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June 15, 2020

Cash forecasting in (really) turbulent times

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As businesses face drastic cash flow issues caused by the pandemic, digitalising cash management can be key in minimising risk.
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May 26, 2020

Are You Still Thinking About Virtual Accounts or Already Implementing POBO and COBO?

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In a world where the next fraud attempt is lurking around every corner, no company wants to create processes with different banks, tokens, and user lists for each of their differen
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April 29, 2020

Automation key to cash forecasting in a crisis

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As businesses face drastic cash flow issues caused by the pandemic, digitalising cash management can be key in minimising risk.
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April 17, 2020

Payment Fraud - No software can save you

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Knock knock, who’s there? It’s your regular payment fraud blog post. Even with advancing technologies and AI detecting fraudulent behavior, payment fraud remains a present risk.
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March 24, 2020

What to consider when you choose your bank connectivity strategy

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Just deciding on outsourcing bank connectivity won’t magically make all those connections appear. I want to cover the important criteria one should think about when evaluating diff
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March 17, 2020

Which options are there when it comes to bank connectivity?

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In this blog, I want to give an overview of the different options for bank connectivity from host-to-host, direct connections through regional standards and SWIFT.
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January 16, 2020

2020 is the year for joint centralization journeys

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Finance is an important stakeholder for cash. Treasury and finance will work closer together to find the ultimate CM solutions that create added value for both functions.
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December 23, 2019

Cash Management Centralization - Do we really still need to talk about it?

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This blog could be rather short. The answer to the question, do we still need to talk about cash management centralization, is yes. Have a good day.
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June 24, 2019

OpusCapita Cash Management: A Focus On Innovation And New Markets

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Looking back over the last 5 months, 2019 has been a monumental year for OpusCapita in general and our Cash Management business in particular.
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April 03, 2019

The hidden costs of low cash visibility

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Digital technologies have provided us with a level of convenience and visibility that past generations could only dream about.
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March 27, 2019

Why Bank Connectivity as a Service Wins Over the Traditional Software Approach

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You can’t be in business without having a relationship with at least one bank. Most corporates would benefit from choosing bank connectivity as a service. This blog explains why.
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October 23, 2018

Forget Virtual Accounts! In-House Bank with Modern Matching Solves the COBO Challenge

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Centralization of cash processes is a key objective for corporate Treasurers. This blog explores how to best build a collection on-behalf-of structure without virtual accounts.
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October 18, 2018

How to Achieve Cash Management Excellence, part 2: Cash Forecasting

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Cash forecasting helps eliminate cash flow surprises and improve liquidity decisions. This blog explains how you can excel at forecasting with a specialized software.
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October 03, 2018

How to Achieve Cash Management Excellence, part 1: Cash Visibility

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If you don’t know where you are today, how can you predict where you’ll be tomorrow? In this blog, we’ll focus on gaining cash visibility with best practice cash balance reports.
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September 03, 2018

The Ever-Present Risk of Payment Fraud - Where Are Your Blind Spots?

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Half of companies have fallen victim to payment fraud or economic crime within the last two years. Where should you focus to increase the safety of your payment process right now?
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June 07, 2018

Weiter geht‘s – bleiben Sie auf Kurs! 6 Gründe, um sich mit POBO und COBO zu beschäftigen

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Gehen Sie beim In-House-Banking einen Schritt weiter und erreichen Sie noch mehr Effizienz in den Finanzprozessen Ihrer Organisation mit POBO und COBO. Warum sich dies auszahlt, lä
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June 05, 2018

Keep Going! 6 Reasons to Consider POBO and COBO

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Take a step further in in-house banking and boost the efficiency of your organization’s financial processes with POBO and COBO. Here are 6 reasons why it pays off.
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May 04, 2018

5 Core Benefits of In-House Banking (And These Are Not All)

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Setting up an in-house bank leads to operational and strategic benefits. But what are they actually all about? Let’s take a closer look at 5 core benefits of in-house banking.
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May 02, 2018

5 Hauptvorteile einer In-House-Bank

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Die Einrichtung einer In-House Bank schafft operative und strategische Vorteile. Welche genau? Nehmen wir die 5 zentralen Vorteile des In-House Banking doch mal unter die Lupe.
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April 05, 2018

5 Kriterien für die Einführung einer modernen In-House Banking-Lösung

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Mit diesen 5 Punkten können Sie feststellen, ob modernes In-House Banking die Ansprüche Ihrer Organisation im Hinblick auf ein geregeltes Cash Management erfüllt.
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March 29, 2018

5 Signs That Introducing a Modern In-House Bank Is the Right Solution for You

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Is in-house banking the right solution for you? Here are 5 things that help you determine if a modern in-house bank is well-suited for your organization’s cash management needs.
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March 14, 2018

What Is an In-House Bank (IHB) and Why Should You Build One?

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Are you headed for the ultimate destination of cash management centralization, an in-house bank? In this blog we will dive into the key features of an IHB.
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March 14, 2018

Was ist eine In-House-Bank (IHB) und welchen Nutzen hat sie?

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Lesen Sie in unserem Blog über die Bedeutung einer In-House Bank (IHB) zur unternehmensweiten Zentralisierung Ihres Cash Managements.
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March 12, 2018

Smart AI – the Real Enabler for Success in the Digital Economy

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Advanced machine learning helps improve current processes in cash management and goes beyond them for new business value. What does it take to harness the advantages of Smart AI?
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February 01, 2018

Chase Cash Out of Hiding! And Other Key Benefits of a Centralized Treasury

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Do you know how much cash is hidden in decentralized cash management process? The amount usually comes as a surprise. Visibility is a key benefit of centralized treasury.
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February 01, 2018

Legen Sie Ihre Cashbestände offen! Weitere Hauptvorteile einer zentralisierten Treasury

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Sie wären überrascht, wie dezentrales Cash Management die Liquidität verhindert! Einer der wesentlichen Vorteile einer zentralisierten Treasury ist die Schaffung von Transparenz.
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January 23, 2018

7 Signs That It Is Time to Rethink Your Bank Connection Strategy

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Are you guilty of these transgressions in your bank connectivity? If you are, it might be high time for you to change your bank connection software to stay safe and efficient.
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January 19, 2018

Herausforderungen eines multinationalen Cash Managements

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Sehen Sie Verbesserungsbedarf für Ihr multinationales Cash Management? Herauszufinden, wo bei den Finanzprozessen auf Konzernebene der Schuh drückt, stellt den ersten Schritt zu me
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January 09, 2018

The Headaches of Global Cash Management

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Are you suffering from sub-optimal cash management? Identifying the pain points of group-level financial processes is the first step to gaining visibility and control.
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December 15, 2017

5 Concrete Tips for Preventing Payment Fraud

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It is the eleventh hour to start focusing on the safety of your payment process if you want to avoid financial damage. Here are 5 actionable tips for preventing payment fraud.
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November 20, 2017

How Blockchain Technology Is Changing Trade Financing

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Over the past few years, blockchain technology has been declared to transform a number of different financial and business processes. How will it transform trade financing?
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August 10, 2017

CEO-Betrug - Wenn Sie gefragt werden “das Geld schnellstmöglich zu überweisen”

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‘Bitte überweisen Sie das Geld schnellstmöglich’. So oder so ähnlich könnte der Beginn einer E-Mail lauten,
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August 03, 2017

Warum Bank-Konnektivität als Service über den traditionellen Software-Ansatz gewinnt.

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Jedes Unternehmen muss eine E-Banking-Lösung finden, die eine effiziente Vernetzung mit Banken bereitstellt.
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July 31, 2017

Blockchain professionell genutzt

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OpusCapita prüft derzeit mögliche Blockchain-Einsatzfelder. Dazu gehört beispielsweise die Entwicklung einer blockchaingestützten Registrierungsdatenbank für das E-Invoicing.
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July 29, 2017

Warum wir bei OpusCapita am liebsten mit globalen Standards arbeiten

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Für die meisten von uns hat das Thema Standardisierung einen geringen bis nicht existenten Stellenwert in unserem täglichen Berufsalltag.
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July 28, 2017

Maschinelles Lernen als Herzstück

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Der Datenwissenschaftler Ali Faisal bekommt leuchtende Augen, wenn er über das Thema künstliche Intelligenz spricht. Ihn begeistern die transformativen Fähigkeiten des maschinellen
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July 27, 2017

Wie gut schlafen Sie nachts? Sind ihre Zahlungsabläufe sicher vor Cyberkriminalität und Betrug?

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Um Cyberkriminalität durchzuführen, bedarf es heutzutage nicht mehr anspruchsvoller IT- oder Programmierkenntnisse.
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July 06, 2017

How Well Do You Sleep at Night? Are Your Global Cash Flows Safe From Cybercrime and Fraud?

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Despite all the recent talk concerning cybercrime and fraud, surprisingly many corporates are still unaware of the risks, or strikingly unprepared to mitigate these risks.
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June 30, 2017

How Much Revenue are You Losing to Payment Fraud?

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Payment fraud is an ever increasing part of doing business and though we are all aware that it is occurring, we often do not understand the size and scale of the problem.
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June 09, 2017

Transparente cashflows lassen Treasurers ruhig schlafen

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Die Verbesserung der Transparenz der Liquidität steht bei vielen Treasurern und Cash Managern im Fokus, die oft mit viel Aufwand die gesamte Konzernliquidität ermitteln müssen.
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April 28, 2017

CFO Fokus: Konkrete massnahmen gegen Zahlungsbetrug

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Zahlungsbetrug gehört heutzutage leider immer mehr zum Firmenalltag. Obwohl dies allen bewusst ist, wird sein Ausmaß oft stark unterschätzt.
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April 24, 2017

PSD2 Speeds up Digitalization in Cash Management

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In less than 300 days, EU member states need to have implemented the Revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) into their legislation. Change in the financial industry is evident.
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March 10, 2017

Machine Learning at Heart

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“Machine learning is the most challenging and also the most rewarding part of artificial intelligence – it is the part which truly makes a machine intelligent and adaptable.”
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March 06, 2017

Concrete Steps for Fraud Prevention in Your Organization - Five Measures You Can Take Right Now

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The key to fighting of cyber attacks lies within careful combining technological and human measures. It all starts with a strong corporate culture.
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February 28, 2017

C-Level Fraud Or When You Are Asked to Make This Money Transfer ASAP! A Look at Common Forms of Cyber Fraud

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Please make this money transfer fast! This or similar might be the start of an email that brings us directly into one of fastest growing forms of cyber fraud, namely CEO fraud.
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February 28, 2017

Konkrete Ansätze zur Betrugsbekämpfung in Ihrer Organisation – fünf Maßnahmen, die sie sofort umsetzen können

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In den letzten Blogbeiträgen haben wir uns näher mit einem neuen Phänomen – dem CEO Fraud – beschäftigt. Hierbei handelt es sich um eine Betrugsmasche, bei der ein Angreifer die E-
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October 02, 2016

Why the Cloud Is Winning

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With effortless information security and regular enhancements to software functionality, it’s easy to see why cloud-based software services are increasingly the first choice.
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August 29, 2016

Is Your Cash Outflow Safe From Harm?

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A company loses tens of thousands to fraud. Stories like this have recently hit the headlines as cyber scams continue to spread around the globe. How safe are your cash outflows?
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June 06, 2016

Cash Visibility Is the Key to a Treasurer’s Peace of Mind

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Improving cash visibility is high on the agenda of many treasurers and cash managers, who too often find themselves struggling to see the whole picture of group liquidity.
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May 19, 2016

Toward the Digital Disruption in Cash Management

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Cash management centralization, new technologies and the future role of treasury function were the hot topics in an expert panel discussion at the Treasury & Cash 2016 event.
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September 11, 2015

Why Do We at OpusCapita Love Working with Standards?

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For many of us, standardization is not that much of a topic in everyday life. But the benefits of standardization, for instance, in corporate cash management, are indisputable.
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June 17, 2015

Lengthening Payment Terms Challenge Nordic Companies

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The global trend of lengthening payment terms between companies is increasingly affecting the financial situation and operating capabilities of Nordic companies.
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