A first principle is a basic assumption that cannot be reduced further. First principles thinking involves deconstruction (breaking down complicated problems into basic elements) and then reconstruction (reassembling them) in order to make better decisions, processes and systems. Join Strategic Treasurer and HighRadius for a webinar on how using this type of thinking can transform treasury.
During this webinar, attendees will learn how virtual cards function and what spot they can fill in the company’s payable strategy. We will discuss the manner in which they can add value and reduce complexity, cost and concerns to corporations.
Organizations and finance staff must improve consistently in order to stay competitive, and competitiveness almost always requiring leveraging technology. In this panel discussion, the conversation focuses on the most promising technologies that are in play now and are seeing increasing adoption in finance. How should organizations move forward with technology (staying current, learning, piloting, expanding), and how should a finance professional respond personally to the opportunity and risk of disruptive technology? Which technologies will eat another’s lunch? What is driving the focus on forecasting? What is actually current in data analytics?
In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the Treasury Coalition formed to assist treasury and finance professionals in examining the impact the industry. Through weekly, biweekly, monthly, and now bi-monthly surveys, data has been collected, analyzed, and distributed for the good of the industry. Specifically, the survey looked to gather concerns, response plans, and monitor economic preparations and impact changes throughout the pandemic life cycle. This webinar will review the results to date, dive into cross cuts of the data, and discuss what organizations can do as we recover.
This webinar covers the results and provides insights into the 2021 Treasury Fraud and Controls Survey. This survey’s purpose was to evaluate the current and projected impact of fraud on the finance and treasury environment. Practitioners were polled on their experiences with fraud and on the range of controls, safeguards, and security practices employed to protect their financial assets and information. The data was compiled and is used to educate the industry as to how the fraud landscape is evolving, and how practitioners can better protect themselves and their organizations against attacks.
The cash conversion cycle (CCC) and working capital management often come with a variety of pain points for treasury. In this webinar, we discuss several types of solutions that address these pain points, notably supply chain finance (SCF) solutions and those addressing various portions of the CCC. We will discuss the relevance of these solutions in business continuity planning and times of disruption and volatility, the various SCF models, the navigation of supplier participation issues, the problem of competing KPIs within the CCC, and the use of working capital councils to improve these areas and implement solutions.