Archive for Interoperability

44 of the best E-invoicing and AP automation news items in March 2014

We have gathered over fourty international news items, views and acquisition jubilee here at the E-invoicing Platform over the past couple of weeks - but if you missed it, the Monthly Recap of March 2014 is your humble servant.
Here’s every one of those stories from the entire month, waiting for you in an convenient format. So read what interests you, and then go out there and grab the benefits!

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GS1, PEPPOL, SimplerInvoicing, HubAlliance,…Interoperability interrupted?

April 22, 2014  |  Adoption, Europe, Interoperability

There is a very interesting LinkedIN discussion going on regarding interoperability in Europe. What to choose from with platforms in place like OpenPEPPOL, GS1, OpenPEPPOL, SimplerInvoicing, HubAlliance and so on? Or maybe you want to stick with the proprietary platform of the largest e-invoicing service provider(s)? And even though they are all promoting the same cause (interoperability), it sometimes seems as if their different -business- perspectives on interoperability are having an effect on the current interoperability uptake.

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Europe votes to protect net neutrality and to abolish roaming charges

Europe votes to protect net neutrality and to abolish roaming charges

This week the EU Parliament has voted in favour of abolishing mobile roaming fees and maintaining net neutrality. While US lawmakers have generally favoured corporate entities on these matters, this show the European Union’s tendency to share forces with consumers.
So what’s the deal on this with regard to e-invoicing? Well, not much at first glance. But let’s focus on the roaming fees.

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Anachron and OFS Portal enter into Roaming Agreement

Anachron and OFS Portal enter into Roaming Agreement

The agreement enables oilfield customers of OFS Portal Members to adopt Anachron as a machine integrated platform for exchanging valuable data and transactions with the OFS Portal Member through the use of open, non-proprietary standards. As a result, industry-players are able to adopt and benefit from latest technologies and services.

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Easily automate your PDF Document Exchange with Smart PDF Connect

PDF documents can be difficult or time consuming to retrieve the necessary information by software without human intervention when processing into your back office system. Manually processing and adjusting documents create additional expenses, time and errors. With Smart PDF Connect customers are able to process, translate and integrate PDF documents automatically with your back office system with 100% accuracy, regardless of the ERP system.

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Bram Kuijper appointed chair of the SimplerInvoicing Foundation board

Bram Kuijper appointed chair of the SimplerInvoicing Foundation boardBram Kuijperhas been appointed chair of the SimplerInvoicing foundation board for at least the next twelve months. SimplerInvoicing is a initiated by 12 Dutch e-invoicing service providers, 2 ERP providers and Logius (the Dutch govermental IT organisation). The goal of this PEPPOL based initiative is to make structured e-invoicing much simpler. Voila! The daily board of SimplerInvoicing consists of five members.

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Russian National certification Authority ZAO is connected to the PEPPOL

The Russian "National certification Authority" ZAO, is now connected to the PEPPOL eProcurement network. By connecting to the Russian National Certification Authority, organizations will have the unique opportunity to drive the adoption of standardized process automation and connectivity between Europe and Russia. This is expected to increase business opportunities and greater competition in both Russia and in the PEPPOL-countries.

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Accelya signs the GS1 Interoperability Charter for E-invoicing solutions

ACCELYA, specialist in electronic invoicing and paperless flows, signed at the end of September the e-invoicing interoperability charter, which gathered around GS1 France 25 electronic invoicing operators. The interoperability charter aims to reinforce the costless nature of transactions, particularly when an electronic invoice passes through two different operators.
The drafting of the Interoperability Charter began almost one year ago, as part of a GS1 France Working Group of users. It emerged from a shared desire among GS1 member companies, publishers and operators of electronic invoicing solutions, to create the optimum conditions for a managed, stress-free and fast deployment of electronic invoicing.

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25 Electronic Invoicing Providers sign Charter to ensure Free Interoperability, Roaming [updated]

25 companies specialized in the electronic invoicing operations gathered around GS1 France have officially signed the E-invoicing Interoperability Charter. This charter aims to reaffirm the free exchange of electronic invoices, especially when the electronic bill passes through two different operators.
The development of the E-invoicing Interoperability Charter began almost a year, as part of a working group composed of users GS1 France. It is the result of the will of GS1 member companies, publishers and operators of electronic invoicing solutions, to support the fast adoption of e-invoicing while adhering to legal electronic invoicing requirements.

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