revenue, Passionate Teams & Profitable Growth

    Join us for this LIVE event! Thursday, February 13th 9:00 AM PDT / 12:00 PM EDT Are you consistently growing revenues and profits each year? Are your team members highly efficient, energized and emotionally engaged? Are your salespeople able to accurately predict their performance? In today’s highly competitive...

    Provided By Citrix Online

  • White Papers // Oct 2013

    Five Signs QuickBooks is Failing your Business

    This white paper identifies the five telltale signs that your business has hit the limits of QuickBooks or perhaps, has already outgrown it. It talks about the business process inefficiencies caused by running a fast-growing business on limited bookkeeping software, and the hard benefits that businesses have experienced by making...

    Provided By NetSuite

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Using Technology to Accelerate G20 Plans for Strengthening Global Financial Supervision

    This paper addresses that issue and explores how collaborative and other technologies can be a critical enabler of many of the reforms being planned. Major changes will need to be implemented in regulation, structure, and processes - and, more important, also in the culture of those leading both large financial...

    Provided By Cisco Systems

  • Webcasts // Feb 2009

    Run Your Data Center More Efficiently

    The attendee will learn how to maintain and improve service levels when the budgets and headcount are squeezed! The global recession is hitting every part of the industry. While no one can predict how long it will last, and the day to day challenges have not gone away. On the...

    Provided By EMC