Kinds: White Paper

Five Ingredients for Finance Transformation

Over the next 10 years, technology will do more to change the finance and accounting organization than it has over the past 50. A spate of advances in databases, data processing, analytics and tools addressing the user experience as well as the application of artificial intelligence will free up much of the time now required…

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4 Steps to Greater Nonprofit Stewardship with Digital Finance Transformation

As a nonprofit finance leader, you must be a good steward of the public trust. You are responsible for ensuring the resources of your organization are well protected and used efficiently for the organization to fulfill its mission. Nonprofit digital finance transformation uses technologies like cloud computing, open API integration, analytics, and data visualizations to…

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The 5 Questions to Ask Your Controller

Today’s CFO needs to work closely with the controller to ensure that, one, the organization gets the full benefit of the controller’s talents and knowledge and, two, the controller’s office is operating at the highest levels of efficiency and accuracy. Learn about the five questions you should ask your controller to initiate a conversation around…

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Elements of Successful Cybersecurity

Digital transformation means that organizations must be proactive about their cybersecurity. Not only are there more ways to be attacked than ever before, but cybersecurity breaches are also  constantly changing and hackers are becoming more sophisticated. Without proper cybersecurity, the organization’s critical activities are at risk and the potential for reputational damage is real. Successful…

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Financials Face-off: On-premise vs. Cloud

In today’s complicated business climate, you need the latest technology to stay competitive. With an increasing number of people working remotely, being able to close your financials, run reports, make decisions, and keep up with the myriad of changing regulations is paramount. Is your on-premise financial management software helping you grow and compete—or holding you…

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Third Party Risk in a Post Pandemic World

Whether a third-party is part of the supply chain or an outsourced information technology services provider, organizations are increasingly implementing third-party risk management (TPRM) programs to ensure third-parties are not creating additional exposure for them. Successful outsourcing relationships with effective risk management allow the organization to safely procure goods and services and focus on their…

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Seven Reasons to Move to Cloud Financials Now

Cloud Financials Allow Organizations to Focus on the Future Fast-moving enterprises understand the importance of right-time information to compete successfully in a digitally connected world. Implemented in just a few months or even weeks, a cloud financial system delivers financial data in a business context that demonstrates the real-world impact of decisions. Cloud financials support…

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Business Continuity Planning

Business Continuity Planning Provides Organizational Resilience Unplanned disruptions can adversely affect the operations of any organization, no matter the size, putting it and its stakeholders at significant risk. Fortunately, strategic investments and scenario planning can give your organization a competitive advantage over those who are unprepared for a variety of contingencies. Business Continuity Plans (BCP)…

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Best Practices in Enterprise Risk Management

An increasing number of organizations have embraced Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) ― a structured and continuous process designed to provide an organization’s board and senior leaders with a strategic perspective of risks so they can be managed proactively. Read our latest industry report that examines how nonprofit and associations are utilizing ERM best practices to…

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Nonprofit Board Members: Role and Responsibilities

The value of a well-informed board of directors at nonprofit organizations cannot be taken for granted. Because board members are usually selected for multiple-year terms, clarifying the function of a board of directors and the responsibilities of its individual members is essential. The basic legal responsibility of a board member is to exercise reasonable business…

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