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Glocalization: How do we achieve the Holy Grail?

The tailoring of a product to local requirements, by a global (or at least globally aspiring) organization. Glocalization is the…

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How to Make Shared Services Work for You
Shared Services

We’ve all heard the mantra of ‘reduce cost by using shared services.’ The real question, though, is what activities are…

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VSMC Reaps Rewards from IFS Mobility Solutions

Mobile devices and what they enable employees to do are a central part of the story of IFS customer VSMC and its deployment of a single uniform mobility solution across its international operations.

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Transfer Pricing is Not Just for Tax Planning

Transfer pricing and tax planning have been in the media a lot lately as details emerge of how companies like…

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Fast-Track Budget Allocation with ERP

The concept of planning is central to business. Everything from production runs to capital construction projects to customer acquisition campaigns…

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More Effective Business Intelligence for Finance Teams

Finance executives are feeling tremendous pressure to drive down business costs while maintaining an acceptable level of quality and performance….

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How can accounting software speed up the monthly closing process?

Finance executives all over the world tear their hair out at month’s end. Here are a few pieces of advice from an IFS expert on how proactive thinking and ERP software can take the angst out of closing out the month.

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Financial Reporting Standards – Will there ever be a single set?

The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) has been building momentum for a while now and the idea of a common set of reporting standards is catching on. The problem, as always, is in the detail…

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How will “Big Data” influence your finance team?
Types of Data Companies Are Collecting as Big Data

Analysts like Forrester, Gartner and IDC are predicting that many industries are being fundamentally changed by “Big Data”. The basic…

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