The Spreadsheet Dilemma: To Automate, or Not to Automate?

The Spreadsheet Dilemma: To Automate, or Not to Automate?

At first blush, automating manual business processes may sound a bit scary. After all, no one wants to be replaced by a computer. And we all saw how things worked out with HAL in 2001: A Space Odyssey! But automation is an opportunity, not a threat—and a significant opportunity, at that. A recent study by Smartsheet found that […]

3 Myths About Technology Expense Management (TEM)

3 Myths About Technology Expense Management (TEM)

Dealing with the financial implications of COVID-19, organizations of all shapes and sizes are turning to technology expense management (TEM) to help them take control of their expenses and rein in unnecessary spending. TEM is not new. However, demand for technology expense management services has increased due to the growing popularity of the XaaS model. […]

3 Big Reasons to Reassess Your 2021 IT Department Budget

3 Big Reasons to Reassess Your 2021 IT Department Budget

What a difference a year can make. The current lens through which enterprise IT leaders are considering IT budgets is very different than how they were thinking this time last year. That’s because the past nine months have driven an incredible depth and breadth of some changes very quickly. Meanwhile, other industry and technology trends […]

How Can You Solve the Challenges of Invoice Processing?

How Can You Solve the Challenges of Invoice Processing?

Do you ever have a day when you check your home mailbox and it’s nothing but bills, bills, bills? No one loves getting bills, but receiving them is just the tip of the iceberg. The real invoice processing fun begins when you have to make time to review them for accuracy, budget for them, pay […]

Successful Solution Implementation-What’s the Secret Sauce?

Successful Solution Implementation-What's the Secret Sauce?

Implementing new projects and services for customers is, by nature, hard work. Some think starting on the right track is the most difficult aspect. Others might say successfully completing it to the customer’s satisfaction is the tricky part. Both of those groups would be right, but also wrong. That’s because implementation is tough from end […]

Cloud Expense Management-Breaking Down the Barriers

Cloud Expense Management-Breaking Down the Barriers

In theory, enterprises collaborate across multiple business units; all stakeholders communicate regularly, and all departments work together to solve challenges that affect everyone. In reality, a lot of organizations have departmental silos and communication can be sparse or non-existent. When it comes to cloud expense management, these silos (especially between IT and finance) become even […]

Technology Expense Management – Making the Case

Technology Expense Management - Making the Case

Not long ago, strategizing and budgeting around technology expenses was not as important as it is today. Because costs were much more linear and less complex, it was easier to manage. Now, increased complexity and adoption of new tools means technology expense management (TEM) is more crucial than ever before. Any organization that has invested […]