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Using Smart Automation to Automate Receivables Management and Improve Working Capital
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Using Smart Automation to Automate Receivables Management and Improve Working Capital

Improving processes related to working capital used to be a labor-intensive task, but smart automation has made it easier and…
5 Steps to Building a Post-COVID ‘Cash Culture’
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5 Steps to Building a Post-COVID ‘Cash Culture’

In today’s world CFOs are analyzing daily cash inflows and outflows as organizations manage liquidity concerns but in 2020 Finance…
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Managing Liquidity in a Potential Global Credit Crunch

Although the Fed’s interest rate is currently at zero and a $2tr U.S. stimulus package was recently passed, companies might…
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Guidelines for Managing the 5 Critical Coronavirus Crisis Risks

A global recession in Q2 2020, driven by the  coronavirus pandemic is a virtual certainty according to economic experts. What’s…
Working Capital Excellence Overview
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Working Capital Excellence Overview

The Working Capital Excellence master class combines over 40 years of implementation experience with The Hackett Group’s intellectual property, benchmarking…
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How Could Working Capital Benefit From Blockchain?

Most of us have heard of the term blockchain, but what is it and why is it growing? The concept…
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Using DSO to Measure Receivables; Part 2 – Why Also Calculate Best Possible DSO and Targets?

Best Possible DSO describes the DSO that would be achieved if all customers paid on time, in line with their…
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Using DSO to Measure Receivables; Part 1 – Definition & Calculation

What is the best key performance indicator (KPI) to measure accounts receivable (AR)? Over the years there has been a…
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Does Your Business Strike the Right Working Capital Balance?

Working capital has always proved to be a powerful indicator of a company’s operational efficiency because not only does it…
Achieving Working Capital Maturity: The Secrets of Champions
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Achieving Working Capital Maturity: The Secrets of Champions

Great people, great ideas, great customers – most major companies have some combination of formidable advantages going for them. Like…
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Where Does Your Organization’s Working Capital Maturity Stand?

When trying to assess their current working capital performance and quantify room for improvement, too many companies rely mostly on…
Working Capital Efficiency: Improving the Economic Return From M&A
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Working Capital Efficiency: Improving the Economic Return From M&A

Companies routinely leave cash on the table during mergers and acquisitions (M&A), according to a statistical analysis of the relationship…

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