Articles tagged “concur”

Expense Technology Landscape Heats Up

Expense Technology Landscape Heats Up

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The expense technology sector has quickly become one to watch. Realistically, though, chipping away at SAP Concur's business is going to be difficult.

1 month ago

Hipmunk Co-Founders Spurned by SAP Concur in Attempt to Buy Back the Company

Hipmunk Co-Founders Spurned by SAP Concur in Attempt to Buy Back the Company

Dennis Schaal, Skift

It isn't very unusual for a company like Hipmunk to get acquired and then to fade into oblivion in the clutches of a much larger corporation. That's the way it goes in the heartless mergers-and-acquisitions game.

1 month ago

Coupa Is Gunning for SAP Concur’s Share of the Travel Expense Business

Coupa Is Gunning for SAP Concur’s Share of the Travel Expense Business

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Most corporate travelers would rather think about anything else than booking and expensing travel. That's why companies are scrambling to help reduce that pain point for road warriors. We expect Coupa, Certify, Chrome River, and SAP Concur to acquire more travel tech companies to help seize the opportunity.

2 months ago

Certify and Chrome River to Challenge Expense Leader SAP Concur

Certify and Chrome River to Challenge Expense Leader SAP Concur

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The combined Certify and Chrome River still pales in scope when compared to global behemoth SAP Concur. The approach of offering a variety of different services instead of a single platform, though, has potential in a fragmented global market for expense software services.

12 months ago

Expense Technology Gets Smarter as Providers Look Beyond Receipts

Expense Technology Gets Smarter as Providers Look Beyond Receipts

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Beyond automatically integrating travel booking with expenses, a lot is being done to give travel managers and financial departments more powerful tools to track spending. It also helps that these tools will eventually make the expense report process much easier for travelers.

2 years ago

Certify Buys Booking Tool in Latest Travel and Expense Tie-Up

Certify Buys Booking Tool in Latest Travel and Expense Tie-Up

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Expense providers, which have typically connected with clients and their travel management companies, are moving deeper into the business travel booking arena.

2 years ago

Hipmunk Goes After Unmanaged Business Travel Market

Hipmunk Goes After Unmanaged Business Travel Market

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Despite the initial denials, we always knew Concur would bring Hipmunk into business travel. It'll be interesting to see how the Hipmunk brand changes once it becomes known for more than just leisure travel.

2 years ago

Millennials Aren’t as Bad as You Think — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Millennials Aren’t as Bad as You Think — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Millennials are more frugal when traveling for business than their older coworkers. Who would have thought — and who knows how long that will last?

3 years ago

Airbnb Moves Into Corporate Travel Mainstream With Concur Integration

Airbnb Moves Into Corporate Travel Mainstream With Concur Integration

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

As Airbnb becomes bookable through the online booking tools of corporate travel management companies, its acceptance in corporate travel policies will likely rise as well.

3 years ago

When Corporate Goes Consumer — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

When Corporate Goes Consumer — Skift Corporate Travel Innovation Report

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The race to make corporate travel more like consumer travel is heating up. This time travel management companies may really mean it.

3 years ago

Concur Enters Brazil While Betting on Biz Travel Rebound

Concur Enters Brazil While Betting on Biz Travel Rebound

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Brazil is already big for Concur, and will likely remain a strong market for business travel as its economy rebounds from a severe downturn. Hopefully, the country's political dysfunction won't get in the way of an economic recovery.

3 years ago

Concur Wants to Deliver a Consumer-Grade Experience to Business Travelers

Concur Wants to Deliver a Consumer-Grade Experience to Business Travelers

Hannah Sampson, Skift

It's a trend we write about regularly: the emergence of consumer-friendly tools in corporate travel. Concur has been making that goal a priority.

3 years ago