Marieke Saeij

CEO, Onguard,

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Moving the Discussion on from Gender to Diversity in Finance

This year’s International Women’s Day on 8th March once again shone the spotlight on the position of women in business – much to the dismay of not only many women but also men. After all, you’d have hoped that by 2020 things would have been on more of an even footing as to make...

The Financial World Will Be Completely Reliant on Big Data Within Five Years

The term ‘big data’ has been around for some years. However, it seems as if big data is only now beginning to be used to its potential, which could have a significant impact on a range of industries and professions, not least those in the financial sector. In fact, research from order-to-cash...

Why Implementing AI and ML is a Must for Credit Managers

Despite the widespread adoption of artificial intelligence (AI), robotic process automation (RPA) and machine learning (ML) within the finance sector, one area yet to take advantage of these technologies is credit management. While these technologies have been shown to offer a range of benefits including...

Blockchain: Why Awareness Among Finance Professionals Must Increase

While blockchain has been around for more than a decade, research by order-to-cash specialist Onguard shows almost half (48%) of 1,000 finance professionals surveyed as part of the 2019 Fintech Barometer lack awareness of the technology and the benefits it offers. Of this percentage, 19% say they are unaware...