Treasury Management Systems Insights
12th October 2018
Blockchain, or Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT), is one of the most hyped new branches of digital tech in recent history. Invented as the underlying framework to power Bitcoin, it is now being applied in some way to every industry, including capital markets.
The potential applications of blockchain/DLT technology vary across sectors but have... read more
11th October 2018
Since Adobe acquired the commerce platform, Magento has moved further into the e-commerce market with its newly announced payment and risk management solution.
“We were looking for a partner within e-commerce,” said Shantanu Narayen, CEO of Adobe on centre stage at MagentoLive. “We didn't appreciate quite how much... read more
8th October 2018
A few weeks ago, I sat on a webinar panel discussing the concept of Request for Pay (RfP) and what the implications will be for the US market when it is made available as part of The Clearing House’s Real-Time Payments (RTP) network. I was joined by my esteemed partners Keith Gray from the Clearing House and George Evers from Vocalink, and at... read more
8th October 2018
Across the globe, firms of different shapes and sizes have always struggled with cash and working capital management. Modern businesses – and their finance and treasury departments – constantly aim to effectively manage their debt ratios, with the aim of efficiently using cash as a resource and quickly take advantage of M&A... read more
8th October 2018
The age-old problem with treasury reporting is that setting up reports takes time and money. Large Excel files with flexible data capturing features need to be prepared and sent to subsidiaries in order for these to enter the necessary data. The next challenge is to collect the data, identify and correct any formatting and data capture errors and... read more
5th October 2018
According to the World Bank, financial inclusion means that individuals and businesses have access to useful and affordable financial products and services that meet their needs; transactions, payments, savings, credit and insurance, delivered in a responsible and sustainable way.
This access to a transaction account is a first step toward... read more
4th October 2018
One of the first steps in setting up a new cash flow forecasting process is designing a forecasting model.
If the forecasting model is well-designed from the outset it can drastically improve the quality of reporting outputs, thereby helping to achieve overall business objectives. However, it must be noted that there is not a universal solution.... read more
28th September 2018
Designing and rolling out any new reporting process in a large organization can be challenging. In any multinational company, a new process will inevitably require input from many people across multiple locations. In addition, the number of departments that need to be coordinated (IT, finance, treasury, etc.) can make collaboration difficult.
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26th September 2018
Simpler navigation, enhanced user face, and ability to send feedback directly through the app are some of the latest improvements to the CashPro Mobile user experience being offered by the Bank of America Merrill Lynch (Baml).
“The statistics behind mobile adoption are compelling. We understand that clients like the convenience and... read more