So you're buying into the idea that the travel category should be managed differently, that total cost matters, and that the main goal is total business impact.
Welcome to this small but growing club!
But now how do you convince those steely-eyed, cold-hearted finance and procurement types that this is the right way to go? Because (cue the gasps!) travel costs may go up with this new goal.
Here are two docs that will help you press forward:
This Resource Guide outlines the key elements you'll want to consider in mounting a project to decide if this new way of thinking about travel really makes sense.
This Ready to Reframe deck is what I use in my presentations to show how to organize the data, and how to link it to the key strategic questions that you need to ask your stakeholders. The benchmark examples are available today from tClara. We build them for over 1,800 corporate programs every quarter. You will want them for your program, of course :)