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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
This report, based on a survey of over 200 respondents, illustrates best practices for facilitating financial planning, budgeting and forecasting processes. The report focuses on: defining processes; increasing communication and collaboration; enabling visibility and implementing technology.
Company: Prophix Software | Published: 13 May 2013 | Business Area: Planning
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
This white paper from Efficio looks at how implementing a successful procurement initiative post-merger can facilitate business integration.
Company: Efficio Ltd | Published: 07 July 2011 | Business Area: Mergers and Aquisitions
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
Geared towards accountants, this issue of Added Value take a look at: demergers; regional growth funds; time critical disposals; cybercrime and auto enrolment.
Company: RSM Tenon | Published: 13 May 2013 | Business Area: Business Intelligence
The recession, together with resulting market changes, means that businesses must reinvent themselves and rethink their strategies for products and services, pricing and virtually every other key aspect of their operations in order to be as responsive as possible to environmental shifts. However... view abstract
Company: PA Consulting Group | Published: 01 May 2011 | Business Area: Business Performance Management
Where’s the best place in the world to start a business? According to recent surveys reported in The Wall Street Journal, it’s Denmark. The UK comes 14th – behind the USA (3rd), Ireland (6th), Iceland (9th) and Australia (11th). But another poll from the World Bank says that with regard to red tape... view abstract
Company: Smith & Williamson | Published: 04 April 2011 | Business Area: Business Performance Management
Professional Services organisations share one very important and unique trait: their people are their most valuable resource. Unfortunately, this asset can also be the most costly. This paper discusses how your firm can "do more for less" simply by aligning resources and streamlining processes.
Company: Deltek | Published: 23 January 2013 | Business Area: Business Performance Management
This research analyses the financial performance of state owned enterprises in emerging economies, with specific reference to Pakistan Rail (PR). It highlights factors that have contributed to the poor financial performance of PR and identifies shortcomings within its financial management systems.
Company: Chartered Institute of Management Accountants | Published: 08 May 2013 | Business Area: Business Performance Management
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