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Webinar Recording: Applying Strategic Management to the Budgeting Process

Planning any project makes it go smoother. Budgeting is no different. 

Our Dennis Easter leads this educational webinar where he explores how applying project management to the budgeting process brings this oft dreaded process to a successful, repeatable conclusion. Areas of focus include scope, resources, and technology. 

Dennis is a financial planning and analysis connoisseur and Business Applications Consultant with Algorithm who has helped a multitude of companies with their budgeting strategy and development.

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Webinar Recording: Sales and Revenue Planning with Prophix

Sales revenue is the lifeblood of every business, but being able to plan your sales and revenue outcomes is a daunting task if you don’t have the right tools in place to help predict the future.

Constraints from data silos and manual processes are a thing of the past. You need a competitive advantage to impact your sales and revenue decisions.  In this webinar Algorithm and Prophix dive into ways you can:

- Gain greater visibility into revenue 
- Create assumptions to monitor forecasts and revenue anomalies
- Use workflows to create a single version of the financial truth
- Run rolling forecasts and what-if scenarios for multiple views
- Integrate real-time data adapting to market changes such as currency rates, interest, production levels and payments

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The Best Certifications for Network Administrators 

The following is a guest post by Matt Oswalt. Matt is currently a Software Engineer at StackStorm and is also the author of the Keeping it Classless blog where he writes on the topics of networks, automation, systems, and software engineering.

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The Algorithm Team Interview: Beth Harris

As a Customer Care professional, Beth Harris cares about her team and customers, but she also knows how to unwind and have a great time.

Background

Beth has been with Algorithm for since February of 1998. Before coming to Algorithm, she worked for 10 years in administrative, sales and international ERP teams. As you can imagine, Beth brings a lot of knowledge and care to Algorithm’s customers.

Fun Facts

When she isn't in the office, Beth enjoys being with her family, riding her motorcycle and helping animals.

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The Algorithm Team Interview: Jerry Kurtz

As the Development Services Lead at Algorithm, Jerry is responsible for leveraging ERP and 3rd-party solutions/add-ons to customize and enhance the overall functionality and user experience of Algorithm’s clients’ installations. 

The range is from simple process automation to complex integration with other in-house systems as well as custom software solutions.

 

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The Algorithm Team Interview: Dennis Easter

As a Consultant at Algorithm, Dennis is responsible for working with customers to learn about their businesses, and helping them use software to achieve their goals.

Dennis’s responsibilities include: discovering the unique aspects of each customer’s business process and their goals for improvement, communicating how the software will help with those improvements, training their staff on effective use of the software, and supporting them if problems are encountered once they start using it.

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The Algorithm Team Interview: Jeff Jenkins

Jeff Jenkins brings a wealth of experience to his role as an Account Manager at Algorithm. Jeff’s post-graduate background includes over 10 years in the mortgage and finance industries, with an emphasis on sales and account management, and almost 5 years in the software industry.

He was the Business Development Director for a financial asset analysis and trading software developer, responsible for all aspects of the client and partner acquisition processes in addition to being a key contributor to corporate messaging and branding, marketing, and sales efforts. Jeff dramatically increased company sales, in part, by establishing significant partnerships and alliances with several large international financial institutions.

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The Algorithm Team Interview: Carl McKinney

As an Account Manager with Algorithm Carl McKinney is responsible for delivering upon the high standard to excellence that is synonymous with the Algorithm brand. Through keen partnerships and by utilization of the customer experience as his guide Carl is responsible for the delivery of measurable change to the bottom line of customers he represents.

Prior to jointing Algorithm, Carl had a rich professional history of project management and sales working with the enterprise integration team at Apple, Inc. As a student of design he graduated from The Ohio State University in with a B.S. degree in Landscape Architecture and minor in African American studies. Carl is married with one child (and one on the way :D) and loves spending time with his family traveling and discovering new localities.

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The Algorithm Team Interview: Kristin Christian

As a Business Application Consultant Kristin is responsible for working closely with Algorithm’s clients to implement software solutions that address their unique business processes.

Kristin takes pride in collaborating with clients to identify their strengths, weaknesses and challenges in their organization and providing sound software solutions that enable them to operate with greater control, accuracy and efficiency in order to focus on growing and maintaining their business.

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The Algorithm Team Interview: Jonathan Nelson

As a Senior Application Consultant at Algorithm Jonathan Nelson spends the majority of his time working directly with Algorithm’s customers to help them improve their businesses through the better implementation and use of their software applications.

Jonathan spends a lot of time getting to know and understand what makes Algorithm’s customers successful and assist them in expanding that success. His responsibilities include direct support of Wisys, ERP, on-site assessments, upgrades, new site implementations and overall project management.

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