Archive for Digitalisation

Be aware! The end of the Portuguese SAFT-PT grace period is near

September 16, 2013  |  Digitalisation, Financial software, Government

On 15th October 2013, the grace period extended by the Portuguese customs and tax authorities to businesses for implementation of the new electronic model for the control of goods movements in Portuguese territories comes to an end. After 15 October 2013, the tax administration will monitor all goods movements electronically and any company failing to provide prior notification of the shipment of goods by means of the electronic transport document (SAFT-PT) will be liable to prosecution and may be fined. The EDICOM solution is completely in line with the current regulations and provides businesses a totally automated transport document issuing system with customized integration in their internal management systems.

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Top Image Systems is a “Sample Vendor” in Gartners Hype Cycle for Digital Banking 2013

September 12, 2013  |  Digitalisation, Payment

More specifically, TIS was included as a "Sample Vendor" in the Mobile Commercial Remote Deposit Capture and Mobile Consumer Remote deposit categories listed in the "Hype Cycle for Digital Banking, 2013" by Gartner. Top Image Systems' mobile content processing solutions are fully integrated with its industry-leading eFLOW(R) multichannel intelligent content capture, workflow and delivery platform.
Gartner sees huge opportunity for growth and innovation in the digital banking space through 2013 and beyond. In this hype cycle, one technology stands out as having accelerated significantly along the Hype Cycle through 2012 and early 2013: mobile consumer remote deposit.

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63% of companies outsource their B2B data management

September 11, 2013  |  Digitalisation, Electronic Invoicing

Businesses are increasingly tending to outsource their data management. In fact, around 63% subcontract to outside providers, whereas only 25% choose in-house centres. This is one of the most striking items in the annual study drawn up by Uptimate Institute, based on a representative sample of 1000 operators in the United States, Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Some sectors remain reluctant to outsource their data management. These businesses mostly belong to areas such as banking, healthcare, commerce, education or government. Even so, reports the study, the public sector shift to the cloud has risen by 7% in the past year, going from 10% in 2012 to 17% in 2013.

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WEBINAR: How Cloud B2B Integration Enables Michelin’s International Operations

September 11, 2013  |  Digitalisation, Electronic Invoicing

GXS announced that it will host a joint webinar with Michelin, a key player in the tire market and travel related services, on using cloud B2B integration for international operations.
The webinar will include: Michelin’s business challenges, How Michelin uses a cloud integration platform to support customers worldwide, Key business issues driving international expansion, How cloud B2B integration supports expansion into new markets, The core components and benefits of a cloud B2B platform.

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Top Image Systems signs major AP automation deal with Mul-T-Lock

September 10, 2013  |  Digitalisation, Invoice Automation

Mul-T-Lock is deploying TIS's eFLOW5, the latest release of the company's flagship eFLOW® platform, to implement a capture-enabled purchase to payment workflow solution that will process thousands of invoices each month. The installation of the solution scheduled for October this year is part of a company-wide plan to automate processes and improve efficiency.
In accordance with Mul-T-Lock's specifications, eFLOW INVOICE will scan incoming invoices, forward them to the workflow and approval process and then deliver the invoices for posting to the SAP ERP system. The solution will also enable end-to-end fully automated invoice processing and seamless SAP connectivity.

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Top Image Systems wins major European Digital Mailroom contract

September 10, 2013  |  Digitalisation, Invoice Automation

Top Image Systems, won a six-figure eFLOW Digital Mailroom contract at a Central Bank in Europe; the bank is fully owned by the federal government and plays an integral part in both the European System of Central Banks (ESCB) and the Eurosystem.
The bank chose the eFLOW(R) mailroom automation solution to manage its current volume of some 300,000 documents per year. The prestigious financial institution selected eFLOW because of its high-performance, multiple-OCR/ICR-engine recognition platform and because of its open architecture and scalability. In future, the Bank aims to employ eFLOW to process its financial statements and to implement the eFLOW INVOICE solution for automated AP processing.

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France introduces “choc de simplification” to cut down on red tape for SME’s

September 6, 2013  |  Digitalisation, Europe

According to the European Commission, a 25 percent reduction in administrative costs for businesses could see the country’s GDP rise by 0.8 percent in the short term and 1.4 percent in the long term. This should have help the French finance Minister Pierre Moscovici when he announced announced a series of measures that are aimedto simplify live for SME's.
One of the measures is to “facilitate relationships between business and government” by the development of online billing and high security systems for online payments.

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Deutsche Bank to launch paperless cross-border services in China

September 2, 2013  |  Asia, Digitalisation, Electronic Invoicing, Payment

Deutsche Bank announced the launch of paperless cross-border (payment) services in China as from 1 September 2013. With these services, corporates in China will be able to process their payments and foreign exchange transactions, as well as submit their supporting documents electronically directly via its electronic banking platform ? db-direct internet.
With the Bank’s electronic banking platform, corporates can also benefit from a flexible authorisation set-up for electronic document delivery. Deutsche Bank’s streamlined paperless cross-border payment services via one single platform will enable its clients to centralise their foreign exchange management and significantly improve their operational processes.

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Gartner positiones SEEBURGER in the visionary quadrant for its on-premises application integration suites

August 30, 2013  |  Digitalisation

The designation applies to the SEEBURGER Business Integration Suite (BIS), a 100% in-house-engineered platform that avoids the interoperability problems frequently encountered when vendors bolt on third-party solutions to expand functionality.
The BIS platform includes built-in business process orchestration as well as a high-performance, any-to-any transformation engine capable of supporting application-to-application (A2A), business-to-business (B2B), managed file transfer (MFT) and cloud-to-on-premises integration projects of any scale.

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Van den Bosch Transporten optimizes its customer communications with SEEBURGER

August 19, 2013  |  Digitalisation

Van den Bosch Transporten is an international logistic service provider specialized in the transportation of dry and liquid bulk products. The company‘s vision is founded upon four core values – quality, commitment, efficiency and clarity. Despite current economic turmoil within the transport sector, Van den Bosch Transporten has succeeded in staying true to these values.
This is why – in addition to saving time and money – Van den Bosch Transporten also decided to optimize transparency and corporation with its customers. The transport company achieved this by automating its business processes and making them faster, more transparent and easier to manage. Van den Bosch Transporten opted for SEEBURGER‘s Business Integration Suite for this purpose.

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