When the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect three years ago, it marked a fundamental transformation of how businesses handle customers’ personal data – or at least, it should have. Although it’s an EU law, it applies to any company that makes its website or service available to EU citizens, which means GDPR has international reach. But complying with the rules has been hit or miss, as the latest crop of fines demonstrate – and many organizations continue to struggle. A modern identity governance strategy can play a key role in meeting GDPR compliance.
- How Hotels Are Adapting To A Shifting Landscape
- Kubernetes Native Storage: 5 Advantages For The Enterprise
- Global Email Campaigns Landing Flat? Here’s How To Create A Better Culture Fit
- How Emotion AI Is Enhancing The Efficacy Of Video Conversation
- The Importance Of C-Suite Buy-In For Tech Innovation
- AWS Or Azure: Which Platform Fits Enterprises Better?
- How SaaS Providers Can Optimize Their Marketing Campaigns For A Post-Pandemic World
It’s critically important to recognize each step that customers take along their respective buying journeys—and to react accordingly and appropriately in order to best support them.
Tech financial leaders know there are no efficiency hacks for an accounting system that relies on manual processes, spreadsheets and delayed reporting timeframes. Too often as SaaS and subscription businesses grow, their accounting system and patchwork processes that worked so well in the past, are now slowing business growth.
A philosophy professor of mine (many, many years ago) would occasionally walk into our classroom, drop his briefcase on the front table, lean on the podium, and bluntly announce, “I’m angry.” He would then take three to five minutes to emote what was gnawing at him.
Navigating The New $28.6B Restaurant Revitalization Fund5/21/2021
To help food service operators and the technology solution providers who serve them, the RSPA has produced a 55-minute video “Navigating the New $28.6B Restaurant Revitalization Fund” featuring guidance from RSPA General Counsel Jill Miller.
Top Considerations Before Implementing AI5/10/2021
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is poised to transform many industries in the coming years, including augmenting human intelligence, powering automation, enabling optimization, offering decision support, paving the way for hyper-personalization and making possible natural interfaces to many business applications. Companies are actively exploring, experimenting and deploying AI-infused solutions in their business processes. Chatbots in customer support scenarios, doctors' assistants in hospitals, legal research assistants in the legal domain, marketing manager assistants in marketing, and face detection applications in the security domain are some early use cases of AI in enterprise.
SOFTWARE WHITE PAPERS
The Cloud Applications Playbook: Success Strategies For SaaS Vendors And Solution Providers7/14/2021
The world is changing, and technology is leading the charge. Digital transformation, long a buzzword, is now in full effect. As a result of the pandemic in, many more companies support a distributed workforce and rapidly transitioning to cloud applications, also known as Software as a Service (SaaS), to provide anywhere access at any time.
The HR Manager’s Guide To Hiring IT Pros5/10/2021
Over the past decade, there have been dramatic changes in the use of technology within businesses. For many years, technology was primarily a tactical endeavor, with IT infrastructure and applications supporting the main activities of the organization. Now, technology has strategic importance, with companies being more proactive in leveraging technology to meet business objectives. This has a significant impact in the way that companies view technology investments and hiring.
Cyberstates 2021: The Definitive Guide To The U.S. Tech Industry And Tech Workforce4/8/2021
The tech workforce consists of two primary components, represented as a single figure by the ‘net tech employment’ designation. The foundation is the set of technology professionals working in technical positions, such as IT support, network engineering, software development, data scientist, and related roles. Many of these professionals work for technology companies (46.5 percent), but many others are employed by organizations across every industry sector in the U.S. economy (53.5 percent).
RSPA stands for Retail Solutions Providers Association. We are the only association dedicated to the retail technology industry.
CompTIA is the voice of the world's information technology (IT) industry.
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
3 Pro Tips On Financial Reporting
Nirvana for leading top SaaS finance teams is creating fast, insightful, and detailed financial reporting and forecasting that helps the executive team and board make timely, data-driven decisions to scale and win market share.
Benchmark Your SaaS Metrics With The COVID-Updated KeyBanc SaaS Survey
What are the right benchmarks for your SaaS fundraising? Adam Noily, Managing Director of KeyBanc Capital Market’s SaaS practice, will dive into the data from their most recent SaaS Metrics Survey.
The Bessemer Venture Partners State Of The Cloud For Finance
The demand for cloud and the demands of cloud computing continue to surge in the post-pandemic world. In this session, Mary D’Onofrio and Janelle Teng of Bessemer Venture Partners will discuss the 2021 State of the Cloud study, focusing on implications for the finance leaders at fast-growth SaaS firms.
3 Tips For Building Your Revenue Recognition With Tony Sondhi
For SaaS controllers, it’s overwhelming to understand how to plan for, document, and implement the needed changes of ASC 606 revenue recognition while also keeping up with a growing business. The good news is that compliance with ASC 606 also creates an opportunity to put strategic performance obligations in place across key processes in billing and delivering value to your customers.
What Is The New Ideal Tech Stack For Finance?
Creating a frictionless customer experience and producing the reporting to guide decisions and investors are the holy grail for the finance teams at fast-growth SaaS companies. But what is the right finance stack to put in to create this environment?
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