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
Nucleus Research Report - Enterprise Applications As part of its larger strategy to improve its financial controls and automate processes, Ascension undertook the challenge of centralizing and standardizing its finance and accounting department in a shared service center. Find out what challenges... view abstract
Company: Black Line | Published: 08 March 2017 | Business Area: Enterprise Accounting Software
From the shock reaction to the Brexit vote following the EU referendum through to the upcoming resultsofthe US election, weare acutely awareofthe levelofeconomic uncertaintyandfear facing British businesses. We carried out this survey post Brexit and shortly before the US Presidential election... view abstract
Company: Advanced | Published: 06 March 2017 | Business Area: Business Software
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
HMRC's consultation papers went into considerable depth, so IRIS broke the main points down into a digestible number of questions and asked accountants what they thought. This blog highlights the key takeaways.
Company: IRIS | Published: 21 February 2017 | Business Area: Tax
Finance is shifting from traditional rigid and manual accounting processes to more automated, more flexible, and more agile cloud based systems. This shift is essential, because it provides the productivity benefits so that finance can focus more on reporting and analyzing financial performance. However... view abstract
Company: Black Line | Published: 14 February 2017 | Business Area: Business Software
The message is clear: the modern finance function must move faster, sharing insight about what’s happening now, not what happened yesterday. This is Operational Intelligence.Find out benefits of true operational intelligence and steps you need to take to achieve this goal.
Company: Prophix Software | Published: 30 January 2017 | Business Area: Business Software
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
Advanced’s inaugural Trends Report 2016 surveyed over 1,000 professionals across the UK business community during October 2016. The survey aimed to identify the state of readiness amongst British businesses in the face of serious digital disruption, while highlighting the ingredients needed to compete... view abstract
Company: Advanced | Published: 23 January 2017 | Business Area: Business Software
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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