TechnologyAccounting SoftwareSpecial report: Financial Software Decisions

Special report: Financial Software Decisions

Software vendors are beginning to see the importance of extracting information rather than feeding machines numbers. In this issue of Financial Software Decisions, we focus on reporting software, whether for internal management reports, internal audits or to monitor employee incentives.

Management reporting

Real-time aggregation of data from ERP and accounting systems means that management reports can help drive future strategy rather than just provide a backwards view
Payment methods
Software vendors are returning to the application service provider model of renting, instead of selling their products to corporates.

Business intelligence
Financial consolidating and reporting software is being positioned as the only alternative to error-prone spreadsheets for internal auditors

Global implementation
How to successfully roll out a global, standardised software system by setting clear targets and establishing standard business practice.

Employee incentive management
EIM software calculates and monitors staff commissions so FDs don?t have to. It keeps sales reps from complaining too.

Vendor update
Consolidation in the financial software industry poses a threat to the smaller vendors as Microsoft spends billions on acquisitions.

Employee portals
Human resource information, payroll, training, internal communications and expenses management all on a single secure website. Is this the future of the intranet?

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