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Press ReleaseMarch 22, 2017
innovation
Trends in the world of business travel
For businesses looking to build relationships, cement alliances and garner new customers, having the ability to travel can be critical. But it’s getting more expensive all the time, according to the second annual travel and entertainment report...

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Press ReleaseFebruary 02, 2017
innovation
Concur's New Goals: Perfection, Ubiquity
The Beat ~ a travel business newsletter 2/2/12 9:31 AM EST Concur is aiming during the next decade to serve "the perfect business trip" to "every business traveler," chairman and CEO Steve Singh said during the company's December-quarter earnings...

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Who We Are
What does T&E mean?
The term T&E is bandied about a lot in business and, as with most business acronyms, people assume that it's automatically understood. In case you have ever wondered what T&E stands for, this blog explains not only what T&E is, but...

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Who We Are
How mature is your travel & expense management?
Like all growing up processes, your Travel and Expense Management (TEM) process goes through stages of development. If you’re feeling the equivalent of teenage angst in your organization, not to worry, there is light at the end of this tunnel. In...

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Who We Are
What does compliance mean to your company?
Compliance or acting according to a set of rules is a fact of doing business whether you are a business owner, executive, HR manager or sales representative. Navigating the path to compliance requires proactive planning and organization but...

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Who We Are
Business travel climbing like a jet, is your travel and expense policy ready?
Do you find yourself spending more time than you’d like reviewing and approving employee expenses? You’re not alone. Travel and entertainment (T&E) expense policies are often too vague or confusing, leaving employees struggling to know how to...

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Who We Are
Getting remote control when your workforce is on the go
Being in control of what your employees spend is critical for any business. But with changing working patterns and advances in technology, it’s more and more common for people to work outside the office. And when it comes to managing their spend,...

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Who We Are
Don’t get blown away by manual expense processes
Expense reports ruining your staff’s day? Well, you’re not alone. Manual, paper-based expense report processes can take hours. Employees have to set aside large portions of their days to dig through receipts, manually input each expenditure and...

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Who We Are
Concur Demo: An Expense Report that Writes Itself
Join Barry Padgett, Chief Product Officer at Concur, as he books a trip from Seattle to San Francisco and produces an expense report that writes itself along the way. Then Test Drive the product for yourself at http://bit.ly/1QiPs8h

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Travel & Expense
How to capture receipts with your mobile phone
The tax season race has begun and people are sprinting to submit expenses. To help you reach the finish line without missing a step, we’ve put together three helpful tips for faster and easier expense submissions and reimbursements. Step 1 —...

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Industry news
Give your company policies a health check-up
Growing businesses can go through a great deal of change within short periods of time, which can result in outdated and sometimes even obsolete policies. Similar to your annual doctor appointment, it’s good practice to review and update your...

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Who We Are
8 tips to keep your company credit card under control
The perils of the pocket perk: Type the search term #companycreditcard into Twitter and it will reveal some interesting habits from employees entrusted with the company plastic. While many posts are just innocent fun and typically boastful jibes...

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Who We Are
We know what you expensed last summer…
...at least we do if you’re one of our customers. Let’s set the scene: After a troublesome business trip, four colleagues - who are feeling a bit miffed - decide to exaggerate their expense claims. After submitting their expenses, they receive...

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Travel & Expense
How far do you have to go to connect all your travel data?
Business travel is booming, but not without its growing pains. Think of how things were booked just a few years back: Employees called up a travel agency and everything ran through the system. Today, employees get an offer from their favorite...

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Who We Are
7 ways to increase small business efficiency
Inefficiency, like rust, never sleeps, and can suddenly creep into any corner of your business. Vigilance against inefficiency is even more critical for SMBs because the margins for error can be thin, and small but steady drains on revenue can...

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Invoice
Five ways it pays to pay your vendors on time
As you’d expect from the company that provides Concur Invoice, we’ve compiled compelling data on the high costs of paper-based invoicing. On average, it costs $23 to process a paper invoice. Automating the process reduces the cost to $3.41, and...

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Who We Are
Concur Solutions product demo
Concur connects the primary pieces of business travel and spend so you can focus on what matters most to your business. Concur travel, expense and invoice solutions work seamlessly with each other and integrate with the systems you already have...

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Invoice
ICYMI – How much money is your business throwing away in duplicate invoice...
We first published this post in November, 2016, but we think the figures are so compelling for anyone who wants to improve their accounts payable, we decided to republish this condensed version. If your small or mid-sized business (SMB) is like...

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Who We Are
How E-receipts Make Your Business Travel Even Better
Hey, do you still have that hotel receipt from that business trip you took five years ago to Toronto, Ontario? Unless that receipt has a special place in your heart, it’s most likely not in your or your company’s scrapbook (rather, it is most...

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Who We Are
3 Quick Tips to Easily Roundup Your Receipts
There’s a lot of excitement and buzz around our annual Fusion event and many of us are in the same boat as the many attendees who are getting ready to go:  one of the most important items on our event to-do list is networking and meeting with...

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Who We Are
Concur and Office 365 integration: Meeting business travelers where they are
Office 365 is skyrocketing among business users. Nearly 70 million professionals are actively using Office 365 each month, says Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and according to Okta, Office 365 is now the most deployed app among 2000 business...

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Travel & Expense
Top tips for taking control of employee spend
Cash flow – or more to the point, a lack of it – is understandably one of the single biggest killers of growing businesses. Around 80-90% of small businesses fail because of poor cash flow and so finance teams are being more heavily relied on to...

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Business travel
Four reasons why travel risk management is a business imperative
Business travel does not exist without a degree of risk, whether it be from flight delays, natural disasters, transportation strikes or even pickpocketing. Because of such threats, businesses have both a legal and moral duty to develop or enhance...

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Who We Are
SAP Concur's Business Travel, Expense and Invoice Predictions for 2018 and...
The business travel, expense and invoice landscape is experiencing a rapid evolution, fueled by emerging technologies, shifting employee expectations, and globalization. SAP Concur experts have taken a close look at the trends that will shape...

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Small business
3 Reasons updating expense management systems benefits everyone
There’s a lot to gain from updating and automating expense management systems, and not just in the ways you might expect. While employees often complain about time-consuming, outdated processes, many have also inadvertently, or intentionally,...

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Who We Are
Three-way matching
Invoice: Three-way matching allows you to match invoices with purchase orders and received quantities of goods or services before the invoices are processed and paid. (Prior to this release, Concur offered two-way matching, which verifies that...

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Small business
How Much Money is Your Business Throwing Away in Duplicate Invoice Payments?
If your small or midsize business is like most, you could be throwing away as much as $12,000 a month – money that could be spent on staffing, resources, innovation or any number of impactful investments. Duplicate payments are a common and...

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Who We Are
What’s the Business Value of Concur Invoice?
Today’s world of business demands modern solutions. In fact, you risk being left behind if you don’t modernize your invoicing. Automating AP not only helps you better engage with employees, customers, and suppliers, but also helps you improve...

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Who We Are
Learn Why Top CFOs Are Embracing Cloud Technology
This won’t come as a surprise to anyone, but effectively controlling spending is key to boosting performance and efficiency. The surprise, perhaps, is how CFOs are doing it. Or maybe we should say – how they’re doing it differently. Oxford...

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Who We Are
SAP Concur Taps Jim Lucier, Chief Revenue Officer for North America and Chief...
BELLEVUE, Wash., April 29, 2019 – SAP Concur, the world’s leading provider of integrated travel, expense, and invoice management solutions, today announced the appointment of Jim Lucier as president. A long-time veteran of SAP Concur, Jim Lucier...

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Small business
Here's the Travel Expense Policy Template You Need
Setting clear guidelines is important in every aspect of business, particularly with your most valued audience – your employees. Managing expense and travel is no exception. And, with an average of 10% of a company's business budget devoted to...

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Thought leadership
Navigating Your Business Through Turbulent Times - Live Webcast with SAP...
Join us for a special thought leadership webinar to learn how small and midsize business leaders can navigate the current economic climate to: A panel of executives from a variety of industries will discuss how they have weathered tough economic...

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Industry news
Special Resources for Your Business During COVID-19
Our commitment has always been to help businesses run better, and at no time before has that commitment gained such an urgent focus. We know your team’s ability see and control vital cash flow has become a critical capability. To help, we’ve...

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