Visual Guides

Strategic Treasurer puts out a mix of visual guides, focusing on eBooks and white papers. While white papers are more formal in approach, both provide a concise view of a specific topic.
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eBooks

TMS Toolkit - Selection

TMS Selection: Leading Practices

Since modern TMS typically last for well over a decade and affect the efficiency and effectiveness of treasury operations on a daily basis, the stakes in selecting the right solution and vendor are high. This eBook, the third in the TMS Toolkit series, covers the key principles necessary for a selection that will result in lasting success and walks the reader through each step of the selection process. Topics include finding a vendor who can partner with your firm long-term, product road maps, critical business requirements, and getting the most out of RFI, RFP and demonstration experiences.

Making the move eBook - Strategic Treasurer & ION Treasury

Making the move: Transitioning from Excel to a Treasury Management System

As technology continues to democratize, many firms currently using Excel may discover that, for the first time, they now have a better option than to limp along with inefficient, error-prone manual processes. This eBook walks firms through the new calculus of deciding when it’s time to make the switch from Excel to a TMS and offers guidance on preparing for the transition and gathering support when the time comes.

TMS Toolkit - Technology Stack

Technology Stack: Digital Backbone

This eBook, the second in its series, shifts our attention to the crucial place a TMS can occupy in a treasury department, serving as a part or whole of a digital backbone in the technology stack. This understanding will also prove helpful in addressing the material of the third and fourth eBooks, which will relate to TMS selection (3rd eBook) and implementation (4th eBook).

TMS Toolkit Series: Building the Business Case

This first installment in the TMS Toolkit series identifies major shifts in the technology environment that are driving significant spend on treasury technology. It addresses key considerations for showing an ROI and provides a multi-step plan for moving forward.

Reducing the Pain of Payments

This eBook provides an extended look into the primary challenges associated with treasury’s B2B payment operations, including what is causing these challenges and how they are evolving over time. This resource also offers insight to the leading solutions and techniques available today for overcoming these challenges and maximizing efficiency across B2B payments workflows and procedures.

Accurate Cash Forecasting: Challenges and Solutions for Treasury

This eBook provides an extended look into the practice of cash forecasting, with analysis of both the primary challenges impacting treasury as well as the key solutions that companies can implement to alleviate their strain and enhance their workflows.

Is Your Treasury Technology Aligned with Your Needs?

This resource offers insight to the primary challenges impacting companies as they look to implement treasury technology, and provides an overview of the key factors to consider before undergoing an implementation.

Acquiring Treasury Technology

In an environment where the expectations placed upon treasury continue to grow, practitioners must learn how to develop an effective business case for acquiring enhanced technology and be able to discern one solution from another in today’s competitive technology market.

2017 Treasury Fraud & Controls Survey Results Report

Tax & Treasury: Managing Tax Liability via Tax Equity Investments & Tax Credits

This comprehensive visual guide will walk you through the landscape of tax credits and tax equity investments.  You’ll learn how corporate treasury can play a pivotal role in supporting their tax department by introducing and stewarding the utilization of these unique assets. Learn more in the eBook.

2017 Treasury Fraud & Controls Survey Results Report

With Greater Payments Complexity Comes the Need for Efficiency

Today, the ability to quickly & accurately exchange information between parties isn’t optional; it’s a vital necessity. Download this eBook for more info!

2017 Treasury Fraud & Controls Survey Results Report

Leading Practices for Treasury in the Financial Supply Chain

Treasury is charged with acting as a careful steward over a range of financial liquidity requirements, operational performance goals, and protection of the organization’s most liquid assets. Learn more in the eBook.

2017 Treasury Fraud & Controls Survey Results Report

Running Corporate Treasury in an Environment of Elevated Risks

The risk environment faced by organizations is diverse and significant. These elevated and continually increasing expectations placed on treasury must be addressed.

White Papers

2017 Cash Forecasting & Visibility Survey

Treasury’s Role in Transforming Accounts Payable Into a Profit Center

Due to the moniker, “cost center,” Accounts Payable (A/P) is rarely funded at a level that matches other finance areas. Treasury typically owns working capital and needs to help drive and support the right type of organizational emphasis on A/P View this white paper for more info!