Survey Results: What Business Travelers Prefer
June 30, 2015
The latest study from Certify, What Business Travelers Prefer, offers new insights into the purchasing preferences of business travelers. Analysis of the results included in the infographic below can help employers and travel-related companies better understand the motivations behind business traveler choices for meals, ground transportation, hotel and air, their perceptions of value, convenience and price, and other categories. Certify analyzed more than 495 responses from seasoned business travelers representing small to large companies throughout country. See the complete infographic now.
June 26, 2015
New Typeface Coming Soon!
Great news! Soon we will be updating the typeface (aka "font") used throughout Certify's web application. The current typeface is called Verdana, and for lots of reasons it has outlived its usefulness. We have spent many hours performing user experience testing, and have settled on a typeface called...
June 25, 2015
That Ancient, Mystical Thing Called a Handshake
Here at Certify, we have worked hard to document our company values and boil them down into a meaningful acronym: CPR SERVICE. Our number one company value (and hence the first letter of CPR SERVICE) is the letter C which stands for Customers.
Let’s talk about a company’s first customer and how t...
June 23, 2015
Trends & Tips
5 “strange” (but true) reviews from Certify SpendSmart™
Online reviews and vendor rankings are an invaluable tool for consumers and companies alike. To help business travelers and employers make more informed decisions about airlines, hotels, restaurants, car rental companies and more, we created Certify SpendSmart™—a simple and fully searchable feature ...
June 19, 2015
See you at the IMA Annual Convention & Exhibition
The team from Certify is headed to Los Angeles this weekend to join nearly 1,000 CFOs, accountants and finance professionals for the Institute of Management Accountants’ 96th Annual Convention & Exhibition. This year’s program will be held June 20 – 24 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in downtown LA,...
June 16, 2015
The New Frontier of T&E Expense Management: 7 Tech Features to Tame the Beast
In two previous blogs, Why T&E Should Matter to CFOs Part I and Part II, I have established that T&E should matter to CFOs, and that T&E expense management does not gets its due. It is also clear in looking at T&E trends that travelers and companies are changing how they spend due to advancements in...
June 11, 2015
International inbound telephone support
Certify started in 2008 with one ambitious goal: make travel and expense management easy for every type of business and organization. As we’ve expanded over the past few years, so too has our customer base and the diverse range of companies who have chosen Certify as their T&E solution.
June 9, 2015
What Uber’s growing competition means for business travelers
Uber’s dominance in the rideshare category is undisputed. Even before the Certify SpendSmart Report found that Uber accounted for 47 percent of all its users’ ground transportation in March, it was clear this once small start up was destined for something big.
Today, the company is valued at $5...
June 4, 2015
New Custom Mileage Feature
The team at Certify is always thinking of new and innovative ways to save you and your employees time and money on travel and expense management. Sometimes we’re solving big, complex challenges that take months and months to perfect. And sometimes some of our best ideas come to us by way of simply l...
June 3, 2015
Small Business Report: Expense Management Trends
Companies of all sizes are spending more on travel and entertainment (T&E) each year. Analyzing data from our Annual Expense Management Survey (2015), this infographic illustrates how small businesses—with 500 or less employees—managed T&E expenses in 2014. Click here to see the full infographic.
May 28, 2015
Introducing Certify for GSA Per Diems
Certify is all about making travel and expense management easy, and we’re never one to shy away from an opportunity to put our approach to the test. So, when it came time to tackle the complicated world of GSA per diems, we knew we had to deliver a simple and elegant solution that would allow our cu...