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1. Download The 2011 Buyer’s Guide to Accounting and Financial Software and learn:New buyers guide to accounting and financial software  The different software options available: on-premise, hosted, and cloud computing. The 7 step evaluation process for selecting accounting applications. What's different about the cloud and what are the benefits for the finance department?How to calculate ROI of cloud computing versus on-premises software. The new factors to consider and look for in 2011   http://bit.ly/soft2011guide

2. Improving Employee Engagement to Drive Business Performance

This white paper explores why employee engagement drives business results and how talent management solutions can help drive improvements in employee engagement. The Employee Engagement Revelation: Executive leaders and human resources (HR) practitioners are recognizing the importance of an engaged workforce and its potential to drive business results. Engaged employees are highly motivated and vested in the success of their organizations. 
Click on the following link to access the white paper http://bit.ly/HREngagement

3. Restoring Trustability to Financial Services
How banks and other financial firms can rebuild and measure the trust they've established with customers.
Building trust takes time. And when trust has been damaged, whether by real or perceived actions, companies must work harder and smarter to ensure they are taking every possible action to continually enhance the customer's trust. In this 1to1 Executive Dialogue, Don Peppers, Founding Partner at Peppers & Rogers Group, and MJ Crabbe-Barberis, a CRM expert who has led marketing strategies for Fortune 100 companies including JPMorgan Chase and Citibank, discuss trustability within the financial services sector. http://bit.ly/RestoringTrust

4. Best Practices for Optimizing FP&A for 2011 
Join us for an informative webinar and learn how easy it can be to create exceptional value through FP&A in 2011. You will hear how companies of all sizes have been able to move beyond Excel and save time, enhance company-wide collaboration, and improve business decisions -- ultimately resulting in higher revenues and profit. 
Click on the following link to registerrr to the webinar: http://bit.ly/SFOWebinar

5. Business benefits, challenges and best practices of Material Master Data Management

A 26-page information rich whitepaper on the business benefits, challenges and best practices of Material Master Data Management Wondering why most organizations are challenged in driving continuing positive ROI from their system consolidation exercise? You may be just a step away from unlocking the huge ROI trapped in your scattered and fragmented Material Master data. 
Read what eminent Meta group analysts, Barry Wilderman and Bruce Hudson have to say about the impact of Material Master Consolidation in your system consolidation http://bit.ly/datamanage

6. Chaos Theory: IT Security Management 

This white paper discusses how SaaS can simplify IT management. Information security and compliance officers face numerous challenges. Complexity may be the biggest.  This white paper discusses the growing number and diversity of technologies, responsibilities and regulations faced by IT and how the SaaS model can help bring order and simplification to these new challenges.

Click on the following link to access the white paper http://bit.ly/ITSaaSSecurity

7. GRC Business Continuity Toolkit -  Have robust contingency/business continuity plans to keep yourself in business and your customers  happy when the unexpected happens. http://bit.ly/grcBCtoolkit

8. Automatically Recover Your Business http://bit.ly/DRDellrecovery This one-pager discusses the cost savings and ease of management advantages by automating disaster recovery plans and tasks.