Don’t be an Easy Target: 4 Ways to Avoid Hack Attack

Posted by: Square 9 | Posted on: June 19th, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Known as the biggest retail hack in U.S. history, the malware installed in Target’s security and payments system was designed to steal data from every credit card used at nearly 1,800 Target stores. Whenever a credit card was swiped at Target, during the months surrounding Thanksgiving of 2013, a hacker-operated server would store the card numbers. It managed to obtain about 110 million customer records. One month later, Neiman Marcus fell into Target’s footprints. According to USA Today, the high-end department store reported an average of 26,829 stolen customer records for each of its 41 U.S. locations. Read More

Work Smarter, Not Harder: Human Resources Made Easy

Posted by: Square 9 | Posted on: June 15th, 2014 | 0 Comments

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A Human Resources department is all about the people, policies and processes of a business. Responsible for the careful management of each employee’s lifecycle – from hiring straight through retirement – Human Resources is the heartbeat of a company, handling important yet extremely sensitive information daily. Read More

End Your Envy for a Paperless Office in 4 Spring Cleaning Steps

Posted by: Square 9 | Posted on: June 3rd, 2014 | 0 Comments

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Spring cleaning is not just for the home. It should be applied to all aspects of life, especially business. In preparation for the dreaded tax season, company owners nationwide had scoured through storage boxes and filing cabinets to dust off old financial documents. Was everything you needed easily retrievable? How much time was spent digging through files? Did any documents go missing? If you had to stop and think about the answers to these questions, then it’s time to put an end to your paper-based methods. Read More

5 Reasons Your AP Department Should Consider a SaaS Solution

Posted by: Corcentric | Posted on: May 28th, 2014 | 0 Comments

For AP departments striving to increase efficiencies and reduce costs, a SaaS (Software as a Service) solution may be the perfect answer.

There is a definite movement by accounts payable departments towards e-invoicing and workflow automation. The big issue is whether a solution should be internally created and housed, or whether it would make more sense to work with a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider. According to Gartner in its 2013 technology forecast, the trend towards SaaS will continue to accelerate with a compound annual rate of 19.5% through 2016. Read More

Top 3 Ways to Audit Your Accounts Payable Performance

Posted by: Corcentric | Posted on: May 22nd, 2014 | 0 Comments

Figuring out how your AP department measures up is as easy as 1, 2, 3.

Working in AP can sometimes make you feel like Rodney Dangerfield…you don’t get no respect. Even though you’re a department that can impact the company’s cash flow, which impacts the business’s bottom line; the perception is that you’re merely a transactional back-office cost center.

So how can you audit your internal controls and performance in order to position your organization for success in lowering costs and increasing operational efficiency, while getting the respect you deserve? There are 3 ways you measure your progress: Read More