Archive for Government

EU Commission wants mandatory e-procurement in all Member States by 2016

May 9, 2012  |  Europe, Government, Legal

We sure didn’t see that one coming: The European Commission decided that all public sector buyers will be required to carry out procurement electronically by 2016. By setting this deadline for mandatory e-procurement, a massive €100 billion should be saved annually across the EU from the even more staggering €2 trillion procurement spend across the EU

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E-invoicing in Russia: ready, set, go!

May 9, 2012  |  Adoption, Government

After years of development the Russian administration decided on 11 April 2012 to fully embrace e-invoicing. However, a strict set of rules has been compiled for those who are brave enough to step into the twenty-first century

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Basware allows for e-invoicing via PEPPOL

That said, Basware’s customers now can send and receive PEPPOL-compliant e-invoices and documents to customers and suppliers. Staples Finland, a key supplier of office and industrial supplies to government agencies, has become one of the first companies to start using PEPPOL-compliant e-invoices

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Norway to accept only e-invoices as from 1 July 2012

Is it okay to mandate e-invoicing? That is one of the most debated issues when it comes to e-invoicing adoption. As of July 1st the Norwegian government decide tot only accept invoices from suppliers in electronic format. And also it has appointed service provider EVRY as a formal access point for all invoices in EHF format

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Ireland launches Government E-invoicing project

February 10, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Government

It will take two months to complete. The objective after the pilot: a paperless billing system that operates across the public sector, that cuts down on red tape and cuts down on costs

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Compulsory B2G electronic invoicing in Denmark as from 1-12-2011

December 28, 2011  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Government

Will this be “carrot” or is it the '”whip” to kick-start einvoicing in Denmark? Even more important: how many companies and public organisations will actually connect to the B2G service?

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E-invoicing news: Striata has new Sales Manager Europe | EU e-procurement agency implements TradeShift

Keira Holland new Manager for Continental Europe | French body moves in support of procurement standard

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E-invoicing news: Italy exchanges first PEPPOL e-invoices, Bridgestone Europe selects WMD xFlow

Italy takes first steps to exchange PEPPOL e-invoices | Bridgestone Europe selects the WMD xFlow solution for accounts payable automation in SAP

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7 reasons to underestimate the EU E-invoicing Multi Stakeholder Forum [UPDATE]

We strongly believe that this forum will not substantially add to the adoption of electronic invoicing in the European Union. For several reasons

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"It’s not brain surgery. US Health insurance billing can also be brought into the Internet era”

"Health insurance billing is one of the biggest money wasters in the US health care system". The solution: electronic billing systems. The result: saving $32 billion

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