Our white papers

Market Reports, Innovations, Basics & Practical Examples

LucaNet stands for competence in accounting. This includes not only our software, but also our wide-ranging expert knowledge. Here you can find an overview of our white papers concerning accounting, business intelligence, controlling, and corporate finance from LucaNet. Choose the category of your choice to enable quick narrowing of your search. All of our white papers can be downloaded as PDFs.

International Accounting - Must-Know Differences Between IFRS and US GAAP

International Accounting - Must-Know Differences Between IFRS and US GAAP

Multi-GAAP accounting and consolidation always come with multiple challenges for accountants. This white paper gives you a brief overview of the must-know differences and similarities between US GAAP and IFRS and provides you with some hints and tips on preparing multi-GAAP financial statements.


More Clarity About Your Financial Data

More Clarity About Your Financial Data

Our current white paper explains how Financial Performance Management Software provides CFOs and Controllers with a solution for the challenges they face in their finance departments. 


Efficient Financial Controlling for CFOs

Efficient Financial Controlling for CFOs

What specific challenges are presented by the changes to the CFO's role in an enterprise? And how can a CFO use a professional corporate performance management software solution to tackle the challenges of the current market efficiently? This white paper will provide you with valuable tips for your future practice.


How CFOs Can Build a Better Financial Consolidation Process

How CFOs Can Build a Better Financial Consolidation Process

When it comes to the financial consolidation process, speed and accuracy are essential. But many finance teams still struggle with it be­cause they are using manual processes. Find out how automation can help to improve your financial close process.


The Spreadsheet Dilemma

The Spreadsheet Dilemma

What obstacles large and small does Microsoft Excel present in financial controlling and the creation of consolidated financial statements? And what should a quality CPM solution offer to address these issues? To find out, check out our new white paper, The Spreadsheet Dilemma.


BARC Score Financial Performance Management DACH 2018

BARC Score Financial Performance Management DACH 2018

Not just small and medium-sized enterprises, but also large international enterprises take advantage of comprehensive solutions offered by LucaNet when it comes to the preparation of consolidated financial statements, planning, reporting, and analysis. This has been confirmed by the latest BARC Score Financial Performance Management DACH. You can find out how professional FPM software can support your corporate management and how LucaNet, as market leader, can make your work life in financial quarters that much easier in the latest study from BARC (Business Application Research Center).


The Planning Survey 17

The Planning Survey 17

LucaNet achieved top results in the current Planning Survey 17 from BARC. Would you like to learn more about the latest results of the world’s largest user survey for planning solutions? If so, click here for a free download of the summarised results for the CPM solution from LucaNet:


The 5 success factors for your financial planning

The 5 success factors for your financial planning

Which factors are the keys to a successful, efficient planning process? What should the people responsible for finances observe in order to drive their planning and controlling activities toward the future? To find out, read our white paper.


Financial controlling‘s top 3 trends

Financial controlling‘s top 3 trends

Are you ready for the future of controlling? In our white paper, we present the top three trends in controlling.


IFRS 16 – The New Lease Accounting Standard

IFRS 16 – The New Lease Accounting Standard

The white paper gives you an overview of the essential modifications and effects resulting from the new leases standard for lessees.


Practical Topic Target Costing: Fundamentals and Successful Implementation

Practical Topic Target Costing: Fundamentals and Successful Implementation

The white paper summarises all of the important fundamentals on the issue of target costing and uses examples to clarify its specific implementation in practice. 


Focused on: Impairment of Assets according to IAS 36

Focused on: Impairment of Assets according to IAS 36

How do you approach the impairment of assets according to IAS 36? What's behind the term cash generating units and how can the impairment of goodwill be tested?


3 x 3 BI - The Future of Management Reporting

3 x 3 BI - The Future of Management Reporting

What will management reporting be like in the future? The experts at Lünendonk take a close, step-by-step look at this topic and deliver a range of theories.


Risk Controlling with the Help of Indicator Systems

Risk Controlling with the Help of Indicator Systems

Which areas of the annual financial statements need to be considered in more detail to make a company's risk control more efficient? In our white paper, we present you with the most important key performance indicators for an optimal analysis.


What is Corporate Performance Management, actually?

What is Corporate Performance Management, actually?

What, exactly, does CPM mean? And how does it compare to BI solutions? We cast some light on this topic and explain the fundamentals for you.


Key Figure Cockpit and Dashboard. Example: Balanced Scorecard

Key Figure Cockpit and Dashboard. Example: Balanced Scorecard

Reacting flexibly to new challenges and pursuing long-term corporate goals all while keeping an eye on the flood of data – companies need well thought-out controlling instruments to achieve this.