EU: Prototype IDABC eInvoicing and eOrdering project ready

November 10th, 2008 by in Adoption

The European Commission IDABC eInvoicing and eOrdering project team has recently reached an important milestone: the delivery of the prototype. It allows the sending of an XML invoice to the Commission’s e-PRIOR system and the automatic integration in the back-office system after a number of validations. The major next step is a real-life pilot with […]

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InterCommIT committed to EEI Platform as Founding Partner

November 9th, 2008 by in Uncategorized

European e-Invoicing Platform welcomes Integration Service Provider from Amersfoort (NL)

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e-Invoicing adoption continues to skyrocket

November 8th, 2008 by in Adoption, Publications

Prediction by GXS Senior Marketing Manager, Rochelle Cohen   

2008 will see a veritable explosion in the adoption of e-invoicing to help businesses automate their accounting processes. Businesses are increasingly applying technology to automate their procure-to-pay process and gain the dramatic business benefits that have been documented in numerous case studies and benchmarks. When e-invoicing is […]

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b-process and Accenture announce strategic partnership

November 7th, 2008 by in Uncategorized

French Billing Service Provider b-process announced a strategic agreement with Accenture Supply Chain Services (ASCS) to standardise ASCS’ electronic invoicing services across the globe. It covers a deal to standardise e-invoicing processes on b-process’ billManager™ platform across 20 countries worldwide.

b-process’ electronic invoicing platform, billManager™, was […]

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Promoting eServices in rural areas in Spain

November 5th, 2008 by in Uncategorized

The Spanish Minister for Industry, Tourism and Trade and the Minister for Public Administrations have launched a new training programme aimed at promoting the use of eGovernment services by the citizens of rural areas, so as to break the digital divide.

The initiative is intended to bring the citizens of rural areas closer to all three […]

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Research: the intermediairies' value creation for e-invoicing users

November 3rd, 2008 by in Uncategorized

The operators that act as intermediaries in the field of electronic invoicing (banks and Billing Service Providers) differ in the way they create value for their customers. According to the research conducted at the Helsinki School of Economics and Politecnico di Milano, banks focus on providing the market with an inexpensive way to transfer invoice […]

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Survey shows that German users are not yet familiar with e-invoices

October 31st, 2008 by in Adoption, Publications

An Itella survey among German visitors of this year’s DMS (Digital Management Solutions Expo) proves that there is still much confusion on the subject of electronic invoices.
 
About 90% of the surveyed visitors in Cologne believed that violations of the German Signature Act have serious consequences such as fines, warnings or non-recognition of the invoice. On […]

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Study: electronic provision of certificates and attestations

October 30th, 2008 by in Publications

Final Report and National Country Profiles

This is a preliminary study by Siemens ansd Time.lex on the electronic provision of certificates and attestations usually required in public procurement procedures.
 
Description (short summary):
The Preliminary Study on the electronic provision of certificates and attestations in public procurement procedures aims to examine how different European countries (EU, candidate countries and EEA) […]

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DHL aims to cut paper invoices by a third with Accountis

October 30th, 2008 by in Uncategorized

DHL, the global leader in the international express and logistics industry, today announced it plans to eliminate over one third of the 18 million paper invoices it sends out across Europe annually by 2010, thus saving approximately 2400 trees(1) and 600 tonnes(2) of C02 each year. DHL customers using the e-Billing service no longer need […]

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Commission launches survey to assess up-take and experience of Public eProcurement

October 30th, 2008 by in Uncategorized

Electronic Public Procurement: the European Commission has launched an online survey to assess up-take and experience of practitioners. The survey will remain open until 18 December 2008.

The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Internal Market and Services has commissioned Ernst & Young to conduct an evaluation of the effective up-take of electronic public procurement (“eProcurement”) across the […]

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