Expense Management
API: The New Age Communication

API: The New Age Communication

Today’s business software world is no stranger to the API, otherwise known as application program interface. Because with so many concurrent programs running on multiple different platforms, companies need to efficiently and effectively maintain a method of communication between various software systems. So, by joining an expense management system with another application programming interface, companies can automatically import data into another system. Plus, by connecting systems using an API, there’s generally no need to login more than once, making accessing to the data easier. How it works: To use the Certify expense report application program interface, current Certify enterprise clients can talk to their dedicated account manager anytime to request an API for an external system. Once set up with an API, company administrators are given a specific key to authenticate and connect the two systems. And because these passcodes help to configure the API connection, they should ...
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