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5 Unbelievably Powerful Reasons to Ditch Expense Report Spread Sheets

  
  
  
spreadsheets

You probably have employees who are resistant to change and don’t want to give up their Excel expense reports. Tell them it’s time to get over it. Manual expense reports are digging away at your company’s productivity and bottom line – it doesn’t matter how cool or fancy the cell formulas in those Excel expense spreadsheets are.

5% of Employees Account for Most Corporate T&E Fraud

  
  
  
Corporate T&E Fraud

Many companies have employees who regularly travel for business. Top execs may need to be on-site to manage multiple offices, specialists may need to attend conferences and give workshops, and sales, customer service, and technical support reps may need to visit customers to generate sales and foster business-client relationships.

3 Ways to Ensure Your Cloud Strategy Doesn’t Fail

  
  
  
cloud strategy

Cloud computing has become dramatically more prevalent over the past few years, thanks in large part to investments from technology giants like Microsoft, Amazon and Google. However, the cloud industry is still fairly young, and as such there is still some disagreement about what exactly "the cloud" is and should be. Currently, "cloud computing" describes a number of Internet-based services, including software and business process programs, infrastructure application platforms, and various storage and retrieval programs.

Teenagers Get the Mobile Mindset. Do You?

  
  
  
Mobile Mindset

Mobile solutions have become critical in integrating business and technology. If designed and executed effectively, they have the ability to speed productivity, simplify the user experience, and offer added convenience to end users. However, just adding mobile isn't going to do much by itself. You need to develop a mobile mindset, thinking about how innovative mobile solutions will enhance your business model at every level of your organization without causing disruptions and distractions.

Corporate Road Warriors – Want to Keep Your Clothes On?

  
  
  
flight checkin

Airline travelers currently getting the go-ahead by Transportation Security Administration (TSA) staff to go through the PreCheck (or Pre√) security free of charge will soon be back in the regular line. For those unfamiliar with PreCheck, the TSA Pre√ program makes it easier and faster for travelers to go through pre-flight airport security screening. Fliers signed up with TSA Pre√ keep their belts, shoes and lightweight outerwear on and don’t need to walk through body scanner machines. They also don’t have to take their laptop out of its carry case and can leave toiletries inside their carry-on bag. These simple steps have done much to speed people through security at 118 U.S. airports.

BYOD – Bring Your Own Device For Expense Management

  
  
  
BYOD ExpenseManagement

A recent survey of 173 corporate travel and expense managers found that they receive more and more bookings via mobile devices. Clearly, business travelers are becoming more comfortable with booking flights and hotels using their mobile devices. To that end, travel and expense management systems from top providers are becoming more vital components in corporate travel managers' toolboxes.

6 Steps to Keeping Your Corporate Data Secure in the Cloud

  
  
  
Data Security

Many business resist storing a large portion of their corporate data in the cloud. They erroneously believe the security risk is high when, in fact, cloud data storage and management is much safer than storing data on an employee laptop that can be stolen or encrypting data on an internal corporate server. If providers of cloud data storage meet certain criteria, the cloud is the safest place to store sensitive business data.

What’s the Buzz for Corporate Travel and Expense Managers?

  
  
  
expense manager buzz

In July, the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), a trade organization for corporate travel and expense managers, held its annual meeting in Los Angeles, California.  Topics that generated the most buzz at the meeting were the huge increase in corporate travel globally and the risks of managing corporate travelers across disparate global destinations.

Stop Your Organization from Being Hacked

  
  
  
organization hacked

According to a recent Homeland Security Department report, checking in from your home computer leaves big companies vulnerable to hackers, who scan corporate systems looking to find the remote access software that lets employees look at the system while they are not on the job site.

What’s Organizational Clutter and Why Should You Care?

  
  
  
organizational clutter

Is the complexity of your office environment making business more difficult? Clutter can be defined as scattered items or, for businesses, disordered processes that impede or reduce organizational effectiveness, productivity and revenue. The manufacturing industry has spent decades de-cluttering their factory floors, machining processes and assembly techniques. Today, unfortunately this is no longer limited to manufacturing; the typical office environment has extreme organizational clutter.

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