Financial Operations Management for Small Businesses

Effective Financial Operations Management for Small Businesses: A Look from the Inside

Effective Financial Operations Management for Small Businesses: A Look from Inside Ally Pediatric Therapy In this recurring SmartPayments feature, we sit down with business payment professionals from the corporate and banking space to talk to them...

/ July 5, 2018
Blockchain explained

Blockchain Explained: What is it and how does it impact the payments landscape?

Blockchain explained… The term ‘Blockchain’ seems to be popping up everywhere these day, but what is it, why is it getting so much attention and how does it impact the payments landscape? To explain blockchain...

/ June 25, 2018
electronic payment adoption

B2B Electronic Payment Adoption & Fintech’s Evolving Role: NACHA and Bottomline Technologies Sound Off

Despite offering innumerable benefits, electronic payment adoption continues to face challenges as organizations cling steadfastly to their tried and true paper-based processes. Fintechs have worked and continue to work hard to change that, however. To...

/ June 14, 2018
Treasury Fraud

Understanding the State of Treasury Fraud & Controls

Once upon a time, stealing money from a bank or business meant that criminals had to put on a mask and commit a robbery. Coming into the second half of 2018 however, that thought seems...

/ June 12, 2018
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
request for payment

Request for Payment and the Need to Balance Speed & Security: NACHA and Bottomline Technologies Sound Off

As you consider the proliferation of new payment options flooding the industry, such as request for payment, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the choices and confused by what it all means to you and...

/ May 29, 2018
Banks becoming a strategic partner with business customers

Becoming a Strategic Partner for Business Customers: a 4-Minute Guide for Banks

While it’s often overlooked, managing payments is a strategically important function for business. To be successful, organizations need to make sure that they’re effectively managing their payments to capture all available revenue sources, maximize working...

/ May 29, 2018
Advice for Treasurers to get more out of accounts payable

Getting More Out of Accounts Payable: Lessons for Treasurers

As discussed in the previous post and throughout the series, as the function of accounts payable evolves, Treasury is positioned as an ideal partner to help transform it into a profit center. Here are the...

/ May 21, 2018
Accounts payable trends

3 Trends Impacting Your AP Department in 2018

For accounts payable (AP) departments, the pressure is on. Traditional responsibilities are shifting and AP is being tasked with driving greater value, cost savings, and efficiencies across business functions. Three industry trends are the driving...

/ May 14, 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