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Sponsored by FinancialForce.com
February 27, 2017
It?s a hybrid business model that dates back to sellers of cars and copying machines: When customers purchase the product, they are encouraged to buy service contracts that will keep them coming back? and help keep the purveyor?s margins from … more »
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Sponsored by FinancialForce.com
February 16, 2017
As they guide their companies through ongoing digital transformations, while fending off erce competitors, nance executives also have to create new metrics for measuring their progress toward maximizing the value of a service-oriented business … more »
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Sponsored by FinancialForce.com
February 16, 2017
Driven by intensifying competition, companies across a wide range of industries are rethinking their core strategies, incorporating services to reinforce customer loyalty long after the sale of a tangible product.
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Sponsored by FinancialForce.com
February 16, 2017
In a marketplace where product-focused businesses are seeking to grab market share by continually pushing to increase their services-derived revenue, finance executives can?t rely on any single plan for preserving a company?s competitive edge?or … more »
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The Finance Function's Renewed Approach
Sponsored by FM Global
February 14, 2017
In a risk environment characterized by continuous upheaval, it?s safe to say that corporate nance executives must fortify their strategic approaches to boosting corporate resilience and ensuring rapid recovery. Whether confronting a global … more »
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The Divergent Paths of Middle-Market and Large Companies
Sponsored by TD Bank
February 01, 2017
Their ambitions may sound similar, but finance executives at the helm of middle-market companies and their counterparts at large businesses must guide their companies on strategically distinct routes to hoist them to the next level. The path to … more »
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CFO Strategies for Optimizing Working Capital and Capital Investment
October 21, 2016
This is hardly the time for the CFO of a big company to grow it alone. Such is the mindset among large-company CFOs, as they assess their strategic options for company growth in a freshly resurgent economy. In a survey, conducted by CFO Research in … more »
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The Finance Function's Role in Innovation
October 14, 2016
Against a backdrop of rampant globalization and raging technological change, it falls to finance executives to impose practicality and apply methodology to the development and preservation of processes and mindsets that ensure continuous … more »
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CFO Strategies for Optimizing Working Capital and Working Capital Investments
October 07, 2016
As economic growth gathers momentum, middle-market CFOs are shrewdly arming their businesses to seize market share, making ambitious plans to enlist employees and training them to serve new customers. Underwriting such expansive goals first requires … more »
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A finance guide to supporting corporate growth
Sponsored by KPMG
October 05, 2016
Corporate finance executives are becoming wary of potential soft spots in the M&A marketplace. They perceive a risk of being caught up in an acquisition frenzy at a time when business conditions are trending downward. In this environment, finance … more »
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