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Top Canadian tax questions

As we explore in this blog post, Canada’s value-added tax system, including the GST, HST and QST, is extremely complex and the risks to businesses that get it wrong are substantial, with mistakes costing significant money. To help guide you through the wilderness of Canadian value-added tax, we partnered with the experts at Ryan on a recent webinar. Below are just a few of the…   Continue Reading »

Pharma consolidation means IT consolidation. Are you ready?

Last year was a blockbuster year for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the pharmaceutical industry. The industry saw $250B in deals according to Perficientand 2016 is poised to be even more intense.   If your company is preparing for merger or acquisition in the near or distant future, how are you getting your systems and data ready? If you’re a Concur client, you may have…   Continue Reading »

The “Smart” AP Function and the Role of Automation

Ardent Partners research has long pointed to the automation of key accounts payable processes, namely the eradication of paper-based invoices and manual capabilities, as one of several means of boosting the AP function’s true strategic impact. As companies begin to think about 2016 and how they can continue to extract value from internal operations, AP must be one of the first things that comes to…   Continue Reading »

It’s THE ONE – Canada’s financial powerhouse

Canada’s economic challenges right now mean it’s never been more important to get the money right, and North America’s top finance professionals are about to convene in Toronto to talk about the best ways to do that. Because all of that’s important to us and to our customers, Concur will be there too.   Big ONE The website of “Chartered Professional Accountants Canada,” says “The…   Continue Reading »

Running Simple With Concur: Your Stories, Part 3 – The University of Tulsa

This is the third in a three-part series highlighting how businesses using Concur are innovating travel and spend management to make life easier for administrators, end users and travelers so they can focus on what matters most.   Ready for the Real World The University of Tulsa has developed into a leading private research institution that prepares its students for a lifetime of success. Keeping…   Continue Reading »

Canada climbs into the cloud

Catching up fast Compared to other industrialized countries, Canada has approached cloud computing slowly and with great caution. But as major players construct data centres here, Canadians are catching up fast. In case a definition is useful, IBM (and they ought to know) defines the cloud as “the delivery of on-demand computing resources – everything from applications to data centres – over the Internet on…   Continue Reading »

From adding machines to added value – how technology is transforming Accounts Payable

Once, the back office was purely mechanical – chasing down receipts and invoices and cutting the checks. But now, technology is transforming AP, by automating manual functions and freeing those money experts to think and act more strategically, adding value.   Not far from the ten-key Even in a digital world, automation has been slow to fully come to the back office, and many companies…   Continue Reading »

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