Leverage the Cloud for Regulatory Compliance

Posted by Steve Berry

Oct 12, 2018 5:28:48 PM

Do-it-yourself might not be the best way to comply with regulations like the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) — not when you can use an environment already tested and approved.

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Topics: Managed Services, Risk and Compliance, Finance Best Practices, Managed Application Services (MAH)

Live webinar: IFRS 15 and ASC 606 - Are you in compliance yet?

Posted by Pam Gazley

Jun 5, 2018 1:52:00 PM

Every public company must be in compliance with the new IFRS 15 and ASC 606 revenue recognition standard. Failing to be in compliance will result in lengthy audits, having to restate earnings, irate shareholders or potential loss of revenue due to non-compliance.

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Topics: Shamless Marketing, Risk and Compliance, Finance Best Practices

Great M&As Need A Great EPM Environment

Posted by Steve Berry

May 31, 2018 10:41:29 AM

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Topics: Cloud EPM, Risk and Compliance, Finance Best Practices, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)

Agile EPM Reduces Risk and Makes Stakeholders Happy

Posted by Steve Berry

Apr 26, 2018 11:16:00 AM

An agile EPM approach reduces risk, gets to value faster, creates less waste, and is more likely to make your stakeholders happy. So why build your EPM system any other way?

When we listed in a recent blog article the top ten reasons why EPM projects fail, one of the reasons we listed was “scope creep” — and one of the reasons for listing it, we wrote, is that scope creep undermines agile. That might seem like a contradiction since both scope creep and agile are about doing things incrementally — which is true. But where agile

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Topics: EPM Support, Implementation or Upgrade, Risk and Compliance, Finance Best Practices, Enterprise Performance Management (EPM)

Cloud EPM’s Unintended Benefits for Finance

Posted by Steve Berry

Apr 5, 2018 2:50:27 PM

Sure, moving to a cloud EPM solution should save money, make IT more efficient, and better synchronize cash flow with expenses. But the real benefit is better finance.

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Topics: Cloud Hosting, Cloud EPM, Risk and Compliance, Finance Best Practices

Can Your Hyperion Applications Survive a Financial Audit?

Posted by Steve Berry

Feb 12, 2016 5:16:27 PM

Hyperion applications are often critical components to producing accurate and timely financial reporting. In order to comply with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), external audit firms often require a large amount of documentation as well as testing to ensure that a firm’s Hyperion applications are properly 

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Topics: Cloud Hosting, Risk and Compliance, Oracle Products