Remember the last time you flew to a convention? For some of us, that may have been as recently as last week. But for many more, the pandemic put a damper on our business class adventures. That’s why we’re happy to announce that—for the first time in nearly two years—the countdown is on. The 2021 GBTA Convention is happening from November 17–19th in Orlando, Florida. Emburse is one of the sponsors, and we can’t wait to see you there.Business Travel, For Travel Managers
Carrier pigeons have long been used in human society. In ancient Rome, chariot races used carrier pigeons to inform owners how their entries performed. Across Asia and Eastern Europe, Genghis Khan established pigeon relay stations to send and receive messages across the Mongolian Empire. Why did everyone rely on carrier pigeons back then?Chrome River, SaaS and Cloud for AP
BELFOR, a leader in property restoration and disaster recovery, knows a thing or two about fixing what's broken. When Concur failed to meet its unique business requirements and caused inefficiencies, the organization began looking for a solution to restore flexibility and usability to their expense management process.Chrome River, Expense Management
We asked a mix of small, medium, and large organizations a few questions about their spending habits and plans in response to the pandemic. What we found might be counter-intuitive.Business Travel, Expense Management
Digital transformation is one of the top priorities for businesses these days. It's impossible to stay competitive without accessing the power of unified data across your organization. However, many enterprises cannot execute their digital transformation goals due to their data being siloed in different systems. Here are the three major functions your expense management software needs to integrate with.Chrome River
Saying 2020 was a challenging year would be an understatement. Few companies were prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic outbreak and its resounding effects on just about every industry. To weather the storm, company leadership had to switch directions and even pivot drastically to help their businesses thrive (and, in many cases, survive). Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) took up the reins in ways they’d never had to. Goals were constantly adjusted and cash flow reviewed regularly, as finance teams worked harder and smarter to survive the pandemic.Business Travel, Expense Analytics and Reporting, Payments
While the 1990s may feel like a lifetime ago, the last decade of the 20th century continues to hold a special place in our hearts. How can we possibly forget the Macarena, dad shoes, mom jeans, Polaroid cameras, The Lion King, Friends, Beanie Babies, Tamagotchis, Furby or the dial-up modem jingle?Accounts Payable, Chrome River, Expense Management
Emburse Chrome River places an invaluable commodity back in the hands of clients: time. A user-friendly interface automates the entire invoicing process, saving time and increasing accuracy. Revolutionizing the invoicing process, Chrome River also streamlines the procurement process and assists with expenses, analytics, and monitoring.Expense Analytics and Reporting, Expense Management
For over half a century, millions of people have been flying between cities and across borders to meet potential clients and close deals. Most of us are so accustomed to the rinse-and-repeat ritual of business travel that we couldn’t imagine going a whole year without seeing the inside of an airplane.Business Travel, For Travel Managers
As the world gets used to a new, pandemic-informed status quo, decision-makers need to decide how to best budget for and incorporate travel into their strategies. Many executives are planning to resume domestic business trips before the end of the year. Some believe the future of travel will involve fewer, more strategic trips that require more upfront planning and cost more per flyer.Business Travel, Expense Management
Our choice of Chrome River EXPENSE was made in part due to the very user-friendly interface, easy configurability, and the clear commitment to impactful customer service – all aspects in which Chrome River was the clear winner. While Chrome River is not as large as some of the other vendors we considered, we found that to be a benefit and our due diligence showed that it could support us as well as any large players in the space, along with a personalized level of customer care.
We are excited to be able to enforce much more stringent compliance to our expense guidelines and significantly enhance our expense reporting and analytics. By automating these processes, we will be able to free up AP time formerly spent on manual administrative tasks, and enhance the role by being much more strategic.