Deem Open Expense

All Business. No Expense. Deem Open Expense integrates data from any expense platform. Deem Travel transactions flow automatically into the linked expense platform, providing a seamless user experience. Open integration allows for the application of all policy requirements and system settings.

 

Benefits of Deem Travel integration with a third-party Expense solution

  • Complete travel lifecycle management –search, book and reimburse
  • Seamless travel Itinerary and receipts flow from Deem Travel to third party expense solution
  • Automated creation of an expense report and attach trip details, receipts for approval
  • Notification – email and mobile for each step of the process

 

Integration workflow

  • User books travel using Deem platform
  • On completion of the travel itinerary, Deem creates an expense report
  • Deem creates an expense item for the travel itinerary in the expense report
  • The travel reservation receipts are attached and assigned to the report
  • User receives a notification (email, SMS) with a link to expense report
  • User is given the option to review and modify or submit it for approval

 

Pre-requisites for Integration

  • Availability of publicly exposed APIs from third party expense solution to create expense reports, attach receipts and submit reports for approval
  • Ability to query third party expense solution to query for status updates
  • Publicly available sandbox environment and integration support
  • Other alternative forms of data exchange via FTP, email etc.
  • Preferred integration approach utilizes publicly exposed APIs

 

Setup and Implementation

  • Client provides credentials to access third party expense solution via APIs
  • Deem works with client and expense vendor to setup appropriate privileges to perform required functions - create, update, submit reports
  • Customer authorization allowing Deem to work with third party expense vendor 
  • Deem evaluates the effort to integrate and provides appropriate timelines.
  • Pilot period of two weeks for customer to test drive the integration and provide feedback
  • General availability of the integration to client employees upon acceptance