Supply Chain Finance Blog

How Treasury Management Technology Can Fuel a More Progressive Finance Strategy

CFO consultation with CEO

As one experienced CFO to another, I think we can probably agree that there is an urgent need for progressive finance strategy. Companies are operating in a global business environment of growing complexity. Things have dramatically changed on the outside. In response, there needs to be more innovation from the inside to create growth while continuing to balance opportunity and risk with sound judgement and right timing.

Michael Dinkins
January 4, 2018

Unlocking Capital through Supply Chain Finance Technology

Increase working capital

Financing the supply chain is an age-old challenge for corporations, banks and suppliers, and the CFOs and treasury teams who manage procurement budgets. What has changed in recent years is the adoption of innovative technology solutions that create a dynamic layer of visibility in the supply chain, adding opportunities for suppliers who have otherwise funded their receivables up to 140 days or more before they had any notification that they would be paid by their customers.

Daniel Shaffer
December 7, 2017

Why CFOs Should Adopt SCF to Meet Cash Requirements

Corporate buildings

CFOs today depend on the strategic function of treasurers than in previous years. One reason why treasurers’ role has become more aligned to the CFO’s agenda is a direct result of the treasurer’s ability to unlock value within the organization at a low cost, and drive strategic objectives of the CFO, such as offering a more comprehensive view of cash and payments, acquisition strategies and capital allocation strategies.

Greg Person
November 20, 2017

HCSC’s Treasury Transformation and Other AFP 2017 Highlights

AFP 2017 conference view from Kyriba's booth

The sun has set on another AFP annual conference, and the insights, education and networking, as usual, were invaluable: detailed discussions with hundreds of customers, prospects and partners; jam-packed customer presentations; and a big announcement from Kyriba on the launch of new industry first capabilities for payments fraud detection. Here’s a quick recap of our experience at the conference:

HCSC’s Strategic Evolution

Erik Bratt
October 19, 2017

7 Can’t Miss Activities at AFP 2017

San Diego downtown

The year’s largest conference for treasury and finance professionals is almost upon us. AFP 2017 runs from October 15-18 at the San Diego Convention Center, and will feature more than 125 educational sessions, 20 hours of networking events and an estimated 6,500 people.

With so many sessions and activities to choose from, how are treasury professionals supposed to optimize their time at the show?

Erik Bratt
October 11, 2017

Kyriba Cited as a Leading Disrupter of SCF Space in New Report

shipping yard with airplane - supply chain finance

Kyriba is one of three vendors featured in a just-published report on supply chain finance (SCF), with two differentiating strengths— customizable supplier onboarding, and integration of SCF with a full suite of treasury functionality— called out in particular.

Erik Bratt
July 31, 2017

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