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Still Nigh: The Death Of Manual Expense Reporting

Expense software developers and corporate travel providers are progressing in their efforts to kill the manual work associated with expense reporting. The application of artificial intelligence appears to be accelerating what has been a slow and painful demise. Emburse on Tuesday announced AI-powered receipt scanning — “the next step in realizing Emburse’s vision of an…

New AI Service From PredictX Turbocharges Travel Management, Infosec Permitting

Upload your travel policy and create a multilingual chatbot employees can query. Talk to a “consultant.” Get another set of “eyes” on a new policy or supplier contract. Quickly analyze service level agreements for what you’re owed. These are promises of a new commercially and personally “secure” artificial intelligence tool for enterprises from PredictX, currently…

Data Firm Cerebri Claims New Carbon Calculator Is Within 1 Percent Accurate

Big data company Cerebri created a carbon calculator and examined the variance between pre-trip predictions and actual flight emissions. Its model produced overall results that fell within 1 percent of actuals, though for any given flight, the swing was plus or minus 10 percent, according to co-founder and CEO Jean Belanger. Launched in 2016, Cerebri…

The Corporate Travel World According To Flight Centre’s Leiss: Staffing And Service Are Back, Data’s A Challenge, NDC Is Nascent But Driving Economics

The Company Dime‘s Jay Campbell on June 28 interviewed Flight Centre Travel Group’s president of the Americas, Charlene Leiss, on a live show via LinkedIn Audio. They surfaced some potential conventional wisdom about a variety of topics. An edited transcript follows. So, Charlene, there’s a lot going on in the industry, but as often happens,…

TravelPerk Closes In On $200M In Annualized Revenue, Seeks AI Efficiencies

TravelPerk is targeting 70 percent revenue growth for 2023. That’s after the company hit $100 million in annualized revenue late last year. The Barcelona-based corporate travel agency is doing this without the benefit of enterprise clients, which it is not pursuing. Here’s a lightly edited transcript of The Company Dime co-founder Jay Campbell’s Monday conversation…

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