The following is an excerpt from SIIA’s Deciphering Finance, a publication cataloging finance strategies and best practices. The goal of the book is to provide solid guidance to help finance executives understand how these new technology trends can benefit finance departments by tapping into the minds of SIIA member executives.
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Comprehensive Coverage Throughout the Enterprise
The manufacturing enterprise benefits from comprehensive, real-time financial tracking, analysis and reporting of accounts receivable, customer credit management, receipts and other activities. It’s a strong disadvantage if the organization uses stand-alone spreadsheet systems to track purchasing, receiving, shipping, accounts payable, collections and other areas.