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SAP AmericasRodolpho Cardenuto and SAP Americas are helping companies gain a competitive edge

The movie “Moneyball” depicted how baseball executives use statistics to predict outcomes and allocate resources. Rodolpho Cardenuto, president of SAP Americas, foresees a similar approach in the business world with big data.

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Corporate InteriorsJanice Leone works hard to help employees find their sweet spot at Corporate...

It was a question Janice Leone just had to ask. She was on an airplane, and just happened to be […]

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ParenteBeard LLCRobert J. Ciaruffoli isn’t afraid to put employees first at ParenteBeard LLC

Robert J. Ciaruffoli isn’t afraid of hiring too many people to come work at ParenteBeard LLC. His fear is exactly […]

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CertaPro PaintersRich Wilson had to find the right mix so the culture at CertaPro Painters could go...

When Rich Wilson joined CertaPro Painters in 2003, the company was taking in about $50 million a year in sales. […]

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Employees play a critical role in protecting your company’s data

Cybersecurity is an ever-present concern for business leaders with valuable data to protect and multiple potential entry points to secure against being infiltrated by hackers, says Sassan Hejazi, Ph.D., Director of the Technology Solutions Group at Kreischer Miller.

How to protect your business against wage and hour lawsuits

A worrisome trend for businesses is the explosive growth of wage and hour lawsuits. Attorney Stephen C. Goldblum explains what businesses need to know.

Give yourself the best chance to succeed in your next M&A transaction

Over the last few years, many businesses have turned to mergers and acquisitions (M&A) to generate growth or enter new markets. However, if past performance is any indicator, a large percentage of these acquisitions will turn out to be failures. Smart Business spoke with Christopher F. Meshginpoosh, Director at Kreischer Miller and a Certified M&A […]

Pennsylvania adopts comprehensive laws governing limited liability companies

Act 2016-170 brings sweeping reforms to Pennsylvania's statutory law pertaining to limited liability partnerships, general partnerships, limited partnerships and limited liability companies. John M. Hickey, an attorney with Semanoff Ormsby Greenberg & Torchia LLC, explains what business should know

Normalized earnings can be a helpful tool to assess your business

Normalized earnings represent adjustments to a company’s earnings to remove the effects of nonrecurring items, such as one-time gains or losses, unusual items and the impact of seasonal or cyclical sales. This calculation is often used to provide business owners, prospective buyers and others with a company’s true earnings and its repeatable stream of economic benefits, says Richard Snyder, CPA, Director of Audit & Accounting at Kreischer Miller.