Archive for Standards

PDF and scanned invoices don’t allow for automated invoice processing. Stone Age anyone?

Here we take the risk of offending some of you. But honestly, anyone who says that “PDFs and images don’t permit automated processing” has either been living under a rock for the last ten years (and shows to remain to do so) and/or acts a stakeholder in favour of structured e-invoices.

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Participate in the revision of UN Recommendation 14 on Electronic Signature

August 28, 2012  |  Legal, Publications, Research, Standards

UN/CEFACT has validated a revision of Recommendation 14. It was originally drafted in 1979 and is in serious need of updating. Lance Thompson has been confirmed as chair for coordination of this revision work. Any experts in the field, who are interested in participating, please contact him a message via LinkedIn with your contact details.

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Temporary offer: 50% discount on analysis of invoice stream

The new Scan & Capture service from Certipost offers you a simple way of converting these invoices into digital invoice data. Curious about the benefits for your company? Ask for a free no-obligation appointment or a 2-days analysis including a cost/benefit analysis at a 50% discount.

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Make connections and data integration easier with any-to-any integration “as a service”

There are two obstacles to companies that want to exchange data with customers, suppliers or other business relationships: connecting and data integration. To take the hassle out of that, Liaison has announced a broad range of cloud services and on-premises applications within its Data Aware Cloud Services Brokerage Platform.

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CEN Draft Interoperability Agreement remodelled into Draft Framework

June 12, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Standards

As the Europeans probably know, there has been three series of CEN E-invoicing Workshops. And now one of these deliverables, the draft Model Interoperability Agreement prepared by the CEN Phase 3 Workshop on e-Invoicing, was used as a foundation for a Technical Interoperability Framework. More details will be made available in November

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Call for participation: OASIS Business Document Exchange

May 11, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Standards

There are people that try to define an open, neutral and extensible standards framework to support the largest public e-procurement and e-invoicing initiative in the world. It should allow you to connect with a broader range of partners, faster, and at lower cost. You are invited to participate

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EESPA: The European Electronic Invoicing Service Provider Association gets approval [UPDATE3]

January 3, 2012  |  Adoption, Europe, Standards

So what’s is the current status? Some claim it to be a mere talking club. Others celebrate its wide acceptation

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Liaison Technologies Announces Intelligent Mapping Intuition

December 28, 2011  |  Electronic Invoicing, North America, Standards

Learning as it goes, mapping Intuition uses artificial intelligence in order to rapidly generate more accurate maps next time

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The Economy of Standards: or why old school standardisation will never work

Instead of a competition between two or more incompatible standards, why not investigate the compatibility between these standards in the cooperative space?

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How standards proliferate [pics]

December 14, 2011  |  Electronic Invoicing, Standards

Every now and then we forget that standardisation adds up to the fragmentation. These pics show how

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