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How much should a new cloud financial management system cost?

With many companies moving their financial management to the cloud, there are many questions around what the cloud solutions cost and how they are 'priced' compared to traditional on-premise solutions. To add to the confusion, legacy...

FIS seeks to boost financial software portfolio with $9.1B Sungard acquisition

SunGard, owned for the past decade by a group of private equity firms, had been planning to launch an IPO

Workday spans finance and HR with real-time planning tool

The new offering taps Workday's in-memory architecture

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The ERP upgrade conundrum: How to calculate the true cost

If you use an old on-premise financial management solution, you have a difficult decision to make over the next few years: do you upgrade the application one last time and get a few more years out of it or move to a modern cloud...

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Why it's a good idea to switch to cloud financial management software

Upgrading your on-premise financial management (ERP) system is a major undertaking. It take a long time, it is risky, it costs a lot and it really adds little business benefit. You are forced to upgrade as the vendor will only...

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Review: 7 Android apps that track your expenses

If you do any business travel, you know how important -- and annoying -- it is to track your spending. One of these 7 Android apps can help.

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The state of modern finance systems

A look at the evolving landscape of finance solutions and how new offerings should influence how you invest in and improve your systems.

Workday targets professional services with new suite

Featuring both finance and HR capabilities, it aims to deliver a one-stop alternative for companies focused on billable projects

New SAP cloud app targets finance professionals

Built on Hana, this application aims to give CFOs and other planners a consumer-like experience

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Are Americans Really Addicted to Mobile Banking?

The number of laptop, smartphone, tablet and phablet owners who regularly use their gadgets for mobile banking is rising rapidly, according to a recent report. But the numbers don’t add up, writes CIO.com's Al Sacco.

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IRS Opens Free File Portal for E-Filing of Tax Returns, But Only for Those of Modest Means

E-filing federal tax returns is free for people whose needs are simple. Get all the details here--and easy access to a variety of free tax software from top providers.

CA Clarity Now Reflects the Impact of IT Budget Changes

With what-if planning capabilities, CA's PPM software can now show the cost of the road not (yet) taken

Infor plots move into cloud financials in strike against Workday

Financials Xi will provide a broad and modern suite of applications with no need to 'bolt-on' more, Infor says

17 Ways to Hate Microsoft Outlook 2013 Less

Few software products draw such universal -- and deserved -- scorn as Outlook 2013. Here’s how to tame the beast

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World Tech Updaate, July 24, 2014

Coming up on WTU Facebook reports huge sales, Apple patents a smart watch and a space robot gets some updates. Follow host Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

Most U.S. Credit Cards Will Have Microchips by End of 2015

The long expected migration of the U.S. payment system to the Europay MasterCard Visa smartcard standard finally appears to be gathering steam.

SAP Unveils Plan for 'simple' Cloud Financial App Suite

Simple Finance will be powered by SAP's Hana Enterprise Cloud service

25 Years of Microsoft Office Roadkill

Love it or hate it, Microsoft Office has torn up the competition, leaving all manner of software carrion in its wake.

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