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Financial Supply Chain 2017: Cubs and Uber and Blockchain, Oh My!

Spend Matters welcomes this guest post from SAP Ariba.

Innovation and change seem almost seasonal in the world of consumer payments, as new options and approaches pop up like dandelions in the spring. B2B payments, however, seem to occupy a parallel universe where time stands still and innovation is as likely as the Chicago Cubs winning a World Series.

But the times, they are a changin’. The Cubs pulled off the seemingly impossible and snagged a championship after a 108-year drought. And innovations in the financial supply chain that seemed impossible only a few years ago are finally falling into place — and they promise to change the face of B2B payments. What can you expect to see in the year ahead? Here are four predictions.