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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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Budgeting: Beyond Spreadsheets
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With new technologies—such as planning and analysis solutions powered by IBM Cognos® software—companies are automating the process, getting faster reports and data that fuel "what is" and "what if" scenarios. Read this paper to learn more.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

IBM

Building the Business Case for Cloud Computing
sponsored by Intacct Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Uncover the key features of cloud computing and find out how financial departments can benefit from this technology.
Posted: 23 May 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Intacct Corporation

Business Intelligence. It's Better Here: Why the WebFOCUS BI Platform Beats the Competition
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers guidance to help you navigate the business intelligence (BI) marketplace, and introduces a BI platform that can help meet your business needs. Also inside, find eight key motivators you should consider when choosing a BI tool.
Posted: 30 Apr 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

Business Plan Blueprint: Turn Your Dreams Into Actionable Goals
sponsored by ConnectWise
WHITE PAPER: This eBook and planning worksheet will walk your through the steps to creating a winning business plan and change the way you look at your business immediately!
Posted: 19 Jul 2013 | Published: 19 Jul 2013

ConnectWise

Busting 7 Myths about Master Data Management
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Most organizations that have implemented master data management (MDM) are struggling to utilize it effectively. In fact, a recent survey reported that only 24% rated their MDM project a success. Read this essential resource to learn the 7 myths linked to MDM failure and the 7 steps that can lead to an effective MDM initiative.
Posted: 16 Aug 2012 | Published: 01 Aug 2011

Information Builders

Buyer’s Guide to Financial Management Software
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource counts down 10 essential capabilities of an effective financial management system. Read on to learn how you can make the software selection process a breeze.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

NetSuite

Can Your Business Intelligence Environment Handle Data Growth?
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces embedded data stores as an answer to your business intelligence (BI) performance problems. Inside, learn how embedded data stores can improve reporting and analytic performance – even in the face of rapidly growing data volumes.
Posted: 03 May 2013 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Information Builders

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

Centage

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

IBM

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

IBM

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

IBM

Business Case Development Best Practices for Data Center and IT Projects: Speed Up Your Project Approval and Start with Confidence
sponsored by HP & Intel®
WHITE PAPER: How do companies create winning business cases to justify key data center and IT initiatives and speed-up the budget approval process? Read this paper for tips and best practices for how to succeed in the budget approval process and business case development.
Posted: 28 Sep 2009 | Published: 25 Jun 2009

HP & Intel®

Business Continuity Planning IT Survival Guide
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This survival guide will help you and your company start to plan an effective business continuity plan. The end result should be a reduction in risk factors and to minimize the impact of disasters that are out of your control.
Posted: 28 May 2009 | Published: 05 Dec 2008

CA Technologies.

Business Intelligence In the Corporate Finance Environment: Productivity Gains Associated with Data Agnostic BI Solutions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to learn how organizations with highly-complex organizational structures will find an application independent business intelligence strategy more effective than BI tools that come bundled in ERP applications.
Posted: 10 Aug 2010 | Published: 20 Dec 2010

IBM

Business Intelligence on a Budget: Is Software as a Service Business Intelligence right for your organization?
sponsored by Indicee
WHITE PAPER: With no upfront cost and minimal effort required for set up, SaaS BI solutions are ideal for small to mid-sized businesses, for addressing specific business needs or when few IT resources are available. SaaS BI solutions quickly provide access to critical reporting and analysis without the time needed for a full-blown on-premise BI implementation.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 05 Apr 2010

Indicee

Business Transformation Through Telepresence
sponsored by AT&T Corp
WHITE PAPER: Check out this research brief as it explores key findings to maximize business telepresence value by understanding how telepresence works as an enabler for business transformation. Learn how best-in-class organizations deploy telepresence to gain business value and see benefits that drive top-line growth.
Posted: 16 Jun 2011 | Published: 16 Jun 2011

AT&T Corp

Capturing a Competitive Advantage with a Secure Payments Infrastructure
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: A number of factors are driving financial institutions to re-evaluate their payment methods.  These factors include regulations such as Single Euro Payments Area in Europe, which calls for new payment vehicles for customers. Find out how one financial institution was able to meet compliance demands by utilizing a secure payments infrastructure.
Posted: 05 May 2011 | Published: 05 May 2011

Intel

Capturing Revenue In an Evolving, Global, Technological Environment
sponsored by Billing Platform
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how globalization is increasing the demands of your billing system, and introduces a cloud-based platform that gives you the power to affordably fuel billing success.
Posted: 30 Jan 2014 | Published: 30 Jan 2014

Billing Platform

Capturing the Potential of the Cloud 
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper will discuss how cloud is helping enterprises, governments and industries around the globe meet their current challenges through key value drivers.
Posted: 13 Oct 2010 | Published: 15 Sep 2010

IBM

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
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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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