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OCTOBER BOOK FEATURE: Business and Financial Models by Clive Marsh

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Have you ever implemented an integrated standard costing system only to find that the users don’t know how to use it – despite your best efforts to train them? Have you designed the best financial model ever using Excel and … Read More >

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The Five W’s (and one H) of Designing Cost Systems

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There comes a point in every process manufacturing organization when you know that you need a robust cost accounting system. Whether you choose to build a system from scratch, or purchase and configure a system, there are six questions you … Read More >

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Selecting Cost Accounting Software

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It is worth bearing in mind that careful planning and focused execution are vital components in the successful delivery of a cost management initiative.  No software package will be a “silver bullet” eliminating all of the shortcomings of current management … Read More >

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November Book Feature: Using Excel for Business Statistics: A Blog by Dr. Tom Quirk

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Dr. Tom Quirk is Professor of Marketing at the George Herbert Walker School of Business and Technology at Webster University in St. Louis, Missouri.  He has written a series of publications on how to use Microsoft Excel for statistical analysis. … Read More >

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Using Excel to Create Dashboards

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The February Journal of Accountancy has an article on making a dashboard for your balanced scorecard by using Excel.  Some downloads are even included to help you out.

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