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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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CFO Executive Briefing: How confident are you about your company expenses?
sponsored by Concur Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Miscalculations, human error, and outdated software can all add extra zeros to your expenses bill. This resource explores the risks of errors related to travel and entertainment (T&E) spending, and offers insight to help CFOs cut costs and fuel success.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 01 Apr 2014

Concur Technologies

CFO Guide to Improve Decision-making, Reduce Risk, Enhance Performance
sponsored by TideMark
WHITE PAPER: In this CFO guidebook, learn how you can leverage mobile, cloud, social media, and big data to dramatically improve business results and drive insight-fueled transformation.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013


Changing Times, Changing Business: Why Finance Management is Moving to Cloud
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: A new study from Saugatuck Technology shows 51% of finance and IT executives feel their existing systems limit their ability to reach strategic goals. The culprits? No flexibility, siloed systems, poor access to information, and the high cost of maintenance. Read the report for the fascinating conclusions from the study.
Posted: 21 Feb 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Workday

CIO keeps Network Rail on track for £1bn transformation
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
WHITE PAPER: Network Rail’s CIO, Susan Cooklin, says her biggest challenge is increasing the business literacy of her IT staff. She said the rail company faces a period of restructuring and budget pressures.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 10 Sep 2010

ComputerWeekly.com

Clarifying the Value of Human Capital for Finance Professionals
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: HR and Financials together? Research indicates 81% of organizations believe it's important to align the workforce to goals and financials, yet 46% say Finance doesn't work with HR to improve the process. Read this whitepaper from Ventana Research for a complete report on unifying the management of people and financials.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

Workday

Cloud Computing - A Silver Bullet for Finance
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: The benefits of cloud computing—a high return on investment, greater staff efficiencies, optimization of IT resources, and enhanced visibility and access to information—have piqued the interest of finance leaders. Read the whitepaper to discover the benefits of moving finance operations to the cloud.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 21 Mar 2014

Workday

Cloud Financial Management Software for Improved Revenue Recognition
sponsored by Billing Platform
WHITE PAPER: This expert e-guide from SearchFinancialApplications.com explores why ERP systems are insufficient for a recurring revenue model, and describes best practices and cloud options for driving billing success.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Published: 11 Feb 2014

Billing Platform

Collaborative IT: A Pragmatic Approach for Bringing the Service Desk and Operations Together
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This reports looks at best practices and technologies that can support an effective integration of the Service Desk and Operations teams. The report focuses on closed loop incident and problem management, as well as end-to-end change and configuration management, with a particular focus on automation.
Posted: 22 Jul 2010 | Published: 22 Jul 2010

Hewlett-Packard Company

Considerations of Hybrid Cloud Deployments
sponsored by IIS Technology
WHITE PAPER: This resource sheds light on the challenges of cloud implementation and management, and counts down three considerations that help drive deployment success. Read on to learn more today.
Posted: 11 Nov 2013 | Published: 11 Nov 2013

IIS Technology

CFO as Catalyst for Change
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read the CFO Research Report from Longitude Research commissioned by Oracle and Accenture to see how 930 CFOs from around the world are managing change and driving growth in a disruptive and unpredictable business environment.
Posted: 20 Sep 2013 | Published: 20 Sep 2013

Oracle Corporation

Chief Procurement Officer Study: Improving competitive advantage through procurement excellence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Approached correctly, procurement can be essential for driving value and competitive advantage. This guide reveals the results of a survey of 1,128 chief procurement officers (CPOs) regarding the key strategies that separate high-performing procurement organizations from the pack.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Cisco IBSG Global Research Reveals New Ways for Banks To Prosper in an Omnichannel World
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Banking customers worldwide are ready for an omnichannel experience – are you ready to give it to them? This resource describes the concept of omnichannel banking, why your customers need it, and why you shouldn't wait to offer it to them.
Posted: 17 Aug 2012 | Published: 17 Aug 2012

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Cloudonomics: The Economics of Cloud Computing
sponsored by Rackspace Hosting
WHITE PAPER: In this paper we detail these four mechanisms and introduce several case studies and examples to show the increased economic value that Cloud Computing brings to an organization.
Posted: 11 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Rackspace Hosting

Compliance in the Corporate World How Fax Server Technology Minimizes Compliance Risks
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores the potential compliance related benefits to adopting fax server technology.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 11 Apr 2012

OpenText

Compuware Takes on the BSM Challenge
sponsored by Compuware Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this EMA sponsored white paper and learn how Compuware may well be the "sleeper" in Business Service Management with it's acquisition of Proxima Technology and introduction of the Vantage Service Manager.
Posted: 10 Jun 2009 | Published: 28 Jun 2007

Compuware Corporation

Confidently maximize virtual investments with Integrated Service Management
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM IT service management solutions help control costs, enhance performance and increase security in the virtual environment, with software for IT provisioning, IT monitoring, virtual storage, IT security, usage and accounting, software license management and more.
Posted: 15 Aug 2011 | Published: 15 Aug 2011

IBM

Confronting the Data Center Crisis: A Cost-- Benefit Analysis of the IBM Computing on Demand (CoD) Cloud Offering
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Through IBM client interviews across several industries and other industry and workload analyses, this paper examines the benefits and costs of IBM's CoD offering for high performance business and technical computing.
Posted: 07 Dec 2009 | Published: 09 Mar 2009

IBM

Connect with Sage 200 Suite - How Sage 200 helps keeps your finances in check
sponsored by Sage Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about a software suite that easily shares business intelligence (BI) and customer relation ship management (CRM) data throughout your business, is designed to grow with you, and is customized to suit your specific needs.
Posted: 30 Mar 2012 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

Sage Software

Cost Savings with Centralized Virtual Desktops
sponsored by Citrix
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides a close examination of virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and how it may dramatically lower total cost of ownership (TCO). Read this paper to learn about the current cost of PC management and how virtual desktops can be deployed using existing budgets.
Posted: 11 Sep 2009 | Published: 11 May 2009

Citrix

Cost Take-out: The New Top Priority for U.S. Government CFOs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The goal of this white paper is to serve as a platform from which to explore a range of possibilities and opportunities available to government CFOs in their quest to operate in a more efficient and effective manner by not only presenting a case for change, but also providing a road map for it.
Posted: 05 Dec 2011 | Published: 05 Dec 2011

IBM

Cost-Planning for a Windows 7 Migration
sponsored by Dell, Inc. and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: When you’re planning an upgrade to Windows 7, one major factor is budget planning. This tech brief will discuss the three main - and sometimes overlooked - budget considerations every company should keep in mind.
Posted: 19 Aug 2010 | Published: 19 Aug 2010

Dell, Inc. and Microsoft

Cost-Planning for a Windows 7 Migration
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: When you're planning an upgrade to Windows 7, one major factor is budget planning. This tech brief will discuss the three main - and sometimes overlooked - budget considerations every company should keep in mind: Hardware costs, application compatibility assurance, and deployment costs.
Posted: 13 Oct 2010 | Published: 13 Oct 2010

Dell and Microsoft

Credit Suisse achieves more agile business planning
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Find out how leading global investment bank, Credit Suisse, found a way to adapt to organizational change. Consult this resource to learn how planning models can be updated to reflect organizational changes within minutes rather than days.
Posted: 09 Jul 2013 | Published: 09 Jul 2013

IBM

Critical Technologies for Compliance & Risk Management for Medical Device Companies
sponsored by Siperian, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Building the foundation for a sound master data management program is critical to the success of any compliance effort. The ten requirements in this paper will enable you to identify a suitable technology platform - a prerequisite when managing your organization's master data assets & critical to establishing a consistent master data foundation.
Posted: 20 Feb 2009 | Published: 20 Feb 2009

Siperian, Inc.

Crystal Reports Server: A Functional Overview
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Crystal Reports Server software offers small businesses and mid size companies a proven reporting and dashboard solution on a single server. It addresses the complete reporting process – from data access and report and dashboard design to report management and delivery, including content integration with portals and enterprise applications.
Posted: 25 Feb 2010 | Published: 24 Feb 2010

SAP AG
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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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