Companies are still looking to expand in 2021, despite the ongoing pandemic. The market demand for connectivity and bandwidth will lead enterprises that already had expansion on the mind to move to regions that have prioritized connectivity - such as China, other Asian-Pacific countries, and parts of Europe.
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Understanding The Main Street Lending Program
The Federal Reserve’s Main Street Lending Program (MSLP) has been launched. The MSLP provides loans to small to midsized businesses that were in good financial condition before COVID-19 but that are now seeking financial support because of the pandemic.
Maintaining The Minute Book: Best Practices In Corporate Record Keeping
A familiar sight in any office is that bookcase filled with minute books. It is a monument to how most companies have managed their corporate record keeping for years. But in today’s virtual working environment, many companies are reviewing how they track their information and update physical books they may no longer have access to.
Developing A Lien Search Strategy For Legal Due Diligence
When performing legal due diligence, one of your primary goals is to uncover hidden legal liabilities, historical and pending, that come with the deal. However, your plan of attack can be dramatically influenced by several factors, including the type and size of the deal, the industry, time constraints, and more.
Branch Office Vs. Subsidiary? It’s A Critical Choice When Expanding Your Business Globally
It’s time to expand your business overseas. Before you open your doors, you must make a critical choice — one whose impact is often underappreciated: branch office vs a subsidiary?
Bessemer’s Cloud Industry Update For CFOs With Byron Deeter
As part of Sage Intacct’s virtual Modern SaaS Finance Summit, Bessemer Venture Partners’ Byron Deeter discusses their State of the Cloud 2020 report and perspectives for CFOs guiding their companies into the rebound phase of the pandemic crisis.
SOFTWARE WHITE PAPERS
Five Ingredients For Finance Transformation
Over the next 10 years, technology will do more to change the finance and accounting organization than it has over the past 50. A spate of advances in databases, data processing, analytics and tools addressing the user experience as well as the application of artificial intelligence will free up much of the time now required by unproductive manual processes. This will allow the chief financial officer and controller to refocus the mission of the department and will enable it to realize the longstanding ambition of finance transformation: becoming more of a strategic partner to the rest of the company. There are five areas most finance executives will need to address to realize this transformation.
Confessions Of A Subscription CFO: Coping With The Business Challenges Of Growth
You know it all too well. But, if you’re like many, you hesitate to admit the reality: It just isn’t easy being a CFO. Your company relies on you for financial leadership, but as your organization grows, so do the challenges—board reporting, SaaS metrics, managing burn, faster closes, smarter revenue management, deeper analyses, regulatory compliance, multinational consolidations. Add it up, and the headaches and sleepless nights are almost inescapable.
The 5 Questions SaaS CFOs Should Ask Their Controller
As the office of the SaaS company controller becomes ever more strategic—creating higher levels of financial visibility to help drive growth and profitability—the financial organization’s relationship to the controller role must evolve as well.
RSPA stands for Retail Solutions Providers Association. We are the only association dedicated to the retail technology industry.
EVO Payments, Inc. (NASDAQ: EVOP) is a leading payment technology and services provider. We offer an array of innovative, reliable, and secure payment solutions to merchants ranging from small and mid-size enterprises to multinational companies and organizations across North America and Europe.
Sage Intacct, Inc.
Sage Intacct, Inc., a cloud accounting software company, develops and delivers financial management solutions to meet the needs of financial professionals. It offers general ledger accounting, accounts payable, purchase order, order management, accounts receivable, and cash management software; financial reporting and financial dashboards; digital board book; and Intacct Collaborate, a solution to connect people and accelerate processes.
SOFTWARE BUSINESS GROWTH CONTENT COLLECTIONS
Free collection of articles on topics such as avoiding conflict between direct and indirect sales channels and enabling partners to sell more. Building a successful channel program requires consistent effort and a long-term investment, and that starts here.
SOFTWARE INDUSTRY INSIGHTS
COVID-19 Communication Guidelines – Addressing Employee and Customer Questions
This 55-minute session features RSPA Legal Counsel Bob Goldberg and RSPA Board Chair/North Country Business Products HR Director Chelsey Paulson sharing communication best practices.
Your Annual Customer Health Checkup Is Overdue. You Just Don’t Know It.
How satisfied are your merchants with your customer service? The answer is … you only know what they’ve told you directly. And because they’re polite like most of us, you likely have a blind spot to their actual feelings and could be at risk of losing them to a competitor. I’ve been working with VAR and ISV executives who have been surprised by what their merchants have told them through the RSPA’s Customer Health Checkup survey.
Winning Recruiting Strategies For 2020 – And Beyond
Remember the #1 employee recruiting tool 10 years ago? Newspapers. Today print classified ads are about as effective as inserting a floppy disk into an iPad. So, what is working in 2020? Successful VARs and ISVs are implementing these five recruiting strategies.
Steps To Building Your B2B Subscription Billing Strategy
Subscriptions are different. For early software and SaaS companies, financial systems for order-based were invaluable. These companies sold discrete products-core editions, users licenses, and additional modules. To renew, you simply sold another order. In the subscription world, you must understand the lifetime relationship with the customer—all the upsells and renewals and how they all build on one another. You also must understand the revenue, billings, and cash derived from those-again, over the entire lifetime of the customer relationship.
3 Types Of Field Service Businesses That Need Integrated Payments
Field service management solutions and mobile technology have revolutionized the industry by streamlining processes and significantly improving customer experiences. Legacy processes that involve manual recordkeeping require field workers to make trips back to the office to update records and initiate invoicing. Paper-based processes put a limit on productivity and make real-time updates impossible. Integrating payments with field service applications, however, gives businesses the ability to accept payments on-site, reduce paperwork, collect revenues faster, and minimize the number of late payments.
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