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ALSO CALLED: Business Incubators, Business Accelerators
DEFINITION: In the business world, an incubator is an enterprise that is set up to provide office space, equipment, and sometimes mentoring assistance and capital to new businesses that are just getting started. (The term is familiar in poultry farming, where an incubator is a specially-equipped home for baby chickens.) Business incubators are set up by universities, non-profit groups, and increasingly by venture  … 
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OMERS boosts efficiency and tightens financial controls
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this fascinating case study to learn how implementing expert solutions for financial reporting, planning, and forecasting greatly helped OMERS improve processes and overall efficiency.
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

IBM

Oracle e-business suite financial close processes
sponsored by Automic
WHITE PAPER: If you're scrambling to meet financial reporting deadlines or stay compliant, automation can help. Dive into this white paper that explores the key capabilities that can help your organization automate the financial close period.
Posted: 08 Sep 2014 | Published: 08 Sep 2014

Automic

Reinventing the CFO: How Financial Managers Can Transform Their Roles and Add Greater Value
sponsored by Adaptive Insights
WHITE PAPER: In this introduction to "Reinventing the CFO" from Harvard Business Press, learn about the challenges that face CFOs today, and how they can transform their roles and add greater value to their organization.
Posted: 24 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2009

Adaptive Insights

Rolling Forecasts Enable Accuracy and Agile Business Planning
sponsored by Prophix Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper, based on findings from a survey, identifies the necessary tools to enable rolling forecasts along with the benefits, such as increased profit margins, of utilizing this strategy.
Posted: 28 May 2014 | Published: 31 May 2013

Prophix Software

Stepping Out of the Confines of Finance
sponsored by Adaptive Insights
WHITE PAPER: Access this report to get gain deeper insight into why the CFOs role has changed, and get an outline of the main challenges facing the CFO. Inside, learn about the personal and professional competencies that the CFO must develop in order to succeed in the future.
Posted: 23 Sep 2014 | Published: 31 Mar 2013

Adaptive Insights

The Future of Finance is Now
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: One of the biggest challenges finance organizations face today is that their systems are old and increasingly irrelevant. They simply cannot handle current business needs. Read the whitepaper to see how Workday addresses four major areas of weakness in such legacy financial management systems: speed, agility, cost, and insight.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Workday

Moving financials to the cloud: How to ease integration woes
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This valuable resource explores the need for seamless integration when moving your financial system to the cloud, and introduces a strategy that can ease your integration woes.
Posted: 30 Jul 2013 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Oracle Corporation

Network Faxing With Open Text Network Servers
sponsored by OpenText
WHITE PAPER: This resource highlights the benefits of network fax servers over traditional standalone fax machines, from reduced cost to enhanced productivity.
Posted: 11 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Oct 2009

OpenText

Oracle Accelerate - Not Just Smart but Timely
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper gives you an overview of how Ovum has helped penetrate the upper-midmarket. Even when the slowing growth of the market hasn't.
Posted: 24 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Mar 2009

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Business Brief: Controlling Costs with Flexible Processes
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Read this business brief to learn how your growing business can: lower costs by enabling process flexibility, improve process flexibility by cutting costs, use process flexibility to control costs across your entire organization, and to continuously keep your costs under control.
Posted: 25 Feb 2009 | Published: 24 Feb 2009

Oracle Corporation

Paths to Success: Three Ways to Innovate Your Business Model
sponsored by IBM Line of Business
WHITE PAPER: In today's ever-changing times,innovation in business models is a success differentiator for CEOs,as we learned from the IBM 2006 Global CEO Study.
Posted: 29 Nov 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

IBM Line of Business

Realize positive ROI on your SOA investments
sponsored by Vitria Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the steps to achieve greater operational visibility to better meet customer requirements and enhance business responsiveness.
Posted: 09 May 2008 | Published: 01 May 2008

Vitria Technology, Inc.

Reed & Mackay harnesses analytics to save client travel costs
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Read this fascinating case study today to learn about how Reed & Mackay replaced its existing system with a new data warehouse and analytics solution provides both interactive and static reports for internal users, and more!
Posted: 05 Nov 2013 | Published: 05 Nov 2013

IBM

Retail Space Planning and Optimization
sponsored by FICO
WHITE PAPER: Realize significant improvements in your space planning decisions and minimize the manual effort required to create planograms. FICO gives you the right set of technology to make much more precise macro and micro store layout decisions that meet your unique business objectives. Read more to find out how.
Posted: 04 Mar 2011 | Published: 04 Mar 2011

FICO

Simplified Electronic Invoicing Implementation and Benefits
sponsored by Symtrax Corporation
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper addresses the issues associated with accounts payable and how you can effectively mitigate these problems with and E-invoicing solution.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 14 Nov 2013

Symtrax Corporation

Smarter Products - The Building Blocks for a Smarter Planet
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: IBM offers the first integrated software platform dedicated to the delivery of smarter products, with our portfolio of software, hardware and services, IBM can help companies create and manage smarter products for a smarter planet. Read on to learn more.
Posted: 06 Oct 2009 | Published: 01 May 2009

IBM

Software and Services Financing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Financing information technology hardware is an accepted way of doing business. Clients are discovering the benefits of financing software and services and are making financing of software and services one of the fastest-growing segments of the IT financing industry. This paper explains the importance of aligning financing with IT transformation.
Posted: 18 Feb 2009 | Published: 18 Feb 2009

IBM

Sustained Growth Through Operational Excellence
sponsored by SAP AG
WHITE PAPER: Operational excellence is a simple concept with complex implications. Consistently doing things well across every element of the value chain is clear enough in principle. The ultimate goal is a "single source of truth" where senior executives have shared visibility into all parts of the organisation, enabling management by facts.
Posted: 05 Jun 2009 | Published: 02 Jun 2009

SAP AG

Tapping Cloud-Based ERP Solutions to Capture Global Business Opportunities
sponsored by NetSuite
WHITE PAPER: This resource examines the challenges of launching international operations, and describes what you should look for when selecting a global financial reporting and consolidation tool. Also inside, discover whether cloud-based ERP is the right move for you.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Jul 2013

NetSuite

The Anatomy of a Recurring Revenue Model
sponsored by Aria
WHITE PAPER: According to a recent study, nearly half of all US businesses currently have, or are considering, recurring revenue-based offerings. This white paper provides key implementation and infrastructure tips to help you find success with your recurring revenue initiative.
Posted: 26 Nov 2013 | Published: 26 Nov 2013

Aria

The Big Data Opportunity for HR and Finance
sponsored by Workday
WHITE PAPER: Read the research report, The Big Data Opportunity for HR and Finance, from Harvard Business Review Analytic Services to discover how big data is changing the way business gets done.
Posted: 08 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Workday

The Business Case for Information Management
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this analysis, Frank Buytendijk examines what information management means, and describes a complete spectrum of business cases, ranging from tactical cost reduction to transformational impact on the organization’s business model.
Posted: 14 Sep 2009 | Published: 01 Dec 2008

Oracle Corporation

The Performance Manager: Turning Information Into Higher Business Performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Download this white paper for an extensive summary of The Performance Manager, Proven Strategies for Turning Information into Higher Business Performance, a book that examines the partnership between decision-makers and the people who provide them with information to drive better decisions.
Posted: 20 Jul 2009 | Published: 14 Feb 2008

IBM

The Social Enterprise: Using Social Enterprise Applications to Enable the Next Wave of Knowledge Worker Productivity
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Enterprise social applications are the next generation of collaboration and productivity tools, capturing the interpersonal knowledge of workers and the implicit connections among people, systems, and data.
Posted: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

Oracle Corporation

Transforming Healthcare Delivery with Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how data mining and statistical analysis can dramatically improve patient care and satisfaction without stretching your budget.
Posted: 13 Aug 2012 | Published: 13 Aug 2012

IBM
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INCUBATORS DEFINITION (continued): … In the business world, an incubator is an enterprise that is set up to provide office space, equipment, and sometimes mentoring assistance and capital to new businesses that are just getting started. (The term is familiar in poultry farming, where an incubator is a specially-equipped home for baby chickens.) Business incubators are set up by universities, non-profit groups, and increasingly by venture capitalists, especially for new Web businesses. On the Web, the pace of growth and competition, especially of retail and business-to-business (B2B) Web sites, is fostering software packages for the creation of "out-of-the-box" Web sites. For more ambitious Web sites and technology product development, venture capitalists are discovering that the incubation idea provides an organized way to finance and monitor the progress of its fledgling "chicks."
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