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A Better Way To Do Bike Share

I’m a big Citibike user in NYC. I take it to and from work sometimes. I take it to and from the ferries a lot. And I use it to get twenty or thirty blocks in 5-10 mins when I don’t have the time to walk it. But one thing I don’t like about Citibike […]

Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust – A ‘Forgotten About Procurement’ Story

Categories: Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust (YAS) underwent a procurement transformation that was so successful it ended up being shortlisted for, and came very close to […] (Read more...)

9 Common Mistakes You're Making With Your Checking Account

Most of us think about our checking account in only one way: Is there enough money in it? While that's certainly the most important piece of the puzzle, there are plenty of other things to consider to ensure that you're getting all the bangs for your bucks. Beware of these common, costly mistakes...

What is Your E-Procurement Persona? Understand Your Requirements and Mass Customize Your Vendor Shortlist (Q4 2017 Update)

Categories: eProcurement / Procurement, Invoicing, P2P Tags: PRO, SolutionMap E-Procurement No two procurement organizations are alike. Each has its own persona that reflects not only its own value proposition and engagement approach but also the stakeholders it serves. The same principle holds true of procure-to-pay (P2P) application providers. Show More Summary

Factor Overoptimism? [PREMIUM]

How efficiently do mutual funds capture factor premiums? In their April 2017 paper entitled “The Incredible Shrinking Factor Return”, Robert Arnott, Vitali Kalesnik and Lillian Wu investigate whether factor tilts employed by mutual fund managers deliver the alpha found in empirical research. Show More Summary

Patients face tough choices when a healthcare provider calls it quits

There are nearly 30 million people with diabetes in the United States. About 90,000 of them were just thrown a curve ball. Johnson & Johnson announced that it’s closing its Animas subsidiary and getting out of the insulin-pump business, leaving the field primarily to a single large competitor,...

What is Your Procure-to-Pay Persona? Understand Your Requirements and Mass Customize Your Vendor Shortlist (Q4 2017 Update)

Categories: eProcurement / Procurement, Invoicing, P2P, Technology Tags: PRO, SolutionMap P2P No two procurement or finance organizations are alike. Each has its own persona that reflects not only its own value proposition and engagement approach but also the stakeholders it serves — and its supply base. Show More Summary

A U.S. airstrike took her mother and threatened her eyesight. For 4-year-old Hawra, the real struggle is to forget

She survived a U.S. airstrike in west Mosul in March, but at what cost? It killed her mother and sent shrapnel ripping into her eyes. Sitting on a hospital bed barely two weeks after the attack, 4-year-old Hawra Hasan had her hair shorn, her eyes sealed shut as she awaited multiple operations....

What is Your I2P Persona? Understand Your Requirements and Mass Customize Your Vendor Shortlist (Q4 2017 Update)

Categories: Invoicing, P2P Tags: PRO, SolutionMap I2P No two accounts payable, finance or shared services organizations are alike (or procurement departments, for that matter). Each has its own persona that reflects not only its own value proposition and engagement approach but also the stakeholders it serves — and its supply base. Show More Summary

The accused: 24 newsmakers accused of sexual harassment, assault or related behavior

A look at some of the many men who have made headlines relating to allegations of sexual misconduct, as well as any resulting fallout they have faced because of these accusations.

The Problem Of Taxpayer Communications And The Return Receipt Requirement

Nina Olson, the National Taxpayer Advocate (as if you did not know), had a great blog last week describing a really cool study her office conducted on how to improve taxpayer compliance with the Earned Income Tax Credit (ETIC... again, as if you did not know). The basic idea...

Contractor Makes Stupid Mistake At a Client Site – Ask #HR Bartender

Do contractors need a code of conduct? This HR Bartender reader made a mistake with a client. Foley & Lardner attorney Larry Perlman shares his expertise. The post Contractor Makes Stupid Mistake At a Client Site – Ask #HR Bartender appeared first on hr bartender.

What is a Business Pivot and How Can it Hurt Your Company?

What is a business pivot and how can it negatively affect your small business? Here's a look at the risks involved in pivoting and one alternate strategy.

ECB May Have Only €220 Billion In QE Left If The Hawks Get Their Way

After seemingly sending out trial balloons (via Bloomberg and Reuters simultaneously) on tapering last Thursday, which had almost zero impact (see “ECB Reportedly Considering Slashing QE in Half in January, EURUSD Shrugs), Draghi’s minions...Show More Summary

Leverage in the small and in the large

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CommonBond Review

CommonBond is a straightforward student loan refinance lender. They offer fixed, variable, or hybrid rates with multiple loan terms that could easily work for you. Here's our review. CommonBond Review appeared first on Money Under 30. © Moneyblogs, LLC.

It’s Hard to Find Fraud in Big Spend Stacks …

Let’s start with T&E spend. While most organizations might believe that this spend, which is primarily for low value amounts on fairly well understood products and services, does not hide much in the way of fraud, that’s not always the case. Nor is the fraud limited to employees upgrading to business class, upgrading from rooms […]

How to Protect Your Child From Identity Theft

Your ex-spouse calls you, but the name on the caller ID is your child's. You receive a hospital bill for a C-section supposedly performed on your eight-year-old son. Or, you bring your child to the bank to open her first savings account, and are denied because they say she has a record of bad...

6 Pitfalls When Chasing Travel Rewards

By signing up for travel credit cards, earning travel points through bonus offers and regular spending, and using your points in the smartest way possible, you can travel to far-flung corners of the world while minimizing out-of-pocket expenses. (See also: 5 Steps to Getting a Free Vacation in 9...

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