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Joined-up Thinking: A Financial Director and Computing Special Report

Financial Director and Computing magazines have teamed up
to analyse the key challenges facing mid-sized organisations in maximising their
investment in business software.

For a full pdf of our special report, Joined-up Thinking,
click
here.
Alternatively, click on the headlines below to read all the articles
individually.

Achieving
a shared goal

Joined-up thinking puts good business practice at the forefront for all
departments

Strength through unity
The friction that has traditionally characterised relations between finance and
IT has no place in today’s business landscape

A smarter way to use BI
Getting the most from business intelligence systems requires not only careful
management on the part of IT leaders, but also the committed involvement of
decision-makers across the organisation

Quenching a thirst for IT
modernisation

A substantial restructure at soft drink supplier Nichols – purveyor of Vimto –
­led the company to update its software to Sage 1000 to replace its in-house
application. This resulted in the streamlining of the IT department and an
opportunity to customise the system

We are all in this together
To achieve effective business-IT alignment, senior decision-makers must first
suppress their territorial instincts

This special report was produced in association with Sage

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