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Keeping it “Business as Usual” When Employees Vacation

If you run a team, department, or even a company you know that vacations are the best way to avoid employee burnout. Summer is one of the most popular times for travel in the US, and many of us take paid vacation time in order to travel, spend time with family and...

Business Lessons We Can Learn From Pokemon Go

By now you have probably heard about, seen, or even played Pokemon Go, the new mobile video game taking the world by storm. This unique game encourages players to be physically active, meet new people, and visit new places. But I bet you didn’t stop to consider that...

Why Payment Cycle Management Should Matter to You

When I started my career in sales at Control Data, I was given a desk, a phone, a list of zip codes and a stack of D&B cards that corresponded to the zip codes that made up my territory. My job seemed pretty simple. I just needed to look at the D&B card, find...

Why You Need to Join Billtrust’s Online Community

We all know that getting a back stage pass is exciting! You get to look behind the scenes and experience intimate interactions with talented performers who make our world a little happier. Well, what if there was a way to get a first look at new Billtrust products,...

The Quest for Operational Efficiency

Over the past three months I have been on the road meeting with CFO’s and CIO’s and their direct reports to better understand the challenges that they face in their businesses. One of the terms being used more frequently is “Operational Efficiency,” and it’s being...

The Digital Revolution is Here. Is Your Business Ready?

My, how times have changed. Back in the days our when our grandparents walked 10 miles to school in the snow with no shoes, uphill – both ways, they didn’t have Facebook to vent their frustration. Now, if you have a bad meal or a bad airline experience – you tell...

The Power of Storytelling

When was the last presentation you sat through that didn’t include PowerPoint? What about the last presentation you delivered? My guess is that you would probably have to be older than 45 to remember a time before PowerPoint existed. Why are presenters so dependent on...

What Really Keeps CFOs Up At Night

CFOs these days are among a company’s most strategic advisors and keeping a company both lean and successful falls squarely on their shoulders. Billtrust offers new insights on how these financial warriors can begin to fight off the issues that keeps them sleepless in...

Why I Love Working at Billtrust

Even as a very new Billtrust employee (start date 2/29/16!) – I totally get it. People who work at Billtrust are happy, it’s as simple as that. We’re excited about the work being done here, about the future of the organization, and we’re satisfied with our...

3 Ways to Keep Your AR Team Very Happy

Your accounts receivables department is the lifeblood of your company, so it’s vital that your team feels happy in order to keep cash flowing efficiently. We’ve put together a few smart ideas to keep your AR team motivated, attentive, and focused on helping your...

Use Data to Drive Your Business in the Right Direction

“Our belief is data is the new oil,” said Kevin Plank, CEO of Under Armour. “I think companies that will win are using math. As humans we make decisions but it’s important we have the best information to make our decisions.” In his March 14, 2016 keynote...

Your Supply Chain Doesn’t End Where You Think It Does

The physical supply chain is made up of thousands of moving parts, literally. Before it’s a laptop, your computer may have started as a screen from South Korea, a CPU from the United States, a processor from Japan, combined in China in a case from Taiwan, and shipped...

5 Non-Negotiables for Cash Application Automation

Any CFO will unabashedly admit that the cash application process is critical to an organization’s cash flow – after all “cash is the oxygen” of a business. Companies cannot realize cash until payments are properly matched and applied to the right accounts. Ironically,...

New Mail Delivery Standards Will Slow Payments

Below is an article from ACA (The Association of Credit and Collection Professionals).  The article highlights the impact lower standards in delivery times will have on the invoice-to-cash process for businesses.   The new standards by the USPS are a double...

Billtrust’s AP Connect and Ariba

More and more businesses are requiring customers to get invoices and make payments via an AP Portal. Pat Amaral is interviewed at Ariba LIVE 2014 to explain how Billtrust’s AP Connect works and how those in the Ariba network are benefiting. If you’d like to learn...

5 Ways to Protect Your Invoicing Process from Data Breaches

Data security is a top concern for businesses—and for good reason. In fact, 43% of companies had a data breach in the past year, up 10% since the previous year. Security breaches have a direct impact on profit. Target’s profit nearly fell 50% after their credit...

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