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7 Magnificent Reasons Why Technology Leaders Choose Chrome River

by Julie Roy

7 Magnificent Reasons Why Technology Leaders Choose Chrome River

We’re proud to support our 800+ customers in their goal of controlling employee expense costs and streamlining invoice and expense approvals. However, we’re particularly excited that an ever-growing number of global technology leaders have chosen Chrome River as their expense management technology provider. Here are seven of the reasons they trust Chrome River.

Why Navigating your Expense System Migration to Chrome River is Smooth Sailing

by Christina Gruen

Why Navigating your Expense System Migration to Chrome River is Smooth Sailing

Navigating change is critical to the successful adoption of a new software solution. However many organizations stumble as they attempt to reap the benefits of a new solution because they get stuck during the changeover to a new offering. Here's how Chrome River enables our customers to avoid this.

Why Happy Teams Lead to Happy Customers

by Sandra Ju

Why Happy Teams Lead to Happy Customers

We're honored to have been listed as one of the 25 Best Places to Work in LA. Find out why, and see how you could be part of our rapidly-growing global team.

Chrome River’s July Webinar Lineup

by Connie Moser

Chrome River’s July Webinar Lineup

Check out Chrome River's upcoming webinars for the month of July. Learn practical steps that you can take to remove a variety of risks from your invoice and AP processes.

Welcome to The River: The Winners

by Tim Wheatcroft

Welcome to The River: The Winners

We unveil the winners of our Let Business Flow t-shirt contest...

Summer Blockbusters: Our June Webinar Lineup

by Connie Moser

Summer Blockbusters: Our June Webinar Lineup

Check out Chrome River's upcoming webinars for the month of June. We have lots of topics lined up to keep you up-to-speed on the latest trends, innovations and best practices in the world of invoice and expense management.

A Decade of Innovation: Looking Back at the First 10 Years of Chrome River EXPENSE

by Alan Rich

A Decade of Innovation: Looking Back at the First 10 Years of Chrome River EXPENSE

April 27, 2018 marks the 10th anniversary of Chrome River EXPENSE going live. Alan Rich, Chrome River's CEO and co-founder, looks back at the past decade and how far the company has come.

IDC Rates Chrome River as an Expense Management Leader

by Tim Wheatcroft

IDC Rates Chrome River as an Expense Management Leader

We’re delighted to have been listed by respected technology analyst firm IDC as a “Leader” in its Travel and Expense MarketScape, validating our position in the global expense management industry.

Chrome River Hits New Global Expense Milestone with Launch of 31st Language

by Tim Wheatcroft

Chrome River Hits New Global Expense Milestone with Launch of 31st Language

Chrome River adds to its global expense management capabilities with yet more languages, so even more of our users in over 115 countries worldwide can now submit their expenses in their native language.

Why UX is a Critical Factor for a Successful Software Deployment

by Jim Whitmore

Why UX is a Critical Factor for a Successful Software Deployment

Any investment that a company makes in a new product or solution can only deliver its intended benefits if it's used - and embraced - across the organization. While reluctant employees can avoid having to use some software solutions, when it comes to tools such as expense reporting, there isn’t really an option to sidestep it. However, this doesn’t mean that an optimal user experience needs to be an afterthought in the software review process.

Chrome River and Lyft Launch Integration for Even Easier Business Rides

by Tim Wheatcroft

Chrome River and Lyft Launch Integration for Even Easier Business Rides

Chrome River and Lyft are making it even easier for business travelers to create expense reports.

Chrome River in 2016: a Retrospective

by Alan Rich

Chrome River in 2016: a Retrospective

Now that the dust has settled on 2016 and we’re full speed ahead in 2017, Chrome River's CEO and co-founder, Alan Rich, looks back over the company's many achievements over the past year.

Congratulations Cindy Heston – 2016 Business Travel Hall of Fame Inductee

by Anne Becknell

Congratulations Cindy Heston – 2016 Business Travel Hall of Fame Inductee

We're thrilled to learn that Cindy Heston, director of travel and events at Chrome River customer, Anthem, has been honored as a 2016 inductee into the Business Travel Hall of Fame.

Continuing our Strong Growth

by Tim Wheatcroft

Continuing our Strong Growth

Working for a fast-paced organization such as Chrome River, it can sometimes be that case that we’re all so focused on our own roles in ensuring the success of our customers and the company, that we forget to look back and see how far we’ve come.

Our new Los Angeles Headquarters - Welcome to The River

by Aviva Kram

Our new Los Angeles Headquarters - Welcome to The River

Take a peek inside Chrome River's shiny (literally) new office on Los Angeles' historic Miracle Mile.

How to Make the Business Case for an Expense Management System

How to Make the Business Case for an Expense Management System

Fifty-four percent of respondents to the recent GBTA / American Express Traveler Sentiment Survey said that they submit their expenses electronically. While the adoption of expense report automation solutions is at a record level, it still highlights that nearly half of all business travelers are forced to stuff their pockets, wallets and briefcases with receipts, which they then have to staple to sheets of paper and mail to accounting departments, along with a printed spreadsheet that needs to be typed up with every detail of every item.

Myth vs. Reality in Expense Management Solutions

by Dave Terry

Myth vs. Reality in Expense Management Solutions

You may possibly have noticed that there’s an election taking place in a couple of months. One of the time-honored tactics used by politicians from all sides is to throw out facts or statistics about your opponent, which may or may not have any basis in fact.

What Exactly is a “Chrome River?” How we got our Name

by Tim Wheatcroft

What Exactly is a “Chrome River?” How we got our Name

When I look at tech company names, I often wonder how they came about. While some companies have some pretty interesting / cool backstories, there are others who make you wonder if they just used a random name generator.

Welcoming MERCURY

by Alan Rich

Welcoming MERCURY

Those of you with a keen knowledge of Roman mythology will know Mercury was the god of financial gain, and travelers (among other things). This is really quite fitting given that today we unveil Chrome River MERCURY, which delivers a completely new experience in corporate expense management, making your travel smoother, and speeding up your expense processing.

In Memoriam – Harvey Rich

by Dave Terry

In Memoriam – Harvey Rich

On behalf of the entire team here at Chrome River, it’s with great sadness that I announce the passing of Harvey Rich.

Benefits of the Chrome River Thomson Reuters Elite Partnership

by Connie Moser

Benefits of the Chrome River Thomson Reuters Elite Partnership

Finding just the right solutions and service providers for your firm can be a harrowing task, involving extensive time, effort and willingness to trust unknown providers. Finding just the right customers for the solutions and services your own company offers can be just as time consuming and extensive.

Chrome River is One of the Top Tech Companies in Los Angeles

by Connie Moser

Chrome River is One of the Top Tech Companies in Los Angeles

Los Angeles continues to rank as one of the hottest spots for high-tech jobs, whether it’s from larger, seasoned companies or smaller startups just getting their digital feet wet. The city ranks third overall as the having the best startup ecosystem in the world, only placing behind notorious Silicon Valley and mighty New York City. The tech companies throughout LA have created nearly 28,000 jobs, helping to maintain a strong economy as well as a thriving high-tech scene.

Top 10 Reasons to Attend CASCADE 2015

by Connie Moser

Top 10 Reasons to Attend CASCADE 2015

With many different conferences going on each year, we all have to be very selective in choosing the best ones to attend. Many bosses require justification for attendance and want you to provide reasons why they should approve the costs. And, they should. Be prepared before you ask your boss to approve your attendance. Here are the "Top 10 Reasons to Attend CASCADE 2015" at the Grand Californian Hotel in Anaheim, CA, October 27 and 28.

Run Like The Wind, California Chrome!!

by Holly Allison

Run Like The Wind, California Chrome!!

Our best wishes go out to California Chrome this weekend in the Belmont Stakes. The possibility of a Triple Crown win has captivated the hearts of all the Chrome River employees and we wanted to share our excitement with you.

Are Charities Managing Expenses Charitably?

by Karen DeLucia

Are Charities Managing Expenses Charitably?

In a recent comprehensive study conducted by the Independent Expert Group on Expenses, one out of every five charities answering survey questions posed by IEG stated that they "did not have an expense policy established.“ Response comments provided by IEG indicated that the Group considered "expense management part of basic internal controls and good governance" and further stated that "charities need to be encouraged to rectify this matter.”

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Our choice of Chrome River EXPENSE was made in part due to the very user-friendly interface, easy configurability, and the clear commitment to impactful customer service – all aspects in which Chrome River was the clear winner. While Chrome River is not as large as some of the other vendors we considered, we found that to be a benefit and our due diligence showed that it could support us as well as any large players in the space, along with a personalized level of customer care. Sally Abella, Director of Corporate Travel Harman International
We are excited to be able to enforce much more stringent compliance to our expense guidelines and significantly enhance our expense reporting and analytics. By automating these processes, we will be able to free up AP time formerly spent on manual administrative tasks, and enhance the role by being much more strategic. Ben Zastrow Zelle