Archive for Publications

The up-tot-date principles of efficient AP Automation [whitepaper]

One of your time-consuming challenges as a modern organisation is of course dealing with the thousands of invoices you receive every month. From understanding what a specific invoice refers to (vendor, project, purchase order, and so on), to workflow and payment. All in all there is plenty room for improvement.
Top Image Systems helps you to get to grips. There recent white paper covers the up-to-date principles of account payable process automation: what are the drivers for AP automation, what are the immediate benefits, and how should an enterprise go about implementing an end-to-end automation system of its AP processes.

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Let Basware take you on a journey to business growth

Two weeks ago, Basware warned you for the four deadly traps in payables. And now the provider of purchase-to-pay solutions literally shows you which route to take for business growth with a very cool infographic. Basware compared 1368 small and medium-sized businesses, and discovered six critical challenges.

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Seven payables strategies for turning your business into a success

Most SMBs have the secret (or not so secret) wish to grow. Pretty difficult in the year 2013. Payables might not be the first issue you turn to fulfil this wish, but Basware has identified seven success strategies and four deadly traps when handling invoices that directly influence your company's growth potential.

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Do you take full responsibility for your einvoicing predictions? Do you?

We received a press release on yet another research. And what interested us most weren’t the actual outcomes of the study. No, it was the tail of the press release. Called the “Forward Looking Statements”. Our answer? Please: don’t make hollow predictions and take full responsibility for any of them.

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What a waste: spending two full working days a month on financial processes

February 18, 2013  |  Invoice Automation, Publications, Research

16 hours and 53 minutes. That’s more than 2 full working days (for those of us who aren’t workaholics at least). And that’s how much time the average SMB employee spends on financial processes according to Basware’s SMB Finance research. Oh, those financial processes aren’t part of these employees’ job responsibilities. Hmm.

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New GXS webinar on upgrading your B2B integration strategy

February 14, 2013  |  Digitalisation, Publications

Webinars have a downside. You have to be on your feet when you attend one. GXS has the answer, because they have a new webinar which is on-demand. So you can watch it again and again. It is called “A Call to Action: Upgrading and Modernizing Your B2B Integration Strategy” and features Benoit Lheureux of Gartner and GXS’s Steve Keifer.

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Bruno Koch’s 2013 International Market Overview & Forecast

A few days ago Bruno Koch posted a discussion in our LinkedIn group about his latest International Market Overview & Forecast. Although we have great respect for his work, we can’t help but wonder on what actual facts he bases his findings. Or are they guesstimates? What do you think? See for yourself in this brief summary (Europe only).

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Drivers, considerations and fears of e-invoicing adoption

February 5, 2013  |  Electronic Invoicing, Publications, Research

In August 2012, and Ariba partnered to run a survey on the state of e-invoicing. They wanted to better understand the drivers, considerations and fears. Overall, those with no plans for e-invoicing lagged in virtually every category of strategic impact and savings. So never say we didn't ttell you so!

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Latest Certipost white paper shows you how to streamline your supply chain

Modern supply chains are becoming more and more complex and companies are switching to automation to keep up with this complexity. Certipost’s latest white paper gives you all the info you need and shows you what the advantages of Certipost e-Supply are.

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Best of wishes for 2013 [plus: top 10 best reads in 2012]

What a year 2013 will become! The last few years have been a rollercoaster ride; taking us through all the slopes and trenches of the Gartner Hype Cycle and delivering us at the slope of enlightenment. It is this place where we discover that the adoption rates of e-invoicing will equal those of B2B e-commerce.

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