Growth and Optimization

The busy person’s guide to spend management automation

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Okay, this isn’t a guide really. It’s more of a round-up of helpful resources on spend management automation for anyone with limited time in their day. In other words, for all of us. The goal is for you to be able to read the article faster than it took us to write it. So, let’s get right to it! 

Resource #1: 6 Ways to Grow Your Business with Spend Management Automation 

If you’re responsible for formulating a complete strategy to manage company spending — including expenses, travel, and invoices — this e-book should be your go-to resource. It features a six-step action plan that will help you get maximum benefit from your spend management program. 

Resource #2: Simple 4-Step Expense Policy Refresh 

Want a quick spend management win? These simple employee expense policy tweaks can help you gain better visibility into your company’s spending, find new efficiencies, and avoid costly risks down the road.  

Resource #3: Spend is changing. Are your KPIs keeping up? 

We love a good scorecard and this one is a favorite of every finance leader we share it with. Use it to assess and measure the success of your spending program, your travel and expense technology, and your spending itself to see where you could improve.  

Resource #4: Expense Automation Solutions: A Buyer’s Guide 

Personally, we think the right choice is obvious. That said, we do believe in the importance of making an informed decision when selecting an automated expense management solution. This guide covers why automation is crucial for business momentum, how to build a business case, and the top 10 questions to ask solution providers, like us.  

Resource #5: Accounts Payable Automation: A Buyer’s Guide 

Sometimes it’s hard to know when you’ve outgrown something, especially if you tend to avoid looking in a mirror on a regular basis. The same can be said for outdated finance workflows. Learn what truly automated AP looks like, the steps for successfully transforming your invoice management processes, and how to choose the right solution and solution partner (spoiler alert). 

Resource #6: Our Favorite Tomato Soup Cake Recipe 

We believe that the busier one is the more important it is to take some time out to recharge your body, mind, and soul. And yes, sometimes that involves cake. And yes, our favorite recipe happens to include a thrifty can of tomato soup as a main ingredient. You’re welcome. 


So, there you have it. Six spend management automation resources for any busy person who is busy building business momentum for what’s next. 

Ready to get your cashflow flowing? We’ll show you how. 

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