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 So, you’ve read about the four reasons why non-profit organizations should switch to Cloud FP&A and are now...
  Monthly reporting is a good way for companies to stay on top of how they are performing and structured. Its...
Non-profit organizations are always looking for ways to cut down on administrative expenses so they can focus...
So, you’re the CFO of a SaaS company and your business is established and has already experienced some...
As we’ve previously discussed here at Limelight, there are many benefits available to manufacturing firms...
The accounting profession has existed for centuries and while the problems accountants deal with may have...
The phrase “transforming the office of finance” comes up a great deal in marketing material aimed at finance...
Data analysis is one of the most challenging parts of any profession. It is not just a technical or a...
As a finance professional reporting is one of the most important aspects of your job. It is the endpoint of...
The three main financial statements, balance sheet, cash flow, and income statement are the building blocks...
2021 was quite the year and if recent events are any indication, 2022 will bring a similar level...
 Organizations everywhere are looking to take charge of their future by using data to back up their decisions...
The “Great Resignation” has left its mark in the workplace. The pandemic has caused unrest across the economy...
The worst of Covid appears to be over and some companies are eagerly welcoming their workforce back into the...
Growing companies are always looking for new ways to innovate, cut costs and expand. Sometimes, one of the...
CPM
We’ve worked with finance teams from all industries, and have seen customers dealing with countless...
Most organizations have a general idea of the key drivers of growth in their business. But how many are...
ERP
Last month, in a special edition webinar, A Practical Comparison of BI and Cloud FP&A Tools for Digital...
Sage Intacct was one of the first accounting ERP applications for the cloud, and today a leading software...
SaaS companies are disrupting the way products are brought to market and how services are delivered to...
With 2020 coming to a close, many companies are finding it crucial to set up and maintain a Cash Flow...
You’ve done the calculations, double and triple-checked the formulas, created the reports and carefully...
During any major business disruption, owners must be able to see ahead for the long term and make decisions...
As of recently, the majority of us had our workday completely turned upside down. If you’ve never worked...
With COVID-19 impacting personal and professional lives globally, organizations are seeking out business...
With companies globally requesting that their employees work remotely during COVID-19, it’s time to think...
Note disclosures are an important part of the SEC financial reporting process. They provide mandatory...
Finance teams that use Excel for their FP&A process are increasingly finding that static spreadsheet...
The job of a CFO has evolved to more than simply looking at numbers. As key decision-makers within their...
There’s no easier way to gain new insights during your commute to and from work than a podcast. You can...
When accurate data is accessible to all stakeholders in real time - something that is extremely hard to pull...
Most of us watch movies to relax and get away from work, but then there are those movies that just motivate...
The force is described as an energy field created by all living things. It surrounds us, penetrates us, and...
A few years back I was interviewing for a Sales role.  During the interview I was asked, “Why are you in...
It’s a very fine balancing act the contemporary CFO has to walk. Not only must they maintain the most...
The script has been flipped from CFOs simply operating as bookkeepers, to strategic visionaries. When you...
Microsoft Excel has been a useful and practical—if occasionally frustrating—tool for budgeting, financial...
The landscape of modern finance is a completely different arena to operate in than it was in years past. In...
It may be hard to believe, but January is almost over. That’s right, we’re almost one full month in to 2018....
Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become one of the hottest topics. So how does AI fit into Finance? As a...
Each year, technology seems to advance at an even greater pace, it can be challenging for businesses to keep...
Today, there’s a lot more to building a better finance function for your business than simply looking after...
If it’s not, you could be losing time, productivity, employees… and most importantly, money. Why? Because...
We know that the role of the CFO continues to evolve, making the CFO more of a business advisor. But the...
CPM
“CFOs want, and say they need, a prime seat at the table when setting strategy.” – WSJ Being a top finance...
A study estimated that 88% of all spreadsheets have errors in them, while also stating that 50% of...
Insurance companies are managing billions of dollars of claims at any given time and are finding that there...
In today’s world, data is coming from everywhere. Data means information - and information means power. Which...
Innovation is a very broad concept. At its purest sense, innovation is generally referring to changing or...
Spreadsheets, spreadsheets, and more spreadsheets… manual processes… disconnected departments… these are just...
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