Don't Talk About Politics, Religion and…Mobile Platforms
April 16, 2014
It turns out the wise old saying that guides social etiquette should be amended to include mobile ecosystems and handsets. How many times have you been at a summer barbeque and heard someone extol the benefits of his beloved smartphone? Another guest who still uses a feature phone asks him, "Should I buy an Android or a Samsung?" The mobile enthusiast gets a wrinkled forehead and starts recounting the history of smartphones, starting from 2003. Then you notice yet another guest who is dressed quite differently from the first guy, reaching for his phone and gearing up to challenge him. If you are wise, you will excuse yourself by announcing, "I'll go check on the grill."
So it is with a bit of trepidation that I announce the following: Certify Mobile for Android is now available for BlackBerry OS 10.2.1. And with that statement I would have undoubtedly stolen the hearts of all the ladies at the barbecue, right? Probably not, but I would have grown a few inches taller in the eyes of ...
April 15, 2014
Cloud-Friendly SDLC Anyone?
Cloud computing changes a lot of things, but has it changed our software development lifecycle (SDLC)? Many of us have been developing software long enough to remember the old days – shipping our precious product on CD-ROM, or even floppy disks! Back then, Release to Manufacturer (RTM) meant actuall...
April 14, 2014
The New Certify SpendSmart Report is Out!
If you haven’t heard yet, the results are in and the new Certify SpendSmart Report is out and ready to be downloaded. If you aren’t familiar with our SpendSmart Report, it’s a survey listing the top expensed North American vendors used by business travelers.
In this quarterly report, the most ex...
April 11, 2014
Protect Yourself, and Your Business, With Wireless Expense Management Software
Mobile expense reporting software is an absolute necessity for the modern manager, allowing one to oversee their workers as they log costs in real time. With Certify's cloud-based expense reporting software, an individual can track each expenditure as they come in - because traveling employees can u...
April 10, 2014
Certify Not Affected by Heartbleed OpenSSL Flaw
If you are not yet familiar with the "Heartbleed Bug," it is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. The seriousness of this vulnerability is underscored by the fact that it has been visible to the world for quite some time due to the open source nature of Open...
April 10, 2014
How to Get Employees to Follow Your Expense Reporting Rules
Corporations and businesses hoping to rein in the amount of mistakes and improper expenditures logged on their expense reporting software may do well to institute a company wide travel policy, experts say. A report from Businessweek recently stated as much, citing claims from Alicia Tillman, vice pr...
April 9, 2014
What is an Expense Management System?
Every month, accountants everywhere are saddled with massive paper reports and tall stacks of receipts that they have to record, log and analyze for the sake of creating an expense report. It's an extremely large volume of work and data entry for any individual or team - and it leaves much room for ...
April 8, 2014
Control Employee Spending with Automated Expense Reporting
Entering the data for expense reports by hand is troublesome for traveling employees, but it's often even more detrimental to company accountants and finances. Individuals who manually compile and publish expense reports are forced to record extremely large amounts of information every single week. ...
April 7, 2014
Travel Expense Reporting For Small Businesses
Many feel that extensive expense reporting efforts are only necessary for large businesses and corporations. However, small businesses can benefit from expense reporting software just as much, if not more, than larger companies can. No matter how much your business spends on a monthly basis - on tra...
April 4, 2014
Avoid the Hassle of Receipts with an Expense Report Management System
For traveling employees, there are few annoyances worse than the need to collect receipts for each expenditure. Whether your workers need to spend their time photocopying and faxing results, or if they collect and organize the physical receipts before sending them to your accountants, they're forced...
April 3, 2014
Using Starbucks Mobile with Certify Mobile
Certify is pleased to announce that you can now capture your Starbucks receipt using the Starbucks Mobile App and Certify Wallet App – talk about being completely paperless! (Please note that you must have both the Starbucks Mobile and Certify Mobile apps in order to use this feature.)
To start, ...