Intelligent PDF: removing barriers?

November 25th, 2008 by in Adoption, Featured Articles, Invoice Automation

Last week, Adobe presented its intelligent PDF eInvoicing solution in a white paper. Adobe proposes an end-to-end approach in which the e-invoice is interpretable by both humans and computer systems. The Adobe approach is based on the eInvoicing processes as described by the CEN/ISSS Workshop on Compliance of e-Invoices and is expected to be compliant with […]

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European Commission: webpage on e-invoicing

November 25th, 2008 by in Adoption, Electronic Invoicing

At the start of 2008, the European Commission has set up an Expert Group on the subject of electronic invoicing. The thirty members of the Expert Group should represent all key stakeholders concerning e-Invoicing. The members shall be appointed by the Commission from specialists with competence in the area of e-Invoicing on the basis of applications […]

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First release of OASIS UBL 2.0 IDD begins public review

November 25th, 2008 by in Adoption

The first set of UBL 2.0 data dictionary translations is now out for public review. The first set of UBL 2.0 data dictionary can be downloaded from
Created by OASIS UBL localization subcommittees (LSCs) to aid in global UBL deployment, this package provides translations of the 1900+ standard UBL business term definitions into Japanese, Italian, […]

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Spanish Plan Avanza supports new technologies in SMEs

November 25th, 2008 by in Adoption, Publications

The Plan Avanza has mobilised € 1800 million in 2006-2008 to facilitate the introduction of new technologies in Spanish SMEs. David Cierco, Director General for Development of the Information Society within the Spanish Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Trade unveiled this information on the occasion of the presentation of the Prointur project (Profesionalización del Turismo […]

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CEN / Adobe: Intelligent PDF and XML for legally valid electronic invoicing

November 21st, 2008 by in Adoption, Publications

The following publication explains a way of using Intelligent PDF to support compliante Invoicing solutions. Adobe has worked together with CEN to create a white paper in which a relatively new type PDF solution is worked out.
The PDF is an intelligent message. The PDF document offers not only an optical readable invoice, but also billing data extracted […]

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OB10 awarded a Green Apple Award

November 20th, 2008 by in Uncategorized

OB10, the global e-Invoicing network, has been awarded an internationally recognised Green Apple Award for its environmental best practice for the second year running. OB10’s global e-Invoicing solution helps companies of all sizes to eradicate vast amounts of paper each year by eliminating the need for paper invoices. The OB10 e-Invoicing network helps to […]

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TIE Kinetix Founding Partner for EEI Platform

November 14th, 2008 by in Uncategorized

Solution developer TIE Kinetix has chosen to become a Founding Partner in the European initiative.

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ePractice: European Electronic Invoicing Platform introduced

November 13th, 2008 by in Adoption, Publications

Following its eInvoicing initiative ‘Platform ELFA’ in the Netherlands, Dutch-based Factuurwijzer has recently set off activities in the European eInvoicing field. The aim is to raise awareness of eInvoicing while improving its implementation through the European Electronic Invoicing (EEI) Platform.
The growth of eInvoicing allows everyone to benefit from the great advantages of electronic invoicing compared […]

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Océ outsources IT in Europe to Atos Origin

November 11th, 2008 by in Uncategorized

Océ, an international leader in digital document management, has outsourced the IT support for its European sales companies to Atos Origin, an international IT services provider. This will result in 65 Océ staff working for Atos Origin in 16 countries. Effective 1 November 2008, the contract has been signed for a duration of 7 years […]

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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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