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ALSO CALLED: Public Offerings, IPO
DEFINITION: In the United States, an IPO (initial public offering) is a first and one-time only sale of publicly tradable stock shares in a company that has previously been owned privately. An IPO is also sometimes known as "going public." Technically, an IPO is the offering to sell but virtually all IPOs result in all the stock offered being sold. IPOs are generally managed by companies that specialize in  … 
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Implementing Global E-Invoicing with Guaranteed Legal Certainty
sponsored by OpenText GXS
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business initiatives, and how leading global brands and governments are addressing this need.
Posted: 11 Aug 2014 | Published: 11 Aug 2014

OpenText GXS

Infographic: Bridging the Gap Between Business and IT
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This infographic illustrates the necessity of integration between business and IT, as well as the fundamental disagreements that exist between the two groups.
Posted: 04 Sep 2014 | Published: 04 Sep 2014

IBM

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

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

Project and Portfolio Management for the Innovative Enterprise
sponsored by CA Technologies.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper demonstrates how the right PPM solution can provide your organization with the insights necessary to enable collaboration, optimizing time-to value and return on investment by aligning your portfolio of innovation initiatives with business strategy, while balancing cost, resources and risk.
Posted: 23 Aug 2012 | Published: 23 Aug 2012

CA Technologies.

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

Information Workplace Platforms: Oracle Vs. Microsoft
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WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to learn about Oracle and Microsoft workplace platforms strengths and weaknesses.
Posted: 16 Oct 2008 | Published: 16 Oct 2008

Oracle Corporation

IT Transformation Consulting Services: Align your technology direction
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: This brief resource introduces an IT transformation consulting service as a means of achieving effective, value-driven change. Read on now to learn how you can ensure business and IT alignment, spur business growth, and more.
Posted: 09 Oct 2013 | Published: 31 May 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Leading Educational Publisher Asks IIS to Re-Engineer the IT Backbone of the Order-To-Cash System
sponsored by IIS Technology
WHITE PAPER: This case study reveals how a leading educational publisher architected an order-to-cash (OTC) system capable of handling the demands of high order volumes and business growth.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

IIS Technology

Lower business risk and increase IT productivity with a managed file transfer solution for SOA
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This IBM white paper provides an introduction to the managed file transfer topic and IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition. WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition is designed to address the needs of organizations that rely on the transfer of files as well as organizations that want more control, manageability and auditability.
Posted: 30 Sep 2010 | Published: 30 Sep 2010

IBM

Microsoft Dynamics: Empowered People, Simplified Processes, and Connected Ecosystems
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of how companies can use the capabilities in Microsoft® Office 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint® Server 2010 with Microsoft Dynamics to achieve these goals.
Posted: 30 Aug 2010 | Published: 30 Aug 2010

Microsoft

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
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INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERINGS DEFINITION (continued): …  handling IPOs and have experience in determining what the likely IPO offering price should be. If the IPO manager determines that the stock will not sell at an offering price that is acceptable to the company, the application for an IPO is usually withdrawn until a better time. As soon as all shares of an IPO have been sold, the stock is now tradable through stock exchanges or specialists that trade in the stock and the stock price may go up or down. The IPO procedure is specified by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The SEC maintains a publicly available, searchable database … 
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