Treasury Management Systems Insights
29th June 2017
So far in the bob’s guide to treasury management systems series, we’ve looked at how organisations can determine whether they need a TMS, the kinds of systems that are available, and what treasury professionals should consider before making their selection. Now it’s time for the nitty gritty – implementation.
As... read more
22nd June 2017
After months of research and consultation with treasury technology experts, bobsguide has identified four main stages of treasury management system selection and implementation, which we introduced last week:
1. Assemble your team
2. Settle on the system requirements
3. Meet with the vendors, and test the systems
4. Make your selection, and... read more
15th June 2017
So you’ve decided that it’s time to invest in a new treasury management system. What now?
Investing a great deal of money into new technology, and implementing the system in a process that could take up to 18 months is a daunting prospect, made worse by the fact that it’s likely no one within the business would have undertaken... read more
12th June 2017
The ability to enter into new markets geographically can help drive top line revenue growth, or offer cost-cutting advantages in production and output. Companies expand internationally in one of two ways: organically or through M&A activity. International growth carries with it a number of added risks, the most prominent being... read more
8th June 2017
Since the financial crisis, the treasurer has taken on a more strategic role, meaning they must know at a moment’s notice the financial standing of their business. Treasury management software gives treasurers a way doing this with real-time reports, and visibility of the flow of transactions within their organisation.
But given the cash... read more
1st June 2017
The countdown has started. From 25 May, 2018, any company that holds personal data on EU residents will be required to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
The GDPR updates the 1995 EU Data Protection Directive for the digital age, and is designed to give EU citizens more control over their personal data by governing the... read more
31st May 2017
Here at bobsguide, we aim to keep you informed with the most important developments in finance and financial technology, and there is one particular theme that we find ourselves reporting on particularly often – how to deal with regulation changes.
So that we can bring you the most relevant insights and analysis about regulation and... read more
26th May 2017
Many customers have a form of love/ hate relationship with their software providers. While they love the functionality and how it empowers their company to operate and even gain competitive advantage, everyone grumbles about the rising costs.
This is certainly true for SAP, which has long been a business-critical piece of technology for many... read more
24th May 2017
Catherine (Cat) Moore is European President and Managing Director for J.P. Morgan Merchant Services, the merchant acquiring and payment processing arm of JPMorgan Chase & Co. She currently leads a European team headquartered in Dublin, to grow, develop and manage existing businesses and propose new technical solutions and strategies.
We sat... read more
23rd May 2017
Last month, we launched a survey among bobsguide readers who are in the process of procuring a treasury management system, or have worked with vendors to implement one. Nearly 200 of you responded – thank you again for your time – giving us illuminating insight into your experiences with treasury management systems and the evolving... read more