Posted September 19, 2014

Concur 'Completes' SAP, But There Are Plenty Of Questions

After he pulled off an agreement for an $8.3 billion acquisition, which he described as "the largest acquisition in the history of the SaaS industry," you could excuse SAP CEO Bill McDermott's exuberance when discussing Concur Thursday night during a conference call with analysts and media. Read More »
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Posted November 8, 2012

TripIt Updates Itinerary Page After User Revolt

It's rare to see a product get as thoroughly hammered as TripIt did when its new itinerary page design, unveiled Oct. 11, suffered through weeks of pretty nasty hits from users who, on the company's o... Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
Posted May 17, 2012

WorldMate API Attracts 50 Developers

More than 50 companies including FlightStats, ExpenseCloud and Short's Travel Management have licensed an application programming interface from WorldMate, according to the itinerary management provider. WorldMate automates the processing of confirmation emails from more than 1,300 travel intermediaries and suppliers. Read More »
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Posted May 1, 2012

TripIt To Introduce Hotel Suggestions, Bookings

TripIt plans on Wednesday to launch a feature that suggests hotels to travelers after they book their flights and enables them to book rooms. Read More »
Posted January 25, 2012

WorldMate CEO: CWT Partnership 'Not Active,' Tie With Amex More Dynamic

Two years after taking the chief executive role and one year after founder Nadav Gur left the company, CEO Jean Tripier this month claimed WorldMate is Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell | More by Jay Campbell
Posted November 16, 2011

Concur Plans To Double Sales Team, Add Operations Center

Concur on Tuesday announced plans to double its sales force during the next 24 months, open a new operations center in Manila and expand its existing facility in Prague. "We expect to drive the innovation curve in our industry even faster and deeper into the supply chain, and we expect to ramp our investments in customer deployment and service teams to support the level of growth that we plan to deliver," chairman and CEO Steve Singh said on an earnings call.

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Posted October 17, 2011 - Las Vegas
Steve Singh

INTERVIEW: Concur Chairman and CEO Steve Singh, Part One

Concur chairman and CEO Steve Singh last month here sat in The Beat Live Hot Seat, fielding questions from The Beat founder Jay Campbell, readers and audience members about Concur's master plan, mobile offerings and other topics. The first part of the discussion follows. Read More »
Posted August 17, 2011

TripIt For Business Brings More Management To The Unmanaged

Concur has the opportunity to go in a few directions with its acquisition of TripIt. Though it's not explicitly getting into the travel management business--it's not offering fulfillment, or providing TMC-style consulting or negotiated rates--an element of the original TripIt gives travelers one les Read More »
Posted by: Jay Campbell with assistance by Michael B. Baker | More by Jay Campbell
Posted May 26, 2011

INTERVIEW: Brighter Planet's Robbie Adler

Mary Ann McNulty interviewed Brighter Planet director of business development and strategic partnerships Robbie Adler to learn more about the angel investor-backed startup that has devised carbon footprint calculators for package shipping, U.S. gover Read More »
Posted February 3, 2011

Concur Revenues Up, Profits Down

Concur's December-quarter revenues rose 19 percent to $80.2 million while profits declined 43 percent to $3.7 million, both from year-ago levels, the company reported Wednesday. "The first quarter of fiscal 2011 was another very strong quarter--exceeding our expectations for revenue and earnings," chairman and CEO Steve Singh said in prepared remarks.

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