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Infographic - Understand the gaps in your ERP system controls to maximize performance

No system of internal controls is perfect—and they don’t have to be. Controls are designed to reduce the risks of things going wrong that may damage the organization. BUT CONTROLS COME AT A COST You’ve been forced to choose between running a high performance process...or reducing the risks of fraud... view abstract

Company: ACL Services Ltd | Published: 20 June 2017 | Business Area: Technology Trends

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The CFO of the Future: Why the CFO role is evolving and what happens next

As businesses evolve, the need to understand all the numbers and how they affect the company is paramount. This gives CFOs a unique advantage, and the position is evolving as a result. There are several reasons for this evolution, and all of them point to where the position is headed in the future... view abstract

Company: Unit4 Business Software | Published: 05 April 2017 | Business Area: Technology

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A framework to reimagine your business in a new digital landscape

Last year, the UK was named the least productive nation in the G7 and latest figures suggest that things have not improved; in fact, some claim these productivity challenges are one of the biggest economic threats facing Britain. At the same time, the intense and constant pace of change caused by... view abstract

Company: Advanced | Published: 27 March 2017 | Business Area: Technology

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BUSINESS EXPENSES: The road to automation

This Road to Automation report, produced by Financial Director in association with Concur, considers the different tools and methods that finance teams use to manage and control employee spend and supplier invoicing, while assessing how much automation has had an impact on their finance function... view abstract

Company: Concur | Published: 23 February 2017 | Business Area: Technology

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Can Accountants Risk Delaying Investment in IT Technology Any Longer?

In today’s digital age most businesses accept that having the latest technology and equipment is vital to stay ahead of the competition. But according to research conducted by online software provider Xero although accountants recognise the importance of changing with the times, many appear to be... view abstract

Company: Wesleyan Bank | Published: 15 February 2017 | Business Area: IT Planning and Management

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Smart Compliance: Reinvent statutory reporting

Handling compliance in a ‘smart’ fashion is not just about technology. Rather it is about addressing issues of data and process. Technology may be the means by which you implement changes, but the decisions are about structure and process.

Company: Prophix Software | Published: 25 January 2017 | Business Area: Business Software

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Future Finance: The Heart of Tomorrow’s Business

Achieving a truly modern finance function isn’t a purely technological challenge. There’s no system that can be bought off the shelf to deliver advancement. It’s about the understanding of the leadership, the training of the staff, and the design and implementation of strong processes.

Company: Prophix Software | Published: 19 December 2016 | Business Area: Financial Management

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Achieving the Goals of Accounts Payable Automation

There are excellent reasons to automate the accounts payable (AP) process and many benefits to be gained. In this paper, we will explore the problems with the manual process, the reasons to automate, the goals of automation, how to measure and achieve them, and we will summarise the benefits of... view abstract

Company: ABBYY | Published: 30 November 2016 | Business Area: Accountancy

Making IT’s Journey to the Cloud Cost Effective

Cost reduction is an important objective for companies planning to move IT to the cloud. 44% of organisations in an IDC study cite cost as a major driver of cloud investment. To achieve cost reduction targets, FDs, CFOs, CEOs and accountants will need to understand expenses incurred during cloud migration... view abstract

Company: Close Brothers Technology Services | Published: 22 November 2016 | Business Area: Cloud Computing

Solutions to the GDPR Compliance Challenge

Non-compliance penalties of up to 4% of annual revenue or €20 million have brought the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to the attention of businesses across the UK. FDs, CFOs, CEOs and accountants will need to understand the legislation to make informed decisions and preparations before... view abstract

Company: Close Brothers Technology Services | Published: 15 November 2016 | Business Area: Technology

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