Author Archives: Itemize Team

Our Founding Story

Sitting on the floor surrounded by hundreds of paper receipts and invoices, Jim was not thrilled by the task ahead: preparing tax filings for his husband’s architecture firm, Kevin O’Sullivan + Associates.  All those documents needed to be entered, categorized, … Read More

The Solution for Prepaid Card Users

Prepaid cards. They’re easy to get, safer than cash, and good for the budget. Similar to a gift card, a prepaid card holds a pre-paid amount of cash and limits how much the user can spend, but unlike a gift … Read More

Integrity: An Itemize Value

Integrity is an important component of the Itemize culture, so much so that it’s one of the company’s values. As a small team, with not much overlap in role or function, it’s important for all members to feel like they … Read More

Innovation is a Daily Commitment

At Itemize, we are constantly brainstorming, testing, and developing. For us, innovation is a daily commitment. For us, innovation is a value. Mike Haley, Chief Data Scientist at Itemize, was recently working on the Itemize engine when the system encountered … Read More

The Itemize API – Behind the Scenes

Written by Hitesh Chitalia, VP of Technology at Itemize The Itemize API solves a well known issue in expense management: the manual entry of financial values and dates for receipts and folios. We have all been there – the end … Read More

Tip Processing: The First Step to 100%

Written by Ryan Courtade, Operations at Itemize At Itemize, we realize the importance and convenience of snapping a photo of a payment document and never having to touch it again. Whether it’s a hotel folio, invoice, or receipt document, you … Read More

Infrastructure Principles at Itemize

Written by Hitesh Chitalia, VP of Technology at Itemize As the VP of Technology at Itemize, decisions I make can greatly impact our ability to deliver product features. Itemize provides payment document (receipts, hotel folios) data extraction services for clients … Read More

Teamwork: An Itemize Value

“We’re going to roll up our sleeves and do it.” -Jim Thomas, CEO of Itemize At Itemize, we care about people and treat each other with respect.  We value a diverse and collaborative environment of people, ideas, and opinions. We learn … Read More

Mistakes Cost Money

According to a study done by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, employee theft costs American companies $20 billion to $40 billion a year. This means that every man and woman working in America today contributes more than $400 per year to that … Read More

Why APIs Matter

In today’s market, companies in every industry worldwide are assessing and deploying business API solutions. “2017 is quickly becoming the year of the API Economy,” Louis Colombus writes in Forbes Magazine. As more businesses are powered by APIs, it is up to today’s software architects to develop products that people … Read More