Financial Applications in the Cloud: Building Your Business Case
Date: Thu, Dec 05, 2013
Time: 02:00 P.M. ET
Duration: 1 hour
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, and gain the opportunity to hear expert perspectives on financial software ROI.
During this Webcast, you will:
- Learn the three steps to building an effective business case for moving financial applications to the cloud;
- Hear how to assess direct and indirect benefits of making this change;
- See real-life case studies from Nucleus' clients;
- Learn how to calculate key financial metrics associated with transitioning financial applications to the cloud, including the ROI and payback period; and
- Find out how to prioritize your deployment based on five key ROI factors to maximize returns and minimize risk.
About the Presenters
Rebecca Wettemann, Vice President, Research, Nucleus Research
Rebecca Wettemann is responsible for directing and managing Nucleus' industry-leading quantitative research team. She has written and presented extensively on the subject of enterprise applications, customer relationship management, collaboration and integration technology and its impact on business. She is an expert on the financial analysis of technology and is the author of numerous ROI studies and reports. Prior to joining Nucleus, Ms. Wettemann directed IDC's European Collaborative Technologies programs.
Vijay Ramakrishnan, Director, Product Marketing, Intacct
As director of product marketing with Intacct, Vijay Ramakrishnan applies his more than 15 years of experience in the software industry to helping organizations understand how they can tap into the power of the cloud to streamline financial management processes and gain new insights to drive business strategies. Prior to joining Intacct Corporation, Vijay was with Taleo, where he helped human resources organizations leverage the cloud to make their talent acquisition and performance management processes more effective.
Vice President, Research
Director, Product Marketing