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Register Now: Sneak Peek Into Close Automation SkyStem Web Demo

Technology is rapidly changing the way accountants perform and manage month-end activities. Spreadsheets, email, and shared drives no longer have to slow us down. Join us as we present a "sneak peek" recorded demo of SkyStem's month-end close solution – ART. In under four weeks, your team can start reaping the benefits of month-end close automation by vastly reducing spreadsheets, cut down on reconciliation work, speed up the month-end close, and better manage your remote team.

Quick Start Guide to a Crystal Clear Close

Did you know automating your month-end close can save up to 40% of the time typically spent on manual reconciliations? CFOs and controllers are leveraging SkyStem's workflow management and reconciliation tool to eliminate costly mistakes, ditch manual reconciliations and close faster. Want to know how they do it? Download our Quick Start Guide to a Crystal Clear Close!

Book of Secrets for the Month-End Close

Developing a consistent month-end close doesn’t need to be a mystery. We’re sharing our top 10 secrets (plus one bonus!) for streamlining your close.

Happily Ever After: Core Guiding Principles to Achieving a Fairy Tale Month-End Close

Happily Ever After doesn’t just happen, except of course, in fairy tales. Hard work alone is not enough for month-end close best practices. It requires discipline, teamwork, and the right tools. All of this is within reach. Discover how your organization can achieve a Happily Ever After close.

Transforming Lending: Understanding the Power of Digital Platforms

Digital platforms can provide you with plenty of solutions, yet many are still intimidated by them. It's time to end that worry and embrace what could make a major difference for your bank. Understanding how they work and how to best utilize them for your banks is key toward success. In this article, Biz2X breaks down all things digital platforms, including the many advantages of embracing them.

The Blueprint for a Customer-Centric Digital Lending Experience

Creating a winning digital lending experience requires plenty of focus on the needs of customers and more. Biz2X Chief Product Officer Aaron Traub covers everything from how to create such an experience, areas to hone in on, pitfalls to avoid, and plenty more in this insightful article. Discover how to utilize new technology without alienating existing customers, what to emphasize when working on your platform, and how to utilize the data at your disposal while not becoming overly reliant on it.

The ROI of Business Lending Platforms

Financial institutions continue to look to quantify the impact of new technologies. Meanwhile, business lending technologies have grown more popular in the industry. However, understanding the impact of said technologies means understanding how to increase your revenue while decreasing your costs. This is key for the growth of your organization. Biz2X created this eBook to analyze the ROI of business lending platforms and learn about the short-term and long-term benefits of said platforms.

Digital Transformation's Impact on Account Opening for Banks

Digital transformation is a key component in improving the customer experience in an ever-changing landscape. Digital transformation in account opening is the integration of streamlined processes to enhance the customer journey. This is a great way for banks to stay competitive, as they can offer an improved experience that leads to higher customer satisfaction.

How Generative AI Will Impact Business Lending

Generative AI (Artificial Intelligence) is poised to revolutionize the world of business lending. By understanding the impact and possibilities of Generative AI in business lending, banks can stay ahead of the curve and make informed decisions. Generative AI has the potential to revolutionize how lenders make credit decisions, automate loan processes, and provide personalized customer experiences.

How to Evaluate Business Lending Software for Your Bank

What should you look for in a Business Lending Platform? This eBook explains the features of a Business Lending Platform that community banks should make their top priorities when evaluating any business lending software. Learn the seven must-have features that you can press vendors to showcase, and discover the secrets to accelerate your time to market while maintaining compliance controls and risk management standards.

Global Hiring Guide for Startups

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Grow your startup beyond borders and boundaries. Global expansion is the ultimate goal for many startup founders. However, to successfully enter new markets and grow internationally, you need a sound and scalable global recruitment strategy. In this eBook, you’ll discover how you can gain a competitive edge over your business rivals through the latest technology, harnessing global contractors, and using a global employment platform.

Quick Guide to Digital Lending for Regional & Community Banks

How are some regional banks outperforming their bigger rivals? The answer may lie in their early adoption of digital lending as a core service. Digital lending technologies are helping banks make the transition faster so they can compete more effectively. It’s an opportunity that other small and regional banks can learn from, and this guide is the playbook for how to do it.

Global Hiring Guide: Top Emerging Fintech Hubs

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The fintech industry is growing exponentially — in the first quarter of 2022, the sector saw a 182 percent increase in tech job growth. However, experts are warning that local candidates to fill those roles may become scarce in certain areas. In fact, according to a report from Korn Ferry, by 2030, more than 85 million jobs could go unfilled across three major industries: telecommunications, manufacturing, and technology.

Compliance Throughout the Remote Employee Lifecycle

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Global compliance: A Global Growth Roadblock. Tapping into the global talent pool ensures companies have access to highly specialized professionals while mitigating costs. However, companies must be prepared to maintain compliance with in-country legislation. Otherwise, employers can become liable for costly fines and damage to their reputation. Compliance is a constantly evolving challenge, from the recruiting stage all the way to employee offboarding.

The HR Compliance Playbook: How to Improve Speed-to-Hire

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Build and refine your global compliance program to boost speed-to-hire and minimize international growth risks. If your company wants to test new markets and hire top-tier global talent, remember that the first steps are the most crucial. Every global growth to-do list should begin with compliance. Navigating international jurisdictions can be complex and time-consuming, but with solid and up-to-date compliance procedures, companies can maximize efficiency, speed-to-hire, and mitigate risks.

The Threat That Could End Community Banking & What To Do About It

Small and midsized banks are at tremendous risk. Community banks are at risk of losing their core business to the companies innovating in the paytech and lendtech spaces. Small business lending is ground zero for this imminent disaster. On the surface, things are going well for community and regional banks and credit unions. Though only in charge of a small percentage of total assets, they’re disproportionately dominating small business lending.

5 Reasons Banks Need a Digital SBA Lending Program Now

Small Business Administration (SBA) loans are more important than ever for banks in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). A digital-first strategy for SBA loans is required to capitalize on the permanent impact to business banking. Read this eBook to understand how to build the business case for your bank to do digital SBA lending now.

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