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Performance & Financial Management
Professional accountants will use many performance & financial management methods and approaches to help their organization deliver its objectives, goals, targets, and strategies. Performance & financial management encompasses all of the management, process, and behavioral aspects of strategy execution and monitoring performance. Read More
Cathy Foley, Director of Technical Sales at XCM Solutions, explains the importance of workflow automation technology and its impact on the accounting industry. Read More
How New Technology Can Help You Provide Better Services
by Rob Ripp, Founder and President, Fintelligent, LLC | January 6, 2016 |
Technology can assist accountants and help make their services more efficient, says Robert Ripp, President of Fintelligent, LLC. Read More
What Can You Gain from the AICPA’s Digital CPA Conference?
by Erik Asgeirsson, President and CEO, CPA.com | December 23, 2015 |
Erik Asgeirsson, President and CEO of CPAcom, discusses the value of the AICPA’s Digital CPA conference and what attendees gain. Read More
Technologies and Trends at Digital CPA 2015: An IFAC Gateway Review
by Bhumi Jariwala, Assistant Editor, IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway and Eli R. Khazzam, Editor-in-Chief, IFAC Global Knowledge Gateway | December 22, 2015 | 2
The Gateway Team reviews Digital CPA 2015, looking at the speakers, products, and big ideas. Read More
ABC/M and the Public Sector: Uses, Pitfalls, and the Argument for Change
by Gary Cokins, CPIM, Analytics-Based Performance Management LLC | December 14, 2015 |
In the fourth article of a four-part series based on the book, Activity-Based Cost Management in Government, author Gary Cokins explains the importance of knowing what to do with ABC/M data before the calculation effort is launched. Read More
- Consultants Underperform Finance Staff on Decision Support
January 8, 2016 - CFO.com
- EU Associations Trio Strongly Involved with SMEs Forge Common CMU Position
November 25, 2015 - Fédération des Experts-comptables Européens – Federation of European Accountants
- IFAC Study Shows Accountancy Strongly Linked to Prosperity, Improved Living Standards
November 12, 2015 - IFAC
- Align Finance, Operations to Improve Working Capital
November 11, 2015 - CFO.com
- Project and Investment Appraisal for Sustainable Value Creation
August 14, 2013 - IFAC
- Predictive Business Analytics: Improving Business Performance with Forward-Looking Measures
November 13, 2011 - IFAC
- Evaluating and Improving Costing in Organizations
June 30, 2009 - IFAC