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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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Beyond Measure: The Benefits of Integrating T&E Expense Data with your ERP
sponsored by Concur Technologies
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes best-in-class pillars of expense management, as well as how modern technology and optimal systems integration can help better manage traditionally difficult to measure T&E expenses.
Posted: 30 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Concur Technologies

Beyond Numbers: The Challenge of Telling your Company's Story
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper examines the role of the CFO as the company storyteller and why need for narrative analysis of reports continues to grow.
Posted: 06 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Jul 2013


Budgeting: Beyond Spreadsheets
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With new technologies, companies are automating the budgeting, forecasting and reporting process. Learn how you can get faster reports and data that fuel "what is" and "what if" scenarios.
Posted: 15 Oct 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2010


Building a Business Case for Order Processing Automation: How to Propel your Project to the Top of the List
sponsored by Esker Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Before an automated order management project can hit the ground running one critical hurdle must be cleared — getting buy-in from upper management and other key stakeholders.This white paper will help readers build a strategic business case for order processing automation.
Posted: 06 Oct 2015 | Published: 06 Oct 2015

Esker Inc.

Building a Finance Center of Excellence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how a Finance Center of Excellence (FCOE) can help your organization share knowledge, skills and best practices and maximize the value of your financial analytics deployments.
Posted: 09 May 2012 | Published: 13 Sep 2011


Beyond the Crossroads: How Business-Savvy CIOs Enable Top-Performing Enterprises and How Top-Performing Enterprises Leverage Business-Savvy CIOs
sponsored by IBM
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


Boost Government Revenues Without a Tax Increase
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: SAP analytics solutions can help today's government agencies overcome the many challenges associated with tax discovery. Read on to learn how SAP's public sector software solutions can benefit government agencies by improving performance, reducing costs and streamlining service delivery.
Posted: 29 Jun 2012 | Published: 29 Jun 2012

SAP America, Inc.

BPM and SOA: Better Together
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: SOA standards, such as Web Services, make information resources and task automation applications available yet loosely integrated for process designers to use and reuse at will. Thus processes modeled with BPM tools can be rapidly implemented in production via SOA infrastructure.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 05 Oct 2009


Breaking away with business analytics and optimization
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper and see how an effective business analytics strategy can help organizations optimize performance, operationalize decisions and solve mission problems.
Posted: 15 Apr 2011 | Published: 15 Apr 2011


Breaking Down the Barriers to Business
sponsored by Sage (UK) Limited
WHITE PAPER: Organizations that seek the elusive goal of a single view of the customer need first to instill an information-sharing culture throughout the company, not simply attempt to apply a quick technology fix. Read this white paper to learn more about how to creat a knowledge-sharing culture in your business.
Posted: 12 Mar 2010 | Published: 12 Mar 2010

Sage (UK) Limited

Bridging the Business/IT Divide in B2B Integration
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This research report presents results from a survey of 360 line of business managers in regards to B2B integration, and also offers recommendations on narrowing the gap between business and IT to maximize returns from B2B integration initiatives.
Posted: 16 Jun 2014 | Published: 30 May 2014


Bridging the Gap Between IT and Business
sponsored by Code42
WHITE PAPER: This important resource examines some of the most common challenges that IT pros face when dealing with business users and provides helpful tips for working with them in a way that is beneficial to the organization as a whole.
Posted: 28 Oct 2013 | Published: 28 Oct 2013


Buckle Up (On the Road to IFRS) Straight Talk Book Series
sponsored by Deloitte
WHITE PAPER: The 11th book in our Straight Talk series helps executives understand the implications of IFRS and their role in addressing the associated changes. The publication also offers practical suggestions to help companies navigate through pressing issues and developing your own conversion road map.
Posted: 29 Jul 2009 | Published: 29 Jul 2009


Budgeting for Mid-Market Companies
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to gain an understanding of the capabilities of financial budgeting software and how your organization can benefit from leveraging it.
Posted: 04 Sep 2012 | Published: 04 Sep 2012

Prophix Software

Budgeting for Your Next Hardware Investment: New Pricing and Payment Methods
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This informative resource provides the necessary financial tools you'll need when you begin investing in your new IBM storage solution or IBM Power System server. Find out how financing can help your business.
Posted: 25 Oct 2013 | Published: 25 Oct 2013


Budgeting Survey:Benchmarks & Issues
sponsored by Centage
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the results of a budgeting survey aimed at discovering the most significant budgeting, forecasting, and reporting issues troubling today’s CFOs.
Posted: 29 May 2012 | Published: 29 May 2012


Budgeting, Forecasting and Reporting for Mid-Size Companies
sponsored by Adaptive Planning
WHITE PAPER: Organizations have conducted the budgeting and forecasting process through a readily-available, inexpensive and easy-to-use application the spreadsheet.
Posted: 18 Apr 2008 | Published: 01 Jan 2005

Adaptive Planning

Building a Best-Run Finance Organization
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This SAP Executive Insight examines the changing role of the finance organization in today's business environment. Further, it describes how companies can develop best-run finance organizations.
Posted: 08 Jun 2009 | Published: 01 Jun 2008

SAP America, Inc.

Building a Long-term Strategy for IT Sustainability
sponsored by Intel Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Intel IT is engaged in developing a broad, ongoing sustainability strategy to help Intel consume fewer resources and emit less waste. In analyzing the business case for IT sustainability, we identified the bottom-line benefits and defined the metrics that enabled us to effectively reduce our environmental footprint.
Posted: 27 May 2009 | Published: 01 Apr 2009

Intel Corporation

Building a Robust Business Case for High Quality Master Data
sponsored by Melissa Data Corp
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the key elements for building a proper, quantified business case. It presents the measures that are favored by corporate finance departments, and helps develop a strong business case for data quality and MDM projects. A number of real-life examples with quantifiable benefits are also included.
Posted: 19 Apr 2010 | Published: 01 Feb 2010

Melissa Data Corp

Building Flexible Enterprise Processes Using Oracle Business Rules and BPEL Process Manager
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Efficient business processes are one of the main competitive differentiators for any successful company. These processes orchestrate interactions between systems, services, people and partners to achieve key strategic and operational objectives.
Posted: 22 Dec 2009 | Published: 01 Jan 2008

Oracle Corporation

Building the Case for Business Intelligence ROI in a Turbulent Economy: 6 Tactics You Can Use
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how to strengthen your organization's business intelligence investment in the current economic environment, which has seen budget cuts in virtually every area. This paper offers tips for making a tangible business case for BI investments.
Posted: 17 Mar 2010 | Published: 06 Nov 2009


Business Analytics and Optimization for the Intelligent Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Executives recognize that new analytics capabilities, coupled with advanced business process management, signal a major opportunity to create business advantage. Those who have the vision to apply new approaches are building intelligent enterprises positioned to thrive.
Posted: 07 Oct 2009 | Published: 08 Apr 2009


Business Analytics Buying Criteria: The Three Maxims
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The paper will examine the business analytics workloads, discuss how these workloads put different demands on the underlying systems and infrastructure, and provide guidance designing an integrated business analytics environment that will provide organizations with high performance, resiliency, and a scalable growth path
Posted: 16 Jul 2013 | Published: 16 Jul 2013


Business Analytics for Big Data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this resource today to learn how analytics can support the use of Big Data in business decision-making and lead to better business outcomes. Inside, find out how you can extract Big Data insights, uncover the challenges of Big Data analytics, and more.
Posted: 21 Aug 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

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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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