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Groupon Goes Global

Created to showcase the dramatic payroll transformation project undertaken by Groupon, this case study details how the global e-marketplace leader consolidated all international payrolls onto the CloudPay platform. In addition to the case study collateral below, we produced a video version, viewable here, and a podcast episode discussing the challenges and benefits of the project.

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FFI and Emisoft: Environmental Defence

Emisoft helps the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment measure environmental impact & achieve enviable sustainability goals. In the spring of 2005, Norway’s Minister of Defence, Kristin Krohn Devold, stood before members of the press addressing questions about the country’s armed forces training when a reporter asked, “Do you have access to data for environmental emissions from […]

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What Payroll Looks Like in the ‘Best Countries for Business’

Since 2007 the industry-leading business magazine Forbes has ranked the world’s largest economies in order of business friendliness. The annual report draws on data available from multiple renowned sources to evaluate 161 countries according to 15 different factors ranging from taxes and technology to personal freedom. To create their 2019 list of the Best Countries for […]

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Moving Automation Forward

Integrating the latest technologies to enable more output from a reduced footprint. In 2012 a longtime automation customer approached Modular with a challenge: they wanted to increase production output of their primary product by 30% and cut the footprint of the machine in half. Given that the product is highly specialised, with varying properties and […]

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Exploring “Impossible” Science

CyTOF and mass-tag barcoding let Eli Zunder ask more questions and find new answers “There are so many different things we want to know about every cell,” says Eli Zunder, PhD and stem cell biologist at Stanford. “And I always want to measure more—more transcription factors, more cell signaling molecules, more cell surface proteins, with […]

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Payroll Lessons from ‘Superstar’ Companies

In the past few years, leading economists and business analysts have increasingly focused on the rise of superstar firms as a newer phenomenon shaping our global economy. Attaining practical insights from the analysis, however, has been a challenge, in large part because the definition of a ‘superstar’ has varied widely. That changed last year, when the […]

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The Making of Refinitiv

Developed to record the incredible three-month global transformation project that saw the Financial and Risk arm of Thomson Reuters become a fully new, separately owned company called Refinitiv, this case study reports the colossal efforts taken by the joint team along with CloudPay to establish the new company and keep payrolls running without interruption. Against […]

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Why Your Payroll Provider Matters

For a function so integral to the success of any organization, payroll doesn’t get a lot of attention outside of the people who run it. Yet, everyone at a company relies on it, it’s typically the largest cost center, and it tends to be responsible for more up-to-date, company-specific data than any other department. Which […]

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The Trouble with Fragmented Payroll

It’s a long-standing story in the payroll industry that one provider can’t satisfy all the payroll needs of a global company. With all the differing regulations and constantly changing requirements, the story goes, only local or regional providers have the expertise and access needed to properly process payroll across various locations. The fault in this […]

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What Is Global Payroll?

Although payroll is one of the more fundamental business needs, our understanding of the function and its implications remains minimal at best. In fact, many business leaders rarely consider payroll beyond the basic requirement of paying employees, failing to realize the strategic value of this core function, which often represents the largest cost center of […]