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Daniel Shaffer, Senior Global Public Relations Manager

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Daniel is a marketing and public relations strategist for global corporates in technology, healthcare, SaaS, and telecommunications with 15 years of experience driving successful communications campaigns. As a champion of brand journalism, Daniel enjoys crafting thought leadership, and continues to experiment with the perfect pitch for media, brand influencers and bloggers. Daniel has enjoyed the thrill of problem solving for startups, growth hacking, and working cross functionally in mature corporate environments.

How to Increase Financial Performance with Working Capital Programs

Working capital interview Edi Poloniato

Editor’s Note: Kyriba recently announced a record half-year in bookings growth and has seen an increase in demand for its working capital solutions. We interviewed Kyriba’s Edi Poloniato, Global Head of Working Capital Solutions, to find out how companies are benefitting from working capital programs like supply chain finance and dynamic discounting.

Why is working capital optimization more important than ever?

Daniel Shaffer
August 2, 2018

How Zahid Group’s Transition from Spreadsheets Helped Optimize Cash and Investments

Zahid Group, Zahid Tractor

Headquartered in Saudi Arabia, The Zahid Group is a leader in industrial engineering that has several subsidiaries, including their flagship company Zahid Tractor. For more than 60 years, Zahid Tractor has distributed Caterpillar machinery and equipment to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in both private and public sectors. Expanding growth and a demand for optimization of cash led the Zahid Group to search for a modern tresury and risk management solution (TMS).

Daniel Shaffer
July 17, 2018

Why Shareholders Demand Accurate Cash Forecasting

Finance executive facing challenges

Editor’s Note: Kyriba recently hosted a highly attended webinar, “Why Treasurers Can No Longer Ignore Accurate Cash Forecasting,” with Treasury Consultant Elizabeth Ecsy from Accenture and VP of Strategy Bob Stark from Kyriba. The lively discussion addressed the importance of an accurate, reliable cash forecast against the backdrop of U.S. tax reform, rising interest rates and heightened shareholder and activist investor scrutiny.

Daniel Shaffer
June 21, 2018

Crown World Mobility Increases Payments Productivity Gains with Kyriba

crown world mobility productivity payments

Crown World Mobility, a leading global talent programs management company based in Hong Kong, collaborated with Kyriba to overhaul its outsourced expense payments and treasury solutions – resulting in major cost savings and productivity gains.

Previously, the company’s payments were executed largely through manual processes based on spreadsheets and web-based electronic banking systems. This arrangement brought risk and compliance challenges, while lacking the scalability needed to meet client demand.

Daniel Shaffer
June 7, 2018

5 Tricks to Get the Most Value from Your TMS Implementation

TMS implementation

A treasury management system (TMS) can bring numerous significant improvements to your treasury, such as automating manual processes, reducing fraud risk and elevating the strategic function of the team to optimize working capital. But before you can bring these benefits to your team and the organization as a whole, you will first need to implement the new system.

Daniel Shaffer
May 30, 2018

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