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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
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
For many professional services organisations, an emphasis on maintaining client relations and securing new deals has lead to payment terms, and the impact they have on cash flow, becoming a secondary business priority. In a turbulent economy, businesses have put so much effort into increasing sales... view abstract
Company: Deltek | Published: 05 November 2012 | Business Area: Project Management
This paper explores ways for management consultancies to grow profitably, by improving their use of resources and gaining tighter control over financial results.
Company: Deltek | Published: 01 November 2012 | Business Area: Business Performance Management
Commonly referred to as ‘KPIs’ (key performance indicators), performance indicators enable businesses to set goals and objectives against which they can benchmark their performance. When used effectively, performance indicators can aid an organisation in defining company-wide goals, objectives or... view abstract
Company: Exchequer | Published: 30 October 2012 | Business Area: Managing Your People
To improve the accuracy of its business critical asset accounting, Haldane Fisher invested in new software. This case study assesses the company's implementation of Asset4000 and its impact on risk management, administration costs, asset management processes, balance sheet and depreciation accuracy.
Company: Real Asset Management | Published: 26 October 2012 | Business Area: Project Management
Survival depends on remaining solvent. A successful organisation is not just profitable, but manages its cash flow effectively. This paper provides advice on applying sound cash management systems, allowing businesses to assess current cash positions and forecast funding requirements.
Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 20 September 2012 | Business Area: Forecasting
Business Intelligence (BI) software is a powerful interactive analysis and reporting tool that combines data from multiple internal systems to give an overview of the organisation's performance. This paper looks at how to leverage Business Intelligence and improve business performance as a result.
Company: Sage Group Plc | Published: 18 September 2012 | Business Area: Business Intelligence
Many project-focused companies have trimmed their operations significantly over the last few years. At a time when every penny must be spent wisely and meticulously accounted for, it is critical that your business has the right tools at hand.
Company: Deltek | Published: 05 September 2012 | Business Area: Project Management
In this White Paper, Deltek takes you through the steps to improving Project Management at your PS firm. The paper looks at how to identify good Project Management, what the benefits are and how it can be achieved at your firm.
Company: Deltek | Published: 28 August 2012 | Business Area: Project Management
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