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DEFINITION: In venture investing and new company development, the burn rate is the rate at which a new company is spending its capital while waiting for profitable operation. Typically, a new company, especially in new, fast-growing fields such as Internet commerce or publishing, expects in its early stages to spend money faster than it can take in revenue. The term is often seen in financial reviews and discussions  … 
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4 Tips to Fire Up Productivity
sponsored by North Sydney IT and Cisco
WHITE PAPER: Read this list of four tips that can help you capitalize on new revenue opportunities so you can grow your business.
Posted: 16 Sep 2014 | Published: 16 Sep 2014

North Sydney IT and Cisco

5 Steps to Help Assess the Total Cost of Ownership of your HR Technology Footprint
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides a “road map” for organizations to use for assessing their total cost of ownership for HR technology and building the business case to improve these technologies.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 20 Mar 2014

Workday

5 Steps to Help Assess the Total Cost of Ownership of your HR Technology Footprint
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper provides a "road map" for organizations to use for assessing their total cost of ownership for HR technology and building the business case to improve these technologies.
Posted: 20 Oct 2014 | Published: 06 Sep 2012

Workday

5 Steps to the "Paperless Office" in Accounts Payable
sponsored by Perceptive Software
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the 5 steps to the "paperless office" in accounts payable, so you can reduce transaction costs, accelerate turnaround times, improve financial visibility and more.
Posted: 11 Jul 2014 | Published: 11 Jul 2014

Perceptive Software

6 Must-Haves for Modern Financial Management Systems
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: The financial system you are running today can likely trace its heritage back to the 80s and 90s. The needs of finance organizations have changed dramatically. If you're considering a new financial management system, read the whitepaper to learn the six must-haves it must include.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Workday

A Deduplicating Backup Appliance for Today’s Virtualized ROBOs, Service Providers and SMBs
sponsored by HP and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn about one solution that allows ROBOs, service providers, and SMBs to access the benefits that physical deduplicating backup appliances offer.
Posted: 29 Sep 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

HP and Intel

A Guide for CIOs: Make Your Mark with Business Transformation
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Limited
WHITE PAPER: Review this informative white paper to discover the importance of implementing a formal transformation program. Gain insight into 2 business transformation success stories, 9 reasons why you should work with an experienced transformation partner, a simple 5-phase business transformation program, and much more.
Posted: 06 Jul 2012 | Published: 01 Jul 2012

Hewlett-Packard Limited

A New Era of IT
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how combining the right business intelligence (BI) platform with an expert integrated system will allow you to reorient and optimize IT practices for cloud computing, resulting in better performance, scalability, reliability, and more.
Posted: 02 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

A Practical Guide to Legacy Application Retirement
sponsored by Informatica
WHITE PAPER: Find out how retiring legacy applications can give you more of your IT budget to put toward new and innovative deployments.
Posted: 18 Aug 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2013

Informatica

A Unified Model for Describing a Project Plan
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper proposes a unifying model for project plans. A distinction will be made between the outputs of project planning and the project plan itself. The significance of this distinction is to allow projects of all types to be described at a high level, in a common language, regardless of the type of analysis used to develop the plan.
Posted: 29 Jul 2013 | Published: 05 Jun 2013

Global Knowledge

Accenture Technology Vision 2011
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Just as the U.S. space program could not have put a man on the moon using conventional aviation technology, IT leaders and business executives cannot use yesterday’s approaches to realize tomorrow’s objectives.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

2009 IT Skills and Salary Report
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: Download your free copy to learn the top paying salaries for IT jobs based on state, industry, certification, and more.
Posted: 03 Mar 2009 | Published: 03 Mar 2009

Global Knowledge

2010 Asset Management Operations and Compensation Survey Findings
sponsored by Advent Software, Inc
WHITE PAPER: In this survey you will learn how asset management has changed over the years and the different challenges asset management professionals have been facing.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 17 May 2011

Advent Software, Inc

6 Mistakes Companies Make and How to Avoid Them
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper highlights common mistakes companies make in a down economy and discusses how organizations can use business intelligence to avoid them. Use the self-assessment questionnaire at the end of this paper to determine the level of business intelligence opportunity across your organization.
Posted: 28 Sep 2009 | Published: 28 Sep 2009

SAP America, Inc.

7 Steps to Building a Business Case for ERP
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are looking to make technology investments to prepare for growth but remain cautious with the economic recovery uncertain. Businesses need to define a business case for their technology investments and build a framework to measure ROI. This paper describes a 7-step process that will help build the business case for an ERP investment.
Posted: 09 Feb 2011 | Published: 09 Feb 2011

Sage Software

A Business Intelligence (BI) Agenda for Midsize Organizations: Six Strategies for Success White Paper
sponsored by IBM Cognos
WHITE PAPER: Success in business intelligence is all about facilitating sound, data-driven decisions at every level of the business. Read this white paper to learn six strategies for BI success, drawn from the experiences of actual IBM Cognos customers.
Posted: 02 Mar 2009 | Published: 02 Mar 2009

IBM Cognos

A Buyer's Guide for Software Companies Considering On-demand Financial Applications to Meet Their Business Requirements
sponsored by Intacct Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The movement to a Software as a Service (SaaS) model is placing pressure on software vendors. This paper examines the trends which are transforming the software industry and independent Software Vendors to leverage on-demand financial applications.
Posted: 08 Dec 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2007

Intacct Corporation

A Complete View Of The Enterprise: Linking Operational And Financial Planning In Global Organizations
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: In February 2008, CFO Research Services, a unit of CFO Publishing and part of The Economist Group, began a research project with Business Objects, an SAP company, asking senior finance executives to give views on their priorities and challenges around integrating operational and financial planning processes.
Posted: 05 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 May 2008

SAP America, Inc.

A Functional Model for Data Management
sponsored by Baseline Consulting
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines how organizations are using a holistic data management perspective to optimize data usage regardless of where the information resides. It shows how when information is shared across the enterprise, business decisions are more robust, and decision makers have access to the widest array of input, with the greatest quality.
Posted: 04 May 2009 | Published: 04 May 2009

Baseline Consulting

A New Model for Healthcare Transformation
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper provides an overview of the major issues that are driving support for care transformation. More importantly, it outlines an approach for achieving value from the IT investments made by health care organizations in support of transformation initiatives.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

Accelerate App Delivery, Improve App Performance, and Spur Innovation
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: Learn about a set of application performance management (APM) and capacity management solutions that together facilitate information sharing between your DevOps teams, in end leading to better app deployments, improved monitoring, lowered number of risks, and reduced repair times.
Posted: 28 Jun 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2012

CA Technologies.

Accelerating the Speed of Intelligence for Fast and Flexible Forecasting
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Based on interviews with CFOs and senior finance executives at six leading international companies, this report presents the strategies they are using to infuse flexibility into their planning, budgeting, and forecasting processes in order to detect and address the constantly changing market realities of today's stubbornly volatile global economy.
Posted: 02 Feb 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Accounts Payable Automation in SAP - An Investment in the Future
sponsored by ReadSoft
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how document process automation can speed up accounts payable processes, add to the company’s bottom line by cutting costs, reduce cycle times, and allow for faster financial statements and fewer late payment fees.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 19 Aug 2009

ReadSoft

Accounts Payable: Building a “Lean and Green” Invoice-to-Pay Process
sponsored by Dolphin
WHITE PAPER: Business processes are expected to run lean and green. The Accounts Payable process that runs with optimal efficiency and accuracy will diagnose bottlenecks in seconds, generate minimal waste and keep vendors and partners happy with fast inquiry response and timely payments. Read this paper from Dolphin Corporation to learn about automating AP.
Posted: 11 Mar 2010 | Published: 10 Mar 2010

Dolphin

Accounts Payable: Consolidating AP Workflow Outside the SAP System
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Interested in automating the AP process? Before moving ahead, consider whether it’s best to automate AP workflow inside or outside the SAP system. Integrating a solution that runs AP workflow inside the SAP system might seem logical, but there are some important factors to take into account. Learn about the advantages of external AP workflow.
Posted: 20 Dec 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

Esker Inc.
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BURN RATE DEFINITION (continued): …  about new Internet companies, public or private, where the question is whether revenue will begin to flow in sufficient amounts before the invested capital plus revenue is "burnt up." When the burn rate begins to exceed plan or revenue fails to meet expectations, the usual recourse is to reduce the burn rate (which, in most companies, means reducing the staff). When it is burnt up (or before), a company has to find additional capital through loans, private equity investors, or a public stock offering; merge with or sell itself to another company; go non-profit; or terminate its operation.Michael … 
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