Get powerful procurement and sourcing insights for your business. Connect with experts and colleagues to get the most up-to-date knowledge on which strategies are proving to be the most effective for managing vendors, improving performance and reducing cost.
Scaled Agile, Inc recently released SAFe® 4.5, with feedback from users and the community. In the words of Dean Leffingwell, Director and Chief Methodologist at Scaled Agile, Inc.: “we believe you’ll find 4.5 to be leaner, more Agile, and better at fostering faster innovation and learning than any of its predecessors”.
Join Mr. Leffingwell and Tamara Nation, Agile Transformation Consultant at CA Technologies, on Thursday, July 27, 10am PT / 1pm ET, as they discuss:
•What’s new with SAFe 4.5
•How CA Agile Central supports SAFe 4.5 at the portfolio level
•How successful companies combine SAFe implementation and CA Agile Central
We encourage you to join us for the first of a three-part series on how CA Agile Central Products and Services supports scaling agile SAFely.
Being an adaptive enterprise means having the ability to rapidly respond to changing conditions. As the market changes, you adapt. As customer feedback comes in, you adapt. As your competitors shift their focus, you adapt.
Join James Chan and Laureen Knudsen, of CA Technologies, on Wednesday, July 26, 9am PT / 12pm ET, as they dig deeper into how Modern Business Management is essential to a thriving, adaptive enterprise. During this webinar, you’ll learn:
•How enterprise-wide business visibility provides real-time, continuous project data
•How to align funding for the projects agile teams are working on
•How financial and performance metrics connect financial models and audits to delivery practices
The adaptive enterprise is leveraging real-time visibility that allows it to proactively embrace changes and transform negatives into opportunities that move the business forward. It is prepared to respond to nearly every possibility with speed and agility and to take advantage of every circumstance. Are you ready?
Today’s CFOs are putting business travel expenses and indirect spend under the microscope to optimize cost savings and achieve operational excellence. But fragmented systems and processes make it difficult for business leaders to control corporate spend.
These challenges demand radical changes in expense management. Watch this webinar replay with Ventana Research and the New York Public Library to learn:
- Why spend management is a top priority for finance executives
- How organizations can use a single approach to manage spend
- How Workday streamlines business processes and identifies opportunities for cost savings
New cloud services for datacenter management are transforming traditional on-premises approaches. By applying Internet of Things technology, DCIM-based cloud services can deliver the benefits of DCIM without the deployment costs – and over time they promise value beyond what is possible on-premises.
Key Topics Addressed in this Session:
• How DCIM data is being exploited today
• How big-data analytics and AI is adding to the power of DCIM
• What data will remain on-prem and what will go to cloud
Procure-to-pay systems sit at the heart of any business. They provide essential visibility over the processing of expenditure transactions. Excel is also a widely adopted key business tool but it's often not seamlessly integrated into Procure to Pay processes.
More4Apps, however, presents users with a range of powerful flexible automated solutions to make master data maintenance and transaction processing easier by optimizing the power of Excel.
In this video, you will see how More4Apps’ various Excel based end user solutions can solve your business's procure-to-pay data entry bottlenecks.
You will learn how Supplier Wizard can quickly and accurately create your complex master data records directly from Excel.
Requisition Wizard also features, displaying how you can import your requisition lines via the supported Oracle interfaces ready for conversion to Purchase Orders.
You’ll get a rundown of the feature rich Purchase Order Wizard which allows the quick and accurate creation of your orders with instant feedback of successes and exceptions to the Excel worksheet without needing to navigate the Oracle data entry forms.
Lastly, learn how AP Invoice Wizard allows you to create invoices by uploading them via Excel with full support of purchase order matching and Project Accounting distributions.
Revenue recognition is already one of the most difficult financial and accounting processes to get right, and it’s one of the leading causes of restatement.
With the introduction of ASC 606/IFRS 15, revenue recognition standards are experiencing significant change. Have you planned for your organization’s transition?
Watch the webinar replay with Brian Sommer, CEO, TechVentive; Tammy Cunha, senior director, Compliance and Reporting, Revenue, JDA Software; and Richa Dubey, director, Revenue Product Strategy, Workday, to better understand the requirements and helpful ways practitioners like you are transitioning to the new standards.
During this session, you will hear:
An overview of the changes
Best practices for transitioning and how to apply them to your own organization
Real-world examples of Workday Financial Management that allow you to maximize your Financial IT to manage, account for,expense, forecast, and recognize revenue according to today’s guidelines and the financial planning of tomorrow
Understanding who owns and controls the companies with whom you do business can be challenging, but critical to the onboarding process of customers, suppliers and partners. This video reveals how data and analytics can help you identify business ownership and legal structures and overcome regulatory hurdles.
Join Dun & Bradstreet for a webinar led by Bruce Rogers, Chief Insights Officer of Forbes, to hear the results of our latest research on the state of enterprise analytics. We surveyed a cross-section of CEOs, CMOs, CPOs, CFOs and CAOs to understand the trends powering today’s insight-driven organizations.
Bruce will be discussing the findings to give you a deeper understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing companies across North America and UK.
As modern finance professionals, we are facing the most challenging FinTech conditions for decades as we strive to be better business partners.
In this 30 minute webinar replay will explore the 2016 FSN "The Future of Financial Planning, Budgeting, and Forecasting"" global research findings, and reveal:
The critical challenges facing everyone from the CFO to FP&A managers across the globe.
A better understanding of the changing financial landscape around audit and compliance, cloud ERP and procurement.
Why we need to transition to a culture of continuous financial planning.
How the finance function can transform into a more strategic business partner.
Watch now and learn how you can lead your organization into the future.
E-invoicing is a rapidly expanding technology. Whereas Latin American and many European and Asian countries are already considerably advanced in this field, a vast majority of organisations have not yet decided upon one system or service.
Join Bruno Koch, the author of the Billentis report, Markus Hornburg, VP Global Product Compliance at Coupa and Wim Goossens, Manager Global Purchase to Pay Project at Philip Morris International for a lively discussion on these 5 key areas that are being addressed in the most recent 2017 Billentis report.
At a time when new client revenue in the industry is at the lowest it’s been in nine years and competition is soaring, professional services leaders are turning to their strongest assets for help: Their people.
With a host of exciting new cloud-based technology applications, organizations are now able to utilize their Cloud ERP to better manage and develop talent—leading to increased productivity and higher levels of workforce efficiency, even during these challenging times.
Yet only 56 percent of today’s professional services companies have adopted HCM solutions. Why?
Watch the webinar replay “How Leading PSOs Harness Talent and Grow Margins” to gain a better understanding of audit, compliance, expense management, procurement, Financial IT and the current state of the industry and to learn how to improve retention, productivity, and profit.
Which platforms to support? BYOD, CL or Both? Unlocked or Locked? Cover all employees or just some? What about security? We deal with these questions on a daily basis, so why make the same mistakes as your peers? In this webcast we’ll share pitfalls to avoid and best practices to successfully deploy, manage and secure mobile to initiate transformation and promote growth within your organization.
You know what represents the second largest expense (after salaries) for most companies? Travel & expense management. That’s why there is constant pressure to make T&E management processes ever more efficient. In this webinar, we will look at what separates the Leaders from everybody else when it comes to T&E management.
At a time when more is being demanded of finance within every organization, technology is playing a bigger role than ever. And that’s exactly why Aon, the leading global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human capital consulting, is making the switch to Workday Financial Management.
Watch this webinar replay to learn what makes enterprise software, Workday, perfectly positioned to support Aon’s global growth and financial planning while ensuring its client success. Mark Nittler, vice president of enterprise strategy at Workday, will also share his valuable perspectives on the benefits of Cloud ERP and managing financial applications in the cloud.
This must-see webinar highlights:
The top five issues facing finance and why the cloud can help.
The information your CFO needs around audit and compliance.
Why Aon chose to move to Workday Financial Management.
How Aon expects to benefit from rethinking its financial IT and FinTech.
During this session you will learn how to bring clarity to help make cloud decisions in minutes, not months.
Jason McKinney will be presenting.
CloudAssist™ is the portal through which you research cloud options and map your application portfolio to the best cloud solution.
Assess application profiles, model transformation scenarios, and discover the best execution venues for your needs based upon user demographics, service levels, security, technology and total cost of ownership.
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At a time when new-client revenue in the industry is at its lowest point in nine years and competition is soaring, professional services leaders are focusing on their strongest assets: their people.
With exciting, new cloud-based applications, organizations are now able to better manage and develop talent, leading to increased productivity, higher levels of workforce efficiency, and optimized profits.
Workday Professional Services Automation (PSA) is designed for organizations that manage and execute client-facing billable projects. Workday PSA is unified with Workday Financial Management for more-accurate customer billing, expense management, revenue recognition, margin and profitability analysis, and financial reporting. With Workday, costs are accounted for on time, and with limited effort for your billing and accounting teams.
Watch the webinar replay to find out why Quorum chose Workday Professional Services Automation, hear about its deployment process, and discover the benefits it has already experienced by managing people, finances, and projects in a single system.
Our guest is someone with more than 8 years of Oracle E-Business Suite experience who knows a thing or two about data requirements and processing. This is a must-hear podcast not just for data entry operators but all business users who interact with their Oracle EBS software to gain valuable insight into how to better manage their data. We will demonstrate what mistakes are commonly made when creating and updating data in Oracle EBS.
Our expert guest, Dennis Elsenpeter, is a former ERP business process analyst, database controller & distribution relations representative, specializing in the world of discrete manufacturing. Recounting his experiences, Dennis demonstrates how to reduce your data entry time and mistakes, providing a variety of examples from Inventory, Bills of materials and pricing processes and data. Dennis provides scenarios from the viewpoint different levels of hierarchy, showing his great handle on how to get data into Oracle faster.
Why is data handling important? It is a common area not fully recognized by high level management; understandable when the people entering the data are at the other end of the organizational structure. Recently, organizations’ expectations of data quality and timeliness have risen, and failure to provide quality data when and where needed is being realized to affect companies’ bottom lines where flow on effects are being seen in missed deliveries to poor financial processes.
By 2020, more than half of the global workforce will be millennials. Is your organization putting modern technology in the hands of the Snapchat generation? If not, are you at risk of losing your talent to an organization that will?
Nearly 50% of business leaders fear they will become obsolete over the next several years, and nearly 80% feel threatened by digital startups. Why? New technologies and digital strategies are challenging existing business models and forcing companies of all sizes to reimagine patient care, product innovation and distribution models to remain competitive.
View this on-demand webinar hosted by PharmaVOICE to learn from Andrea Bradbury, Co-Founder and Chief Quality Officer, Suvoda Software, a leader operating at the intersection of life sciences and technology as she shares how she built her business on a digital platform to accelerate her organization’s global expansion while meeting the needs of mobile, digital customers and employees.
Topics covered include:
- Streamlining clinical research, sales and HR processes with digital tools
- Elevating the digital agenda at your organization
- Scaling technologies globally
- Applying nimble design models for life science operations
- Implementing top life sciences trends in 2017
Agile development methodology is critical to almost every organization that relies on software development to achieve their enterprise strategy. Companies of every shape and size now rely heavily on agile development projects and programs to quickly and assuredly deliver new products and services to their customers.
Initially viewed as antithetical to project governance, organizations must recognize agile efforts require the power of project and portfolio management (PPM) to assure agile projects realize enterprise strategic objectives. This webcast will describe the multiple dimensions of “Agile PPM” and what organizations need to do to enable PPM agility in their Agile world.
PMI’s latest Pulse of the Profession® research suggests a positive change in the way organizations are managing projects and programs. At the same time, the definition of success is evolving, and the ability of projects to deliver what they set out to do — the expected benefits — is just as important as the traditional measures of scope, time, and cost. This presentation will review PMI’s latest findings of how organizations are becoming more mature with their project practices and what factors they are investing in that distinguish more successful project performance.
In April 2016, the Department of Labor (DOL) released its final rule regarding financial and fiduciary disclosures. This rule significantly expands the definition of fiduciary, spanning financial advisors as well as plan sponsors, funds, and producers who provide incentives to advisors. The rule has far-reaching impacts on business, compliance, and operations/technology and the April 2017 compliance deadline is coming up quickly. For companies not already working on their response strategy, time is rapidly running out.
View this webinar to learn how DocuSign can help you:
- Satisfy the final rule requirements by automating disclosures with a tamper-proof audit trail
- Delight clients and brokers by providing a greatly improved customer experience
- Meet critical DOL deadlines with rapid implementation
Learn how Alliant Credit Union is leveraging new industry standards and leading technology to service loans in a more effective and efficient manner. Alliant Credit Union (ACU) handles $9.3B in total assets around the US, which includes purchased mortgage loans from various lenders. Efficiently on-boarding new and existing lenders is key to servicing these purchased loans. During this webinar, you'll learn about the industry challenges, how Alliant works with Eccella to use Informatica B2B to onboard and process mortgage loan application more effectively, and how this technology can apply to your future challenges.
Join us to review and gain insights on what your industry peers are doing in relation to their vehicle reimbursement programs. This webinar will help you understand areas of risk, compliance gaps, financial costs and overall fairness to employees for each program approach.
Tune in to this webinar to understand how ordinary legacy EDI and other B2B technologies are being upgraded to handle many more standards without additional effort. Listen to the case of how one user went from a dated on-premise solution to B2B integration in the Cloud using familiar tools and practices. You'll walk away from this webinar with 3 solid actionable best practices to help you implement a future proof B2b solution.
Join our webinar led by Nick Wildgoose – Global Supply Chain Product Leader at Zurich Insurance and Jon Ball – Senior Global Director, Analytic Consulting at Dun & Bradstreet, to hear the results of the latest market research. You’ll learn at which tiers in the supply chain disruptions are occurring more frequently and the causes of these disruptions. Nick and Jon will be providing you with a greater understanding of the challenges and opportunities facing companies across North America and Europe to improve supply chain resilience. They will also describe the innovations being brought in terms of supply chain risk assessment, technology, and transfer to help protect financial performance.
Many firms have a love-hate relationship with their business vehicle program, but it doesn't need to be that way.
Join us for a information packed 45 minute webinar as we discuss your different options in programs.
Lean Startup is a concept that has been around for some time, yet there remain many misconceptions. Lean Startup starts at the Portfolio level, and only by beginning at that level can you understand what needs to be created.
Join us on Tuesday, October 31, as Martin Burns, with CA Technologies, and Carl Starendal, with Scaled Agile, Inc, discuss the importance of building your Lean business case and the impact it has on creating customer satisfaction, with the latest release of SAFe® 4.5.
1.Learn how to build a Lean Business Case.
2.Understand what MVP truly means.
3.Learn how to evaluate your MVP and determine whether to proceed or stop.
Every year, we release a Mobility Benchmark Report - GREAT NEWS! This year we have one report focuses on RELOCATION!
Join us to review how your program measures to to your peers specifically related to Lump Sum Allowances.
Each year, we release a benchmark report on mobility trends. This year we have split out the relocation piece. Join us to learn about how your peers are using two-location comparisons to ensure they are being fair and accurate to all involved - PLUS see how your policies stack up!