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Artificial annoyance: Is AI really everything that it seems?
For finance teams across the country, artificial intelligence is fast becoming a Mary Poppins’ bag of possibilities. From spotting fraudulent activity to identifying trends that save a company tonnes of money, businesses are being promised that IT...

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Culture, care and financial etiquette across the globe
The world often feels like a very small place. In fact, with social media, globalisation and almost borderless trade and transactions, it’s easy to forget the different quirks and cultures, from country to country, that make the world such a...

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Travel technology that makes everyone happy
In 1990, I remember Sinéad O'Connor topping the charts with ‘Nothing Compares 2 U.’ I also remember booking my first business trip. I would phone a travel management company (TMC), talk through my plans, go back and forth to create an itinerary...

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Powerful Travel Partnerships: Concur and Rocketrip
In a nutshell, Concur Travel simplifies business trips and spend management. But when you delve a little deeper, you see that it’s the powerful partnerships within the system that makes Concur Travel what it is today. We don’t block external...

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Marriott International rolls out TripLink across all regions
Today we are very proud to announce that Marriott International, the world’s largest hotel company, has partnered with Concur and taken on board our TripLink offering. While Marriott was previously a customer in the US, this new deal means that...

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Connected journeys with the Concur App Centre
“You’ll begin to see corporate tools and consumer tools become much more interoperable. On a trip I may use five or six supplier applications.  And that’s going to evolve – the ability to have a single-app experience across multiple app...

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Travel and Technology: Are you ready for the future?
“This year will bring a renewed focus on how different businesses, applications and technologies can work together for the benefit of the end user.” My interest in technology was realised when I was at University studying for my masters. I spent...

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A Christmas Message from Chris Baker
Hopefully, you’re all looking forward to a break over the Christmas period and will be spending some time with your family and friends. Before we start to indulge in mince pies, I’d like to reflect on the year gone by and take a look at what’s to...

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The Autumn Statement: What does it mean for UK business?
Budget announcements always bring big news for businesses. Yesterday, Philip Hammond took centre stage to deliver his first Autumn Statement, so I thought this was a good opportunity to reflect on some of his key points. Since George Osborne took...

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