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

February 18, 2013  |  Invoice Automation, Publications, Research  |  Comments Off

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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7 e-billing and AP automation news bytes

February 12, 2013  |  Digitalisation, Electronic Invoicing, Invoice Automation  |  Comments Off

There’s absolutely no need for a Valentine’s Day in the field of e-invoicing and AP automation, because there’s enough love in the air as it is: ING and Brainware, Dankske Bank and Tieto, Hallmark and Taulia. Check out all about these love affairs, and more, in this edition of our e-billing and AP automation news bytes.

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New customers for Medius: SMC Pneumatics, Kemwell and more

February 11, 2013  |  Digitalisation, Europe, Invoice Automation  |  Comments Off

Medius is hitting targets. In just the last few months the company was able to attract some interesting customers. From looking at it, their invoice automation and procure to pay solutions combined with outlook integration really interests new customers.

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Perceptive Software is latest member E-invoicing Platform

February 11, 2013  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Invoice Automation  |  Comments Off

May we introduce to you the latest addition to the list of E-invoicing Platform members: Perceptive Software. The business unit of Lexmark International builds process and content management software that closes the information gaps that exist throughout every organization.

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Inalfa Roof Systems starts with Automated Invoice Processing with Palette

February 7, 2013  |  Invoice Automation  |  Comments Off

Inalfa Roof Systems has decided to use the web-based PaletteInvoice and PaletteBuyer solution to automate financial management across its global business. Inalfa initially piloted PaletteInvoice in early 2011 and the solution was rolled out across its Netherlands and Slovakia sites. Discovering that this delivers enhanced control over costs and enable accounting staff to work more productively.

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Best of e-invoicing and AP automation in January

February 6, 2013  |  Digitalisation, Electronic Invoicing, Invoice Automation  |  Comments Off

For most Europeans January is all about low temperatures, consequently snow and days without a whole lot of sunshine. To be perfectly honest, we’re relieved that January is over. We’re looking forward to spring. But first it’s time for the overview of e-invoicing and AP automation news in January. That’s something we do like about the first month of 2013.

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Recent contributions on the OB10 blog you might want to read

January 28, 2013  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Invoice Automation  |  Comments Off

As e-invoicing evolves, so do the different types of providers. Some of them partner up, others try to create as much distance between them as possible. One of the ways to distinct yourselves is to work on your own blog. OB10 is one these providers that does just that. We collected some of their posts.

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6 e-billing and AP automation news bytes

January 28, 2013  |  Adoption, E-procurement, Europe, Government, Invoice Automation, North America  |  Comments Off

Kofax announces Kofax MarkView for Accounts Payable 8.0, Billtrust of Hamilton acquires Best Practice Systems, Belgian federal government launches website to encourage e-invoicing, InvoiceASAP and Hybrid Paytech partner up for e-invoicing services. And we love this one: T-Mobile Poland awards prizes in e-invoice competition.

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Basware closes significant Purchase-to-Pay services deal with Fortum

January 21, 2013  |  Invoice Automation, Procurement  |  Comments Off

The agreement includes purchase and contract lifecycle management, order matching, catalog management, exchange of purchase messages as well as supplier activation services.

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A bit of extra e-invoicing service: Interactive Voice Response

January 10, 2013  |  Electronic Invoicing, Invoice Automation  |  Comments Off

The E-invoicing Platform would never ever tell you that e-invoicing isn’t the way to go. But what if your customers like the convenience of having someone talk them through the process? Or if they’re unable to connect to the internet? Yes, it happens! Then you may want to consider adding Interactive Voice Response (IVR) to your current billing process.

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