Treasury Management Systems Insights


What will the biggest challenge for treasurers be in 2018?

30th October 2017

Company: bobsguide
Today’s treasuries face a raft of new hurdles and opportunities. We asked four leading treasurers to explain what they believe will be the biggest challenges in the year ahead. Tim de Knegt is the manager for strategic finance and treasurer for the Port of Rotterdam – the largest port in Europe. “The importance of... read more

Interest rates| blockchain use cases | cross-border payments: AFP 2017 key takeaways

27th October 2017

Company: bobsguide
Rising interest rates, excitement around blockchain use cases and cross-border payments were all hot topics at this year’s AFP conference in San Deigo. The annual event was situated in sunny San Diego’s conference centre which was abuzz with educational talks and booths touting everything from mind readers to oxygen bars. Interest... read more

The next generation of treasury management systems. Why select one?

26th October 2017

Company: Login S.A.
The modern treasurer lives in a connected world, having to deal with real-time market information, make immediate decisions, and manage a large number of banks, subsidiaries and providers. Yet, many treasury platforms may still lacking the ability to provide collaborative instantaneous work due to limited features, or to secure and centralise all... read more

Sibos 2017: How satisfied are corporates with SWIFT gpi?

20th October 2017

Company: bobsguide
Key takeaways Corporate priorities remain focused on the predictability and certainty of payments – both in reference to timing and value e.g. costs and deductions New payments solutions need to focus more broadly than cross-border payments, as this is only one element of a treasurers payments obligations that needs to be standardised ... read more

Sibos 2017: The emergence of SWIFT gpi and the future of correspondent banking

17th October 2017

Company: bobsguide
In one of the livelier panel discussions on Day One of Sibos 2017, Stefan Dab, Senior Partner and Managing Director at The Boston Consulting Group led a conversation examining the future of correspondent banking, and specifically the pain points corporate treasurers face in their cross-border payments operations and where technology can be... read more

AFP San Diego 2017: What not to miss

13th October 2017

Company: bobsguide
Bobsguide will be reporting live from this year’s AFP conference in San Diego. Here are 10 of the best sessions taking place next week – we hope to see you there! Tuesday Keynote: Finance & The Hidden Brain Listen as NPR’s social science correspondent and author of The Hidden Brain, Shankar Vedantam explores how the... read more

Disruption: Do US middle market firms have their heads in the sand?

12th October 2017

Company: bobsguide
Only one in six US mid-sized firms are prepared for disruption, despite 80% saying they have already or expect to experience it in the next three years While many mid-sized US companies believe their industry is vulnerable to disruption, most believe that their company is shielded from it, a recent survey has found. Many of these businesses... read more

How to manage cash properly

12th October 2017

Cash Management is a term used in everyday parlance by Corporate Treasurers, CFOs and other senior financial people in most medium to larger organisations. Generally speaking they all use the term in the same context and many accompany it with the term Cash Forecasting. So, Cash Management and Cash Forecasting are activities that are now very... read more

The Emerging Payments Awards 2017: Who won what?

6th October 2017

Company: bobsguide
The Emerging Payments Awards ceremony celebrated its 10th year in 2017 last night by bringing together industry leaders and over 650 payments professionals for a night dedicated to recognising the payment ecosystem’s best. After much deliberation, the following entries were rewarded on the night by a judging panel of 28 of the most... read more

How treasurers can use AI to simplify invoicing

5th October 2017

Company: bobsguide
Rodney Gardner, Head of Global Receivables in Global Transaction Services at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Matthew Hodgson, CEO of Mosaic Smart Data, tell Vicky Beckett how artificial intelligence is beginning to transform treasury technology Matching incoming payments with invoices has long been a frustration for companies with many... read more