When a CFO says the company will cut its more than $100 million travel budget in half, only suppliers need to panic. For travel managers, it's like a power-up.

That's how Ike Ihenacho has spent the past year and a half of his professional career — unleashing newfound power at $30 billion snack maker Mondelēz International. Thanks to data consolidation from United Kingdom-based Pi, the company's budget leaders conduct monthly reviews of spending and operational KPIs, and adjust policies and reset targets as appropriate. Using BCD Travel's Advito and Concur Messaging, the travel department . . .

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