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Nonprofits and Public Sector: The Latest Hot Market
Many recent circumstances have rendered the nonprofit and public sector accounting markets a land of both opportunity and challenges.

public utility board  and Public Sector: The Latest Hot Market Public and Nonprofit Sector Markets Public sector or government agencies and nonprofit organizations have similarities in the fact that both require fund accounting and management capabilities, and have complex financial reporting requirements that are quite different from the commercial, for-profit financial accounting. For instance, over dozens of separate government agencies in one state will logically use dozens of different formats to prepare their

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Maximizing the Value of Economic Stimulus Funds: Transparency and Accountability in Government Agencies


The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), designed to quickly stimulate economic recovery in the US, also marks the start of a new era in the regulation, oversight, and accountability of the use of public funds. Agencies at all government levels will be challenged to maintain focus on programs that achieve long-term results—while ensuring they adhere to the complex requirements for stimulus funds. Learn more.

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IT Investment Decision Making: Getting to "Yes"


Many technology sales cycles get bogged down in the IT department. But while it is unlikely that a sale will get anywhere without IT management buy-in, IT approval is no guarantee of success. Getting a “yes” requires accessing and influencing other decision-makers, especially in the finance department. And along the way, there are plenty of others who can say “no.”

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Best Practices in Creating a Strategic Finance Function


Many chief financial officers (CFOs) have started to take on new strategic roles. Their goals are to enforce stricter controls to ensure legal and regulatory compliance, offer strategic insights into the internal and external business environment, and connect the business strategy with daily operations through performance tracking. Learn more about the changing role of the CFO in today’s finance organization.

public utility board  except notably in the public utilities and energy sectors. In these industries, where the number of customer payments is high and customers tend to get behind in their payments, many companies outsource both their accounts receivable and credit functions, processing all customers through outside services. At the point when collection becomes critical, the utility can concentrate on enforcing collection rules where necessary, while the outsourcing service continues to deal with the majority of customers Read More

A Spoonful of SugarCRMCase Study and Review of an Open Source CRM Solution


SugarCRM is a rapidly growing open source CRM company with solutions that appeal to a community of enthusiastic users. This study, based on a client who selected the Sugar Sales Professional CRM solution, compares product functionality to the competition and highlights some of SugarCRM's open source business practices.

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Software Selection Services for Large and Public-sector Enterprises


TEC can help large and public-sector organizations ensure that their software selection projects are justifiable, cost-effective, auditable, and in compliance with local, national, and international regulatory and safety standards.

public utility board  Services for Large and Public-sector Enterprises TEC can help large and public-sector organizations ensure that their software selection projects are justifiable, cost-effective, auditable, and in compliance with local, national, and international regulatory and safety standards. Read More

What Are Biometrics?


The field of biometrics has recently become a hotbed of controversy and discussion between privacy groups, law enforcement agencies, and the general public at large. Recent advances in technology have enabled the stuff of science-fiction movies from Hollywood to become a reality. Learn more about the pros and cons of using biometric technology.

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Big ERP Players Courting Government Agencies


There has been significant activity in the public sector, with all major players winning important new federal contracts for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP). This strong government interest in ERP applications means that ERP seems to be getting some infusion from this sector at least.

public utility board  at least in the public sector. There are strong indications of revived interest, as well as reports of major ERP contracts awarded to leading ERP players recently by the sector. Incidentally, as reported by Operations Management on-line on November 13, the Tallahassee-based Florida Retirement System (FRS) concluded in October its four-month search for a general ledger system with the purchase of PeopleSoft's General Ledger. The FRS back-office presently uses two PeopleSoft products and General Ledger prov Read More

Server Consolidation through Utility Computing


Server consolidation is a hot topic. As a supplier of enterprise-class servers, Egenera has participated in many consolidation projects, with both customers and prospects. This paper summarizes what we’ve learned about consolidation, and provides a roadmap for driving consolidation in your organization. We answer the question most often asked by our customers: How do we get started?

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SysTrust Certified Backup


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Sarbanes-Oxley and MAS 90, MAS 200 and MAS 500


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Case Study: Faronics Deep Freeze and Mobile County Public School System


The Mobile County Public School System was frustrated with frequent attacks by viruses and malware on its student and staff workstations. The school district’s IT department searched for ways to gain more control over the multi-user computer environment. With Faronics’ Deep Freeze servers, IT now has centralized control of workstations, and increased protection against the effects of spyware, malware, and viruses.

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PADI Americas


Learn how PADI Americas, an international recreational company that develops and encourages public interest in scuba and snorkel diving worldwide, maximized employee knowledge and improved customer service by integrating multiple departments to promote seamless knowledge sharing, and collaboration on one platform.

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