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The Money Story: Seven Deadly Stiflers For CFOs to Avoid
During this Webcast, Dan Miller, general manager with NetSuite and former three-time CFO, will discuss how finance executives can avoid the seven deadly sins that lead to financial failure. He will share his tips on how to use data to better understand what's really going on in the organization; how to make informed, insightful, and assertive decisions that drive profitable business growth; and the best way to convey decisions to investors, executives, and business units alike.
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The CFO Playbook on Growth: How CFOs Can Boost Efficiency and Performance with Automation
Today's growth companies have a plethora of technology at their disposal: cloud, mobile, and analytics to name a few. How can strategic CFOs use this consumer-oriented technology to pave the way for business growth? During this Webcast, a panel of experts will discuss how today's technology can transform current workflows and back-office processes; the unique opportunities growth companies have to invest in new technologies; how CFOs can best investigate and invest in technology to boost growth opportunities for their firms; and barriers to change and how to make the case for investment.
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Gaining Control: Fixing Your Fixed Asset Management Process for Increased Profits
Using the right fixed asset management tools and processes companies can create efficiencies and improve accuracy in managing, depreciating, and tracking fixed assets, from asset acquisition to disposal. During this Webcast, Celina Rogers, VP and Editorial Director of CFO Publishing, and Grant Griebel of Sage will explore how improving your fixed asset management process can drive down regulatory risks, maximize return on capital investments, deliver greater control and reporting capabilities, assist in fraud prevention, and reduce unnecessary costs.
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Finance Views on the Tax Dimension of Strategic Decision Making
CFO Research, on behalf of Vertex Inc., surveyed 105 finance executives and conducted a set of in-depth interviews about how companies can derive greater value from their business decisions by taking tax into account more fully. The results were clear: "Tax aware" companies derive more strategic business value from major initiatives such as geographic expansion, mergers, and divestitures. In addition, companies that incorporate tax considerations have achieved better business results such as lower effective tax rates and higher earnings per share. Attend this Webcast to hear more about the findings of our study and learn what your company can do to become more tax aware and drive greater value from its business activities.
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From Administration to Strategy -- Use the Cloud to Transform Finance and HR
During this Webcast, you will learn the value of integrated financial and HR platforms to business agility and performance, and why unified, cloud-based technology suites simplify processes and provide a "single source of truth." You will also find out how to leverage this unified view to reach across business units and geographies to improve decision making and create strategic alignment, as well as how to develop actionable analytics with easy-to-use tools and processes.
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The State of ePayables for 2014 -- AP's Quest into The Digital Age
During this Webcast, you will hear about the latest research and insights from Ardent Partners' annual ePayables report for 2014. Andrew Bartolini, Chief Research Officer with Ardent Partners, and Drew Hofler, Director of Solutions Marketing with Ariba, an SAP company, will discuss the current state of the accounts payable market; how best-in-class AP departments are improving the efficiency of their operations; and perspectives on AP's key priorities for the future. Webcast attendees will receive a complimentary copy of Ardent Partners' ePayables report (a $399 value), courtesy of Ariba.
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The Risks and Limitations of Financial Spreadsheets
If you are looking to reduce your finance team's dependence on spreadsheets while improving your team's ability to convey financial information accurately and efficiently, then this is one Webcast you will not want to miss. During the Webcast, you will have a unique opportunity to hear the latest findings from Robert Kugel, senior vice president and research director with Ventana Research. You will learn about the risks of relying on spreadsheets, and how your finance team can advance beyond spreadsheets by using automated software for core finance processes -- such as data collection, consolidation, and analysis -- so that your team can focus on higher-level strategic activities.
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The CFO Playbook on Sales Performance Management: The Finance Perspective on SPM
One of the most costly yet crucial functions in an enterprise is its sales force -- getting sales right is imperative to achieving profitable growth. An efficient, well-controlled sales process allows businesses to accurately manage sales compensation; correctly determine sales territories and quotas; and develop reliable forecasts over longer time horizons. For these reasons, many CFOs are turning to sales performance management (SPM) tools. This CFO Playbook Webcast will explore the opportunities and risks of SPM, as well as how finance chiefs can make an informed decision on whether or not to make this investment.
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The CFO's Guide to Navigating the Cloud
with guest speaker Paul Hamerman from Forrester Research, Inc.
During this Webcast, Paul Hamerman, Vice President and Principal Analyst with Forrester Research, Inc., will discuss factors that have motivated some finance organizations to move to the cloud, along with the reasons why some finance executives remain satisfied with on-premise systems. Attendees will learn about the pros and cons of moving financial performance management applications to the cloud; how to determine if this solution is right for their companies; and steps to consider when making the move.
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Reliability and Predictability: A CFO's Dream
Leveraging the Power of Recurring Revenue for the Enterprise
During this Webcast, a panel of experts will explore how companies determine if a recurring revenue model is right for them; the considerations and challenges of moving to recurring revenue streams; and how to deliver first-class customer interactions that go beyond billing.
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Aligning Strategy and Execution with Performance-Management Systems
During this Webcast, a distinguished panel of experts will explore why business intelligence and planning solutions are important to your organization, as well as how Big Data and analytics can help your organization answer more questions and ask even better ones. Panelists will also discuss how to evaluate needs to determine systems and application delivery models that will elevate your company, and how to manage adoption of performance-management systems to ensure that your company can realize its full potential.
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The CFO Playbook on Technology: Leveraging Cloud and Mobile for Your Organization
Lower costs, improved data accessibility, and the advantages of outsourcing IT maintenance have already led many companies to adopt some form of cloud computing. Similarly, the adoption of mobile technology has afforded companies with increased employee productivity. While the benefits of adopting these technologies are apparent, the risks associated with their implementation and use may not be so obvious. From this Webcast, you will learn how adopting cloud and mobile technologies can create better efficiencies and profitability for your business, as well as how to identify and mitigate data security threats when developing cloud and mobile initiatives. During the Webcast, panelists will also share their perspectives on how to articulate the CFO's role in overseeing cloud and mobile initiatives, and what steps a company ought to take before rolling out a new mobile device plan.
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Charting a Course to Profitability with Big Data
Every company forecasts and reports on revenue, costs, expenses, and asset and investment performance. But many finance teams are eager for deeper insight into profitability not just at the corporate or business-unit level, but also at the customer, channel, and product level. From this Webcast, you will learn how groundbreaking applications of Big Data are making it possible for finance teams to analyze and report on multiple dimensions and drivers of profitability, as well as allocate costs more effectively and transparently. You will also hear how these applications equip finance teams to direct resources to the most profitable activities more effectively, and enable finance teams to use scenario modeling and what-if analysis to make better, more informed business decisions.
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Audit-Ready Financials -- Best Practices to Avoid Common Pitfalls
From this Webcast, you will learn how to improve your process for preparing audit-ready financials; key steps for audit preparation; and how to employ cloud technology for financial reporting and audit preparation effectively. You will also learn how to ensure that the information you present -- and the way you present it -- helps your company earn a "clean" opinion from your auditor.
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The CFO as Technology Evangelist: How Effectively Are You Using Technology to Drive Strategy and Set the Growth Agenda?
Join Oracle Chairman Jeff Henley and Accenture Strategy Managing Director Scott Brennan as they explore the findings of new global research on the role of the CFO as technology evangelist. You'll learn what 975 senior finance executives and 300 line-of-business executives around the world really think about the ability of finance to drive value creation. Special guest Stuart Brown, senior vice president and CFO with Red Robin, will share how he and his finance team are using advanced analytics, social collaboration tools, the cloud and other modern technologies to become more effective, influential business partners driving Red Robin's impressive growth.
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Beyond Borders: How Senior Finance Executives Are Leading Their Companies to Overseas Opportunities
Is your company looking to launch operations overseas? As a groundbreaking study from CFO Research reveals, companies can't assume that establishing a global presence automatically translates to lowering costs or attracting new customers. Whether you are expanding internationally for the first time, or you are determining new locations in which to operate, this Webcast offers unique and often surprising insights into what it takes to capitalize on growth opportunities overseas.
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How to Boost Your Bottom Line by Integrating Procure-to-Pay Processes
During this Webcast, we will share research findings from CFO Publishing and expert recommendations that reveal how senior finance leaders can foster a culture of collaboration that brings disparate payment and procurement tasks together into an integrated, automated, end-to-end procure-to-pay process.
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How Finance Leaders Can Use the Cloud to Lift Forecasting Speed and Accuracy
Forecasting has long been considered more of an art than a science. But with the emergence of cloud computing, the prospects for boosting the speed and accuracy of forecasts are looking up, especially for finance leaders who understand how to apply the technology effectively. The challenge for many companies is how to develop forecasts from what is often an overwhelming amount of financial data streaming in from a variety of departments -- and in a multitude of formats. During this Webcast, you'll learn how to employ a cloud-based approach to streamline forecasting, produce timely analysis and reduce errors.
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What Finance Leaders Need to Know About Strategies to Build a Successful Recurring-Revenue Business
During this Webcast, pricing expert Jim Geisman will reveal what finance leaders need to know to transform a product, launch a new service or enter a new market as part of the subscription economy.
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The CFO Playbook On Human Capital: The CFO's Guide to HR Technology Investments
This Webcast will explore new developments in human resources (HR) technology and what they mean for your company. You will also learn about the opportunities new tools can bring to your company's hiring, employee performance, training and education; why the CFO needs to be involved in the HR-technology investment decision; whom you should talk to within your organization to make the best investment choices possible; and what you need to ask when choosing a vendor.
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Procurement in 2020: Four Trends Shaping the Future
What will procurement look like in 2020? During this conversational Webcast, John Mavriyannakis, Senior Manager with Deloitte, will discuss the present and future of procurement with Scott Whitehill, Vice President of Procurement Operations with The Blackstone Group, and with Tony Wessels, Vice President of Marketing with Coupa Software. Throughout the Webcast, they will draw from findings from Deloitte's surveys of more than 200 chief procurement officers and chief financial officers. In addition, you'll hear what The Blackstone Group has learned from its direct experience with revamping procurement to streamline processes among its portfolio companies.
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CFO Live Q&A Webcast: The Directors of the Duke/CFO Global Business Outlook Answer Your Questions
What do CFOs around the world have to say about the economic outlook for 2014? And what does it mean for you and your company? During this Webcast, you will hear Duke University's John Graham and CFO Publishing's David Owens discuss the latest results from the quarterly Duke University/CFO Global Business survey.
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Achieving Superior Performance in Working Capital Management
From this Webcast, you will learn how to identify problems in working capital management before they take root, as well as how to develop DSO, DIO and DPO performance metrics that permit degrees of flexibility. The panelists for this Webcast will also discuss how best to rein in maverick spending without hurting the bottom line, and why it makes sense to leverage cloud-based technology tools to manage company spending, suppliers, contracts, sourcing, inventory and accounts payable more efficiently.
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Financial Applications in the Cloud: Building Your Business Case
Thinking about moving your financial apps to the cloud? Chances are that you've asked yourself the same crucial question that's applied to every strategic decision in your business: What's the return on investment (ROI)? A solid business case that's rooted in a clear ROI and demonstrable payback not only unlocks budget dollars; it also provides a roadmap for successful deployment and maximum value. Join Rebecca Wettemann, Vice President of Nucleus Research, and Vijay Ramakrishnan, Director of Product Marketing with Intacct, for this Webcast, from which you have the opportunity to hear expert perspectives on financial software ROI.
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How a Shift to Industry-Specific Finance and Accounting Outsourcing (FAO) Can Improve Your Company's Performance
Finance and accounting outsourcing (FAO) has traditionally been considered a horizontal and industry-agnostic segment of business process outsourcing (BPO). But that perception is changing. As companies' FAO requirements become more sophisticated, FAO services are becoming more specialized. During this Webcast, you will hear how industry-specific BPO can benefit your finance and accounting operations; you will also learn about emerging best practices of providers of FAO services. In addition, the Webcast will feature a case study about the FAO journey of the restaurant chain Church's Chicken.
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How to Use Spend Management to Improve the Performance of Your Suppliers, Generate Hard Savings and Achieve Greater Customer Satisfaction
During this Webcast, you will have the opportunity to hear a case study about how FMC Technologies, a large oil and gas firm, uses spend analysis to ensure not only that the company achieves hard savings that result from managing suppliers cost-effectively but also that its suppliers' standards reflect FMC Technologies' highest priorities when serving its own customers: safety, quality and delivery. In addition, you will learn how to apply best practices of spend management to improving the performance of the suppliers on whom your company -- and ultimately, your customers -- depend.
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CFO Alert -- Credit and Political Risk Losses: Insurance Veterans Discuss Lessons Learned and the Way Forward for CFOs
From this Webcast, you will learn the reasons why trade-credit and political-risk insurance are increasingly necessary for global companies in today's politically uncertain climate. You will also learn facts and figures on specific regions of the world where claims have occurred in greatest number, as well as insight on where they are expected to rise. In addition, panelists for the Webcast will discuss the key steps you should take when loss situations start to materialize; what is covered and what is not; typical mistakes firms make and how you can avoid them; and what insurers can do for you in addition to paying valid claims.
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The CFO Playbook on Accounting: Gauging the Pros and Cons of Automating Financial Reporting
During this Webcast, a distinguished panel of experts will examine proper due diligence and best practices for companies that plan to pursue further automation, providing insight on how to determine if automated processes are right for your organization; why the CFO must take ownership of the move to a new system; how to evaluate system providers to enhance benefits while reducing risks; how to assess the value of automated systems in the cloud; and why stress-testing a new system makes sense.
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How to Enhance Your Management Reporting Capabilities
This Webcast offers a unique opportunity to learn from your peers about best practices for elevating your company's financial reporting capabilities, including how to improve the way your company communicates financial information to senior executives and your board; how to automate workflows for financial reporting; and how companies are using the cloud to improve the efficiency, adaptability and overall effectiveness of their financial reporting. We will also share a case study that reveals how Allegro Microsystems streamlined financial reporting throughout the company and among its foreign subsidiaries.
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Is a CFO Dashboard Right for You?
Three Ways Dashboards Prevent Problems with Manual Reporting
Inefficiencies and errors caused by manual reporting are putting CFOs under incredible strain. During this Webcast, Scott Lindeman, Vice President of Finance with Domo, and Devin Parker, Senior Director of Enterprise Solutions with Domo, will reveal how business intelligence addresses three issues inherent in manual financial reporting.
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CFO Playbook: The CFO's Perspective on Sales Performance Management
From this Webcast, attendees will learn about the different types of technology tools transforming sales performance management (SPM) and the benefits and risks of leveraging Big Data, mobility and the cloud for SPM. Panelists will also outline why it makes sense to empower employees in the field to act on the data they access, and how to manage and govern their authority. In addition, panelists will discuss why a sales-performance culture is imperative in a competitive, price-pressured environment.
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How Senior Finance Leaders Can Mitigate Health Care Liabilities
During this Webcast, a distinguished panel of experts will discuss how regulations are reshaping the health care sector; how this transformation is creating new financial exposures and enlarging longstanding exposures for businesses; and how to identify, assess and mitigate these risks.
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How Advanced Controls Can Boost the Bottom Line
If you're like many finance leaders, you recognize it is a balancing act to have sufficient and effective process controls that do not slow down your operations. Even if your company has automated most process controls, your organization could realize substantial gains by governing and controlling your processes more comprehensively. During this Webcast, you will learn about the magnitude and scope of issues impacting the bottom line that organizations typically encounter within the procure-to-pay and order-to-cash processes; what organizations have learned and what experts advise about how to monitor and reduce cash leakage; and how organizations can use advanced controls to identify and prevent problems that have a significant negative and direct impact on the bottom line.
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The CFO Playbook on Human Capital: Overcoming the Challenges of Developing and Retaining Talent
During this Webcast, a panel of experts will share their insights about best practices in employee training and education and proven methods in evaluating current skill sets to discern voids in intellectual capital. The panelists will also discuss the use of mentoring programs to pass on expertise to younger workers, the utility of "learning maps" and other virtual tools to develop human capital resources, and ways to measure the effectiveness of current and future training and education programs.
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Finance Transformation: How SaaS Solutions Can Deliver Strategic Insights
From this Webcast, you will learn what the key findings of the 2013 Intelligent Finance Organizations study from KPMG and CFO Research mean for your finance team; how the information needs of today's finance organizations have changed; why CFOs and other finance executives must respond to these new information needs to maintain competitive standing; and how new technologies are redefining the finance landscape by providing real-time access to performance-based information. The Webcast will also feature the example of AAA Northern California, Nevada and Utah (AAA NCNU), one of the largest affiliates of AAA's national federation of motor clubs, which migrated to a cloud-based finance solution.
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The CFO Playbook on Cloud: The Legal Issues CFOs Must Know About
During this Webcast, a distinguished panel of experts will address the legal risks that confront both providers and tenants of cloud services; how to assess a vendor's security protocols and operational practices to limit security and other risks; and the regulations currently on the books affecting cloud users in different industries, and those in the offing, such as The European Union's work on a cloud-based uniform model. Panelists will also discuss contract due diligence, risk management and best practices, as well as licensing restrictions and patent issues in the cloud environment.
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CFO Alert: Global Litigation Risks Rise Sharply for Directors and Officers
While serving on a board of directors carries with it great standing, it also invites growing liability for wrongful acts related to business insolvencies, employment decisions, infringement of intellectual property, and botched mergers and acquisitions. New laws and regulations around the world now increase the threat of such litigation for both board directors and company officers. From this Webcast, attendees will learn about the changing legal landscape abroad with respect to D&O exposure; the rise in civil litigation; the rise in regulatory investigations and lawsuits; changes in international legislation with respect to corporate liability; and the availability of indemnification to address international exposure.
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How to Improve the Accuracy and Transparency of Your Financial Close
In many finance departments, the end of the month signals a time when finance teams dedicate days or even weeks to tracking down data or poring over spreadsheets. It does not have to be this way. This Webcast will provide you with actionable next steps to help you on the road to optimizing your financial close.
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Turbo-Charge Finance for Growth with Cloud Financials
From this Webcast, you will learn how companies like yours are leveraging cloud financials to help achieve business growth while improving employee productivity at a reasonable economic cost. A panel of finance executives will share their experiences of how cloud financials provides value as a practical solution that delivers significant results in their respective companies.
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Managing a Growing, Global Organization in the Cloud
During this Webcast, Akash Bhatia, Director of Financial Planning and Analysis with OLX, will describe how his company has addressed key business challenges and achieved success in the cloud. Alex Ortiz, Head of Product Marketing with Host Analytics, will share some research and examples to show what's driving more and more organizations and CFOs to choose the cloud for enterprise performance management applications.
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The Fast Close Imperative and the Cloud
During this Webcast, you will learn why closing promptly is important and how it reflects on Finance, as well as best practices companies are using to shorten their consolidation, analysis and reporting cycles.
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The CFO Playbook on Finance: Where's the Money? Deeper Insight through Spend Optimization
Optimizing spend has become a holy grail in many organizations, due to the significant savings that can accrue from the process -- capital that can then be directed towards profitable business growth ventures. By enhancing the value of procurement, companies can create a culture of spend optimization. During this Webcast, a distinguished panel of experts will discuss how best to migrate toward a spend optimization model.
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The CFO Playbook on Cloud Computing: The Data and Operations Risks CFOs Must Know About and How to Combat Them
This Webcast will identify the risks you need to be aware of, as well as the best practices you can implement, to ensure that your company is making the most of the cloud while protecting your company's assets.
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Gaining Visibility: How CFOs Can Help their Organizations to Make Better Decisions
During this Webcast, principals from market strategy consulting firm Saugatuck Technology will use its latest global survey data and other research to not only affirm the value of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) to Finance, but also to show how SaaS in Finance can markedly improve the effectiveness of CFOs to meet core business goals.
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How to Improve Business Performance by Better Aligning Finance Operations with Corporate Strategy
As a senior finance leader, you are well aware that your company's management team needs to make informed decisions, implement plans and communicate results to investors as soon as the latest financial information about your company is available. From this Webcast, you will learn about best practices to ensure you provide adequate resources to align your finance team's operational objectives with your company's business strategy.
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The CFO Playbook on Human Capital -- The War for Talent: How to Better Recruit and Retain the Best and the Brightest
This CFO Playbook Webcast will explore why the war for talent still rages, despite improved employment figures; how to find quality employees that serve specific needs with specific skills; and how to hold onto them in the competitive war for talent.
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Accounts Payable: Advanced Internal Controls
Join Mary Schaeffer, an expert on best practices in AP operations, for an information-packed Webcast as she moves finance professionals beyond payment fraud, and focuses on mitigating financial risks associated with duplicate and erroneous payments, audit issues, and lost vendor credits -- all of which strip cash from a company's bottom line.
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