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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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Analyst's take: Kronos time and attendance applications achieve greater return on investment than Oracle products
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WHITE PAPER: Most companies have pay rule environments with some complexity, such as multiple states and shift differentials or collective bargaining agreements.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 14 Mar 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Analyst's take: Kronos Workforce Central return on investment
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WHITE PAPER: Kronos Workforce Central enables companies to reduce payroll error, reduce human resources management time and cost, and increase employee productivity by providing a centralized system for managing all the facets of the employee lifecycle.The solution can also increase visibility into labor issues and costs for improved decision making.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 25 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Analyst's take: Maximise success with Microsoft Dynamics
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WHITE PAPER: Microsoft partners that follow a structured methodology to sell, deliver, and optimize Microsoft Dynamics solutions can reduce their own cost and risk, focus on core competencies, and ultimately increase profits and customer satisfaction.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 09 Mar 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Analyst's take: NetSuite reaps rewards for satisfied customers
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WHITE PAPER: Nucleus has found NetSuite customers are both satisfied and loyal, as NetSuite enables them to rapidly deploy ERP functionality that is integrated with other components without the cost and timeline of traditional on-premise systems.
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Published: 19 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Analyst's take: New Microsoft Visual Studio Team System offers more benefits to users
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WHITE PAPER: Microsoft Visual Studio Team System enables companies to increase productivity in development environments and adopt cost-reducing strategies such as follow the sun.  Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Ultimate will give users more ways to achieve these improvements.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Analyst's take: Return on investment of IBM Cognos Software
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WHITE PAPER: Companies that use IBM Cognos software are able to improve productivity, reduce or avoid headcount, reduce financing costs, and increase profitability.  These benefits are achieved because when employees can rapidly access and analyze data in consistent ways, they are better able to make business changes that both lower costs and increase revenues.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 21 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Analyst's take: Scheduling applications cut healthcare costs
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WHITE PAPER: By deploying advanced scheduling tools, healthcare institutions can reduce labor costs and improve the productivity of schedulers, staffers, and caregivers.
Posted: 20 Oct 2011 | Published: 11 Mar 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Analyst's take: Siemens PLM software cuts costs and boosts innovation for packaged goods industry
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WHITE PAPER: Siemens product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the consumer packaged goods and food and beverage industries enables companies to optimize package design and accelerate innovation while reducing costs.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 23 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Analyst's take: Siemens PLM software revs up benefits for automotive industry
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WHITE PAPER: Siemens product lifecycle management (PLM) software for the automotive industry helps manufacturers leverage globalization, reduce time-tomarket, optimize resources, and ensure compliance and sustainability.
Posted: 24 Oct 2011 | Published: 02 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Analyst's take: Siemens product lifecycle management software solutions for aerospace industry
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WHITE PAPER: Siemens supports solutions for service and sustainment in the aerospace and defense industries that enable companies to reduce service costs and time cycles while increasing profitability across the service life of products.
Posted: 26 Oct 2011 | Published: 17 Jan 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Analyst's take: Surety's AbsoluteProof protects data integrity
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WHITE PAPER: Surety’s AbsoluteProof provides organizations with a means to ensure the veracity and integrity of electronic records, files, and other digital content over time, strengthening intellectual property protection while reducing risk.
Posted: 21 Oct 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

ComputerWeekly.com

Are You Ready For a New Era in B2B Collaboration?
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines what companies can do to modernize their approach to business-to-business collaboration in response to trends like globalization, consumerization, and mobility.
Posted: 03 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2014

IBM

Are You Ready for Real-Time Information?
sponsored by Hitachi Data Systems
WHITE PAPER: Enterprises today have a special appetite for real-time data to enable better decision making - and it's no long a luxury, but an expectation.
Posted: 17 Sep 2014 | Published: 17 Sep 2014

Hitachi Data Systems

Automated Budgeting Processes: How to Gain Greater Insight into Business Performance
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WHITE PAPER: Access this in-depth paper to get a better understanding of who is involved in budgeting, how to analyze and validate the budget, and how to eliminate the use of spreadsheets within budgeting processes.
Posted: 14 Aug 2014 | Published: 14 Aug 2014

Prophix Software

Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Planning: New capabilities and limits of "traditional" methods
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WHITE PAPER: In this informative white paper, discover 4 reasons why forecasting your balance sheet is important, the common limitations with the traditional method of planning your balance sheet, and how to update your forecasts monthly or weekly to reflect changing business conditions.
Posted: 21 Aug 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2014

Prophix Software

Best practices for planning and budgeting
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper focuses on best practices that will enable companies to transform the planning cycle into an evolutionary process, bringing tangible and intangible returns for the organization and leadership back into the finance department.
Posted: 25 Sep 2013 | Published: 25 Sep 2013

Prophix Software

Automated Business Intelligence: Delivering Real Business Value, Quickly, Easily, and Affordably
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WHITE PAPER: This White Paper explores how traditional approaches fall short, what the automated solution and its benefits look like, how the on-demand delivery model best represents the integrated stack necessary for automation, and how the automated, on-demand model brings the benefits of BI to a far broader audience than ever before.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 19 Jun 2009

Birst

Automated Invoice Processing into Oracle E-Business Suite
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WHITE PAPER: Document automation will add to the company's bottom line, save time, better business processes, and increased control. This paper will demonstrate how to automate the AP process within Oracle E-Business Suite, and what type of investment will need to be made and what kind of benefits can be expected.
Posted: 20 Aug 2009 | Published: 19 Aug 2009

ReadSoft

Automating Stimulus Fund Reporting: How New Technologies Simplify Federal Reporting
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This paper explores the reporting challenges faced by organizations and examines the many benefits of automated U.S. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) reporting systems.
Posted: 19 Nov 2009 | Published: 19 Nov 2009

SAP

Avoiding the Economic Cliff by Managing the Data Center Floor
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper reviews a just-in-time technology to help IT pros defer the ever-increasing cost of the data center: raising the data center floor. Doing so can optimize space, power, and cooling, while also enhancing availability and service levels.
Posted: 03 Nov 2008 | Published: 03 Nov 2008

Global DataCenter Management, Inc. (GDCM)

Becoming a Social Business: The IBM Story
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WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, IDC explores example case studies of IBM’s internal evolution to a social business as a means to guide other large organisations considering making a similar transition.
Posted: 23 Jun 2011 | Published: 22 Jun 2011

IBM

Best Practices White Paper: Implementing Process Modeling from Scratch - Untying the Gordian Knot
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WHITE PAPER: The complexity of operational processes can be a significant obstacle to any effort for improvement through modeling and analysis. Access this white paper for 3 principles that can be used to simplify management strategies and arrive at models that will provide you with a better understanding of your business.
Posted: 09 May 2011 | Published: 09 May 2011

EMC Corporation

Best Practices: Five ways learning managers can make a strategic contribution
sponsored by SuccessFactors
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource examines current challenges with talent acquisition and counts down five best practices to help HR leaders address the skills gap by developing internal talent.
Posted: 20 Feb 2014 | Published: 20 Feb 2014

SuccessFactors

Better Healthcare Starts with Better Information
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines Dell's holistic solutions, bringing together implementation services, process improvement consulting and customized IT technology so caregivers have better information for better patient care.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

Beyond the Crossroads: How Business-Savvy CIOs Enable Top-Performing Enterprises and How Top-Performing Enterprises Leverage Business-Savvy CIOs
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WHITE PAPER: According to industry leaders and pundits in 2006, the role of the CIO was at a crossroads. Read the white paper to see how CIOs are beginning to seize this opportunity to play increasingly impactful strategic roles within their enterprise, and how IBM research can provide CIOs with the skills necessary to become a Business-Savvy CIO.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 19 Aug 2010

IBM
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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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