Category: Cash Management

B2B Payments Trends

Trends in B2B Payments and Working Capital Management

The payments landscape is changing faster than ever before. To say that the challenges faced by corporates and banks are heavily complex would be a significant understatement. For an organization to be successful, understanding the...

/ June 12, 2018
working capital management

B2B Payments & Working Capital Management Strategies

Nearly half of all corporates see a bank’s B2B payables offerings as being an important factor in the bank selection process. Strategic Treasurer’s B2B Payments and WCM Strategies Survey captured the responses of 335 corporate and...

/ May 9, 2018

The Importance of Measurement and the Treasurer’s Stake in AP

As discussed in a previous post, AP is often viewed as a cost center and Treasury, in conjunction with AP, is key to establishing the link between corporate goals and AP’s role. But what are...

/ March 6, 2018
faster payments use cases

Faster Payments Use Cases

Faster payments aren’t suitable for all business cases. Let’s take a look at some of the more common use cases to see what might make sense for your business.

/ February 27, 2018

How Open Banking Helps Small-Mid-sized Businesses Improve Cash Visibility and Transaction Reporting

Open Banking in the UK got really interesting as of January 13, 2018. If you are an individual or small-mid-sized business (SMB) with an account at one of the largest 9 UK banks, you can...

/ February 13, 2018

The Significance of Open Banking and the EU’s PSD2 in the History of European Payments

What significance will January 13th, 2018 -- the day Open Banking and PSD2 became a reality in the U.K. -- have on the history of payments? Surely it will someday have a place in the...

/ January 15, 2018

Selling the Value of Faster Payments by Slowing Down

Through our advisory board practice we’ve had plenty of opportunities lately to hear corporate customers talk about faster payments. The common theme in those discussions is the requirement for a sales process that’s very different...

/ January 3, 2018

Swipe Right or Left Part 2: Making the Right Business Choice with So Many Payment Options

In our prior post we talked about the inherent complexity of choosing how to best optimize your business payment processes given the ever changing technology landscape. In this post we’ll help you better understand some...

/ December 21, 2017

ISO…So What?

Is ISO a must-have for your organization or a waste of resources? Find out what ISO is, what it's not, and why you should care.

/ December 5, 2017

Business-to-business cross-border payments: Do new initiatives fix corporate problems?

Cross-border business-to-business (B2B) payments have always been troublesome for businesses involved in foreign trade. Core issues around timing, certainty, cost and visibility mean there should be a healthy market for alternatives to using your bank’s...

/ November 30, 2017