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Data Driven Truth: Manual Expense Review is Harming Your Company

Our awesome technology partner, Concur, recently released a study that reveals how manual expense management is harming employees and companies. While...

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Does Satisfied Business Travelers = More Compliant Business Travelers?

The Global Business Travel Association and American Express Global Business Travel teamed up recently to release a report on overall traveler satisfac...

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Five Business Travel Fraud Schemes and How Oversight Can Protect You

I got very excited reading this great article, “Five Business Travel Fraud Schemes Tech is Dismantling,” because each of the five schemes mentioned is...

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

We come to you with this whitepaper because of the many recent FCPA violations and settlements large companies have faced since the implementation of ...

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The Easiest Way to ‘Tone at the Top’

I love this article by Tom Fox for Compliance Week. In the piece he states that ‘Tone at the Top’, while effective, is one of the most clichéd terms i...

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

Recently the Wall Street Journal published an article on how modern companies are using analytics to better assess risk and combat fraud. Although the...

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

I know, I know. I’m raising a big question in the title of this blog. I’m asking the question because I recently read an article about how a thoughtfu...

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Proactive Steps for Companies Looking to Protect Themselves from FCPA Vulnerabilities

At Oversight, we’ve been investing a lot of energy into developing our platform for Insights On Demand™ for FCPA. Recently we read Joseph Spinelli’s a...

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FCPA Month + Building a Better Program

We’re unofficially calling June “FCPA month” here on the Oversight blog.  But why is FCPA compliance so important? In this piece on The FCPA Blog (whi...

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How Much is Business Expense Fraud Costing Your Business?

A recent survey of 1,000 business travelers revealed that business travel fraud is costing businesses up to 2.8 billion per year. 

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The Biggest Reason to Consider Insights as a Service

We loved seeing this Information Week Article by Lisa Morgan on the “8 Reasons to Consider Insights-As-A-Service.” While some of the reasons given are...

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

When researching what a company is all about online, it’s easy to become overwhelmed by the amount of information available. Particularly with a compa...

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Can Monitoring Card Spend Equal Healthier Spending Habits?

Nearly a year ago a Delaware media outlet published a story on state workers and their astronomical fast food spending. State employees of Delaware ap...

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The Top 10 Oversight Blog Posts from 2015

2015 has come to an end. Can you believe it? If you’re like us at Oversight, you’re probably wondering where the year went. It seems like the days wen...

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

Last week, Oversight debuted the second annual Spend Analysis Report, a compilation of data gathered from an analysis of 16 million purchase card tran...

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The Oversight Spend Analysis Report 2015 Highlights (Part I)

After many months of hard work, Oversight is proud to announce the release of its second annual Spend Analysis Report, on the state of spending within...

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

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, everyone is likely preparing for a big meal and time off with friends and loved ones. Also around this time ...

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Oversight Systems Participates in Anti-Fraud Collaboration Webinar

On Tuesday, October 27th 2015 Oversight’s CEO Patrick Taylor participated in a joint webinar with the Anti-Fraud collaboration. The webinar featured M...

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

After twelve years of monitoring over 2 trillion transactions, you can bet we have uncovered a few ghosts and goblins. In fact, some of the charges ar...

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

An outsider not in the corporate finance world may have never heard of a purchase card (or “P-Card” for short.) Similar to a corporate credit card, P-...

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

Following up on Julia Versaci’s series on Oversight’s technology solution for FCPA, we would like to highlight additional important FCPA blog posts fr...

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Don’t Skimp on Support for Your Operational Expense Programs

A shocking study by the University of Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business has discovered that non-profit organizations make accounting errors at ...

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5 Timely Expense Audit White Papers from the Oversight Vault

Oversight’s commitment to furthering thought leadership in our industry is evident in the white papers, reports, and blog content produced for both cu...

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3 Posts on the Importance of P-Card Monitoring

Oversight writes a lot about T&E: how to make travel spending better, easier, and more compliant for businesses. For all our emphasis on T&E, we don’t...

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

Each week I’ve been aggregating great pieces of thought leadership we’ve put out on the blog that you may have missed. This week we’re focusing on Big...

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Oversight CEO Featured on The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report

Oversight is no stranger to Tom Fox’s blog and podcast The FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report. Having last appeared on the show over a year ago, Patric...

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6 Great Posts for Fraud Prevention Month

Did you know that April is Fraud Prevention Month? It snuck up on me too. But it is perfect timing as this week I’m going to highlight some of Oversig...

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5 Posts on the Importance of Expense Management

Since March 2014, Oversight has published nearly 100 blog posts, the topics running the gamut from fraud prevention, ensuring FCPA compliance, busines...

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

In case you missed it last week, I’m highlighting posts from the past year in the hopes of emphasizing topics you may have missed. Last week I covered...

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

When I came on board the marketing department at Oversight Systems, a little over a year ago, I was pleasantly surprised by the wealth of information ...

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Oversight In the News

With the New Year in full swing and spring just around the corner, Oversight has been busy working a number of projects to make life for our customers...

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

The Washington Post recently ran an editorial on the difficulties federal workers are facing nearly three years after the spending scandal over a lavi...

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

Oversight is excited to present our first white paper of 2015, “Expense Management and Transaction Monitoring, the PB&J of Finance.” Written specifica...

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Highlights from 2014

2014 has been a great year for Oversight. So great, in fact, that we wanted to highlight 10 moments and relive it all again. What a year!

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Happy Holidays from Oversight!

Oversight Systems would like to wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season. To commemorate a great year, we put together an infographic ...

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Oversight in the News!

As Oversight moves forward into the holiday season, we wanted to take a moment to recap our big “wins” for the quarter. It’s been a banner year for Ov...

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

Oversight has been hard at work creating a white paper specifically for our customers who leverage purchase cards to manage their corporate spending p...

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

Oversight recently released our first ever Spend Analysis Report for T&E. For this analysis we studied the behavior patterns of 160,000 travelers and ...

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The #3 Problem Lurking in Corporate Travel Programs- MISUSE

A few weeks ago, Oversight announced its first-ever Spend Analysis Report. For this compilation of data Oversight analyzed 10 million transactions, a ...

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

Last week, Oversight debuted its first-ever Spend Analysis Report, a compilation of data we gathered from an analysis of 10 million transactions. Thos...