Sat.Feb 24, 2024 - Fri.Mar 01, 2024

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Wells Fargo CFO calls commercial real estate a ‘long movie’

CFO Dive

The office market is under the most pressure, the bank’s finance chief Michael Santomassimo said on Monday.

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Project Titan(ic)

Corporate Finance

In 2014, Apple was rumored to have approved Project Titan, Apple's development of an electric car. In 2015, Apple formally introduced the new project. At its height in 2018, Project Titan employed 5,000 people. Now, nearly a decade later after it started, Apple announced that it is shutting down Project Titan, the option to abandon. With shrinking demand for electric cars, Apple must have believed that spending more money on the new car isn't worth the payoff, even though Apple has probably alre

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Digital Commerce Platform, Customer Portals | Webinar

Navigator SAP

The Experlogix Digital Commerce Customer Portal is an award-winning, cloud-based SaaS solution that offers your customers the convenience of online self-service 24/7, 365 days a year. The out-of-the-box product will streamline and automate your sales and customer support processes and allow your customers to order directly into your ERP system, anytime and anywhere.

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Businesses must prioritize GST compliance to handle tax notices, says expert

CFO News

Tax experts stress the urgency of prioritizing GST compliance, emphasizing prompt response to summonses and adherence to regulations amidst increasing scrutiny, while urging for simplified tax procedures.

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Register Now: Sneak Peek Into Close Automation SkyStem Web Demo

Technology is rapidly changing the way accountants perform and manage month-end activities. Spreadsheets, email, and shared drives no longer have to slow us down. Join us as we present a "sneak peek" recorded demo of SkyStem's month-end close solution – ART. In under four weeks, your team can start reaping the benefits of month-end close automation by vastly reducing spreadsheets, cut down on reconciliation work, speed up the month-end close, and better manage your remote team.

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Economists predict 2.2% GDP growth, outstripping prior 2024 forecast: NABE

CFO Dive

Data on the job market, and consumer and producer prices, suggest the Fed may need to keep the main interest rate at a 40-year high longer than markets anticipated.

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Why Growth-Focused Manufacturers Need an Industrial Manufacturing ERP Solution

Navigator SAP

No manufacturer has a zero-growth strategy. But homegrown or outdated technology can make a manufacturing business look like it is slumping toward a no-growth goal. The difference between a growing manufacturing operation and a stagnant one often comes down to inadequate technology that was not built for the pace and needs of the marketplace today. Manufacturers that want to improve performance and growth should be looking at modern product manufacturing ERP solutions such as SAP S/4HANA Cloud P

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RBI extends Interest Equalisation Scheme for Export Credit Until June 30

CFO News

The decision to extend the scheme comes after the Union Cabinet approved an additional allocation of Rs 2,500 crore in December, ensuring the continuation of the interest equalisation subsidy scheme on pre- and post-shipment rupee export credit until the end of June.

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AI, employee balance key to driving tech strategy: IMA

CFO Dive

Treating AI like a new colleague, rather than a replacement for employees, can help CFOs more seamlessly incorporate the technology.

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Let’s check in on the I Bond’s next fixed rate

Tips Watch

By David Enna, Tipswatch.com Earlier this year, I think most I Bond investors were assuming that the I Bond’s next fixed rate would end up being lower than the current 1.30%, the highest fixed rate since November 2006.

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Accounting Software and ERP Readiness Guide

In this white paper, we explore the factors to consider in deciding whether the time is right for your Company to consider a new ERP or accounting software, the total cost of ownership and plans necessary to make the potential leap to these systems.

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Material Resource Planning and Its Role in Manufacturing

Navigator SAP

Industrial and manufacturing solutions have significantly evolved over the years as computers have become more powerful and manufacturing efficiency has gone from a competitive advantage to table stakes. Manufacturers now use a manufacturing execution system in resource planning and execution (MES), a material resource planning system (MRP) for preparing a batch manufacturing record, and an enterprise resource planning solution (ERP) for tying it all together.

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KPIs To Track Your Advisor Marketing And Figure Out What’s Actually Working (Or Not)

Nerd's Eye View

In the early days of the financial advice industry, an advisor's options for generating new business were somewhat limited. Cold calls, country club memberships, Chamber of Commerce networking, and referrals (from clients or centers of influence) were staples for growth, and determining how successful those sales-centric efforts were was rather straightforward.

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Consumer confidence falls, breaking three-month rising streak

CFO Dive

Spending by consumers is showing signs of sputtering after propelling better-than-expected economic growth last year.

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At the Money: Woke Investing vs. Values-Based Investing

Barry Ritholtz

 At the Money: Woke Investing vs. Values-Based Investing Meir Statman, February 28, 2024  There’s been criticism of what some call “Woke Investing.” But “Value-based investing” is more politically agnostic than its critics realize. Used by Pro-life investors like the Catholic Church, it aligns capital with deeply held beliefs – be they left or right.

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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What is a Manufacturing Execution System?

Navigator SAP

A key component of lean manufacturing methodology is using a manufacturing execution system for monitoring, tracking and controlling the manufacturing process. Although this isn’t the only manufacturing resource planning method that businesses lean on, it is a key industrial manufacturing solution that plays an important role within an overall lean manufacturing methodology strategy.

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Paytm issue may be reviewed, scrutiny on Byju's progressing well: ICAI

CFO News

Institute of Chartered Accountants of India President Ranjeet Kumar Agarwal on Sunday said its financial reporting review board (FRRB) may deliberate on issues of the fintech firm in the near future.

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Few link 150 credit hours to more prepared accounting graduates

CFO Dive

Less than 10% of NJCPA members surveyed reported seeing accounting graduates with an extra 30 hours of college credit as “noticeably” better prepared.

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Transcript: Andrew Slimmon, Morgan Stanley Investment Management

Barry Ritholtz

Transcript: The transcript from this week’s MiB: Andrew Slimmon, Morgan Stanley Investment Management , is below. You can stream and download our full conversation, including any podcast extras, on Apple Podcasts , Spotify , YouTube , and Bloomberg. All of our earlier podcasts on your favorite pod hosts can be found here. ~~~ XXXXX ~~~ The post Transcript: Andrew Slimmon, Morgan Stanley Investment Management appeared first on The Big Picture.

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PowerPoint Best Practices for Creating Stellar Presentations

Mastering data visualization in PowerPoint will help accelerate your career because it positions you as someone who can present data that drives business decisions forward. think-cell's PowerPoint Best Practices eBook was created specifically for professionals aiming to master the art and science of data-driven storytelling. What’s inside: Practical Insights: Uncover valuable tips for crafting engaging and persuasive presentations.

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6 Ways ERP Production Planning Helps Manufacturers

Navigator SAP

Few areas impact a manufacturer more than efficient production planning, and few tools are better for production planning than an enterprise resource planning solution (ERP). Manufacturers that use an ERP for industrial manufacturing can precisely analyze and juggle the variables that go into efficient production planning, and ERP for industrial product manufacturing is a cornerstone technology for a lean manufacturing methodology.

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Project Titan(ic)

Essentials of Corporate Finance

In 2014, Apple was rumored to have approved Project Titan, Apple's development of an electric car. In 2015, Apple formally introduced the new project. At its height in 2018, Project Titan employed 5,000 people. Now, nearly a decade later after it started, Apple announced that it is shutting down Project Titan, the option to abandon. With shrinking demand for electric cars, Apple must have believed that spending more money on the new car isn't worth the payoff, even though Apple has probably alre

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CFOs take backseat to CISOs on SEC cyber rules

CFO Dive

Less than half of finance chiefs are involved in the SEC's cybersecurity breach disclosure process, AuditBoard found.

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Chartis Research ranks ION Commodities as a leading technology provider for energy markets for the fourth time in a row

Reval

London – 28 February 2024: ION Commodities, a global leader in energy and. The post Chartis Research ranks ION Commodities as a leading technology provider for energy markets for the fourth time in a row appeared first on ION.

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Finding “The One:” The Ultimate Guide to Selecting Financial Software

Speaker: Nancy Wu, Head of Sales and Customer Success at SkyStem

As finance and accounting practitioners, you are expected to complete daily operations as well as to manage next generation tools and resources to support a business that is growing in complexity. Having the right software can be critical in juggling and meeting those high expectations. The path to the right software, however, is paved with challenging decisions.

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Using Reflection Questions To Help Prospects Find Clarity And Focus On A Shared Planning Vision

Nerd's Eye View

Initial outreach to a financial advicer rarely (if ever) results from a prospective client waking up in the middle of the night in a cold sweat because they just figured out that they're in desperate need of a comprehensive financial plan. Rather, prospects often reach out to set an initial appointment only when they realize they have a specific pain point that they need an advicer's help with.

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New lending landscape: Fintech powers banks to storm NBFC bastion

CFO News

The lending landscape in India is undergoing a change with the spread of digitisation and the advent of fintechs. In the past, banks were hobbled by the lack of infrastructure and costs involved in expanding their geographic footprint into the hinterland. But fintechs and advancements in technology enabled banks to extend their reach without significant inflation in fixed costs.

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Orsted taps new CFO, COO in turnaround bid

CFO Dive

The troubled offshore energy developer appointed new financial and operational leadership as it looks to get back on course following a turbulent 2023.

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ESG and sustainability action items for leadership in 2024

Future CFO

There are many issues and priorities that are high on the agenda of the Board and C-suite in 2024. According to HSBC , environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors, and sustainability have become essential considerations for businesses worldwide. HSBC says ESG and sustainability are two related but distinct concepts. Different but related “While both ESG and sustainability are concerned with environmental, social, and governance factors, ESG focuses on evaluating the performance of compan

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Predictions You Can Rely On: How Data Drives Successful Financial Forecasting

Speaker: Robbie Bhathal, Founder & CEO, and Matthew Acalin, Head of Credit Intelligence

In today's volatile financial environment, how confident are you in your company’s financial forecasting? To get the most accurate cash predictions that will lead to long-term financial survival, real-time data is critical. Innovative cash management strategies can lead to better credit opportunities, more sustainable growth, and long-term financial prosperity.

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10 Weekend Reads

Barry Ritholtz

The weekend is here! Pour yourself a mug of coffee, grab a seat by the fire, and get ready for our longer-form weekend reads: • How Russian Spies Get Flipped or Expelled, As Told by a Spycatcher : Caught a Russian spy? You may try to flip them first, perhaps offering work as a double agent—all with the help of the British, the French, or the Americans.

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Preference for locally made goods to support mfg sector achieve 25% of the GDP of $30 trillion economy: Goyal

CFO News

Piyush Goyal, India's Minister of Commerce and Industry, emphasized the potential for India to become a global manufacturing powerhouse by focusing on exports and promoting locally made goods. He urged stakeholders to support the manufacturing sector, stating it could contribute 25% to the GDP of a $30 trillion economy in 2027.

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SaaS license waste tops IT spend challenges

CFO Dive

Hasty software purchasing during the pandemic led to bloated SaaS stacks that are now ripe for trimming.

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