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Making faster decisions with AI

Artificial intelligence can cut through an abundance of data and show the root cause of business performance.

Article Planning, forecasting & budgeting Advanced

Solve problems with linear programming and Excel

Management accountants can help their companies determine how to make the most of limited resources in myriad situations. This article shows a way.

Article Planning, forecasting & budgeting Foundational

Data mining your general ledger with Excel

Learn how to use Microsoft Excel to unearth and interpret the wealth of data hidden in the general ledger.

Article Data management & analytics Foundational

5 best practices for intercompany accounting

Best practices can help multinationals improve intercompany accounting, such as transfer pricing, cash management, and settlement, while preventing costly problems.

Article Information systems environment Foundational

How to move past technology roadblocks

This article offers ways to help you and your organization overcome common pitfalls to capitalize on IT innovation.

Article Strategic planning Intermediate

How a company’s culture can limit data breaches

In addition to strong internal control, robust training and education, and stringent data management policies, company culture also reduces employees' carelessness...

Article Data integrity Foundational

How to be street smart when budgeting for security

This article provides 5 tips which will help organizations fit security spending into their budgets in a balanced way.

Article Information systems environment Foundational

Lost power, lost business: How to avoid this overlooked tech risk

​This article discusses technology risk and provides three tips for companies seeking to strengthen their technology infrastructure:

Article Information systems environment Intermediate

5 biggest challenges controllers face—and how to take control

This article examines how controllers can address technology issues, budgetary constraints, and more.

Article Collaboration & partnering Foundational

Online accounting systems: Accounting for cloud security

This article discusses the benefits and risks of cloud-based accounting.

Article System acquisition, implementation & evaluation Foundational

Big Data: Readying Business for the Big Data Revolution

This briefing explores the key competencies organisations need, and the skills management accountants require to harness the power of big data.

Report Data analytics Foundational

From insight to impact - unlocking opportunities in big data: Full report

‘From insight to impact - unlocking opportunities in big data' investigates how leading finance professionals are using data to drive commercial impact.

Report Data strategy and planning Advanced