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The Proper Payable
Issue 133

May 29, 2018
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This Week's Best (and Worst) in Financial Strategy

Business projects are failing at an alarming rate, and Pacific Mercantile Bank rolls out a cutting edge cash management efficiency solution. We cover these topics and more in this week's edition of The Proper Payable.

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Study: $1 Million Wasted Every 20 Seconds By Organizations Around the World

The 2018 Pulse of the Profession reveals around $1 million is wasted every 20 seconds collectively by organizations around the globe due to the ineffective implementation of business strategy through poor project management practices. This equates to roughly $2 trillion dollars wasted a year

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Are You an Operations-Minded CFO?

While project management duties may not seem related to the day-to-day of a CFO, the truth is that Operations-Minded CFOs bring both the necessary perspective and skill set to drive higher project implementation success rates.

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Measuring the Success of Accounts Payable: Tracking Critical KPIs

The old adage is true: if you don’t measure it, you can’t improve it. Measuring success in accounts payable can be deceptively complex. Just because vendor invoices are getting paid doesn’t mean that your AP process is optimized for efficiency and value.

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MineralTree Raises the Bar with Automatic Application of Discounts

What would your business do with 2% cash back on vendor spend? It's time to start seriously considering your answer. Everybody knows about the benefits of early-pay discounts. But up until now, few have managed to actually enjoy them.

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From Pens to Paper to Paper Money, Corporate Fraud in the Spotlight

As noted by The Conversation, findings show that corporate theft – that is, of office supplies – is rampant. Consider the fact that an anonymous survey via Papermate revealed that 100 percent – yes, all – of the office workers who answered the question said they had stolen a pen from their workplace.

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Pacific Mercantile Bank Helps Companies Reduce Payment Processing Costs with eConnect Pay

Pacific Mercantile Bank announced the introduction of eConnect Pay, an end-to-end accounts payable and payments solution for mid-sized businesses.