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September 08, 2014
Analysts impressed with how in-memory technology allows merging of real-time HR, financial and third-party data.
January 27, 2014
Experts expect cloud finance technology to accelerate as more CFOs get comfortable with moving financials -- even ERP -- to the cloud.
January 06, 2014
CIO says replacing Oracle system with the GigaSpaces in-memory database grid in the cloud enables real-time analytics and agile product development.
August 23, 2013
Robert Kugel lists five major issues that can arise when finance departments use Microsoft Excel for processes it wasn't designed to handle.
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Data scientists are in high demand, but they won't do a darn thing for the companies they work for if they can't talk to execs -- or don't understand the business side. Continue Reading
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Accountants hate having to play with scripts. In this tip, TopDown Consulting explains how to build script rules so that accountants don't have to. Continue Reading
Spend management is an essential tool for tracking expenses and reducing financial waste. In this guide, learn the basics of spend management and discover some of the ways it can help companies rein in spending. Continue Reading