Articles & Whitepapers

The Sky’s The Limit For Treasury

Treasury-management systems (TMSs) were, until recently, only really viable for large corporations with big bucks, abundant IT resources and sophisticated treasury functions. Companies with under $1 billion in revenue were, according to the 2016 Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) Treasury Management System Survey, less likely to use a TMS, due to high fees and a […]

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Let’s Go Shopping for Our New Cash Management Wardrobe

Few things in this world are more modern or faster changing than the technologies that underlie automated treasury management. Computers and networks are faster and more powerful than ever. Today’s core system may well be tomorrow’s doorstop. Let’s say that your company is ripe for an upgrade to its cash management capabilities. You might be […]

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We Financial Folk All Love Spreadsheets. But It’s Time to Put Most of Them Out to Pasture

Note to corporate treasury professionals:  You’re no longer a member of the world’s oldest profession. So why are you still using the world’s oldest tool of the trade? No, I’m not talking about THAT world’s oldest profession.  I’m talking about accounting. And about the go-to tool of all accountants, the spreadsheet. There were accountants at […]

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A Message for the Entrepreneurial Set: With a New TMS, Every Day Can be Small Business Saturday

It wasn’t that long ago – 2010, to be precise – Small Business Saturday entered, stage right, onto the American economic scene.  It was on the day after “Black Friday,” the post-Thanksgiving launch to the Christmas shopping season. As a promotional idea, Small Business Saturday was brilliant. Did you know that its origin was the […]

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Use the Socratic Method When Planning Your Move to a New Treasury Management System – Never Stop Asking Questions

If you’re considering a move to an automated treasury management system, or if you might like to upgrade the one you already have, first think of that ancient advice: “Know Thyself.” Socrates – who had a habit for ticking off his fellow citizens of ancient Athens – said that people make themselves appear ridiculous when […]

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The Importance of the Cloud for Treasury Management Systems

No organization should leap into major changes without thorough analysis and a clear demonstration that what’s being recommended is going to work.  And when we’re talking about the critically important and highly confidential business of treasury management, such skepticism is especially appropriate. Financial data is highly sensitive, after all. If we keep all of our […]

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Cybersecurity: A View from Where I Sit

By Matthew Stockham, GTreasury Network security in cyberspace is never far from the headlines. When it does reach the headlines, it’s never good news. Here are just a few famous – or infamous – security breaches of the not-too-distant past, even though they might seem like ancient history by now: Target, Adobe, TJX, Home Depot, […]

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Boost Your Growing Business with Cloud Finance

Congratulations! You are part of a growing business. There’s nothing like being so busy. You know how valuable you are. You’ve got customers. They like your product or service. They’re paying you good money for it. That means business is booming and money is coming in. Are you concerned about it? You should be – […]

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Reflections on 30 Years in Treasury Management

“It’s been thirty years since my wife Peg and I founded our treasury management software company. It’s almost fifty years – 47 to be precise – since I entered a new field of finance that became treasury management.  I’ve had a great ride, and it’s not over yet. Someone asked me recently if there was any […]

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The Bachelorette Effect: Understanding Your TMS Services

When deciding upon the appropriate treasury workstation vendor, you should heavily factor into that decision the ongoing relationship post selection. Like all relationships, they take work, and working with your treasury vendor’s services team is no different. If you think about it, selecting a vendor is like being on an episode of the Bachelorette. You […]

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