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Adaptive Planning and The BPI Network bring you a quarterly pulse of financial professionals on current economic conditions, the impact on corporate performance and plans, and the effectiveness of financial management practices in uncertain times.

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Studies

Business Volatility & Variables : Q2‐2013 Survey Results
A quarterly pulse of financial professionals on current economic conditions, the impact on corporate performance and plans, and the effectiveness of financial management practices in uncertain times.
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Media Coverage

February 16, 2011 - Finance Executives See Rosier Economy This Year
Steven Brown, San Francisco Business Times
A survey of financial executives found that though they’re still pessimistic about job growth in the United States, most of them expect the economy to do better in 2011 than 2010. Read more »

February 15, 2011 - Financial Execs See Economic Improvements
Michael Cohn, Accounting Today
Nearly two-thirds of finance executives predict the U.S. economy will fare better this year than last year, according to a new survey. Read more »

July 13, 2010 - No Jobs Yet: CFOs Say Hiring May Not Revive Until 2011 or 2012
Matthew Scott, DailyFinance
Long-suffering job seekers may be in for a longer period of pain, because the corporate executives who handle the money aren't making plans to hire anytime soon. Read more »

July 13, 2010 - Earnings Look Good. But Where Are the Jobs?
Paula La Monica, CNNMoney.com
This article talks about the state of the current job market in America. Read more »

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Articles

October 4, 2010 - POV: Forging Strategic Partnerships with Businesses Can Advance Entrepreneurial Learning
Community College Week
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PRESS RELEASES

GLOBAL STUDY TO EXPLORE BUSINESS VALUE OF THE INDUSTRIAL INTERNET OF THINGS

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NEW RESEARCH FROM PENTON'S IOT INSTITUTE FINDS PRIVACY & ORGANIZATIONAL READINESS ARE THE PRIMARY CHALLENGES OF IMPLEMENTING IOT

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