Whitepapers (79)
 
Government employees who travel or work remotely are exposed to a myriad of potential risks and challenges. While other countries have established extensive legal obligations for employers to protect traveling employees, federal agencies in the United States have yet to implement comprehensive duty of care policies to ensure employee safety and mitigate risk. With much of the...
 
 
 
Finding practical ways to make government employees more productive is one of the many challenges facing state and local agencies. One approach delivering quick results for agencies large and small — and leading to greater workplace satisfaction among employees and their supervisors — is the adoption of well-established, cloud-based tools to provide tracking, control and insight...
 
 
 
According to 2015 APQC, 62% of accounts payable costs come from labor - and that figure doesn't account for the opportunity cost of wasting time that could be better spent on innovation and strategic thinking. At SAP Concur, we have been using Machine Learning (ML) for several years to do things for our customers that could not be done any other way. With
 
 
 
A modern IT department at the state and local government level is not without its challenges, but it’s becoming more accessible, thanks to outside-the-box thinking, partnerships and new strategies. In this guide, we will examine nine priorities for a modern state and local government landscape, including cybersecurity,
 
 
 
Modernizing expense, travel, and invoice systems by going digital is a quick win for IT leaders as those improvements can make a real difference for all employees by driving efficiency. The benefits for IT teams include higher satisfaction from end users, hence less troubleshooting; more automated expense and invoice management processes, which reduce burden on IT leaders; and better visibility...
 
 
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Based on the June 14th, 2018 webinar "Budget Visibility, Connectivity and Organizational Growth – Why it’s not just about AP Automation," this tipsheet uncovers some challenges organizations face when solely focusing on automation and provides best practice recommendations on managing...
 
 
 
The financial services industry is faced with unique challenges that demand attention in governing their travel and expense (T&E) management processes. How do you manage all these challenges and ensure your employees are both able to do their jobs effectively but keep spend in mind as they do it? Download the...
 
 
 
As voice recognition technology grows increasingly accurate, it’s also going mainstream. By 2022, smart speakers – like Amazon’s Alexa, Google Home and Sonos One – will be in more than half of all U.S. households, according to a recent report, and voice assistants will be in use on more than five billion smartphones. Widespread adoption for business use as well is inevitable,...
 
 
 
No time to figure out how to use employees’ time better? That’s the way many small business owners feel. However, it’s worth the effort to investigate tools that make businesses more productive, says Drew Stevens, a St. Louis, Missouri-based productivity coach who works with small and medium-size businesses. “They usually pay for themselves quickly, because they allow employees to...
 
 
 
An SOP is a written, step-by-step description that outlines how to perform a critical company function, which can include anything from accounts payable, to equipment maintenance, to hiring.

If you're worried SOPs will slow you down or inhibit innovation, think again. SOPs can save your staff time and money. Find how by downloading this paper.
 
 
Videos (51)
 

Analytics provides a unified view of your data so you can empower stakeholders with the information they need to understand and impact the bottom line. Here are some key examples of how Analytics can drive actionable insights for you! Learn more: http://spr.ly/6052DqDr6

 
 
 

Machine learning can save time and increase accuracy. But, more importantly, it can free people up to do what’s important to them. Watch the video to learn how SAP Concur is doing with machine learning and SAP Leonardo to deliver real business value to customers.

 
 
 

Business travel works better when it's integrated with expense reporting. See how easy it is to book travel and have expense data flow seamlessly from bookings to expense reports when you automate in the cloud with SAP Concur.

 
 
 

Business travel works better when it's integrated with expense reporting. See how easy it is to book travel and have expense data flow seamlessly from bookings to expense reports when you automate in the cloud with SAP Concur.

 
 
 

Want to avoid lost paper invoices, delayed email invoices, late and duplicate payments? This overview of Concur Invoice shows how automating your accounts payable management in the cloud can make your life easier, save you money and give you a clearer view into your cash flow – the lifeblood of any business.

 
 
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Running a small business is difficult. Even best-in-class companies struggle to manage risk, gain visibility and control spending. What should small businesses do to get a handle on these challenges so they cannot just survive but grow and thrive? Attend this 45-minute presentation to hear stories of how small businesses like yours are: Mitigating fraud and...
 
 
 
Speakers: Jennifer Lyndon | VP Business Services, Silverado Senior Living  Mike Dailey | Invoice RSE, Concur  Join us to hear an insider perspective from a Concur Healthcare Invoice subject matter expert on the latest accounts payable trends and how Healthcare organization are evolving their AP departments by automating their Invoice...
 
 
 
Does your organization have a travel and expense policy? If so, how effective is it? How accessible and visible is your policy to your employees? A clear policy guides employee spending and reduces traveler “friction” while maximizing organizational cash flow and enhancing financial controls. Learn best practices for creating and maintaining a travel and expense policy.
 
 
 
Changes in technology and in the workforce are affecting the way organizations manage their spending. Individual employees now have more spending flexibility and centralized processes are becoming more decentralized resulting in lack of visibility into spend. Watch this webinar to discovered how leading organizations manage their travel and expense integration and the benefits of an...
 
 

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Cloud computing and automation are transforming the public sector, and yet there is a continued reliance on traditional travel and spend management tools. Implementing a modern solution will extend beyond financials—it allows agencies to avoid costs, improve the employee experience and refocus resources on the agency’s mission. GovLoop and SAP Concur partnered to survey...
 
 
 
Traveler behaviors and preferences are changing. With the emergence of new technology, supplier-direct efforts and shifts due to generational changes, business traveler behavior is changing. High smartphone adoption has led to new traveler behavior. While many successful managed travel programs have shifted bookings online, new mobile behavior requires a...
 
 
 
Better Manage Company Spend for Greater Visibility and Control An AMI-Partners study of financial decision makers at small and medium-sized businesses makes a strong case for automating expense, travel and invoice management. View this infographic to see how embracing automated spending solutions is helping small and medium-sized businesses improve business...
 
 
 

When finance and IT departments collaborate to improve expense, travel, and invoice management, companies win.

Check out the five tips from a new Forrester report to help your finance and IT to start.

 
 
 
SAP Concur Fusion 2018 offers over 150 educational sessions filled with rich content for you to learn and bring back to your company. To help you navigate the sessions, we encourage you to view the Small to Medium-Sized Businesses Sample Session Catalog for Travel Professionals.
 
 
Reports (30)
 
Travel behaviors and preferences are changing With the emergence of new technology, supplier-direct efforts and shifts due to generational changes, business traveler behavior is changing. Corporate travel has been fixated on online booking adoption for more than a decade. Businesses need to recognize that invisible spend driven by mobile bookings may...
 
 
 
Companies with less than €1 billion in annual revenue have inherent advantages. Small and mid-size companies are often more innovative and agile than their larger competitors. They can leverage the talents of their smaller workforce more readily. They can seize new opportunities quickly, without having to dismantle large bureaucracies or legacy systems. This means the finance function at...
 
 
 
In the ever-evolving business landscape, managing company spend has become progressively more challenging for financial decision makers. Increasing mobile work forces, and an expanding number of vendors and invoices mean more transactions to track and manage. Automating expense, travel and invoicing is a sure way to gain a precise picture of how money is flowing through an organization....
 
 
 
IDC provides an assessment of the leading SaaS and cloud-enabled travel and expense software solutions and discusses the criteria that are most important for companies to consider when selecting a system. This year, IDC ranked SAP Concur as the market leader in travel and expense solutions. "With cloud penetration approaching 85%, travel and expense apps have become an effective first step...
 
 
 
When your travellers book outside your system, you may not be able to capture their itineraries, their whereabouts or what they’re spending. But here’s where the real issue lies: If you don’t know where your travellers are, you don’t have a way to keep them safe. The latest GBTA Europe survey highlights how your business travellers are booking, what they perceive about their level of safety,...