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Roses shouldn't be free: How employees cheat employers around Valentine's Day

February 12, 2018 / in Artificial Intelligence, T&E Fraud / by Josh Anish

Falling in love can be wonderful. With our heads in the clouds, we sit back and ruminate on our blissful fortune—sometimes temporarily losing track of time, cares, and even our friends. What we shouldn’t lose in love, however, is our jobs. And what’s one of the fastest ways to get downsized? That would be defrauding a company on an expense report.

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Everything you need to know about Sunshine Act Compliance

February 07, 2018 / in Compliance / by Josh Anish


What is the Sunshine Act?
Its full name is actually The Physician Payments Sunshine Act (PPSA) and it was designed to boost transparency around the financial relationships between physicians, hospitals, and drug companies.

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New Funding from Redpoint to Support AI in the Enterprise

November 01, 2017 / in Funding, AI / by Anant Kale

We have some exciting news to share: we’ve raised $13 million in a Series A round led by Redpoint Ventures and including Resolute Ventures, our lead seed investor.

We’re thrilled to welcome Redpoint partner Alex Bard to our board. He shares our vision of using artificial intelligence (AI) to transform the back office (check out his blog here) and brings with him deep expertise in creating successful SaaS companies. Redpoint has a strong track record of building important IT companies such as Pure Storage, Twilio, Concur, Zendesk and Stripe.

It’s our customers that we want to thank the most because user validation is the only thing that matters. Amazon, Comcast, Hitachi, Intuit and dozens of other customers have provided key insights on their needs, and their feedback on how our AI platform automates and improves the efficiency of back office tasks has been phenomenal.

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Using AI to Eliminate The Headaches Of Expense Report Audit - An Interview with AppZen

October 30, 2017 / in expense report audit, AI / by Jonathan Chizick

I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Justin Jones, founder of Simple AI. Check out our conversation to hear how we see Artificial Intelligence being used to streamline business back-office processes.



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Webinar:  A Journey to the Darkside - A Real World Story of International Bribery

October 08, 2017 / in FCPA / by Meena Chockalingam

What actually happens on the front lines of international business trips?


From the Panama papers corruption to FIFA bribery, the headlines are full of stories of allegations and investigations of bribery and mega scandals. Rarely do we get a chance to hear the story from the individual that gave the bribe.

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Where to begin with GDPR Compliance: The Clock is Ticking

August 02, 2017 / in Compliance, GDPR / by Meena Chockalingam

Data is often a company’s most critical asset. Businesses globally are collecting increasing amounts of data on customers and partners so they can be more competitive in the marketplace. In the European Union (EU), over 90% of citizens say they want some data protection rights across the EU, regardless of where their data is processed. But why?

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Webinar: Conquer T&E Fraud Detection With AI

Second only to payroll, travel and entertainment (T&E) spending comprises the largest expense for companies. How much is intentional and accidental T&E expense fraud costing your company? 


Saving time and money is no easy feat when it comes to auditing your company’s expense reports. Join us to learn from industry experts how companies of all sizes are conquering the last mile of effective T&E expense management by leveraging new technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI).


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T&E Expenses Matter: Establishing the Visibility & Control your Company Deserves

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET

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Webinar: Strategies for Minimizing FCPA Risks

July 05, 2017 / in FCPA / by Jonathan Chizick

On July 12th one of our partners is hosting a free webinar that will be of interest to many of our readers. FCPA expert Mike Koehler and Concur will present "Strategies for Minimizing FCPA Risks Associated with Corporate T&E"


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Strategies for Minimizing FCPA Risks Associated with Corporate T&E

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
2:00 pm ET / 11:00 am PT

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The State of Enterprise Automation

June 28, 2017 / in Artificial Intelligence, EaaS / by Jonathan Chizick

As the future of Enterprise Automation evolves, new industry categories continue to emerge. The latest category, coined by our friends at CB Insights, is "Expert Automation and Augmentation Software" - or EaaS.  Wondering what EaaS is all about? Read on and check out the first-ever market map of the EaaS space -  


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Corporate Culture and Ethical Behavior: Leading by Example

May 16, 2017 / in Fraud / by Meena Chockalingam

In our last post, we saw how tough it can be to differentiate between misconduct and genuine human error when it comes to corporate fraud. The key to preventing such situations is to create a strong and ethical company culture.

It’s the people that make a business successful.

Honesty and integrity are at the forefront of every great corporate culture. Whether it’s being left out of a team outing or excluded from key business meetings, no one wants to feel out of the loop or unimportant.

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