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Xero enters multi-year global partnership with PKF
Wed 4 May 2022
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cloud
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accounting systems
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bi
“Xero and PKF are incredibly aligned organisations. Partnering at a global and local level will enable us to maximise our meaningful impact."
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Data-driven companies stuck in inefficient, manual processes
Tue 26 Apr 2022
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compliance
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financial software
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data management
Although data-driven companies place utmost priority on securing sensitive data, most are stuck in cycles of ineffective manual practices.
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BlackLine bolsters financial management capabilities through FourQ acquisition
Tue 1 Feb 2022
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accounting systems
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cloud banking solutions
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tax
BlackLine CEO Marc Huffman says intercompany accounting is a ‘distraction’ within F&A for many multinational organisations.
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NetApp extends FinOps offerings with latest acquisition
Wed 6 Oct 2021
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cloud
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multi-cloud
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netapp
NetApp has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CloudCheckr, a cloud optimisation platform that provides cloud visibility and insights to lower costs, maintain security and compliance, and optimise cloud resources.
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Automate or perish: why it’s past time for finance departments to scrap the spreadsheets
Mon 23 Aug 2021
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digital transformation
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financial software
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blackline
Around ANZ, CFOs are making finance transformation a priority and those that don’t will be doing their employers a disservice, writes BlackLine VP Claudia Pirko.
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The benefits of strengthening the finance department’s relationship with data
Thu 1 Jul 2021
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bi
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big data
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data analytics
Finance professionals need absolute certainty that their data can stand the test of investors, public auditors, and regulators.
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Workday cloud financial management expertise recognised in Gartner MQ
Fri 14 May 2021
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payroll systems
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hcm
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financial software
Workday has been positioned as a Leader in the 2021 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Cloud Core Financial Management Suites for Midsize, Large, and Global Enterprises.
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Working capital finance: what is it and how to apply
Mon 12 Apr 2021
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bi
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planning
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financial software
Working capital finance can help uncork the bottleneck many businesses face – inadequate cash flow – without causing headaches later down the line.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is Acala?
Mon 12 Apr 2021
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fintech
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financial software
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acala
Acala is the decentralised finance hub of Polkadot, and it provides financial applications and stable assets that scale.
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Tech companies need better financial controls to overcome growing revenue challenges
Fri 26 Mar 2021
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financial software
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financial results
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channel ecosystem
"Today's volatile and constantly changing channel environment places even greater competitive pressure on high tech companies."
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How more efficient financial management can help businesses bounce back after COVID-19
Fri 12 Mar 2021
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it automation
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financial software
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blackline
To date, less than 10% of organisations globally have embraced financial automation, according to research commissioned by BlackLine in 2020.
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COVID-19 halts 53% of accounting automation projects
Wed 23 Dec 2020
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accounting systems
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cloud banking solutions
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financial software
Manual accounting is untenable in a post COVID-19 environment, according to new global research from accounting automation software company BlackLine.
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ESET investigates Australians' attitudes to financial technology
Wed 16 Dec 2020
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fintech
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cybersecurity
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financial software
According to ESET, financial technology will play a critical role in personal and societal economic recovery in the wake of COVID-19, and it has never been more important that FinTech solutions are adequately protected.
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Why automating the finance function is critical for future growth
Fri 27 Nov 2020
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cfo
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financial software
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blackline
As well as continually struggling with tedious workflows and manual processing, many finance professionals are still finding it a challenge to complete their month-end close. This is where software can help, writes BlackLine regional vice president for ANZ Claudia Pirko.
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BlackLine enhances support for finance and accounting teams
Tue 24 Nov 2020
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accounting systems
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bi
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“The global pandemic is bringing to the forefront what we’ve seen for years.  Traditional manual accounting processes are not sustainable."
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90% of organisations struggling with financial software, study finds
Thu 1 Oct 2020
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forrester research
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financial software
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trintech
90% of organisations have experienced challenges around financial closes due to technology issues, according to a new study from Trintech conducted by Forrester Consulting.
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The evolving role of the finance department
Thu 3 Sep 2020
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bi
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planning
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cfo
By bringing their unique perspective and insights to the table, CFOs can help to ensure projects achieve their objectives and realise their full potential for the organisation.
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APAC firms cling to manual expense processes - at great cost
Tue 28 Jul 2020
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bi
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planning
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financial software
Asia Pacific organisations that rely on manual finance processes could be losing as much as US$21.5 billion due to productivity inefficiencies each year.
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Video: 10 Minute IT Jams - Who is BlackLine?
Tue 21 Jul 2020
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bi
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accounting systems
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planning
In this interview, we speak with BlackLine ANZ regional vice president Claudia Pirko, who discusses the role of automation and AI in finance departments and how COVID-19 has affected this.
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Technology-driven strategies to reduce rostering and payroll complexity
Mon 20 Jul 2020
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payroll systems
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financial software
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covid-19
According to research from Ceridian’s 2019 report on the Australian pay experience, 41% of employees felt issues with salary or pay was a main driver of workplace dissatisfaction.
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Capgemini empowers clients through global alliance with BlackLine
Tue 9 Jun 2020
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accounting systems
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cloud banking solutions
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financial software
“This collaboration will play a critical role in the expansion of our finance and accounting capabilities. It is a positive step that enhances Capgemini’s best-in-class Digital Global Enterprise Model, and our Record to Analyse capabilities."
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New tech startup looks to help lawyers and finance pros
Thu 28 May 2020
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big data
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bi
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data analytics
StructureFlow has launched to market, dubbing itself as a tech startup with the mission of helping lawyers and finance professionals visualise complex legal structures and transactions.
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Finance teams take steps to basic automation - Trintech report
Tue 19 May 2020
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it automation
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financial software
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financial institutions
“The large number of respondents who indicated that they’re developing automation for their compliance process suggests that organizations are starting to move up the automation maturity curve."
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Report: 63% of APAC customers willing to switch to neobanks
Mon 18 May 2020
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bi
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planning
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financial software
Data from the IDC report shows that the rise of digital banking can be partially attributed to the conservative view of the value chain maintained by many traditional banks – leaving them unable to take advantage of potential ecosystem partners.
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