More recent stories from Elena Donio
Travel & Expense Trends
To innovate and delight, an ensemble cast makes all the difference
I recently had the honor to introduce Julia Louis-Dreyfus – comedic actress extraordinaire – as a featured keynote speaker at GBTA 2016, the business travel industry’s convention of the year. It was both an honor and a challenge: just how does...

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Discovery and delivery
The opportunity to discover - to have a-ha moments - is one of the great benefits we enjoy at Concur. With more than 30 million users of our travel and expense solutions, we’re continuously building insight, uncovering trends and generating ideas...

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Innovation
Genius is collaborative
Albert Einstein. Marie Curie. Picasso. These great masters represent a few of the names that commonly spring to mind when we think about “genius.” The word typically evokes an image of a solitary figure gifted in math, science or the arts. The...

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Travel & Expense Trends
Focusing on what matters at Fusion 2015
What matters most? If we were to ask that question to each of our clients and partners attending our 12th annual Concur Fusion event this week, we would get 1,700 unique and compelling answers. Every organization -- large, medium or small -- has...

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travel expense trends
Celebrating Small Businesses in Canada and Globally
This week is Canadian National Small Business Week, and it got me thinking about my own journey from small business leadership to one Forbes’ most innovative growth companies - and now SAP. Like many career paths it has been a long and winding...

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Travel & Expense Trends
Growing Future Business Leaders
This time of year is always exciting and chaotic - full of promise, celebration, and a lot of hard work.  At Concur, we are wrapping our fiscal year and preparing for all of the opportunity ahead in FY15.  The excitement continues at home where...

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travel expense trends
5 Tips for Taking Your Small Business Global
When growing up means going global. It’s definitely not easy! At Concur, our answer was to look beyond the enterprise level companies we were currently serving in the U.S., and look at the small and mid-market companies. Then, we looked at the...

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travel expense trends
3 Insights for Small Businesses from the Concur Expense IQ Report
Did you know that in 2012 small businesses (companies with less than 500 employees) spent more on travel and expenses across all major categories than their enterprise counterparts?I can tell you this has nothing to do with extravagant travel...

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travel expense trends
Living Authentically, Driving Results
Over the last few years, I have had the pleasure of watching Concur’s Small and Mid-Market Business division transform from 30 employees to over 300 globally while retaining our culture and holding our values dear. Last week, I had the chance to...

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