The Growing Importance Of CFO - CIO Collaboration

The CFO’s job is complex. After all, it is the CFO’s job in an organization to minimize financial risks, to hit numbers, and to control spending.

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Meet Bryce Herman, Customer Success Manager At AppFolio


In our employee interview series, we introduce you to the people responsible for making AppFolio a wonderful, intellectually challenging, and dynamic place to work. Today we feature Bryce Herman, who is a Customer Success Manager here. Bryce spends his days supporting AppFolio customers to ensure they are successfully utilizing the SecureDocs data room. The following is our interview with Bryce:

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Advanced Encryption To Keep Your Company’s Sensitive Data Safe

One of the primary concerns most business owners have when it comes to using a virtual data room is ensuring their sensitive documents are secure.

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Top 3 Corporate Finance Trends

Monitoring financial trends is simultaneously one of the most difficult and one of the most important aspects of a CFO’s job. When tracked and predicted correctly those trends can be incorporated into the company’s plans and integrated internally for more efficient, reliable and—ultimately—more profitable investments that increase company and shareholder value.

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Virtual Data Rooms vs. Online Collaboration Tools

Cloud storage is quickly becoming one of the biggest trends among businesses of all sizes, but the variety of options may leave decision makers confused about which choice is the best fit for their company. In particular, many startups and smaller companies have fallen into a false sense of security, utilizing storage solutions that were designed as collaboration tools to store key documents that need to be kept secure.

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3 Tips For A Successful Exit Strategy

February was a major month in the world of mergers & acquisitions, between the sale of Heinz to Warren Buffet’s Berkshire Hathaway and the merger announced between American Airlines and US Airways. Combined with reports that financial executives are planning to dip into their cash reserves in the first quarter and that many major players have significant cash reserves at this time, all indications are positive that 2013 will see a turnaround in the mergers & acquisitions market.

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Get To Know Albert Oaten, AppFolio’s VP Of Market Development


In our employee interview series, we introduce you to the people responsible for making AppFolio a wonderful, intellectually challenging, and dynamic place to work. Today we feature Albert Oaten, VP of Market Development. Albert spends his days identifying new markets and uncovering ways to help the people in these markets achieve their objectives. And since Albert loves learning about different businesses, this is an ideal role for him. The following is our interview of Albert:

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What’s On The Mind Of CFOs In 2013?

CFOs had hoped to gain a much-needed respite once the election was over and a fiscal cliff deal had been reached; unfortunately, it was not to be.

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Selling Up, Selling Out - San Diego Event

Record cash, disruptive change, aggressive new buyers, and rising valuations are making this the best time to sell in a decade. Many owners are taking advantage--but are you ready? There's no better way to start than the world's foremost tech M&A conference, "Selling Up, Selling Out," in San Diego, February 28 from 12pm to 4pm PDT. The event is being held at BIOCOM San Diego. There is a fee of $199 to attend and lunch is included.

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Peer-To-Peer (P2P) File Sharing Risks

All the way back in November of 2007 the Wall Street Journal reported on the risks of file sharing. Citigroup had confirmed a mere two months earlier that an employee using the peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing application LimeWire had lead to a breach that resulted in the names and social security numbers (SSN) of over 5,000 customers being inadvertently leaked.

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