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Sam Sweet is a featured SmartPayments contributor who brings a global perspective to his writing. He is currently studying communications at Denison University and interning at a fast-paced, multi-faceted marketing department at a leading fintech organization specializing in global payments, banking solutions and fraud prevention platforms.

importance of treasury management

Evolving Payment Challenges Heighten the Importance of Treasury Management

In the world of B2B payments, it’s no secret that treasury departments face a variety of challenges when it comes to AP (accounts payable) and AR (accounts receivable) processes. As the final edition of our...

/ August 19, 2019
emerging payments

Don’t Miss the Train: How Emerging Payments Solutions are Gaining Speed and Traction

The second part of our Payments Industry Trends series explores how banks are partnering with fintechs to drive payments growth. This installation focusses on how both banks and corporates are leveraging emerging payments services to...

/ August 12, 2019
innovation in payments

The World is Watching: PSD2 and Open Banking Drive Innovation in Payments

With the introduction of Open Banking and PSD2 in the UK and Europe, the world is watching to see how organizations create new approaches to securely manage and share bank account information. There are two...

/ August 6, 2019
impact of fintech on banks

Game Changing Technology: The Impact of FinTech on Banks

For three consecutive years, the “B2B Payments Survey Report” has provided instrumental insights and actionable advice regarding the current landscape of business payments. This year, Bottomline Technologies and Strategic Treasurer have delivered yet again, creating...

/ July 29, 2019
how to prevent fraud

Are You Sure You’re Secure? How to Prevent Financial Fraud

Partnering with each other for the 4th consecutive year to develop a comprehensive market research initiative, Strategic Treasurer and Bottomline Technologies have delivered yet again, providing key insights and actionable advice about how to prevent...

/ July 22, 2019

Accounts Payable Fraud: How to Win the Battle

Doug Cranston, Bottomline Technologies’ VP of Product Management, sat down with PYMNTS.com to discuss the new landscape of Accounts Payable (AP). Pointing to the persistence and prevalence of fraud within the world of B2B payments,...

/ July 15, 2019
Fraud Trends

The Future of Fraud: Fraud Trends Research and Insights

For the 4th year in a row, Strategic Treasurer and Bottomline Technologies have partnered to develop comprehensive market research and uncover vital insights related to current fraud trends. This year’s results were provided by nearly...

/ July 8, 2019
Understanding Real-Time Payments

Welcome to the Next Generation of Business Payments – Understanding Real-Time Payments

Bottomline Technologies’ Vice President of Product Management and Strategic Solutions, Jessica Cheney, sat down with Ryan McEndarfer from PaymentsJournal.com to understand real-time payments (RTP) and discuss the benefits of modernizing business payment processes. With the...

/ June 24, 2019
84% of senior staff knows how to bypass security systems.

When it Comes to Fraud, Why Risk it? A Guide to Fraud Risk Factors

Although being a target of financial fraud is almost inevitable for many organizations, being a victim of fraud is not. While the headlines concerning fraudulent activity tend to focus on large-scale corporate fraud, companies of...

/ June 17, 2019