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The Challenges and Success Tactics behind One of Fortune Magazine’s ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’

The Challenges and Success Tactics behind One of Fortune Magazine’s ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’

Jones Lang LaSalle was able to meet their goal of mitigating the risk of transfer pricing penalties and adjustments through a solution which enabled them to streamline the information gathering process for its transfer pricing reports. Similar to many tax departments today, Jones Lang LaSalle, a financial and professional services firm, specializing in … Read More

How We Listened @ the 2011 ONESOURCE Global User Conference

How We Listened @ the 2011 ONESOURCE Global User Conference

226 tweets, 204 written comments, 10 listening sessions and dozens of ONESOURCE client interviews were all captured in just three days at the recent ONESOURCE User Conference in Miami. By allowing our clients to tweet (#ONESOURCEuc), stop by the “We’re Listening” booth to speak directly with Thomson Reuters executives, leave an anonymous written comment, and … Read More

What If You Could Cut Out a Full Day of Data Entry?

What If You Could Cut Out a Full Day of Data Entry?

In this newly released case study, the global leader in technology protection services reveals what steps they took to free up a significant amount of time around their complex state calculations so they can now focus more on analysis and enjoy some work-life balance.   When faced with challenges such as growing workload and over-reliance on manual … Read More

HOW TO MAKE EVERY SECOND COUNT DURING YOUR YEAR-END CLOSE

HOW TO MAKE EVERY SECOND COUNT DURING YOUR YEAR-END CLOSE

VPs and Directors in tax departments are always looking for ways to shave time off of their close so they can focus on more value-add activities. And, it’s no secret that having better access to data allows for a faster close of the books. We’re seeing the trend towards accelerated provision close times, down to 1-3 … Read More

2011 Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Survey  Reveals Automation is the ‘Last Frontier’

2011 Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Survey Reveals Automation is the ‘Last Frontier’

2011 Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Survey According to results from  Protiviti’s 2011 Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance Survey, one in three – about 35% – of organizations across the U.S. have plans to automate more compliance controls and address risk management.  The survey benchmarks compliance strategies that organizations take with regard to cost, time and effort. Results revealed automation as likely being the ‘last frontier’ of process improvement … Read More