CODA's savvy accounting and financial offerings include budgeting, forecasting, scorecards, and tools that use Microsoft Excel spreadsheets collaboratively and securely. However, CODA must defend its narrow specialist and best-of-breed approach against larger-scale integrated enterprise system offerings.
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and, more importantly, whether it will be a useful tool for management to compete effectively in the marketplace. Before companies can benefit from this technology, prospective users must select the right tools, which are also fairly intuitive and easy for external auditors to learn, and certify the state of affairs of compliance within the organization. As with any piece of software, user enterprises have to know what to look for to meet their organization''s expectations and avoid disappointments. For