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Business Planning, Financial Planning, Financial & Information Systems, Cost & Profitability Management, Cash Flow Forecasting, Management Accounting, Reporting
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How Hadoop Makes Short Work of Big Data - Forbes

How Hadoop Makes Short Work of Big Data - Forbes | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it
Hadoop was named after a toy elephant, sounds like a Dr. Seuss character, and it's the hottest thing in big-data technology. It's a software framework that makes short work of a tall task—managing really big data.

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20 Must Have Tools For Small Businesses

20 Must Have Tools For Small Businesses | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it

Small business owners and managers, face continual pressure that eminate mainly from lack of time and lack of capital, and anything that can help relieve that pressure is most welcomed.

 

The right business tools, either available free or at low cost, can save business owners both time and money.

 

This excellent article, suggests that small businesses need to use the tools that are readily available, and it takes the hard work out of discovering the best tools available, by providing a list of 20 of the best with a brief overview of each.


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Blaast opens cloud-based mobile app platform to global developers

Blaast opens cloud-based mobile app platform to global developers | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it
Blaast, which puts a subscription spin on the provision of key apps to low-end phones, has signed up more carrier partners in Asia and is planning a data-frugal app for Android users in developing markets...

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Cloud Migration with Less Risk

Cloud Migration with Less Risk | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it

How do you take those first steps into the Cloud? Trevor Ward explains...

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7 Benefits of Cloud Services for ERP and CRM

7 Benefits of Cloud Services for ERP and CRM | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it
Need another reason to utilize #cloud technology?

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A Mobile Storm in the Cloud [Infographic] | Engine Yard Blog

A Mobile Storm in the Cloud [Infographic] | Engine Yard Blog | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it
Did you know that there are 3 billion more smartphones on earth than there are humans? Find out how mobile growth is driving innovations in cloud computing.

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8 Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Even Better for Small Businesses

8 Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Even Better for Small Businesses | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it
Sure, cloud computing offers benefits to companies of all sizes. But the clouds' advantages apply even more dramatically the smaller and newer your company. At the same time, ...

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In this Article Fredric Paul explains how Cloud Computing offers benefits to companies, however, more so to smaller businesses. Explaining how security, integration and compliance is easier to deal with in a small business, considering “Standard objections to cloud computing matter less to small companies..”.

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Mobile cloud: Left in the dust by Olympics? | Cloud | ZDNet UK

Mobile cloud: Left in the dust by Olympics? | Cloud | ZDNet UK | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it
The London 2012 Olympics will test organisations' ability to cope with a surge in mobile working, along with their longer-term approach to the cloud,...
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5 Reasons Why Your Company Is Safer in the Cloud

5 Reasons Why Your Company Is Safer in the Cloud | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it
Still reluctant to put your data in the cloud? Don't be--the security is far stronger than anything your company can offer.
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How Has Cloud Computing Changed Business? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Has Cloud Computing Changed Business? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it

Now that companies have been floating around in the digital ether for a few years, what have we learned?


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This article by Matt Silverman covers an Infographic on how cloud computing has shaped business. CSC commissioned a survey to find out the motivations behind the shift to cloud computing systems which is all neatly packed in the Infographic. 

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Cloud and the evolution of the enterprise architect

Cloud and the evolution of the enterprise architect | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it
The need for enterprise architecture was spurred by the need to gain control over an increasingly complex computing environment, and an increasingly large backlog of data and feature needs.

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15 Of The Best Leadership Books That Every Business Owner Needs To Read

15 Of The Best Leadership Books That Every Business Owner Needs To Read | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it

Whilst your social media channels will constantly throw up 140 words or less of tweeted advice, 400 word blog articles, and links to white papers and the like, all espousing the keys to becoming a better leader, those seeking in depth and quality advice on improving their leadership skills, need to go to the source from which most social media  advice is usually based.


That source is well researched, well written, professionally edited and top selling business books, on the subject of leadership. The problem for a business owner is determining, which of the hundreds of such books available, are the best.


This excellent article, identifies and provides a brief summary of the 15 best leadership books, that a business owner can currently buy.


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Top Six Tips for Moving your Business to the Cloud

Top Six Tips for Moving your Business to the Cloud | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it
CSL offers a full range of Financial Management and Systems advice to businesses in Somerset & Avon, please visit our website for more information...
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IDC: Mobile devices will drive IT spending in 2013

IDC: Mobile devices will drive IT spending in 2013 | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it
More than half of next year's expected 5.7 percent increase in global IT spending will be driven by sales of smartphones, tablets, and e-readers, IDC said in a forecast published Friday.

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Public Cloud ERP Systems for SMEs Survey

Complete this short, anonymous survey on cloud computing and we'll send you a copy of the final report

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Public Cloud ERP Systems for SMEs : Survey

We'd love to hear your views about cloud computing. Please complete our survey and if you like we can send you a copy of the final report.

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Where is Enterprise 2.0 going? Into the cloud! | FlexProcess Cloud ERP

Where is Enterprise 2.0 going? Into the cloud! | FlexProcess Cloud ERP | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it

Enterprise 2.0. Back in 2007, Facebook and Twitter where only startups (literally!) and Web 2.0 was still a trending topic. We are now in 2012, and social is the new norm in the digital workspace. ou: do mundo 1.0 ao momento da rede que vivemos, alguns aspectos. uma viagem alucinante.

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Financial sector IT systems 'no longer fit for purpose', says report - IDG News Service

Information AgeFinancial sector IT systems 'no longer fit for purpose', says reportIDG News ServiceThis results in regulators not receiving critical information in suitable time frames, and even when it is made available, there isn't a high level ...
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Cloud ERP

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News, Views and Articles about increasing efficiency and profitability from Cloud ERP Systems...
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How to Comparison Shop the Cloud: 5 Tips

How to Comparison Shop the Cloud: 5 Tips | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it
The cloud is cheap and easy to tap into--sometimes too easy. Make sure you get the right service and price with these tips.
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5 Business Mobile Apps You Need to Know

5 Business Mobile Apps You Need to Know | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it

From small business owners to CEOs of Fortune 500 companies, smart phones are a requirement in today’s business environment. Whether they’re taking payments or helping make business cards a thing of the past, there’s an app out there ready to help increase your productivity and cut down on nitty gritty administrative work.

 

But with hundreds of thousands of apps from which to choose, how do you find the best ones? Until there’s an app for that, use our top 5 list of business mobile apps to guide you.

 

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Comparing different cloud-based E-CRM systems - Smart Insights Digital Marketing Advice

Comparing different cloud-based E-CRM systems - Smart Insights Digital Marketing Advice | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it
A brief review of 4 E-CRM alternatives suitable for a small business or not-for-profit company I recently evaluated online E-CRM services for a contempora. Marketing topic(s):E-CRM strategy. Advice by Guest Expert.
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8 Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Even Better for Small Businesses

8 Reasons Why Cloud Computing is Even Better for Small Businesses | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it
Sure, cloud computing offers benefits to companies of all sizes. But the clouds' advantages apply even more dramatically the smaller and newer your company. At the same time, ...

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Sydney Clutterbuck's curator insight, March 25, 2015 6:23 PM

In this Article Fredric Paul explains how Cloud Computing offers benefits to companies, however, more so to smaller businesses. Explaining how security, integration and compliance is easier to deal with in a small business, considering “Standard objections to cloud computing matter less to small companies..”.

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Why Small Business Should Start Taking Blogging More Seriously

Why Small Business Should Start Taking Blogging More Seriously | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it
Do you blog? Back in 2010, I talked about why small businesses should blog more, and since then I believe it's become even more important. If you started blogging in 2010, the chances are that you were pretty early on in ...

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5 Things You Should Never Say While Negotiating

5 Things You Should Never Say While Negotiating | Business Financial Management & Systems | Scoop.it

Many business owners, are babes in the woods, when it comes to negotiating with bigger corporate entities, or experieced suppliers.


Whilst street smart, and able to talk well, most business owners can benefit from having the knowledge of what not to say, whilst in the midst of a stressful negotiation.


This good article, outlines five such never say things, that you should always be conscious of in any negotiation.


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