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The Smart Philosophy
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Mark Szczepaniak, Chief Financial Officer, Velocity Mortgage Capital

In today’s ever-changing market environment, CFOs have the responsibility to provide management, investors, regulators, lenders, rating agencies, and analysts with enhanced financial reporting that is accurate, timely, and transparent. At...

Unraveling the Hostility of Traditional Virtual Cards
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Craig O'Neill, CEO & Director

Mastercard has started working with VersaPay, a principal provider of cloud-based invoice-to-cash solutions, to offer a solution that can remove the manual processes of reconciling incoming payment data. FREMONT, CA: “Everything boils...

The Formula to Improve Organic Growth Rate
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FREMONT, CA: Undoubtedly, technology helps in growing any company’s business. Without any delay, technological solutions can meet the employee's needs. To make steady progress in an organization, it is essential to maintain constant and...

Cloud Wars are Inevitable in Finance Industry
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Nearly every week a new cloud war world champion is declared as players, such as Microsoft, Amazon, and Google are continually adding features and services in expectation of maintaining supremacy. Providers keep investing in various technologies...

The Changing Face of AI: What to Expect in 2019?
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AI is in a continuous state of evolution like all technologies. The newest AI Monthly digest shows that significant improvements in machine learning and AI, breakthroughs and game-changers are months or even weeks away, not years away. The...

Gaming Industry Presents Challenges for IT Professionals
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Dan Wilson, VP-IT, Golden Entertainment Inc.

The gaming industry presents many challenges for Information Technology professionals. Gaming has grown far beyond the days when gamblers slipped a few coins into a slot machine and pulled the handle. Golden Entertainment operates casinos in...

The World of Finance: Digital Payments and Blockchain
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Just a few years before, the blockchain technology hadn’t found its proper adoption across any industry as compared to other technologies, but today, starting from start-ups to big tech giants like Google and Microsoft, everyone is...

VMware Agility and the Value of Virtual Desktop Infrastructure
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Tom Parker, CIO, Avalara

How does a rapidly growing software company located on four continents manage its workforce and project management needs effectively and efficiently? With VMware. No one likes to think about the problem of taxes (remember that old saying about...

Moving Forward With Virtualized Desktop Is Something New
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Richard Ferrara, CTO & EVP, Woodforest National Bank

Challenges in technology to meet enterprise needs in 2013 and expectations Modernizing specific banking applications within the back office. It doesn’t really give you the “wow factor” in the branch world or at the customer...

Unleashing the Power of BI
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Mark Pritchard, CFO, Data-Mail

I’ve been using Microsoft Excel all my career. I’m skilled in advanced modeling which has helped me, as a CFO, present fast insights into a business. These insights have helped save millions of dollars over the years. A year ago,...

People and Process First, Then IT
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Ted Delgado, Director, North America Controller, The Hershey Company

We live in exciting times of information technology (IT) innovation that will continue to transform businesses over the next decade. Among the pioneers of IT adoption, we can anticipate that some will not achieve the expected results despite...

Machine Learning Spearheading Financial Services Innovation
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The primary responsibility of financial service providers is protecting its clients against any fraudulent activity. The adoption of machine learning capabilities along with big data statistics and predictive modeling embarks the future of...

Smart Budgeting For Modern Law Firms
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Madhav Srinivasan, CFO, Hunton & Williams LLP

Budgeting and forecasting are critical financial exercises for the modern law firm. The top 100 US law firms generate annual revenues of about $90 billion and are multi-disciplinary and multi-national enterprises employing thousands of...

Role of Data Visualization Tools in Business Operations
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Mark Pritchard, CFO, Data-Mail

Emergence of Data Visualization Tools At Data-Mail, we handle significant amounts of data related to our client’s customers to enable appropriate direct marketing. The last two years were spent on modernizing and systematizing many...

Tech Giants -IBM, Amazon & Microsoft now offer Blockchain as a Service (BaaS)
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Bitcoin, also popularly known as Cryptocurrency, is the unregulated digital currency that was launched to make online transactions more simplified across financial sectors. Blockchain is the groundwork that maintains the Bitcoin transaction...

5 Trends Redefining CFO's Role in 2018
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Welcoming 2018, several trends will set the stage for a successful service-economy shift, and put CFOs in the driving seat. 1. Blockchain and self-driving finance As a technology that optimises efficiency and accuracy of any transaction,...

Growing Pains: Shifting Technology Perspectives
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Enrique Ramos O'Reilly, Regional Director, Temenos

The Evolving Technology Landscape As a supplier of banking technology, one of the trends that has affected our business model is the market shift toward a “pay as you go” type of service. In order to fulfill this expectation, we...

The Evolving Technology Landscape
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Enrique Ramos O'Reilly, Regional Director, Temenos

As a supplier of banking technology, one of the trends that has affected our business model is the market shift toward a “pay as you go” type of service. In order to fulfill this expectation, we have adapted our IT operating model by...

Pitfalls to Avoid to Ensure a Successful Technology Implementation
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Michael Rist, CFO, VIP Petcare

There are many different ways to approach a technology implementation, all with its own set of benefits and challenges. Most implementations follow the phases depicted below (although the naming convention may vary), to a smaller or larger...

End-User Computing and Technical Debt in Taxation
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JD Choi, CEO, Tax Technologies, Inc.

Spreadsheets are the most common end-user computing (“EUC”) tool in taxation. Since the introduction of VisiCalc in 1979, electronic spreadsheets experienced several market evolutions culminating in Microsoft Excel becoming most...