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Easy ERP: A Challenge to Conventional Thinking
There is a new paradigm when it comes to evaluating ERP systems. With little difference between industry players' solutions, the key is the longevity of the

critical thinking decision compliance  after window to find critical information. In the new paradigm, there is no ROI. It's about TCO, and functionality isn't the differentiator—usability is. Know What You're Shopping For Your first challenge today is to get educated to understand the product category-segment you are looking for. Are you looking for the software equivalent of a motorcycle, a sedan, a wagon or a seven passenger SUV? Don't make the mistake of trying to compare a Harley to a Hummer. Both products will get you to the office,

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Best Practices in Creating a Strategic Finance Function


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As organizations get larger and expand into new markets and territories they may find it more difficult to meet their talent management needs. Outsourcing is one option, but is your organization ready to hand over its entire recruitment process to an RPO provider? TEC analyst Sherry Fox looks at some factors to consider when working with an RPO and what your company can do to reap the benefits of recruitment outsourcing.

critical thinking decision compliance  RPO firm, it is critical that you understand their capabilities and ensure that the RPO firm’s expected long-term goals for your company are aligned with your expectations. This will enable you to build a relationship that fosters mutual understanding and support—which will help streamline the routine performing and managing of the recruitment process. To avoid such situations, here are just a few simple things to consider. Do your research: Ensure the outsourcing firms you are researching have Read More

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GreenSky: A Solution for Aviation Emissions Reporting and Compliance to EU-ETS


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LogRhythm and SOX Compliance


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