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Oversight is a “Cool Vendor”

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[05.11.17]

What does that mean?

Leading analyst firm Gartner recognized Oversight as a “Cool Vendor” in the

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Is your T&E Program Flying Blind?

Posted By: Jessica Kirk //
[05.10.17]

We have discussed in recent blogs that spending on global business travel is breaking records...

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Operationalizing Compliance: New Webinar with Compliance Week and Tom Fox

Posted By: Jessica Kirk //
[04.25.17]

There’s been a lot of lip-service paid to “operationalizing compliance” since the Department of...

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Automating the Expense Process: How long before you can eliminate manager approval?

Posted By: Jessica Kirk //
[04.11.17]

Most of the companies we talk to recognize that manager approval of expense reports is a very...

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How to Curtail Costs as Global Business Travel Spend Rises

Posted By: Jessica Kirk //
[03.28.17]

Spending on global business travel is on the rise and expected to reach $1.6 trillion by...

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The Compliance Oversight Review Committee Matters

Posted By: Jessica Kirk //
[03.08.17]

Do you need a Compliance Oversight Review Committee? I recently read Thomas Fox’s article in...

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Spend Analysis Report Vol. 3: 10% of Travelers Commit Nearly all High-Risk Purchases

Posted By: Jessica Kirk //
[02.14.17]

To uncover fraud, waste and misuse in your company’s T&E program, you need only focus on a...

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FCPA Enforcement under the New Administration

Posted By: Jessica Kirk //
[02.10.17]

The potential changes coming to the regulatory landscape can get your head spinning. President...

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) Can Eliminate Manager Approval of Expenses

Posted By: Jessica Kirk //
[01.19.17]

Employees and managers have been given many wonderful tools to streamline the expense reporting...

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Bleisure Travel is Here to Stay

Posted By: Jessica Kirk //
[01.06.17]

Imagine this…you walk out of a business meeting on Friday. Instead of rushing to the airport...

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Battle of the Sexes: Business Travel Edition

Posted By: Jessica Kirk //
[12.21.16]

In 2017, most road warriors expect to travel for business about the same amount as they did this...

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Artificial Intelligence Will Transform How We Manage Risks – For The Better!

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[12.16.16]

More frequently we read news alerts about cyber attacks. The scary notion is that the cyber...

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Millennials Redefine Business Travel

Posted By: Jessica Kirk //
[12.01.16]

Millennials now make up the majority of the U.S. workforce and by 2020 will account for 50...

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How are Analytics Changing the Way Companies Detect Fraud & Waste?

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[11.23.16]

Ever heard of the project management triangle? It basically states that whenever you’re building...

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Data Driven Truth: Manual Expense Review is Harming Your Company

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[11.11.16]

Our awesome technology partner, Concur, recently released a study that reveals how manual...

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Does Satisfied Business Travelers = More Compliant Business Travelers?

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[10.27.16]

The Global Business Travel Association and American Express Global Business Travel teamed up...

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Five Business Travel Fraud Schemes and How Oversight Can Protect You

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[10.14.16]

I got very excited reading this great article, “Five Business Travel Fraud Schemes Tech is...

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Company Culture: Oversight Spotlight Sue Fleming

Posted By: Sarah Zoloth //
[09.29.16]

As part of our monthly “Company Culture” blog series, we’re publishing interviews with Oversight...

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DOJ Fines No Longer a Cost of Doing Business: Automate Ongoing Transaction Monitoring to Reduce FCPA Risk

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[09.23.16]

We come to you with this whitepaper because of the many recent FCPA violations and settlements...

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Major League Baseball and FCPA Compliance Aren’t All that Different

Posted By: Jessica Kirk //
[09.14.16]

Batter up! As we head into Major League Baseball playoffs, it’s a good time to revisit FCPA...

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The Easiest Way to ‘Tone at the Top’

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[09.09.16]

I love this article by Tom Fox for Compliance Week. In the piece he states that ‘Tone at the...

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Company Culture: Oversight Spotlight Sarah Zoloth

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[09.02.16]

As part of our monthly “Company Culture” blog series, we’re publishing interviews with Oversight...

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2 Ways Visual Analytics Can Help Your Company Be More Strategic with Your Anti-Fraud Efforts

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[08.26.16]

Recently the Wall Street Journal published an article on how modern companies are using...

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Expense Fraud: Fact or Fiction

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[08.18.16]

recently read this article in Computer Weekly about making fictional expense claims a thing of...

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If You Find Your Company in Violation of the FCPA

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[08.08.16]

Given that we provide technology for ensuring Fortune 500 company’s T&E programs are FCPA...

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Can Your T&E Compliance Technology Bring Business Travelers Back in Line?

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[07.26.16]

I know, I know. I’m raising a big question in the title of this blog. I’m asking the question...

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Proactive Steps for Companies Looking to Protect Themselves from FCPA Vulnerabilities

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[07.20.16]

At Oversight, we’ve been investing a lot of energy into developing our platform for Insights On...

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Company Culture: Oversight Spotlight Ashlee Holmes

Posted By: Samantha Dolan //
[07.15.16]

As part of our monthly “Company Culture” blog series, we’re publishing interviews with Oversight...

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Addressing Vulnerabilities in Travel Expense Management

Posted By: Al Gordon //
[07.08.16]

Oversight has spent the last 13+ years analyzing the travel and expense transactions for many of...

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How to Build a Substantive Culture of Compliance

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[06.22.16]

FCPA – we’re talking about it all month long. If you keep up with FCPA news (like we do) you’ll...

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FCPA Month + Building a Better Program

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[06.14.16]

We’re unofficially calling June “FCPA month” here on the Oversight blog.  But why is FCPA...

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How Much is Business Expense Fraud Costing Your Business?

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[06.07.16]

recent survey of 1,000 business travelers revealed that business travel fraud is costing...

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Company Culture: Oversighter Spotlight Julia Versaci

Posted By: Jessica Kirk //
[05.26.16]

As part of our monthly “Company Culture” blog series, we’re publishing interviews with Oversight...

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The Oversight Shadowing Program

Posted By: Sarah Zoloth //
[05.18.16]

In the past, I’ve talked a lot about how Oversight makes an effort to develop our career skills...

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The Impact of Insights On Demand on Travel and Expense Program Management

Posted By: Al Gordon //
[05.12.16]

Travel and expense management has traditionally fallen into one of three categories.

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The Hitchhikers Guide to Using Insights On Demand

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[05.03.16]

May is one of my favorite months. Summer is almost here, the long Memorial Day weekend, and also...

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Company Culture: Oversighter Spotlight Samantha Dolan

Posted By: Hendrik Kriek //
[04.19.16]

As part of our monthly “Company Culture” blog series, we’re publishing interviews with Oversight...

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The Biggest Reason to Consider Insights as a Service

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[04.15.16]

We loved seeing this Information Week Article by Lisa Morgan on the “8 Reasons to Consider...

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Company Culture: Being a Part of the Oversight Family

Posted By: Stephanie Yates //
[04.14.16]

Today Account Manager, Stephanie Yates, shares a bit about her experience working at Oversight.

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If You Only Have 10 Minutes to Learn about Oversight… Read These Three Things

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[04.08.16]

When researching what a company is all about online, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the...

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How Proactive Monitoring Can Save You Millions

Posted By: Al Gordon //
[04.06.16]

Recently, Novartis came to a settlement with the SEC about an FCPA action.  In case you are...

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3 Outstanding Functionalities of Our Workbench

Posted By: Dustin Scruggs //
[03.30.16]

The Insights On Demand Travel and Expense (T&E) module leverages a broad spectrum of...

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The Art of Navigating Concur Fusion, Oversight Style

Posted By: Rachel Ware //
[03.25.16]

The 2016 Concur Fusion conference was held in Las Vegas, NV at the Venetian Hotel. The week-long...

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Company Culture: Oversighter Spotlight Hendrik Kriek

Posted By: Shauntia Lovett //
[03.15.16]

As part of our monthly “Company Culture” blog series, we’re publishing interviews with Oversight...

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Can Monitoring Card Spend Equal Healthier Spending Habits?

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[03.10.16]

Nearly a year ago a Delaware media outlet published a story on state workers and their...

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Compliance Week Webinar - Q & A with Patrick Taylor

Posted By: Al Gordon //
[03.08.16]

On February18th, Compliance Week held a webinar presented by Oversight’s CEO, Patrick Taylor. In...

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You Can Have It Both Ways with Oversight Insights On Demand™

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[03.02.16]

Some believe that they only have two choices to improve compliance within their disbursement...

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Company Culture: Oversighter Spotlight Neha Wood

Posted By: Chris Hamilton //
[02.23.16]

As part of our monthly “Company Culture” blog series, we’re publishing interviews with Oversight...

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Get to Know the Insights - Unusual Mileage

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[02.19.16]

Since 2015, many exciting things have happened at Oversight Systems, including the launch of a...

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Oversight Excels at Promoting from Within

Posted By: Sarah Zoloth //
[02.16.16]

When I started on the Demand Generation team almost two years ago, there was a total of five of...

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Oversight vs. Valentine’s Day: 5 Reasons Why You Should Love Us

Posted By: Ashlee Holmes //
[02.12.16]

Whether or not you believe that Valentine’s Day is a money-suck, chances are you’ll buy flowers...

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Taking Dynamic Steps to Reduce FCPA Risk in 2016

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[02.10.16]

Writing about FCPA compliance and the reduction of FCPA risk is well tread territory on the...

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Meet the 2016 Oversight Blog Squad!

Posted By: Anonymous //
[02.02.16]

Mid-2015 you may have noticed a shift on the Oversight blog: we went from having three regular...

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Recapping the Concur Ignite Event

Posted By: Rachel Ware //
[01.21.16]

During the week of January 11th, Oversight took part in Ignite, Concur’s annual sales kickoff...

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Company Culture: Oversighter Spotlight Jessica Kirk

Posted By: Chris Ficquette //
[01.20.16]

As part of our monthly “Company Culture” blog series, we’re publishing interviews with Oversight...

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A Better Way to Audit Expenses in 2016

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[01.13.16]

The beginning of a new year is a great time to reflect back on the accomplishments of the...

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The Top 10 Oversight Blog Posts from 2015

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[01.05.16]

2015 has come to an end. Can you believe it? If you’re like us at Oversight, you’re probably...

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Automating the Compliance Monitoring Process

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[12.23.15]

What feels like Christmas every month?

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Why Do Clients Select Oversight?

Posted By: Samantha Dolan //
[12.18.15]

Prospects always want to know why our clients have selected Oversight Insights On Demand™, but...

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The Oversight Spend Analysis Report 2015 Highlights – (Part II)

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[12.15.15]

Last week, Oversight debuted the second annual Spend Analysis Report, a compilation of data...

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The Oversight Spend Analysis Report 2015 Highlights (Part I)

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[12.09.15]

After many months of hard work, Oversight is proud to announce the release of its second annual ...

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Swimming with the Sharks

Posted By: Sarah Zoloth //
[12.04.15]

Earlier this month, I was able to attend a Concur Fusion event in Washington, D.C.. Aside from...

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Company Culture: Oversighter Spotlight Chris Ficquette

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[12.01.15]

As part of our monthly “Company Culture” blog series, we’re going to start publishing interviews...

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Oversight vs. Thanksgiving: 5 Reasons to Eat Up

Posted By: Ashlee Holmes //
[11.24.15]

It’s that time of year again. You know the one—with the bird and the cinnamon and football. It’s...

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Oversight’s Top 5 Posts About Why Insights On Demand is the Software for You

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[11.19.15]

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, everyone is likely preparing for a big meal and time...

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Oversight Systems Participates in Anti-Fraud Collaboration Webinar

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[11.17.15]

On Tuesday, October 27th 2015 Oversight’s CEO Patrick Taylor participated in a joint webinar...

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FCPA Enforcement: A Serious Business

Posted By: Al Gordon //
[11.13.15]

I was recently researching the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) while developing sales...

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Company Culture: Oversighter Spotlight Chris Hamilton

Posted By: Beverly Kays //
[11.05.15]

As part of our monthly “Company Culture” blog series, we’re going to start publishing interviews...

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Does T&E Fraud, Waste, and Misuse Exist in Your Program?

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[11.03.15]

As most of you know, Oversight offers a free trial run of our software to qualified...

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The 9 Spookiest Things We’ve Found in T&E Spend

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[10.30.15]

After twelve years of monitoring over 2 trillion transactions, you can bet we have uncovered...

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Customer Feedback: 3 Reasons Why

Posted By: Samantha Dolan //
[10.27.15]

During the trial process many of our prospects like to ask us this question: “Why did your...

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Live Demonstrations: A Trick or a Treat?

Posted By: Sarah Zoloth //
[10.22.15]

For any prospective client, an important step in evaluating the value of Oversight Insights On...

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Sometimes Your T&E Program Can Be a Little Scary

Posted By: Ashlee Holmes //
[10.16.15]

Darkness falls. The hairs stiffen on the back of your neck. Fog ensues. These are familiar...

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A (Hypothetical) Day in the Life of an Expense Report Approver

Posted By: Al Gordon //
[10.13.15]

Below is a hypothetical conversation that may take place in a company experiencing issues...

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Company Culture: Oversighter Spotlight- Beverly Kays

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[10.01.15]

As part of our monthly “Company Culture” blog series, we’re going to start publishing interviews...

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Oversight's FCPA Solutions: NOT a “check-the-box exercise”, Part 4- Tracking

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[09.30.15]

I recently came across a great multi-part series of articles entitled “Why Should Americans Care...

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Recapping the Concur Chicago Event

Posted By: Samantha Dolan //
[09.24.15]

This month I attended my first conference representing Oversight along with my colleague, Sam...

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Travelers Spending Badly-- Whose Fault Is It?

Posted By: Ashlee Holmes //
[09.22.15]
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T&E and P-Card Risk Management: Insurance vs. Assurance

Posted By: Al Gordon //
[09.17.15]

I recently started to think about risk management in the context of T&E and P-Card compliance...

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Company Culture: Oversight’s Logo Signing Tradition

Posted By: Sarah Zoloth //
[09.11.15]

When entering Oversight’s headquarters, the first thing you’ll notice is a long wall, lined with...

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The Difference Between P-Cards and Corporate Travel Cards and Why You Need an Audit Tool for All

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[09.08.15]

An outsider not in the corporate finance world may have never heard of a purchase card (or...

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Oversight makes T&E Compliance Easy (Here’s 3 Ways We Do It)

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[09.01.15]

In our culture of increasing technical and social complexity, new technologies that are...

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Star Trek…The Next Generation of Business Intelligence

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[08.28.15]

Our approach, and the approach that I believe is the next generation of business intelligence,...

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The 3 Best Reasons to Take a Test Drive of Insights On Demand

Posted By: Samantha Dolan //
[08.27.15]

Here are three of the most common objections I hear to people declining the FREE trial of our...

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Who is Your Account Manager, and What Do They Do?

Posted By: Ashlee Holmes //
[08.25.15]

My favorite Arnold Schwarzenegger movie is Kindergarten Cop (Twins is a close second). If you...

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Want to Learn More about FCPA Prevention? Read these Four Posts

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[08.20.15]

Following up on Julia Versaci’s series on Oversight’s technology solution for FCPA, we would...

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Oversight's FCPA Solutions: NOT a “check-the-box exercise”, Part 3- Context

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[08.18.15]

I recently came across a great multi-part series of articles entitled “Why Should Americans Care...

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Fighting Fraud: Best Practices for Auditing Your T&E Program

Posted By: Anonymous //
[08.13.15]

It’s no secret that Oversight and Concur go together like Peanut Butter and Jelly (see our white...

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Don’t Skimp on Support for Your Operational Expense Programs

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[08.11.15]

A shocking study by the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business has discovered...

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Oversight Company Culture: The Pixar Story Telling Contest

Posted By: Al Gordon //
[08.04.15]

I recently read about an approach to story telling that Pixar uses during the initial...

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Daily vs. Monthly Spend Analysis- A New White Paper by Oversight Systems

Posted By: Anonymous //
[07.31.15]

Amid our recent efforts to become more prescriptive with our clients, we turned an...

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Oversight's FCPA Solutions: NOT a “check-the-box exercise”, Part 2- National Languages

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[07.28.15]

I recently came across a great multi-part series of articles entitled “Why Should...

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What Happens After You Become An Oversight Insights On Demand Customer- Part II

Posted By: Samantha Dolan //
[07.23.15]

Working as an account manager for Oversight Systems, I get a lot of questions from new customers...

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Why We’re Being More Prescriptive When It Comes to Data Science and Compliance

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[07.22.15]

For a long time, Oversight did things quite differently when it came to helping others monitor...

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What Do You Get in a Handful of Marbles?

Posted By: Ashlee Holmes //
[07.16.15]

What happens if you put your hand into a bag of assorted marbles and pull out a handful?...

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Oversight CEO Patrick Taylor’s Best Posts

Posted By: Anonymous //
[07.14.15]

At Oversight, we’re lucky to have a CEO who takes time out of his busy week to contribute...

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Oversight's FCPA Solutions: NOT a “check-the-box exercise”, Part 1 - Country Risk

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[07.09.15]

Julia Versaci

As one of the solution designers for Oversight’s FCPA compliance modules, I...

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How to Get Employees Attention When it Comes to Your Spending Policy Compliance

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[07.07.15]

On June 23rd I had the pleasure of co-hosting a webinar with Eric A. Sohn, Director of Business...

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Company Culture: The Oversight Blog Squad

Posted By: Anonymous //
[07.02.15]

 

At Oversight, we’re big on promoting thought leadership and sharing cool content via...

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Oversight’s Two Most Important Rules for Ensuring Compliance in Your Organization

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[06.30.15]

Mike Kenealy, COO of Insiders Integrity, is involved in a project on the Philippines designed...

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Is It Time to Take Manager Approval Out of the T&E Loop?

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[06.25.15]

Google the phrase “travel manager” or “travel and expense” and a variety of news articles...

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Why Guidance is Missing from FCPA Investigations

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[06.23.15]

The Economist, in its May 9 article, “The anti-bribery business”, takes to task both the US...

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Company Culture: The Oversight “Lunch and Learn” Program

Posted By: Sarah Zoloth //
[06.18.15]

When I graduated from college and began working at Oversight last year, I wasn’t sure what to...

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Oversight Announces Release of Version 7.0.3 for Oversight Insights On Demand

Posted By: Anonymous //
[06.16.15]

At Oversight, we’re always striving to create a better software platform and user experience for...

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The Parallels Between Wikipedia and Compliance 2.0

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[06.11.15]

We hear a lot about “Compliance 2.0” in our industry, but what does this really mean?

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Cloud-Based Expense Management Platforms are the Way to Go

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[06.09.15]

Respondents to Business Travelers News 2015 Expense Manager Survey rated the importance of...

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Are Business Travelers Really Using Sharing Economy Apps to Evade Corporate Policy?

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[06.02.15]

The Financial Review article, “Business travellers use apps like Uber to escape bean counters -...

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How to Have a Fully Compliant, Fully Global Travel Program

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[05.28.15]

Is it possible to have a truly global travel program? Business Travel News writers JoAnn DeLuna...

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5 Timely Expense Audit White Papers from the Oversight Vault

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[05.26.15]

Oversight’s commitment to furthering thought leadership in our industry is evident in the white...

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The Strength of Keeping Analysis Within the Cloud

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[05.21.15]

I love LinkedIn. I think the reason I love the platform the most is because it provides access...

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3 Posts on the Importance of P-Card Monitoring

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[05.19.15]

Oversight writes a lot about T&E: how to make travel spending better, easier, and more compliant...

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A New Whitepaper - What Major League Baseball Has in Common with the FCPA

Posted By: Anonymous //
[05.14.15]

There have been several high-profile scandals in all sports including doping in track and field,...

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Government Agencies, Adult Entertainment, and Bad Apples

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[05.12.15]

I recently uncovered a super interesting article about an investigation into Pentagon employee’s...

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Why Everyone Should Be Under the Audit Microscope

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[05.07.15]

The indictment of Washington state auditor Troy X. Kelley is a case study in the inter-connected...

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Recapping the 16th Annual NAPCP Commercial Card and Payment Conference

Posted By: Sam Haase //
[05.05.15]

It has been a very busy April for the Oversight sales team, as two of our biggest events, Concur...

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Interested in Big Data? We’ve got BIG Blog Posts for Your Business

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[04.28.15]

Each week I’ve been aggregating great pieces of thought leadership we’ve put out on the blog...

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Oversight CEO Featured on The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[04.23.15]

Oversight is no stranger to Tom Fox’s blog and podcast The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report....

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Why the Answer Shouldn’t be “No”

Posted By: Sarah Zoloth //
[04.21.15]

My name is Sarah Zoloth—I am team lead for, and a member of, our Demand Generation team at...

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6 Great Posts for Fraud Prevention Month

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[04.16.15]

Did you know that April is Fraud Prevention Month? It snuck up on me too. But it is perfect...

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Why Purchase Cards Aren’t the Enemy

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[04.14.15]

For someone who happily resides in Georgia, the Dekalb County P-Card scandal with Commissioner...

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5 Take Aways from Concur Fusion 2015

Posted By: Tyler Davis //
[04.09.15]

My name is Tyler Davis, and I started at Oversight over a year ago as a DG rep, then became an...

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5 Posts on the Importance of Expense Management

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[04.07.15]

Since March 2014, Oversight has published nearly 100 blog posts, the topics running the gamut...

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A CEO Tells Other CEO’s How to Learn More About Their Company’s Business Travel

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[04.02.15]

As the CEO of Oversight Systems, I particularly loved this post on Click Travel about “6 Things...

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Oversight’s Top 5 Blog Posts on Travel Spending and Traveler Management

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[03.31.15]

In case you missed it last week, I’m highlighting posts from the past year in the hopes of...

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Best of Both Worlds: Why Automated Transaction Monitoring is Better for FCPA

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[03.26.15]

Recently, I read an article on the Wall Street journal about an SEC official giving a talk on...

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What Happens At Oversight After You Become a Customer

Posted By: Ashlee Holmes //
[03.24.15]

My name is Ashlee and I started with Oversight in January 2014. I spent over a year on the...

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5 Posts on Financial Compliance You Can’t Live Without Reading

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[03.19.15]

When I came on board the marketing department at Oversight Systems, a little over a year ago, I...

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Oversight’s Thoughts on the Top Travel Management Priorities of 2015

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[03.17.15]

Tnooz recently republished a great infographic by Carson Wagonlit Travel compiling priorities...

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Transaction Monitoring With Human Intelligence- Is it Possible?

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[03.12.15]

Jonny Frank and Rex Homme do a nice job of succinctly addressing why transaction monitoring is...

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Oversight In the News

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[03.10.15]

With the New Year in full swing and spring just around the corner, Oversight has been busy...

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Oversight, Data Management, and Spring Planting

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[03.05.15]

I recently conducted an interview with The Company Dime on the value of data management and it...

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The Risk-Reward Equation for Executives and Compliance Leaders.

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[03.03.15]

Sonny Carpenter, in his Criminal Justice article, “Avoid an Investigation: Automate FCPA...

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Misconduct Tales for the Oversight Vault

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[02.26.15]

I confess to having grown weary of companies in the data analysis and/or compliance business...

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What Major League Baseball Has in Common with the FCPA

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[02.24.15]

Reconciling sales strategy with FCPA compliance seems like a difficult task, particularly in...

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The Oversight Recap of Concur Ignite 2015

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[02.19.15]

Oversight had the opportunity to participate in the Concur Ignite 2015 sales kickoff last week...

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Forgetting to “Inspect What You Expect” Happens in the Federal Government Too

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[02.17.15]

The Washington Post recently ran an editorial on the difficulties federal workers are facing...

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“Good” is Often Better Than Doing Nothing At All When It Comes to FCPA

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[02.12.15]

I just read a great article from FCPAblog.com about how transaction monitoring (what we here at...

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How Oversight Powered By TSYS Meets The Needs of Business Travelers and Travel Administrators

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[02.10.15]

TSYS recently collaborated with the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) Foundation on two...

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A New Whitepaper - Expense Management and Transaction Monitoring, the PB&J of Finance

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[02.05.15]

Oversight is excited to present our first white paper of 2015, “Expense Management and...

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Why not “inspect what you expect”?

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[01.29.15]

Christopher Bauer makes a quick and effective case for why companies can afford to boost their...

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Why You Should Take Our Call

Posted By: Sarah Zoloth //
[01.27.15]

Oversight Note: Today on the blog we have our Account Development team lead, Sarah Zoloth to...

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Concur T&E Program

Posted By: Nathanael L’Heureux //
[01.22.15]

Recently a prospective customer asked the question, “Since we are using Concur doesn’t it...

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Recapping the NAPCP Canadian Commercial Card and Payment Conference

Posted By: Ben Vanderver //
[01.20.15]

The new year has begun and Oversight is already on the road and making connections with current...

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Avon’s FCPA Action and the cost of Internal FCPA Controls

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[01.15.15]

Women’s Make Up Retailer, Avon, has been in the news recently for a large FCPA action against...

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Expense Fraud is an Insiders Game

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[01.13.15]

President Ronald Reagan was using an old Russian proverb, in speaking to Soviet President...

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In 2015- focus on external threats, internal threats, or both?

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[01.06.15]

Predictions are traditional at the beginning of the year and the world of fraud and compliance...

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T&E Automated Analytics Make Travel Transactions Cool & Easy

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[01.01.15]

The recent article “How to Make Expense Reports Cool” in Fortune Magazine highlighted insights...

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Highlights from 2014

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[12.30.14]

2014 has been a great year for Oversight. So great, in fact, that we wanted to highlight 10...

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Happy Holidays from Oversight!

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[12.23.14]

Oversight Systems would like to wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season. To...

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3 Tools You Need for a Total FCPA Compliance Strategy

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[12.18.14]

The Thomson Reuters list of benefits from self-reporting FCPA compliance violations boils down...

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How to Make Travel Managers More Strategic

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[12.16.14]

A new study from the GBTA Foundation, the education and research arm of the Global Business...

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Simple Beauty Needed: Technology To the Rescue?

Posted By: Nathanael L’Heureux //
[12.11.14]

It has always been the thought that technology is supposed to help us do more, and do it better...

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When Expense Fraud Happens in Higher Education

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[12.09.14]

Recent problems at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in the Georgia Tech...

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Oversight in the News!

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[12.04.14]

As Oversight moves forward into the holiday season, we wanted to take a moment to recap our big...

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Data Rich and Information Poor

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[12.02.14]

I recently read a great article from CFO.com about how Chief Financial Officers can generate...

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Why Asking for Physical Receipts is Old School…and Won’t Prevent Fraud

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[11.25.14]

Original expense receipt requirements are an old school approach to expense control.  In fact, I...

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The Most Important Thing You Can Do To Reduce Expense Fraud

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[11.20.14]

I recently uncovered a great Entrepreneur article on five ways to reduce expense fraud. Although...

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Managing Traveler Friction with Data Analysis

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[11.18.14]

We don’t talk about the aspects of traveling much here on the blog, but today I wanted to...

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The NFL, Compliance, Ethics and You

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[11.13.14]

Football season is in full swing, and you’ve been living under a rock if you haven’t heard about...

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Growing Trends: Internal Frauds Increasing

Posted By: Guest Contributor //
[11.11.14]

As a published author, blogger and thought leader in the fraud risk management arena, I’m in the...

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The Emperor Has No Clothes! Does Your Dashboard?

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[11.06.14]

Have you ever looked at the dashboards in your business intelligence tool and thought….what...

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Recapping Concur Fusion Toronto

Posted By: Ben Vanderver //
[11.04.14]

Last week Oversight sponsored the Concur Fusion Exchange in Toronto, Sales VP Mike Harron, and...

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A New Whitepaper - 5 Tips for Unlocking Answers Hidden in Your P-Card Transaction Data

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[10.30.14]

Oversight has been hard at work creating a white paper specifically for our customers who...

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Recapping Venture Atlanta

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[10.28.14]

Last week, (October 22nd and 23rd) Oversight had the opportunity to present at Venture Atlanta. ...

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Oversight Releases First Infographic: The 3 Biggest Problems in Corporate Spending Programs

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[10.23.14]

Oversight recently released our first ever Spend Analysis Report for T&E. For this analysis we...

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Big Data Waste is Real. Here’s What To Do About It.

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[10.21.14]

In this great blog by Syncsort, author Mary Hiers posits that there is a dearth of big data...

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Expense Management & Transaction Monitoring- The PB & J of Corporate Spending

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[10.14.14]

Expense management solutions are a necessary component of an effectively managed corporate...

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The #3 Problem Lurking in Corporate Travel Programs- MISUSE

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[10.09.14]

A few weeks ago, Oversight announced its first-ever Spend Analysis Report. For this compilation...

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When it Comes to Data- Don’t Spend On a Celebrity Quarterback

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[10.07.14]

It’s the beginning of the National Football League (NFL) season in the US and the Barclay’s...

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The #2 problem lurking in corporate spending programs: Waste.

Posted By: Lauren Bowling //
[10.02.14]

Last week, Oversight debuted its first-ever Spend Analysis Report, a compilation of data we...

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Big Data, Big Answers

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[09.30.14]

John Lucker, Principal and Global Advanced Analytics and Modeling Leader at Deloitte, describes...

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Oversight Featured In the News- Venture Atlanta and Gartner Hype Cycles Reports

Posted By: Anonymous //
[09.26.14]

With Fall in full swing it has been a very busy season for us here at Oversight. This...

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Oversight Releases Spend Analysis Report- T&E Fraud Linked to 5% of Program Travelers

Posted By: Anonymous //
[09.23.14]

It’s here! Oversight has released its first-ever Spend Analysis Report, a compilation of data...

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The Six-Million Dollar Man Meets Business Analytics

Posted By: Nathanael L’Heureux //
[09.18.14]

I remember as a kid watching the TV show “The Six-Million Dollar Man”; the scientists and...

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Oversight Featured on Pymnts.com Podcast

Posted By: Anonymous //
[09.16.14]

Oversight recently had the honor of being featured on a podcast for Pymnts.com. Katie Harrison,...

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27% of Executives Commit Expense Fraud, but what does that really mean?

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[09.11.14]

It was with great interest that I read the results of the Association of Certified Fraud...

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You Don’t Have to Win the IT Tug of War

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[09.09.14]

I recently read a great article from CIOonline about the need for a good relationship between...

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Leveraging Data Context to Evaluate SEC Football Coaches’ Salaries

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[09.04.14]

Douglas Merrill is spot on in his assessment of the “button effect” with data analysis; the...

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The One Tool You Need for an Effective FCPA Compliance Program

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[09.02.14]

In Rebekah Mintzer’s Corporate Counsel article, “Stepping Up Your FCPA Compliance Program”, she...

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Recapping the Concur Fusion Exchange Series 2014

Posted By: Ben Vanderver //
[08.26.14]

Last week was a crazy one: The Oversight VP of Sales, Mike Harron, and I were on the road for...

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Sharing Economy Companies Are In the Business Travel Market, How Do We Work With Them?

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[08.21.14]

Expenses software giant Concur is always looking for ways to grow their partner network...

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Why You Need Automated Case Management

Posted By: Nathanael L’Heureux //
[08.19.14]

In my previous blog post for Oversight, I detailed how Excel no longer cuts it for expense...

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A New Whitepaper - Creating a Culture of Corporate Card Compliance

Posted By: Anonymous //
[08.14.14]

At Oversight, we wait on pins and needles every other month for the analysis subject experts to...

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How much should we incentivize card usage?

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[08.12.14]

In case you missed it, the Department of Justice filed a lawsuit in 2010 against American...

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Meet the Newest Industry: FCPA Investigations

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[08.07.14]

I recently read an article on the Foreign Corrupt Practices act has become an industry unto...

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Our Re-cap of The Global Business Travel Association Conference 2014

Posted By: Ben Vanderver //
[08.05.14]

I just returned from the GBTA Conference in Los Angeles, which was a great time. All last week...

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Oversight Releases New Case Study for P-Card Monitoring

Posted By: Anonymous //
[07.31.14]

Our latest case study has been in the works for quite some time!  We are excited to unveil the...

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Oversight Attends Annual AGA Conference

Posted By: Anonymous //
[07.29.14]

Oversight had the opportunity to attend the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) annual...

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Does Big Data Mean Big Ethics?

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[07.25.14]

A few weeks ago, some of you may have heard about Facebook’s big user experiment, wherein they...

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When it Comes to Big Data Challenges, Improved Reporting Isn’t the Answer

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[07.22.14]

Forrester’s “The Power of Real-Time Insight” survey (done in conjunction with Oversight partner,...

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99 Problems, but T&E Shouldn’t be One

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[07.17.14]

If you keep up with the Oversight Blog, you know there are two things we cite regularly: The...

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Big Data for SME’s: One Baby Step at a Time

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[07.15.14]

Enjoyed this blog post by Julien Rio, about his recent presentation at The Big Data and...

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Thoughts on the State of T&E Spend

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[07.10.14]

Concur recently released a survey on the state of T&E spend (conducted in conjunction with...

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Is Monitoring 100% of Expenses Even Possible?

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[07.03.14]

I have been following blogs by organizations that perform expense report auditing.  It’s a habit...

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The link between Blue Ocean Leadership, Data Analysis, and Compliance

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[07.01.14]

Tom Fox suggests that “Blue Ocean Leadership” has implications for how Chief Compliance Officers...

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Walmart’s New List of Compliance Measures

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[06.26.14]

Walmart has become the hot topic in anti-bribery and corruption/FCPA circles.  FCPA...

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Compliance: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[06.24.14]

Marubeni Corporation’s second FCPA fine in two years is indicative that compliance is easier...

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The Software Guy’s Perspective On Compliance

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[06.19.14]

What does an effective compliance program look like?  CEOs read this question and think about it...

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FCPA and T&E Monitoring

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[06.17.14]

One of our customers calls T&E “the window into the soul of a company.”  Viewed from a corporate...

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How to Stop the Rogue Employees and Bad Actors Within Your Corporate Spending Program

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[06.12.14]

Donna Boehme gets it right when she says every company has the exact compliance program it wants...

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The Power of Multi-Dimensional Analysis

Posted By: Nathanael L’Heureux //
[06.10.14]

Consider this scenario: You are a travel program administrator at a Fortune 500 company. You are...

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How to Demonstrate Company Compliance at the Board Level

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[06.05.14]

I really enjoyed this piece from the FCPA Blog about how compliance should report more directly...

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Expense Management Should Really Be Spend Management

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[06.03.14]

Pierre Mitchell and Tony Darugar provoke some serious thoughts.  They both observe that “expense...

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A New Whitepaper: 2 Secrets to Fighting Company Card Fraud

Posted By: Anonymous //
[05.29.14]

Oversight has done it again, and we are pleased to announce the debut of our May digital...

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Good Compliance Is In Good Execution, Not Questions

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[05.27.14]

Asking good questions, as Tom Fox observes in his April 10 blog, “Asking Questions to Build Your...

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Preventive and Detective Controls

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[05.22.14]

I recently read a great blog on GTI Travel about how strict travel policies are absolutely...

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5 Questions to Better Manage Your Travel Programs Hotel Spend

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[05.20.14]

In this infographic by The Beat, 45% of travel managers expect increases in Hotel cost over the...

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Recapping Concur Fusion 2014

Posted By: Ben Vanderver //
[05.15.14]

Last week, myself and four other members of the Oversight team attended the Concur Fusion event...

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Thoughts on Walmart’s FCPA Investigation

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[05.13.14]

The big news in the compliance world lately has been the enormous costs associated with FCPA...

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Where To Go When Excel Doesn’t Cut It Anymore

Posted By: Nathanael L’Heureux //
[05.08.14]

In the world of reporting and analysis, Excel is a very powerful tool. It is used for many...

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The Importance of Benchmarking and the BTN Corporate Travel Index

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[05.06.14]

Back in March, Business Travel News unveiled their annual Corporate Travel Index. 2014 marked...

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How to Increase Control Over Hotel Spend

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[05.01.14]

GBTA research has revealed that over half feel they have more control over their company’s hotel...

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How to Combat Costs when Business Travel Increases

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[04.29.14]

In this article by Travel Weekly UK, a third of UK travel managers expect the number of business...

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How Big Data Can Help You Make Better Business Decisions

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[04.24.14]

I enjoyed this article from Robert Kugel, and thoroughly agree with its premise: that big data...

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Leveraging Big Data to Reduce Costs

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[04.22.14]

Below are my thoughts on the article "What You Don't Know Can Hurt You" by John Verver. For...

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A New Whitepaper - 6 Tips to Reduce T&E Waste

Posted By: Anonymous //
[04.17.14]

Did you know that behind payroll, T&E is your company’s largest discretionary expense? Travel...

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Recapping the 15th Annual NAPCP Commercial Card and Payment Conference

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[04.15.14]

Last week, Oversight Systems traveled to Palm Springs, California to participate in the NAPCP...

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Unintended Consequences

Posted By: Al Gordon //
[04.10.14]

Today's cloud-based travel and expense systems have significantly advanced since the days of...

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Breaking Down the Data Access Barrier

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[04.07.14]
One of the biggest challenges in data analysis is in the acquisition of the data.  Once...
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A Closed-Loop Process for Compliance

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[04.03.14]

I recently had the pleasure of reading Tom Fox’s blog, “The Alchemist of Comedy and Utility...

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5 Tips for Fraud Prevention

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[04.01.14]

With the close of fraud prevention month, Oversight wanted to recap our favorite fraud...

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Recapping the Concur Fusion Exchange Event in New York

Posted By: Ben Vanderver //
[03.27.14]

I just got back from the Concur Fusion Exchange event in New York, and wanted to share my...

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Why Fraud Prevention Should be Important To Your Organization

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[03.25.14]

Did you know it is National Fraud Prevention month? Since preventing fraud, misuse, and...

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More Expensive Than Meets the Eye: GSA Travel Data Challenge Launches to Help Federal Agencies Better Manage Spend

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[03.19.14]

The GSA Travel Data Challenge is certainly “novel” as Jay Boehmer relates in his recent blog...

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Internal Investigations: Automated Transaction Monitoring & Analysis Key to Reducing Compliance Costs

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[03.17.14]

The cost impact of FCPA investigations is less related to fines and more related to internal...

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Patrick Taylor Podcast Blog

Posted By: Anonymous //
[03.14.14]

Oversight Systems CEO, Patrick Taylor, was recently featured on the FCPA Compliance and Ethics...

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Best Compliance Practices: New Tools Empower More Organizations to Internally Investigate

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[03.05.14]

In an insightful compliance-minded blog, Tom Fox recently discussed how conducting internal...

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Bottoms-Up Culture Uses Analysis to Drive Smart Business Decisions at the Frontlines

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[03.03.14]

CFO raises a compelling question: What is the Role of Intuition in a World of Big Data?

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On-demand in Demand?

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[02.28.14]

I recently spoke with Dann Anthony Maurno at Compliance Week on the gaining popularity of...

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Taking the Perplexity out of Purchase Cards

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[02.27.14]

I recently was asked to write an article for Data Informed on the widespread adoption of...

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The Theory of Corporate Travel Policy Only Confirmed By Reality of Transactions

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[02.25.14]

As noted by Business Travel News, savings are a top travel management priority in 2014. This is...

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Bottom N Analysis

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[02.21.14]

More transaction volume doesn’t always mean more important or more interesting from an audit...

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Top N Analysis

Posted By: Julia Versaci //
[02.18.14]

When analyzing your company’s card spend, it is common to study the areas where the majority of...

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The Value of Making Business Intelligence Actionable

Posted By: Ben Vanderver //
[02.12.14]

This is the third and final entry in my series on the evolution of business intelligence, from...

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DATA: The Common Denominator in 2014 Travel Industry Technology Trends

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[02.10.14]

From articles like the one recently published in Buying Business Travel to the topics I hear...

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Research Analysis: There Is a Better Way to Build Effective Compliance Programs

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[02.06.14]

Compliance Week recently analyzed the academic paper, “In Search of Effective Ethics &...

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Analytics: Must Be Prescriptive for True & Immediate Business Value

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[02.02.14]

A recent InFocus blog post, “Business Analytics: Moving from Descriptive to Predictive...

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A Better Way to Drive Value from Business Intelligence – Make it Actionable!

Posted By: Ben Vanderver //
[01.30.14]

In my previous entry on this topic, I laid out three key challenges to driving value from...

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FCPA Compliance Needs More Than PEP Lists

Posted By: Nathanael L’Heureux //
[01.23.14]

I used to think that for FCPA, Politically Exposed Persons (PEP) lists were “the bomb.” I...

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The Challenges with Traditional Business Intelligence

Posted By: Ben Vanderver //
[01.21.14]

Business Intelligence (also known as dashboarding, reporting, Enterprise Performance Management,...

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When More is Less

Posted By: Anonymous //
[01.17.14]

Our business is based on automating the monitoring and analysis of 100% of the transactions in...

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Partner Event Takeaways: Audit Automation and Deciphering Valid T&E Expenses Growing Areas of Interest Among T&E Professionals

Posted By: Ben Vanderver //
[01.14.14]

We recently took part in a great one-day event with one of our strategic partners, Concur, and...

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Finding Needles in a Haystack

Posted By: Beverly Kays //
[01.09.14]

Proactively managing risk for corporate card programs for travel is a topic we routinely discuss...

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Concur & Oversight: Working to Simplify T&E Reporting & Compliance

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[01.07.14]

Concur’s CEO Steve Singh was recently featured in an interview with Jim Cramer on CNBC’s Mad...

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More than Just a Single Report: How Monitoring in Context is Essential to Successful Program

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[01.03.14]

The BCBS of Western New York case study featured in Business Travel News is a nice example of...

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Compliance: You’re In or You’re Out - The Only Winner Is Effective Program

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[12.27.13]

Compliance as noted in the recent CFO article “Compliance Mountains to Climb” is interesting...

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Insights Needed from Analytics to Drive Frontline Business Decisions

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[12.23.13]

The Future of CIO blog hit the nail on the head with the posting “Predictive Analytics vs....

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The Power of Observation: A Quick Fix When Company Travel Policy Not Followed by Travelers

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[12.12.13]

The author of the Paymnts.com article “The New Best Practices for Corporate Travel Spend” raises...

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The Hawthorne Effect: Helping Your Employees Comply with T&E Policies

Posted By: Anonymous //
[12.10.13]

A news story earlier this fall – documenting how a Bay Area strip club was suing Oracle after it...

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CFOs: Don’t Just Monitor to Prevent Fraud, Act on the Insights

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[12.06.13]

A recent CFO article detailed how CFOs can stay ahead of the game by monitoring specific areas...

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Monitoring Used in Compliance & Performance Metrics Drives Business Value

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[12.04.13]

An equally entertaining and informational blog post shared by Tom Fox on his FCPA Compliance and...

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A More Complete Picture of “Unaccountable: The High Cost of the Pentagon’s Bad Bookkeeping”

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[11.21.13]

Earlier this week, Reuters issued a daunting report on the Pentagon’s accounting practices and...

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Nip Out-of-Policy Spending with Monitoring & Analysis

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[11.20.13]

Concur recently shared advice on how to fix the “top 3 expense report budget burners” on its...

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Effective Analysis Key to Fighting Procurement Fraud

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[11.18.13]

Could, as a Supply Management story notes, procurement fraud potentially be committed by anyone...

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The Open Booking Debate

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[11.12.13]

The Beat recently published an opinion-based article entitled, The Business Reality of Open...

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Gigaom Podcast Highlights, Validates Oversight’s Cloud-based Data Analysis Approach

Posted By: Jessica Kirk //
[11.07.13]
Jo Maitland, Research Director for Infrastructure, Cloud Computing with Gigaom Research, invited...
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Going Against the Grain

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[11.05.13]

I enjoy reading New York Times technology columnist David Pogue’s blog posts on the latest...

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Got 2014 Compliance Initiatives On Your Radar?

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[11.04.13]

Oversight Systems is thrilled to teaming up with The Network to host an event this week...

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T&E Automated Analytics Make Travel Transactions Cool & Easy

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[11.01.13]

The recent article “How to Make Expense Reports Cool” in Fortune Magazine highlighted insights...

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Our Take on Concur Ignite 2014

Posted By: Anonymous //
[10.31.13]

Oversight had the privilege to participate in Concur's annual sales kickoff event, Ignite 2014,...

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Open Bookings: Do You Want to Encourage an Empowerment Company Culture?

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[10.30.13]

There’s an important cultural dimension companies should consider for Open Bookings. Do we...

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Manual Business Expense Reporting Not Only Slow, But May Also Be Non-Compliant

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[10.28.13]

Travel Market Report recently covered a story on how many firms are slow to automate their...

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Are Your Business Travelers Spending Too Much Out of Pocket? Analyze & Identify to Create Best Practices

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[10.24.13]

No one likes to feel like they’re owed money after a business trip, yet according to a recent ...

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Avoid “Maverick Spending” Waste – Blend “Trust but Verify” Balance with Analytics

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[10.22.13]

A recent survey of U.S. office workers revealed that a concept known as “maverick spending” is...

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Is There an Easier Way to Combat T&E Fraud? Yes.

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[10.14.13]

A survey of corporate travel buyers on combating fraud found, as reported in Business Travel News

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Analytics’ Role in Optimizing Your P2P Process

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[10.10.13]

A recent article caught my attention in Spend Matters that advocates an approach toward spend...

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Transaction Monitoring: On Demand Best Practice for Anti-Bribery & Corruption Programs

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[10.02.13]

In an article published in Ethisphere Magazine, Thomas Fox analyzes recent FCPA related...

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The Importance of the Feedback Loop in Fine Tuning Your Compliance Program

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[09.30.13]

Thomas Fox recently shared this thought-provoking analogy on his blog: You can fine tune...

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Tip #6 for Cutting T&E Waste and Abuse

Posted By: Anonymous //
[09.27.13]

Our sixth in a series of tips for cutting T&E waste is focused on receipt limits.

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Want Meaningful Analytics? Focus On Results, Not on the Analytics

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[09.25.13]

I recently read a LinkedIn discussion in the Gartner Business Intelligence & Information...

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Tip #5 for Cutting T&E Waste and Abuse

Posted By: Anonymous //
[09.23.13]

Our fifth in a series of tips for cutting T&E waste is focused on lodging and meal outliers.

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Open Bookings Evolve TMCs’ Thinking & Approach to Managing Travelers

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[09.20.13]

Travel Market Report recently reported on how open booking demands a shift in the thinking of...

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Tip #4 for Cutting T&E Waste and Abuse

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[09.18.13]

Our fourth in a series of tips for cutting T&E waste is focused on weekend and holiday purchases.

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Evolving Business Travel Tools Drive New “Trust but Verify” Approach to Effectively Managing Corporate Travelers

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[09.16.13]

A recent Fast Company article by Kim Goodwin forecasted what business travel will look like in...

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Travel Managers: Don’t Retool IT Operations to Get the Answers You Need

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[09.11.13]

A recent piece in Travel Market Report notes this commentary from Harvard Business School...

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Tip #3 for Cutting T&E Waste and Abuse

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[09.05.13]

Our third in a series of tips for cutting T&E waste is focused on suspicious out-of-pocket...

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Tip #2 for Cutting T&E Waste and Abuse

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[09.03.13]

Our second in a series of tips for cutting T&E waste is focused on identifying and addressing...

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Tip #1 for Cutting T&E Waste and Abuse

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[08.30.13]

Did you know that T&E is probably your company’s second largest discretionary expense,...

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Answers on the Run

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[08.29.13]

I like to run. As I have grown older and slower over the last ten years, I have progressed from...

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How Timely is Timely for Corporate Travel Managers?

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[08.27.13]

A comprehensive and recommended report produced by Concur, the organization’s Concur Expense IQ...

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Start With the Questions, Act on the Answers

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[08.16.13]

We follow a lot of analysts, consultants, and vendors on topics related to data analysis and big...

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Answers Matter

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[08.13.13]

I follow a number of LinkedIn groups that discuss data analysis and big data topics and find it...

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Inspect What You Expect

Posted By: Anonymous //
[08.12.13]

Our most popular Insights in the T&E (Travel & Expense) Insights Family are those that analyze...

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More Than A Pretty Face: The New Oversight Web Site

Posted By: Anonymous //
[08.07.13]

After months of planning and development, we are proud and excited to unveil our new Oversight...

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Size Doesn’t Matter - When It Comes to Data, It’s All About the Answers

Posted By: Chris Rossie //
[07.30.13]

A recent Buying Business Travel article noted how big data has become the buzz word of the year....

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How Can Insurers Improve Operations by Fighting Fraud?

Posted By: Anonymous //
[07.19.13]
The processes that Sanjeev Kumar discusses in the recent piece Fighting Fraud Offers Insurers...
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GigaOM Research Highlights Growing Need for Operational Intelligence

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[07.13.13]

In a new report available from GigaOM research highlights Operational Intelligence...

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Big Data Analytics as a Service

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[06.19.13]
Sandhill.com recently published a good Q&A article interviewing SumoLogic’s Christian Beedgen...
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Applying Big Data Style Analysis to Operational Decisions = Big Time ROI

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[06.06.13]

As it pertains to the recent InformationWeek article “Big Data ROI Still Tough to...

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We Can All Become Data Scientists

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[05.24.13]

In a recent ZD Net article entitled “Data Scientists Don’t Scale”, author Andrew Brust...

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DATA Demo Day a Success, Boosts Confidence that Fight Can Be Won

Posted By: Anonymous //
[05.17.13]

Participating in DATA Demo Day yesterday reminded me why the fight to eliminate fraud, waste,...

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Oversight Systems Selected for DATA Demonstration Day in D.C., Helps Government Leverage Data Analysis for Cutting Waste

Posted By: Anonymous //
[05.15.13]

Oversight is proud to be invited by the House Committee on Oversight and Government...

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My Team of Three

Posted By: Anonymous //
[05.15.13]

At the recent Concur Fusion conference where Oversight announced its partnership with Concur, I...

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When Culture Eats Strategy for Lunch, Accountability for Big Data’s Insights Is On the Menu

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[05.14.13]

The recent Harvard Business Review article “The Value of Big Data Isn't the Data” generated...

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Corruption Never Sleeps

Posted By: Dan Kuokka //
[04.25.13]
Last time, I wrote about evidential reasoning as a necessary technique for an analysis system....
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Two New Milestones: Operations Analysis Platform and Concur Partnership

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[04.19.13]
It’s been a very busy month here at Oversight. We announced updates to our Operations Analysis...
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Exciting and Cool Isn’t Enough

Posted By: Anonymous //
[03.29.13]
I recently experienced the excitement and energy around Big Data first-hand as Oversight was...
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Evidential Reasoning: A Multi-Analytic Approach

Posted By: Dan Kuokka //
[03.28.13]
A very large enterprise software company posted a video on finding fraud, waste, and abuse using...
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What’s the Key Driver of Mobile Growth for Business Intelligence (BI) Users?

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[03.20.13]

In the recent Forbes article, Mobility and Real-Time Dashboards Will Make Business Intelligence...

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Applying Work Discovery to Your FCPA Compliance Program

Posted By: Anonymous //
[03.07.13]
I recently read a fascinating change management story by Tom Fox "How to Introduce Change into...
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Big Data Advice to CIOs

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[03.06.13]
After reading Tech Journal’s recent article “Big Data Comes with Big Obstacles for Some CIOs,”...
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Thoughts on the AGA Conference: Experts Agree “Pay and Chase” Not the Answer

Posted By: Anonymous //
[02.28.13]
In his opening address to the Association of Government Accountants (AGA) National Leadership...
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Business Action – Powerful Concept When Delivered to Frontlines

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[02.25.13]
On the subject of industry analyst Dr. Robin Bloor’s blog “Operational Intelligence – Is This...
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The Devil is in the Details

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[02.22.13]
As it regards to the recent Smart Data Collective piece, “ Big Data Analytics, Business...
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What the Obama Campaign Teaches Us about Big Data Analytics

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[02.21.13]
The election is long over but I find it interesting to look at some of the ways that the Obama...
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Beyond BI: What’s in a Graph - Really?

Posted By: Dan Kuokka //
[02.15.13]
While perusing a BI demo I was struck by a featured graph with 15 bars showing sales results for...
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The Messy World of Big Data

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[02.14.13]
Gartner analyst Svetlana Sicular recently wrote on the topic “ Big Data is Falling into the...
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Real-Time Analytics and the Importance of Timeliness

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[01.28.13]
SearchBusinessAnalytics recently published a very timely piece entitled, “Real-time analytics...
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IDC and SAP Whitepaper Offers Valuable Big Data Solutions Overview

Posted By: Patrick Taylor //
[01.23.13]
The IDC /SAP whitepaper, “ Big Data: Trends, Strategies, and SAP Technology ". presents a solid...
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