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New research reveals latest market trends for AP automation

August 31, 2015  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Research

According to the report, true e-invoicing is the most cost-effective and efficient method for AP processing and it eliminates paper and manual data entry. This whitepaper sponsored by Corcentric can be downloaded here.

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Late payments put a quarter of UK SMEs at risk of insolvency

August 14, 2015  |  Europe, Research, Supply Chain Finance

The average SME is owed £40,857 in unpaid invoices. When applied across the UK’s 5.2 million SMEs, the total owed could be as much as £212 billion, reveales a survey conducted by Tungsten Network

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Total Transformation: Trends and Value Drivers for AP and Procurement [Whitepaper]

Ongoing changes in the world demand from accounts payable and procurement departments to become increasingly engaged with automation and with each other. Download this e-book to know how.

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Research: Rise of the agile networked platform for supply management [download]

Discover (i) How top organizations are leveraging their supplier ecosystems to innovate, evolve and mitigate risk, (ii) 3 significant business benefits of effective supplier collaboration and (iii) How to digitize and consolidate all your supplier interactions onto a single, flexible platform

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Bruno Koch says: “E-invoicing continues to unlock new value streams”

Over the recent years e-invoicing public sector initiatives have gained ground in many of the largest global markets. It is expected that this trend will catapult e-invoicing in 2015-2020. Other trends: supplier-consolidation and e-invoicing mandates...

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Basware Whitepaper: “Why are governments not paperless?”

In the paper – titled “Why are governments not paperless?” – Basware consolidates views and country-specific case studies to examine several current country models, and the future it sees for each.

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Tungsten partners with Goldsmiths university, establishes Big Data research centre.

The Tungsten Centre for Intelligent Data Analytics (TCIDA) will undertake research and development into advanced artificial intelligent techniques for undertaking "Big Data" analysis and develop more advanced proprietary analytics software to maintain Tungsten's leading edge.

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Taulia’s survey: a supplier’s best customer can be the worst to get paid from

Slow payments and ‘unearned discounts’ by large companies with access to some of the lowest rates in the global capital markets are shifting the financing burden onto smaller companies that pay dearly for capital, if it's available at all.

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Gartner places Ariba in 2015 Magic Leaders Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites for Indirect Procurement

April 7, 2015  |  Publications, Purchase-to-pay, Research

Ariba has been positioned by Gartner in the Leaders quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites for Indirect Procurement, 2015.

The new report evaluated Ariba’s procure-to-pay solutions, including its invoice and payment and procurement content offerings, and placed Ariba in the Leaders quadrant due to its completeness of vision and ability to execute.

Sanish Mondkar, Chief Product Officer, Ariba:

“Business today is complex. The solutions used to manage it shouldn’t be. At Ariba, we are focused on delivering applications that empower our customers to manage even the most complex business processes and categories of spend in the simplest possible way. We believe our positioning in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites for Indirect Procurement validates our mission and success in executing it.”

Ariba combines industry-leading cloud-based applications with the world’s largest web-based trading community to help companies discover and collaborate with a global network of partners. Using the Ariba Network, businesses of all sizes can connect to their trading partners anywhere, at any time from any application or device to buy, sell and manage their cash more efficiently and effectively than ever before.

To learn more about Ariba’s solutions and the benefits they can deliver to your organization, visit

Basware inks major deal; gets featured in Gartners Magic Quadrant

Gartner defines the procure-to-pay suites for indirect procurement to deliver four primary capabilities: E-purchasing, Catalog management, E-invoicing and Accounts Payable Invoice Automation (APIA).

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