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It’s Time to learn a new competency – how to accurately anticipate the future

To thrive in this new age of hyper-change and growing uncertainty, it is now an imperative to learn a new competency-how to accurately anticipate the future. The future is there for you to see when you know where and how to look for it. I have developed a way of separating what I call Hard […]

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Opportunity to mitigate the supply chain risk through the risk transfer

Just 10 percent of the more than 150 supply chain executives surveyed by the University of Tennessee’s Global Supply Chain Institute and UPS Capital said they look at the risks involved before outsourcing production. “You need to understand not only who are your first-tier suppliers but also who are your second-tier and third-tier suppliers,” Bohn […]

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3 Tips for CFOs: How the Cloud Can Transform ERP

John Hadley joined Crown Partners as CFO almost three years ago, after years of leading finance at companies like GE and NCR. Crown Partners is a fast-paced, full-service eBusiness firm that drives demand, conversion, retention, and client advocacy. In this AppExchange success story, Hadley discusses why and how Crown Partners transitioned from a legacy ERP […]

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How Dashboards Can Help CFOs Manage Risk | CFO.com

Given the many risks in the professional-services industry, our organization has benefited from have two teams charged with risk oversight – one focused on day-to-day operating risks and the other on bringing a strategic perspective to risk management. The operational risk team is composed of risk officers from each business unit who analyze and report […]

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Leading remotely is still leading

Leading a remote or virtual team is not exactly the same as leading a co-located team, but it’s not THAT radically different either. Too many project managers and team leaders use working virtually as an excuse not to do the hard work required to make their team successful. What has remained true with remote and […]

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How Cisco’s IR team manages market shifts | IR Magazine

Tech giant using video, tech talks and huge investor days to keep investors informed. We are focused on driving greater education of investors to make sure they understand those changes being made in the market and how Cisco is going to address them in terms of strategy. Then six months later we host our investor […]

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FASB Mulling a Revamped Income Statement

The project could change how companies present and organize the information on the income statement. The Financial Accounting Standards Board is in the early stages of researching whether to a launch a project aimed at improving and updating the presentation of items on the income statement. While the project wouldn’t affect the amount of net […]

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Big Data tops issues facing forensic and valuation accountants

Electronic data analysis is one of the top five issues forensic and valuation accountants will face over the next two to five years, according to the survey results released Tuesday by the AICPA. Electronic data analysis, also known as “Big Data,” is the most pressing issue that forensic and valuation services (FVS) accountants expect to […]

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Forex hitting corporate earnings: what can treasurers do? | Treasury Today

A surprisingly strong euro has hit the earnings of many European and US multinationals this year. But how significant is the problem and what can corporate treasurers do about it? In the report, FiREapps analysed the earnings calls of 846 publicly traded North American companies and 354 European companies across a range of industries. The […]

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