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McIlveen Howard is a successful practice based in Belfast, with 13 staff and 500+ clients. The practice needed a solution that enabled shared information, increased efficiencies and saved time, space and money. This case study focuses on the practice's investment in IRIS Accountancy Suite.
Company: IRIS Accountancy Solutions | Published: 08 May 2013 | Business Area: Finance and Accounting
This white paper takes a fresh look at how secure client portals offer an alternative to public file sharing and document exchange websites, and how a properly designed client portal with two-way communication functionality can offer a lot more than a traditional document exchange system.
Company: CCH, A Wolters Kluwer Business | Published: 07 May 2013 | Business Area: Networks and Communications
In order to cut costs and achieve operational efficiencies, many business managers have curtailed investment around Enterprise Resource Planning systems. This whitepaper analyses a survey of Financial Director readers into ERP usage and studies how cloud computing can drive growth for SMEs.
Company: Claremont | Published: 29 April 2013 | Business Area: IT Planning and Management
It can be tricky to find both the time and inclination to build a business case. This guide by business expert Mike Holmes will help you step back from daily frustrations, providing an easy-to-follow methodology that will help you build business-wide confidence in your proposal.
Company: Access UK | Published: 23 April 2013 | Business Area: Business Performance Management
Headquarted in Vancouver, Canada, Lush Cosmetics owns 150 retail locations and employs more than 2,000 people. In this interview, Lush's IT Director, Mike Coulter discusses the company's adoption of Corporate Performance Management software and its ability to predict customer purchasing patterns.
Company: Prophix Software | Published: 23 April 2013 | Business Area: Business Performance Management
As an FD, you're constantly called upon to provide the vital stats needed for decision-making - facts which are used to increase productivity and save money across the business. Access UK provide a free guide for FDs on how to get the best from their accounts system and Finance team.
Company: Access UK | Published: 15 April 2013 | Business Area: Business Intelligence
Previously, contract management at IT company Quintiq was mainly based on Excel. However, with rapid growth the situation would become untenable in two or three years' time. This article examines how Quintiq remodelled its administration and the key requirements addressed during software selection.
Company: Deltek | Published: 11 April 2013 | Business Area: Project Management
Smith Cooper LLP is a firm of accountants and business advisors. As part of a rebrand, the business decided to take a fresh, objective look at which accountancy system would move the firm forward. This case study focuses on the firm's decision to deploy IRIS software throughout the business.
Company: IRIS Accountancy Solutions | Published: 09 April 2013 | Business Area: Finance and Accounting
Most companies need to accelerate their accounting close and evidence suggests that companies are taking longer to complete this process. This paper studies the importance of having an effective consolidation system in place and outlines three key factors that determine the accounting close process.
Company: Tagetik | Published: 08 April 2013 | Business Area: Financial Reporting
Spreadsheets are error-prone and unable to support the critical nature of important financial processes. Many companies have broken the spreadsheet habit, adopting packaged applications specifically designed for budgeting and forecasting. This article explains why.
Company: Prophix Software | Published: 02 April 2013 | Business Area: Budgeting
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