''All things to all companies'' isn't always the way to go. Here's how Staples, Trimac, and Deltek applied business intelligence software exactly where it was needed.
SEC alleges former CEO, CFO, artificially boosted revenue, deceived outside auditor. Plus: little ethics training for boards, more probes at Freddie Mac, and are letters to shareholders marketing bumf?
New survey says Sec. 404 compliance boosting audit costs by 35 percent; auditors not complaining. Plus: SEC wants exchanges to protect analysts from retaliation, Ahold to get new CFO, and execs busted for bad meat?
Some companies move to exclude pension expenses from exec comp formulas; during bull market, pension gains were included. Plus: Survey says outsourcing finance works. And: Would somebody please declare this recession over?
Some companies move to exclude pension expenses from exec comp formulas; during bull market, pension gains were included.
Commission wants restatement on $700 million in charges; move would actually boost revenues for 2002, 2003. Plus: Tax execs worried about additional disclosure, GE seeks union deal, and Abercrombie & Fitch gets white suit.
Deloitte & Touche survey says corporate executives are becoming more risk averse since the Treasury Department increased probes.
Prosecutors say they treated loan as operating cash flow, then hid liability from auditor. Plus: Siebel shareholders vote down expensing plan, few buyers for terror insurance, and Kerkorian gets go-ahead in Chrysler suit.
A strong SCM system is essential to a strong bottom line. Here are ten signs that some part of your supply chain isn't pulling its weight.
Commission examining $7 billion outsourcing contract with the Navy; deal still not profitable. Plus: Lucent SPE comes home to roost, actuaries say pension laws need fixing, and slimmed-down White House tax proposal squeaks by Senate.