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Three Ways to Boost Commercial Card Success
We’ve just released our latest research report, the 2017 Electronic Payments report, and the findings show that many organizations still struggle to capitalize on many of the benefits offered by today’s ePayables tools. Commercial cards, which we use as an umbrella term for payment cards...

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Published January 23, 2017
2017 Electronic Payments Report
Underwritten in part by Ariett, AvidXchange, globalVCard, and Inworks. Featuring insights on: Current Market Trends in Payment Management The Benefits of ePayments Software Features and Functionalities of Leading ePayments Tools A Guide to Gaining ROI with Commercial Cards A Few Leading ePayments So...

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Published January 18, 2017
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PayStream’s Top P2P Research and Events of 2016
2016 has been quite an exciting year for all of us at PayStream Advisors, and as it draws to a close, we’re revisiting some of the most significant P2P research and events that made it so memorable. At the top of the list: our acquisition by fast-growing IT firm Levvel earlier this year....

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Published December 29, 2016
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Changing Roles When Automating P2P
Purchase-to-Pay automation has many benefits for back-office departments, including improved efficiency, lower processing costs, and more visibility into and control over spend. However, what is not always as evident is how beneficial P2P automation is for an organization’s employees...

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Published December 8, 2016

"Cloud technology has lowered costs and made procure-to-pay (P2P) automation solutions more widely available than ever. But the individual procurement and payables needs of organization depend on a wide variety of factors. How is it possible to choose the right solution, based on your organization’s unique requirements? That’s where the Procure-to-Pay Navigator comes in. The Navigator …"

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Procure-to-Pay Navigator Review: A Straightforward Market Analysis
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Three Ways to Implement Data Capture Technology
While the only true solution to the problems of manual-based invoice processing is found through the elimination of paper, there are a few different ways that companies can accomplish this. We’ve identified three primary methods companies can use to effectively implement data capture technol...

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Published December 1, 2016


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How to Identify True Value in Spend Management Technology
Underwritten in part by Coupa. Download vendor TCO comparison tools HERE. Featuring insights on: The Signs of Long-Lasting Value in Spend Management Software Determining the Total Cost of Ownership in a Spend Management Solution Best Practices for Evaluating Spend Management Software Providers Cont...

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Published January 17, 2017

"Trusting, collaborative supplier relationships are critical to the success of your B2B operation. But oftentimes, a focus on efficient, effective communication with your suppliers isn’t reflected day-to-day"

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5 Processes That Will Reinvent P2P’s View of Supplier Management
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Ultimate Guide to eSourcing Technology
eSourcing at a Glance Traditional sourcing involves multi-touch, multi-stage projects run by an organization’s sourcing team, often involving the same pool of suppliers and the same engagement strategies year after year. Manual sourcing procedures often suffer from limited process transparency, f...

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Published October 12, 2016
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SciQuest Announces New CEO
SciQuest, a valued partner and provider of cloud-based procurement and spend management solutions, today announced a change in leadership. Robert Bonavito, described as a 30-year technology, procurement and supply chain veteran, will take the helm as CEO, replacing Stephen Wiehe, who has stepped do...

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Published September 30, 2016
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The Digitization of Global eProcurement
Underwritten in part by SynerTrade. Featuring insights on: Current Market Trends in B2C and B2B Strategies The Benefits of Digitizing Procurement Processes Features and Functionalities of Advanced, Global eProcurement Software Contents Introduction The Effect of Digitized B2C on B2B Processes How Or...

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Published September 27, 2016
2016 Supplier Information Management Report
2016 Supplier Information Management Report
Underwritten in part by OpenText and Tipalti. Featuring insights on: Current Market Trends in Supplier Management The Benefits of Automated Supplier Management Features and Functionalities of SIM Solutions Strategies for Increasing Supplier Adoption of SIM Tools A Few Leading SIM Software Providers...

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Published September 26, 2016

Expense Management

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Chrome River and Amadeus Announce Strategic Partnership
Last week, two of our partners and providers of advanced expense management technology, Chrome River and Amadeus, announced a strategic partnership to deliver integrated travel booking and expense solutions. Chrome River customers will now be able to take advantage of products and features on the A...

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Published November 17, 2016

"Our research shows that even the most well-intentioned, carefully designed expense policies often fail to prevent overspending effectively"

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Creating an Expense Management Policy for the Real World
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2016 Expense Reporting for Professional Services
Underwritten in part by KwikTag and Insperity. Featuring insights on: Current Expense Reporting Trends in the Professional Services Industry P2P Automation for Professional Services Organizations Software Adoption Best Practices for Professionals Services Leading Expense Reporting Software Providers...

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Published November 3, 2016
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Coupa Files for IPO
One of our valued partners and highly innovative spend management software provider, Coupa officially filed paperwork last week with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to go public. Though it’s been a relatively slow year for tech IPOs due to market volatility, San Mateo-based Co...

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Published September 13, 2016
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Amex GBT Acquisition of KDS: Customer Impact
Last month, American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) last month announced it had signed an agreement to acquire KDS, a provider of integrated travel technology. According to the press release, “the acquisition of KDS is part of a broader investment strategy by GBT to develop an industry-...

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Published September 9, 2016

"This webcast will bring clarity to the three tenets of a modern, agile expense management process"

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Three Tenets of a Modern Expense Management System
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