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How a Fortune 500 Company Improved Compliance and Saved Millions [Webinar]

By Jessica Kirk //
[02.22.19]

Where is your risk? For most large, global companies with thousands of employees disbursed...

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12 Most Exceptional Business Expenses of 2018

By Beverly Kays //
[12.20.18]

Frankly, it’s not easy coming up with a short list of the most bizarre business expenses for all...

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7 Ways Naughty Employees Try to Cheat on Year-End Expense Reports

By Beverly Kays //
[12.12.18]

The most wonderful time of year doesn’t just bring lots of nice holiday parties, gifts, and good...

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How AI and Reason Codes Can Save Your Company Money

By Nathanael L’Heureux //
[11.20.18]

The world of corporate finance is rife with the potential risk for fraud, erroneous payments,...

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[in]sight 2018 Oversight Annual User Conference Recap

By Jessica Kirk //
[11.14.18]

[in]sight 2018 brought together customers from some of the world’s largest, most innovative...

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Trick or Treat: Frights to Look out for in Your Corporate Spend

By Heather Aaron //
[10.31.18]

Watch out for the kids in costumes on the streets of your neighborhood tonight. It’s Halloween,...

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Announcing the 2018 Oversight Systems Customer Excellence Award Winners

By Neha Wood //
[10.29.18]

From left: Neha Wood and Manish Singh, Oversight Systems; Todd DiPietro, Fidelity Investments;...

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When Employee Back-to-School Expenses Become Corporate Expenses

By Beverly Kays //
[09.12.18]

Now that school is back in session, millions of parents are starting to see their back-to-school...

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5 signs it’s time to streamline your T&E auditing process

By Manish Singh //
[06.20.18]

We have seen a thing or two from working with hundreds of Fortune 2000 companies helping them...

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Survey: Men almost twice as likely as women to cheat on expenses

By Jessica Kirk //
[06.13.18]

Men, white-collar managers and staff, and younger employees are far more likely to commit...

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17 Surprising (and Not-So-Surprising) Findings from the 2018 ACFE Fraud Study

By Jessica Kirk //
[05.30.18]

The latest Report to the Nations: 2018 Global Study on Occupational Fraud and Abuse from the...

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3 Places Employees Splurge on the Company Dime

By Julia Versaci //
[05.16.18]

There are two distinct mindsets when it comes to work travel: Business travelers who skimp when...

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Best Practices for Mitigating Financial Risk in Your P-Card and T&E Programs [Webinar]

By Chris Elliott //
[05.09.18]

$62.30. That’s the average amount that companies save per transaction with their corporate...

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The Gift that Keeps on Giving: 12 Ways to Tighten Gift Card Policies

By Lizzie Colville //
[04.26.18]

Gift cards can offer a convenient raffle prize for team outings. We see them handed out for a...

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6 Tips for Using Keywords to Detect and Prevent T&E and P-Card Fraud

By Julia Versaci //
[04.18.18]

Whenever details are overlooked, problems arise. As the saying goes, “The devil is in the...

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Beware of Double-Dippers: 9 Scams to Look Out for in T&E Fraud & Misuse

By Beverly Kays //
[04.11.18]

Double dippers are everywhere. They lurk at your backyard barbecue and at your neighbor’s Super...

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Top 10 Craziest Business Expenses 2017 

By Sarah Zoloth //
[02.28.18]

What do a hang glider, toilet paper, and a massage all have in common?

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5 Things Missing in Travel Policy

By Julia Versaci //
[02.07.18]

When is the last time you updated your travel policy? Many companies write their travel policy...

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Split Transactions Can Signal Potential Purchase Card Abuse

By Sarah Zoloth //
[01.26.18]

Shuffling through the purchase card (P-Card) transactions in most organizations can reveal some...

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To Fight T&E Fraud and Waste, Focus on Repeat Offenders

By Nathanael L’Heureux //
[01.10.18]

When he’s on the road, Joe frequents gentlemen’s clubs on the company dime. Before she leaves on...

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Don’t be Duped by Duplicate Expenses in Corporate Spend Programs

By Sarah Zoloth //
[01.03.18]

It’s said, “Good things come in pairs.” In the case of travel and expense (T&E) and purchase...

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Checking Twice: Find Out Who’s Been Naughty or Nice in Corporate Spending

By Jessica Kirk //
[12.14.17]

The most wonderful time of the year is upon us. An expected 100 million Americans will travel...

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Quick Tips for Changing Employee Behavior in Your T&E Program

By Jessica Kirk //
[11.16.17]

Influencing and changing behavior can be tricky in the workplace, particularly when it comes to...

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Trick or Treat: Are Employees Padding Expense Reports?

By Jessica Kirk //
[10.30.17]

Bring out the candy corn; Halloween is just around the corner. It’s a time for frights and...

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5 Things that Make Auditing Expense Reports a Total Pain

By Jessica Kirk //
[10.25.17]

Expense report auditing remains a highly manual, difficult process for many organizations. So...

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T&E dilemma: when the bad guys look like good guys

By Jessica Kirk //
[10.12.17]

In any travel program, you have compliant travelers and non-compliant travelers. People who...

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Bleisure Travel Shows No Signs of Letting Up

By Jessica Kirk //
[09.21.17]

Bleisure travel rose 1 percentage point last year to 37 percent of business travelers, according...

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4 Tips to Get Your CFO on Board with Automated Expense Report Audit Technology

By Jessica Kirk //
[09.06.17]

Spending on global business travel is expected to reach $1.6 trillion by 2020. While business...

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Did Your Corporate Card Go on Vacation?

By Sarah Zoloth //
[08.09.17]

As summer winds down, do you know whether your corporate cards have been going on vacation with...

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Expense Management Software Is NOT Enough

By Jessica Kirk //
[07.12.17]

We’re big fans of travel and expense management software. Solutions like Concur, Certify, and...

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Troubling T’s of Manager Approval of Expense Reports

By Jessica Kirk //
[06.27.17]

The ACFE found that 75% of employees who commit expense report fraud are engaged in another form...

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Oversight is a “Cool Vendor”

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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How to Curtail Costs as Global Business Travel Spend Rises

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

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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Bleisure Travel is Here to Stay

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

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

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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Data Driven Truth: Manual Expense Review is Harming Your Company

By Lauren Bowling //
[11.11.16]

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

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The Easiest Way to ‘Tone at the Top’

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

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

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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Addressing Vulnerabilities in Travel Expense Management

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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The Biggest Reason to Consider Insights as a Service

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

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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Can Monitoring Card Spend Equal Healthier Spending Habits?

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

By Julia Versaci //
[03.02.16]

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

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

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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The Top 10 Oversight Blog Posts from 2015

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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Why Do Clients Select Oversight?

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)

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)

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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Oversight vs. Thanksgiving: 5 Reasons to Eat Up

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 Systems Participates in Anti-Fraud Collaboration Webinar

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

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

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

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?

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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Travelers Spending Badly-- Whose Fault Is It?

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

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

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)

By Julia Versaci //
[09.01.15]

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

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

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?

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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Don’t Skimp on Support for Your Operational Expense Programs

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

By Anonymous //
[07.31.15]

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

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

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

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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Oversight CEO Patrick Taylor’s Best Posts

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

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

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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Oversight Announces Release of Version 7.0.3 for Oversight Insights On Demand

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Government Agencies, Adult Entertainment, and Bad Apples

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

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

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

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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6 Great Posts for Fraud Prevention Month

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

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 Posts on the Importance of Expense Management

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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What Happens At Oversight After You Become a Customer

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

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

By Lauren Bowling //
[02.17.15]

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

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

By Chris Rossie //
[02.10.15]

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

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Recapping the NAPCP Canadian Commercial Card and Payment Conference

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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Highlights from 2014

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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When Expense Fraud Happens in Higher Education

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!

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

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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Growing Trends: Internal Frauds Increasing

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?

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

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

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

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.

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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The #3 Problem Lurking in Corporate Travel Programs- MISUSE

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

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.

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

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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Oversight Featured on Pymnts.com Podcast

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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A New Whitepaper - Creating a Culture of Corporate Card Compliance

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?

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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Oversight Releases New Case Study for P-Card Monitoring

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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99 Problems, but T&E Shouldn’t be One

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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Is Monitoring 100% of Expenses Even Possible?

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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Expense Management Should Really Be Spend Management

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

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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How to Combat Costs when Business Travel Increases

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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Recapping the 15th Annual NAPCP Commercial Card and Payment Conference

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

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

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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5 Tips for Fraud Prevention

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

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

By Patrick Taylor //
[03.25.14]

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

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Taking the Perplexity out of Purchase Cards

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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Bottom N Analysis

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

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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DATA: The Common Denominator in 2014 Travel Industry Technology Trends

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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FCPA Compliance Needs More Than PEP Lists

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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When More is Less

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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Finding Needles in a Haystack

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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The Open Booking Debate

By Patrick Taylor //
[11.12.13]

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

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

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

By Anonymous //
[05.15.13]

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

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