Supply Chain Finance Blog

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

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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

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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

5 Essential Supply Chain Finance Questions for Treasurers

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The following is a guest blog from David Gustin, the editor and co-founder of Trade Financing Matters, providing insights on trade credit and business finance issues. David joined Kyriba recently for a webinar entitled, “Why Treasury and Procurement Should Collaborate for a Successful Supply Chain Finance Program.”
David Gustin
June 12, 2017

Tools to Optimize Cash Management

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Through analysis of cash positions, foreign exchange risk and counterparty risk, powerful tools now help CFOs effectively perform their duties.

A company's performance is often summed up by its capacity to produce, sell and innovate, and its ability to attract and motivate talent. The effectiveness of its finance policy is highlighted less frequently, as if it played only a minor role in the company's success. In fact, the situation is quite different. Financial departments are constantly seeking tools and solutions to help them optimize their cash management, allowing them to become more efficient in an increasingly competitive environment.

Daniel Shaffer
February 8, 2017

The CFO-CPO Collaboration Opportunity with Cash Management

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Cash management is a critically-important piece of the corporate puzzle. For the continued health of the average business, maximizing cash on hand has become a top priority, forcing organizations to seek new strategies and solutions that support this need. Our recent research report, Understanding the Real Value of Supply Chain Finance, details the opportunities inherent in supply chain finance programs and provides a framework for enterprises seeking to leverage this financial solution.

Andrew Bartolini
November 30, 2016

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