AI firm Sidetrade and its client, Inmarsat, have been shortlisted in the ‘Vendor/Client Transformation of the Year’ category, at the Future of Finance & CFO Summit Awards 2020.
The award recognises solution-providers redefining the standards for strategic partnership, evidenced through world-class service and outstanding results.
Shortlisted companies are vendors who supply hardware, software and/or advisory services, that has enabled a client to achieve significant business success in the past 12 months through use of its products and services.
The winner, selected by a panel of senior finance professionals, will be announced on 11th February at the 12th Annual Future of Finance and CFO Summit at the Hilton Syon Park, London.
David Turner, Chief Marketing officer at Sidetrade, said:
I’m delighted that we and our client Inmarsat have been shortlisted for this award. It’s a well deserved recognition of our relationship and ability to deliver business finance transformation that makes a real difference. With working capital recognised as the next value driver, according to PwC, what better way to highlight this than with an award shortlisting. I hope we win on the day, and well done to fellow shortlisted companies and individuals across the categories.”
Using machine learning and natural language processing, Sidetrade helps businesses accelerate cash generation and improve working capital.
This is achieved by automating their order-to-cash process and collecting cash faster. Sidetrade also empowers its clients to generate more revenue from their customers, by reducing churn and increasing upsell and cross-sell.
Sidetrade’s client, Inmarsat, is the world leader in global, mobile satellite communications. It owns and operates the world’s most diverse global portfolio of mobile telecommunications satellite networks.
Inmarsat’s long-established global distribution network includes not only the world’s leading channel partners but also its own strong direct retail capabilities, enabling end to end customer service assurance.
The company has an unrivalled track record of operating the world’s most reliable global mobile satellite telecommunications networks, sustaining business and mission critical safety operational applications for 40 years.
It is also a major driving force behind technological innovation in mobile satellite communications, sustaining its leadership through a substantial investment and a powerful network of technology and manufacturing partners.