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  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    What Is Capital Budgeting, What Does That Have To Do With Your Business Investing?

    Capital budgeting is a process that is used to determine whether or not certain projects are worthwhile investments. Another term for capital budgeting is called an "Investment appraisal." Just as you would put a certain value on a pair of socks or a car, you should put a value on...

    Provided By BusinessKnowledgeSource.com

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Creating A Budget For A Business

    This paper covers the fundamentals of business budgeting. If you are not creating a business budget, you may be impeding on your chances of owning a successful business. Business budgeting is an indispensable tool that can help ensure business success. But, surprisingly, many business owners don't understand what business budgeting...

    Provided By Gaebler Ventures

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Budgeting For Small Businesses: Budgeting Mistakes

    Budgeting mistakes can be deadly. Wouldn't it be horrible if you did everything right to set your business on the path to success, but a few budgeting mistakes ultimately lead to your downfall? This paper gives a list of budgeting mistakes and budgeting tips to review before you start your...

    Provided By Gaebler Ventures

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Business Finance: Basic Guide To Capital Budgeting

    There may be only a few projects that your company can undertake when they first start up. This is why budgeting your money in the most efficient way is so important. If you choose unprofitable or sub-optimal projects, it will be harder to get your company off the ground. However,...

    Provided By Gaebler Ventures

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    How To Find Small Business Budgeting Software

    Business budgeting is a basic but essential process that allows businesses to attain many goals and keep track of expenses. How can business budgeting software help and is it really necessary for a small business? Budgeting with software gives a business owner control over the accuracy, completeness, and timeliness of...

    Provided By Suite101

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Budgeting And Forecasting Financial Planning

    Many business professionals believe that creating a budget and forecast are a waste of time. The general consensus of these adversaries is that the future is impossible to predict, so why even bother. A budget and forecast are never 100% accurate. The budget and forecast should not be considered a...

    Provided By Suite101

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Small Business Budgeting - Financial Planning

    Business budgeting is important for maximizing profits and giving the company financial direction. The first step to creating a budget is the creation of the sales forecast. The forecast is an estimate of future sales and other types of income. Although the budget is not a prediction of the future,...

    Provided By Suite101

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Top Business Budgeting Mistakes

    Small businesses often skate by without a budget, or with one that's oversimplified or inaccurate. Next thing you know, the company is in a cash crisis or out of business. To create a solid budget you can rely on for your business planning; avoid the common budgeting blunders given in...

    Provided By Dun & Bradstreet

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Preparing And Maintaining An Annual Budget

    Successful business owners don't simply prepare a budget and then put it on a shelf in their office; they use it frequently to manage their business and adjust it as necessary when conditions warrant. Annual budgeting and monthly budget review should be a part of every small business's management process....

    Provided By Dun & Bradstreet

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    How To Plan Your IT Budget

    Small business owners are accustomed to drawing up an annual budget for overhead and other operating expenses, but when it comes to IT planning the procedure is not always as straightforward. Technology can be a difficult line item because it combines current IT maintenance with longer-term planning, and business necessities...

    Provided By Dun & Bradstreet

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Improve Your Capital Budgeting Techniques

    Capital budgeting is not just a quantitative modeling exercise, however. The goal is creating a clear and simple picture of the benefits, costs, and risks associated with a possible business investment in both the short term and the long term. The information presented in this paper, plus a basic understanding...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Medicare Regulatory Compliance and Call Recording

    This white paper examines some existing regulations that directly affect the sales and marketing practices of Medicare providers. It highlights how call recording and voice documentation can help these businesses to achieve regulatory compliance and reduce liability risk. It will also explore general benefits of the technology that can prove...

    Provided By OAISYS

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Investment-Based Budgeting: Why CFOs Should Mandate a New Corporate Budgeting Process

    While most budget processes succeed at setting spending limits, they do little to assure the proper allocation of resources. This white paper examines the shortcomings of traditional budget approaches, and suggests a powerful new format for budget submissions and negotiations - termed "Investment-based Budgeting" - in which departments plan the...

    Provided By NDMA

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    After the Storm: A New Era for Risk Management in Financial Services

    Almost two years since the financial crisis first emerged from the sub-prime mortgage business in the US, the repercussions continue to be felt. Despite unprecedented efforts by governments, central banks and regulators, the cost to the global economy of the failure of the financial system will be huge, and felt...

    Provided By Economist Intelligence Unit

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Why Now May Be Time to Move From MAS 90/200 to Microsoft Dynamics GP

    Companies change ERP systems because they are dissatisfied with their current system, or they understand that its limitations are hampering the effective, efficient operation of the business. They want a replacement system that better suits the company's needs, and their perception of what that might be is greatly influenced by...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    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 // Apr 2015

    Volkswagen: Payroll And Master Data Management Processes

    Volkswagen Group, headquartered in Wolfsburg, Germany, is one of the world's leading automotive manufacturers and Europe's largest carmaker. To strengthen its market position, Volkswagen has made continuous improvement an integral part of its strategy and operations. To that end, the company focuses on achieving process excellence in all areas of...

    Provided By Accenture

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    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 // Apr 2015

    401(k) Investors: Hit Hard In '08, Doing Better Now

    The crisis last fall hurt all 401(k) participants, but it hurt them each a little differently. That's because how well a 401(k) investor does depends on a host of factors: age, tenure, years as a 401(k) participant, starting balance and size of contributions. For instance, the worst-hit group in 2008...

    Provided By FMR

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Unused Vacation? It May Pay

    Taking vacation pays dividends - especially if your company allows you to put unused vacation or sick-leave days into your 401(k) or profit-sharing plan. To encourage savings, the Obama administration recently blessed such transfers. While companies may have to amend their benefit plans to allow it, the administration hopes firms...

    Provided By FMR

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    Scientific Firm Grows Government Business More Than 100 Percent With Accounting System

    RJ Lee Group tackles technically challenging problems with a team of more than 250 material and forensic scientists, chemists, physicists, and computer scientists. When the company started winning larger contracts with complex reporting requirements, it decided to implement Microsoft Dynamics SL to improve its project accounting. RJ Lee Group used...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Preparing U.S. Companies for the Transition to IFRS: A Guide for JD Edwards Customers

    Companies transitioning to IFRS will inevitably find themselves having to capture data and gather additional information in new ways.. They may need to use new accounting definitions and valuations for specific balance sheet and income statement lines, to obtain more comprehensive reporting from overseas operations, to provide more detailed segment...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Oracle's Financial Management Solutions: Transition to IFRS With PeopleSoft

    This white paper identifies the many challenges organizations face when transitioning to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and explores how Oracle's Financial Management Solutions can ease this transition. A detailed view of PeopleSoft Financial Management is provided to specifically show how an ERP solution addresses the requirements of supporting IFRS...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    An Integrated Approach to Fighting Financial Crime: Leveraging Investments in AML and Fraud Solutions

    Off late complex financial crime schemes pose increasing business and reputational risks to financial services firms. Financial crime costs an estimated $20 billion in losses annually, and the operational costs of compliance are growing substantially year after year. That's why the need to limit losses and reduce the costs of...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Hidden Relationships and Networks: Financial Institutions at Risk

    Protecting a financial institution, its employees, customers, and assets would have been much easier if criminals were identifiable by behavior and activities. However, financial criminals and money launderers do not behave in established, predictable patterns. They use every method possible to evade detection, and where no methods exist, they create...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Hedge Funds and Anti-Money Laundering

    A combination of secrecy, weak regulation, and rapid proliferation make hedge funds a very attractive vehicle for money launderers. This white paper describes how hedge funds fit into the overall lifecycle of money laundering; the history of money laundering regulations and how this is shaping the face of the hedge...

    Provided By Oracle

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Securing ATMs With Novell Endpoint Management Solutions

    Financial institutions around the world provide their customers the convenience of ATM services, but this convenience comes at a price. These same institutions are faced with the daily challenge of managing these devices from a lifecycle, compliance and security perspective. This is where the power of Novell ZENworks can help...

    Provided By Novell

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    eDiscovery Compliance and the New Requirements of IT: The IT Manager's Guide to 100% Compliance

    Through the implementation of a strategic eDiscovery compliance program, incorporating clearly written rules, formal employee education, and a proven-effective Hosted Service Archiving Solution, US and Canadian employers can quickly and cost-effectively preserve, protect, and produce legally compliant email and other Electronically Stored Information (ESI) when compelled to do so by...

    Provided By Symantec

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    Engineering Company Automates Processes and Reduces Costs With New Business Software

    IPSH is a major engineering company based in Malaysia. Founded in 1987, the company enjoyed rapid growth and expansion of key business areas. However the company's growth was placing a strain on its DOS-based accounting system, which it had used since its inception. Poor support and compatibility issues, as well...

    Provided By Microsoft

  • Tools & Templates // Apr 2015

    Treasurer Resume Cover Letter

    This is a template for treasurer resume cover letter. If you are applying for a treasurer job, don't forget to send such cover letter with it.

    Provided By aroj.com

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    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 // Apr 2015

    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

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    Bank of Shanghai Reforms Its Core Banking System With HP Superdome Servers, HP XP Storage, HP Virtualisation Solutions and T24 Core Banking Solution

    Bank of Shanghai is one of the most dynamic and influential banks in China. According to The Banker's 2004 Top 1,000 world banks listing, Bank of Shanghai is also among the biggest in the world. It needed to overhaul the legacy IT environment into an integrated core banking system and...

    Provided By Hewlett-Packard (HP)

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    Seven Risk Dashboards Every Bank Needs

    Banking is about managing risk and multiple risk types. In fact, a bank's raison d'?tre is to accept structured uncertainty and manage the associated risks, with the goal of capitalizing on these risk differences to earn profits. The skill with which bank balances alternative risk/reward strategies will determine ability to...

    Provided By IBM

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    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

  • Case Studies // Apr 2015

    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

  • White Papers // Apr 2015

    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 // Apr 2015

    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 // Apr 2015

    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 // Apr 2015

    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