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Highlighting the Benefits of Investing into an Employment-Related Tax and Payment Compliance Strategy
Sponsored by ADP
February 07, 2014
Where does the value of effective compliance show up? In the bottom line. That's what survey respondents said in this research report exploring the benefits---both tangible and intangible---that finance executives attribute to effective … more »
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Finance's Strategic Mandate---and the Innovations That Will Help Them Meet It
Sponsored by SAP
January 06, 2014
As CFOs continue to expand their expertise into operations and performance, they can no longer be expected simply to "sign off" on major technology investments. How will those investments help push the business forward? What's their value, in … more »
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A research briefing prepared by CFO Research in collaboration with American Express
Sponsored by American Express
October 22, 2013
Loosening their focus on cost-cutting, senior finance executives are now tightening their grip on pricing strategy. In the past, companies set their prices based on either their own costs or on what their competitors charged. But in a marketplace … more »
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Getting the Information You Need---Anytime, Anywhere
Sponsored by KPMG
September 25, 2013
CFO Research has published a series of eight research briefs, sponsored by KPMG, that investigate a range of different ways that the finance function of today is employing information technology to drive their enterprises forward. Along with a new … more »
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A Viable Tool, Not a Panacea
Sponsored by KPMG
September 24, 2013
In this seventh research brief of a series of eight that are sponsored by KPMG, CFO Research explores the ways that finance executives plan to leverage cloud technologies. As they become more familiar with its capabilities, finance leaders are … more »
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The Future of F&A ERP and Information Technology
Sponsored by KPMG
September 18, 2013
This is the sixth in a series of eight research briefs sponsored by KPMG on finance's use of information technology to drive their enterprises forward. In this brief, senior finance executives share some of the initiatives their companies have … more »
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Enable Business Strategy With Technology
Sponsored by KPMG
August 28, 2013
In the CFO Research/KPMG survey that provided the content for this series, 58 percent of senior finance executives said they have trouble solving business issues using technology as an enabler. In this fifth research brief of the series, CFOs … more »
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Dealing With Technology Change
Sponsored by KPMG
August 09, 2013
This is the fourth in a series of eight research briefs that CFO Research is publishing in collaboration with KPMG. Based on a survey of more than 350 finance executives and in-depth interviews, this brief discusses the challenges that CFOs at large … more »
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Recession or Growth, The Right Information is Critical
Sponsored by KPMG
August 02, 2013
In this third research brief from a series of eight, prepared in collaboration with KPMG, CFO Research continues to explore the ways CFOs at large U.S. companies plan to use technology to support their strategic initiatives. From a survey of more … more »
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Using Information as a Competitive Weapon in a Fierce Economy
Sponsored by IBM
June 18, 2013
These days, the difference between success and failure for a company can depend on how well finance and sales can work together. This current research among U.S. finance executives, sponsored by IBM Business Analytics, underscores that conclusion. … more »
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First in a series of eight briefs on companies using technology to further strategic initiatives
Sponsored by KPMG
June 17, 2013
This research brief---the first in a series of eight, prepared in collaboration with KPMG---summarizes a research program conducted to find out how CFOs at large companies are planning to use technology to further their strategic initiatives over … more »
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To Grow Revenues, Companies Will Focus on Doing What They Do Best
Sponsored by American Express
June 06, 2013
CFOs are planning to ramp up spending at their companies this year, in order to capitalize on the growth opportunities they see taking shape around the world---particularly in emerging markets. They aim to do so while focusing intently on the value … more »
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Creating Competitive Advantage in a Networked Economy
Sponsored by Ariba
August 13, 2012
In a networked environment, companies that know how to collaborate efficiently can boost both their productivity and their profits. This report, based on more than a dozen in-depth interviews, explores exactly how companies like Intel and Home Depot … more »
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CFOs' quest to support growth in a challenging recovery
Sponsored by American Express
May 15, 2012
With their expectations for economic growth tempered by a slow-burning economic recovery, CFOs around the world are planning to invest judiciously this year, even tapping their long-accumulating cash reserves. In the fifth annual American … more »
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Global CFOs on the Art of Constructive Change
Sponsored by KPMG
October 03, 2011
To adapt to an increasingly cutthroat environment, growth-starved companies are hungrily reaching into new territory. More than ever, finance functions are reinventing themselves to escort their companies through this unknown terrain. How can … more »
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