Tag Archives: Certify

G2 Crowd Tries To Take Out The Trash Of Enterprise Software Reviews

By | April 26, 2018

There are piles of enterprise software review websites, and most of them are clickbait garbage. Business models with sponsored listings and affiliate marketing favor the site owner rather than the user. As six-year-old G2 Crowd attempts to go up a notch, buyers still need to watch for red flags. G2 Crowd offers “unbiased” reviews from “verified” users of… Read More »

Shutdown Of Google QPX ‘Express’ Faring Solution Shouldn’t Disrupt Corporate Travel Tech

By | November 1, 2017

Google revealed plans to shut down on April 10, 2018 the API for a light version of its shopping and faring service. Acquired by Google half-a-dozen years ago, ITA Software’s advanced pricing and shopping capabilities had become a go-to alternative to similar global distribution system functionality. Its standard QPX product is used by a number of travel providers including… Read More »

Certify Seeks Greater Sum, Keeps The Parts In Expense System Combo

By | July 6, 2017

[UPDATE, Sept. 7, 2017: Expense management system provider Certify bought nuTravel’s online booking system. It will offer the tool as part of Certify Enterprise Travel. The two companies announced a partnership for that product in July. The expense management system provider already offers booking tech to small businesses under the Certify Travel brand. NuTravel will maintain its airline… Read More »

FCM Travel Solutions Takes Mobile TMC Service To A New Level With Messaging

By | July 12, 2016

FCM Travel Solutions soon would like you to meet Sam, a multi-platform mobile messaging service bringing e-concierge and virtual agent concepts into the managed arena. The Company Dime last month previewed the platform, which FC USA has been testing internally. About 20 users from FCM Travel Solutions’ largest corporate customer also are testing it, and its second-largest will participate as well.… Read More »

Hilton No Longer Providing Concur E-Receipts

By | June 23, 2016

[UPDATE, June 22, 2017: Concur no longer integrates e-receipts from Starbucks purchases. “This is due to issues that prevent us from providing you with the standard that we maintain for all our apps,” according to information sent to users. When Concur announced the feature in 2015, it claimed Starbucks was “the most commonly expensed restaurant” and that its… Read More »

Coupa, Chrome River Bag Millions

By | July 2, 2015

June was a huge month for two of Concur’s California-based competitors. Coupa raised $80 million at a valuation of $1 billion. Chrome River picked up $100 million, declining to disclose its assessed worth. Enterprise tech is attracting venture capital as established and new providers exploit mobile and cloud technology. The moves also reflect a competitive expense management software marketplace following SAP’s $8… Read More »

Microsoft Tests Expense App

By | March 31, 2015

[UPDATE, Feb. 24, 2016: Microsoft discontinued this project.] [UPDATE, April 10: Concur press statement added.] Microsoft is testing an expense app for iPhones that apparently integrates with Concur. “Nobody likes filing expense reports,” Microsoft wrote on Facebook, mimicking the raison d’être for expense providers like Concur and Expensify. “Each of us has a powerful computer sitting in our… Read More »