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DEFINITION: A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is a corporation formed by private individuals to facilitate investment through an initial public offering (IPO). The proceeds are used to buy one or more existing companies.When money is raised by an IPO for a SPAC, the funds are placed into a trust until the purchase is made or a predetermined period of time elapses. If the transaction and associated legal  … 
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Financials - Killing your Business
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Today's CFOs are strapped with old systems that are inflexible and holding back their business. It's no surprise that innovative CFOs are finding freedom with cloud-based financial management applications. See the infographic to learn how CFOs are transforming their organizations in the cloud.
Posted: 27 Mar 2014 | Published: 27 Mar 2014

Workday

10 Critical Requirements for Cloud Applications
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: In this informative resource, two experienced SaaS pioneers list the 10 critical requirements that cloud applications and providers must meet in order to deliver the full benefits of modern SaaS.
Posted: 20 Mar 2015 | Published: 11 Sep 2012

Workday

Modern Application Integration on Legacy Systems
sponsored by Open Legacy
WHITE PAPER: This white paper introduces an approach to application integration that merges legacy systems with modern IT needs.
Posted: 29 May 2015 | Published: 29 May 2015

Open Legacy

Integration case study: Reduce time and cost of payment services
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Scotiabank needed the right solution to help its corporate customers manage the complexity of their payment processes. In this case study, learn how, like Scotiabank, you can successfully reduce the time and cost of providing enhanced payment services with the right integrated payments service.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

IBM

Advancing Healthcare through the Application of Predictive Knowledge Management
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper examines how the health care industry can proactively support patient-focused care through the use of technology services that enable predictive analysis.
Posted: 20 Jun 2012 | Published: 20 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

Using Performance Drivers to Enhance Business Success: Identifying, Visualizing and Analyzing Key Performance Drivers (KPD metrics)
sponsored by myDIALS Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper examines performance metrics and focuses on the nature, identification and use of Key Performance Drivers to enhance business success. It illustrates how these KPD metrics can be visualized and logically related to the Key Performance Indicators that measure those outcomes.
Posted: 04 Nov 2009 | Published: 04 Nov 2009

myDIALS Inc.

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

Five Lessons Learned from Deploying Workday Financial Management
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: In this case study, count down five important lessons that higher education institution Brown University learned from deploying its financial management system, and uncover the business impact of unified data.
Posted: 18 Feb 2014 | Published: 09 Sep 2013

Workday

IBM Analytic Answers for Prioritized Collections
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a portfolio of cloud-based analytics tools that can help deliver key business insights – allowing you to optimize collections, drive down company debt, and more – without the need for major business changes.
Posted: 10 Apr 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

IBM

Using enterprise architecture to develop a blueprint for improving your energy efficiency and reducing your carbon footprint
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper is about enterprise architecture as it pertains to finding and maximizing the business value in greener operations. Higher energy efficiency and a smaller carbon footprint are obvious areas of interest for any business, but how do you balance these goals with productivity, customer service, and all your other business concerns?
Posted: 09 Apr 2009 | Published: 31 Dec 2008

IBM
 
 
IPO DEFINITION (continued): …  formalities are not completed by the deadline, the money is returned to the investors with allowances for bank and broker fees. By law, the SPAC management personnel are not allowed to collect salaries during this time.In recent years, with increased regulation by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) following high-profile abuse cases, SPACs have begun to proliferate in various industries. The SPAC approach sometimes makes it possible for companies to go public when they cannot afford to do so by traditional means. The SPAC alternative can also be attractive when credit is tight. Unique … 
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