John Hoebler

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John Hoebler is a strategic adviser to CIOs and CFOs at both large enterprises and growing companies. He helps companies use technology to meet their business goals through streamlined finance and accounting systems, human resources systems and supply chain systems. He plays a cornerstone role on his projects by setting the scope, defining the vision, implementing the plan and leading the team -- all while working with executives to align the project to the overall business strategies and goals.

John's expertise spans traditional on-premises applications and cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications. A recognized industry leader, he is regularly called upon to speak at industry conferences and he has won multiple awards from the user community. He also frequently contributes to trade magazines on ERP-related topics.

John leads the technology solutions practice at CrossCountry Consulting. You can view additional posts from John on this blog and on CrossCountry's Insights blog.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of John Hoebler and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications Inc. or its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

How IT can help your accounting function prepare for rev rec

Can your rev rec software support these complex challenges?

Can your rev rec software support these complex challenges?

A look at some of the more complicated aspects of ASC 606 that your software should ideally accommodate.

What to look for in a tech solution for revenue recognition

What to look for in a tech solution for revenue recognition

In my last post, I discussed many of the key challenges in accounting for revenue under ASC 606. I also proposed the idea that an automated revenue recognition solution may be warranted for your organization, depending on the volume...

3 ways that revenue recognition will impact IT

3 ways that revenue recognition will impact IT

Here's a new five-step model that replaces over 150 pieces of existing guidance on how to recognize revenue and consistently applies the same approach across industries, eliminating specialized industry rules.

Does 99.5% planned uptime = 99.5% actual uptime?

Does 99.5% planned uptime = 99.5% actual uptime?

It sounds impressive when cloud vendor says they have 99.5% uptime. But does that really mean your application will be up and running 99.5% of the time? The short answer is no.

Your ERP project can be improved by... ’80s movie quotes?

Your ERP project can be improved by... ’80s movie quotes?

Implementing a new ERP system is a full-contact sport. As the project lead, you need to deal with a new technology, competing priorities for scarce resources, multiple vendors and a very stressful environment. You need to be ready to...

Can I capitalize my system implementation or get tax advantages?

Can I capitalize my system implementation or get tax advantages?

With the introduction of software as a service, organizations need to understand and evaluate their options to account for their SaaS implementation expenses for both book and tax purposes. This blog post focuses on two major...

Should I judge a system based on requirements or outcomes?

Should I judge a system based on requirements or outcomes?

When companies evaluate new systems, they often fall into the trap of creating a list of requirements based on how they work today, not on the outcomes that they want to achieve. Here's a look at three common pitfalls, with...

What role should the CFO play in a system implementation?

When I help companies select new finance and accounting systems, the conversation immediately turns to the size, roles and makeup of the implementation team. This blog post will cover various options for the role the CFO or VP of...

Oracle buys NetSuite: What does this mean?

Oracle announced on July 28th that it acquired NetSuite. What does this mean for companies that are looking to move their finance function into the cloud? What does it mean to companies currently on NetSuite? How will Oracle position...

The role of the BHAG

In previous posts, we discussed the importance of balancing the current capabilities of cloud-based finance and accounting systems against future requirements. In this post, we will explore the role 'big hairy audacious goals' should...

What kind of ERP solution do you seek, Mr. Right or Mr. Right Now?

When evaluating a new ERP system, companies have a hard choice to make. Do you they want something that can satisfy their needs best right now or are they looking for solutions that will grow with them long term and meet needs that...

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