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Industries
How Healthcare Organizations Integrate P-cards for Hands-off Processing
The integration of organizational purchasing cards (p-cards) has freed organizations in all industries from the pains of filling out paper-based purchasing orders. Long gone are the days of expensive, fixed processing costs and limited...

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Public Sector
3 Ways Technology Can Modernize Employee Spend for State and Local Government
Constantly reshaping the global economy, technology has changed the way we run business. We can now deliver more services, communicate to customers through a variety of devices, and even increase internal efficiencies – such as, developing higher...

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Industries
Healthcare Here, There, Everywhere: Staff Auto Mileage Adds Up
Projected to more than double by 2060, the number of Americans ages 65 and older will increase to 98 million, ultimately driving up the demand for mobile healthcare. For healthcare professionals, this means more trips on the road to provide...

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Industries
The Top 4 Spend Management Challenges Financial Service Firms Face
From barter to bitcoin—in an industry driven by modern technology, the financial services industry has had to continually adapt to navigate through change. Heavy compliance regulations like SOX and FINRA, have also forced companies to spend their...

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Industries
4 Best Practices for Healthcare Mileage Reporting
Healthcare organizations already know that tracking personal mileage can be difficult. Relying on employees to estimate miles driven, then manually entering miles into expense reports limits reliability and efficiency. Especially when managing...

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Travel & Expense Trends
Top 6 Business Challenges You Didn’t Know AI Could Help With
It’s no question – employees crave to solve a variety of new and complex business problems. And yet, here we are, stuck managing the monotonous, routine tasks that come with our jobs. This is even more prevalent today in the age of big data and...

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Travel & Expense Trends
All About Compliance: What, Where, and Why You Should Care
For employees, compliance can be a daunting term as it seems to imply firm rules and strict regulations. Yet compliance doesn’t have to negatively impact employee experience. With the right tools, checks and balances, it may even be possible to...

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Industries
4 Steps to Increasing Your Healthcare Organization’s Confidence When Managing...
For healthcare organizations, building trust with patients is an essential part of providing the best care. It allows organizations to develop deep and meaningful relationships with patients over their lifetime and it plays an important part in...

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Industries
How Concur Connect Helps Life Sciences Organizations Stay Ahead of HCP Data...
Ask any organizational staff member and you’re sure to hear about the perpetual challenges and pains of managing data. Sure, we love it. Data increases organizational efficiency and allows staff members to make faster and more accurate decisions....

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Industries
Four Tips to Manage Fraud and Compliance within Life Sciences
In the highly regulated and dynamic industry of life sciences, compliance is top of mind. But the pressure to stay in compliance to ensure you are following the current accounting and financial regulations is difficult for any organization who is...

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Industries
Managing Fraud and Compliance: 4 Steps to Increase Your Financial Service...
As a financial services company, you know that internal policy and regulatory compliance is an integral part of every aspect of your business. Organizations like banks and insurance companies are tightly regulated and highly scrutinized under laws...

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Invoicing & Spend Management
Corporate Cards and P-Cards: Get Better Insight into Employee Spend
As your organization continues to evolve managing employee spend, explore the benefits of using corporate cards and P-Cards to help facilitate visibility and control when employee spend areas are unclear. A unified reporting and reconciliation...

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Public Sector
How Automating Expenses Can Continue to Fuel Innovation within Academic...
If you want to stay competitive and train the future leaders of healthcare, you need to lead the industry in innovation. At least that’s what university medical hospitals are aiming for with top medical students from around the world and some of...

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Travel & Expense Trends
Innovating Through Data: The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Invent It
Historically, those who don’t prioritize innovation within their business tend to get left behind. In fact, a failure to innovate in the business world can leave you staggering behind competitors who are excelling because they decided to update...

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Products in Action
How Global Clients Can Leverage Preferred Care Experts in the Age of...
The digital economy requires global companies to respond faster, collaborate more, and overall be more efficient. But as your business expands into new, international markets, your financial and IT systems may have become increasingly complex and...

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Travel & Expense Trends
3 Regulatory Pressures Impacting Business Travel in 2020
With worldwide business travel spend set to reach $1.4 trillion by 2020, the complexities of traveling for business continue to rise. From managing payroll intricacies, increasing tax and immigration regulations, to mitigating concerns surrounding...

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Travel & Expense Trends
How Do You Protect Your Business Travelers in the Evolving World of the...
The sharing economy has grown to be bigger than ever. By 2021 it will reach 86.5 million users in the U.S., with revenues projected to more than double to $40.2 billion by 2022, according to Juniper Research. For travelers, this is great news. The...

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Public Sector
How Technology Can Empower City Managers to be More Effective When It Comes...
Stuck in the world of paper receipts and excel sheets, city managers are tasked to allocate taxpayers’ dollars, grants, and other forms of funds to essentially “keep the city’s lights on.” Whether that includes planning community development and...

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Innovation
7 Tips to Manage Productivity When Navigating the New Challenges of Working...
Updated February 2021 Working from home was once thought of as a dream come true. But for the many of us who are unfamiliar with working remotely, it can create some difficulties when it comes to managing our productivity and well-being. Often,...

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Industries
Redirect Healthcare Spend to Where It Matters Most by Automating Accounts...
For healthcare organizations, managing employee spend can be seen as a nice-to-have, rather than a necessity, since the primary mission is to provide the best patient care.  But as the healthcare industry faces new, never-seen before challenges –...

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Invoicing & Spend Management
5 Costs to Uncover to Get Business Under Control and Drive Up Savings
As you’re working to get business moving again, what you’ve always done may not be what’s best. Even when it was “business as usual,” were you completely confident in your ability to: Maybe controlling costs has always been a struggle. And yes,...

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Invoicing & Spend Management
Six Ways for Enterprises to Close Spend Loopholes with Tech
Your organization is likely doing everything it can to increase sales, find new customers, and drive new revenue streams. However, you might be surprised to learn how much you lose due to non-compliant expenses: The financial health of your...

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Invoicing & Spend Management
Why Consolidating Spend Management Tech Enables Business Resiliency
You don’t have to be the CIO to understand that business success depends on your enterprise’s ability to leverage the power of digital technology. In fact, according to IDC, the COVID-19 pandemic has so far underscored the importance of digital...

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Travel & Expense Trends
Simplifying Your VAT Reclaim for T&E Program Resilience
As the world gets back to normal, now is the perfect time to improve your travel and expense (T&E) program. If your travel program includes any international travel, one key area of focus should be regarding the reclaiming of goods and...

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Travel & Expense Trends
On the Road Again: Track What’s Important by Optimizing Mileage Spend
You’ve thought a lot about how to track expenses for business purposes, particularly when it comes to events and travel. But what about mileage? While it may seem like a minor expense, it pays to learn the nuances. Just take these stats into...

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Travel & Expense Trends
Cash vs. Credit Card Spend: Does it Really Impact Corporate Savings?
When it comes to buckling down on budget, there are many ways to find extra savings: But with each reduction comes an intangible cost that might be detrimental to your competitive advantage–whether it’s customer satisfaction, employee morale,...

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Innovation
How to Build a Work Environment Your Employees Will Love
How an employee perceives both their job and employer is critical – it not only attracts new talent but helps retain the valuable workforce you already have in place. Yet measuring employee satisfaction isn’t as straight forward as obtaining a...

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Travel & Expense Trends
Why You Should Extend Traveler Safety to Protect Your Rideshare Users
The employee experience isn’t just about ensuring your workforce has the right tools to stay productive; it’s also about ensuring they have the right training and tools to travel safely. This is especially important for groups who are newer to...

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Who We Are
What Are SAP Concur Integrations?
Transferring data across multiple systems can be costly, taking time and resources away from your organization. So we’re here to say –“fuhgeddaboudit!” SAP Concur integrations allow you to bring your organization’s existing ERP system along for...

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Travel & Expense Trends
The Top 5 T&E Reports for Healthcare Organizations
It’s that time of the year again: where the year’s financials end and forecasting for 2022 begins. Now that you’re automated, gathering the data and reports needed should be much more streamlined. But do you have a strategy on how to align...

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Travel & Expense Trends
T&E Manager at Deloitte Consulting Shares Top Read for 2022
Our 2022 top book and podcast recommendations from thought leaders across the travel and expense (T&E) industry is now available! Oren Geshuri, T&E SAP Concur Practice Manager at Deloitte Consulting LLP, shares why he recommends...

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Invoicing & Spend Management
Accounts Payable Thought Leader at Geisinger Shares Top Read for 2022
Our 2022 top book and podcast recommendations from thought leaders across the travel and expense (T&E) industry is now available! Ashely Lehman, Concur Administrator in Accounts Payable, Geisinger, shares why she recommended The Anticipatory...

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Invoicing & Spend Management
Spend Management Thought Leader at Booz Allen Hamilton Shares Top Read for 2022
Our 2022 top book and podcast recommendations from thought leaders across the travel and expense (T&E) industry is now available! Tori Simpson, Senior Manager, Financial Operations – Accounts Payable, Booz Allen Hamilton, shares why she...

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Innovation
Innovating Through Data: The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Invent It
Organizations that don’t prioritize innovation tend to get left behind. But how do organizations determine when, where, or how to innovate? While assessing employee sentiment is a great first choice, another route often lies in analyzing the data....

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Travel & Expense Trends
Cash vs. Corporate Card Spend: Does it Really Impact Company Savings?
When it comes to buckling down on budget, there are many ways to find extra savings: But with each reduction comes an intangible cost that might be detrimental to your competitive advantage–whether it’s customer satisfaction, employee morale,...

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