OB10 supports ZUGFeRD e-Invoice standard for greater adoption among German SMEs

March 26, 2013  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Standards  |  Comments Off

ZUGFeRD has been developed by BMWi, the Federal Ministry of the Interior, and BITKOM, the Federal Association for Information Technology, Telecommunications and New Media, and includes input from OB10. Using ZUGFeRD, OB10 is able to provide e-invoicing adoption to a growing number of German SMEs willing to start with e-invoicing and invoice automation.

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OB10 and Anachron sign first contract based on EESPA’s MIA

March 20, 2013  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe  |  Comments Off

The latest big news on EESPA’s MIA is that OB10 and Anachron have agreed to interoperate across the Benelux region with the Model Interoperability Agreement as the basis of their contract. The agreement between OB10 and Anachron will facilitate the exchange of e-Invoices through both networks.

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LeaseWeb to host TIE Kinetix IT infrastructure in Europe

March 19, 2013  |  Europe, Invoice Automation  |  Comments Off

If you can count T-Mobile, KPN, Hi and Siemens among your customers then it’s safe to say that you’re doing well as a provider of software as a service solutions. The aforementioned organisations have an extensive online presence, to say the least. The result? A pretty complicated IT infrastructure. And LeaseWeb has recently been appointed to run this show.

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Hey UK, want e-invoicing adoption? Learn from the Danes!

There’s almost nothing as British as The Guardian, which was founded in 1821. So the British know their way about journalism. But e-invoicing is a completely different story. The UK government is struggling. Christian Lanng suggests that the Brits can learn from the Danes about how to get public sector suppliers online.

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Invoicing Conference focuses on e-invoicing, purchasing and payment this year

March 1, 2013  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Events, Featured Articles, Payment  |  Comments Off

The sixth Invoicing Conference takes place on Thursday 11 April 2013. The Evoluon in Eindhoven, the Netherlands is the beautiful setting for the largest event on e-invoicing and AP automation in the Benelux. Moreover, the subjects purchasing and payment are also highlighted this edition.

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SWIFTReady Connectivity (Best Practice) Label for Fundtech UK office

February 28, 2013  |  Europe, Invoice Automation  |  Comments Off

It’s a good week for the E-invoicing Platform. We get to announce that another one of our members (no we haven’t forgotten about you yet Basware) has won an award. This time it’s Fundtech’s turn for some shameless glorification. Fundtech’s United Kingdom (UK) service bureau has been awarded the SWIFTReady Connectivity (Best Practice) Label.

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How Paprika Consulting fell for Tradeshift’s SME charms

February 26, 2013  |  Digitalisation, Electronic Invoicing, Europe  |  Comments Off

Paprika Consulting’s founder, Christian Hajdú, met Tradeshift for the first time when one of his largest customers started using it and introducing it to all of their suppliers. It was love at first sight. Isn’t that romantic. Sigh… Christian tells you all about the romance in this short interview.

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Moldova closer to EU aspirations with e-procurement system

February 20, 2013  |  E-procurement, Europe, Government  |  Comments Off

The Republic of Moldova has aspirations. Joining the European Union, for instance. The Agency for Public Procurement of the Government of Moldova has launched the first-ever electronic procurement system. Bringing Moldova closer to the EU standards and requirements in the management of public procurement processes.

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Hurrah, GXS’s Nigel Taylor is new Chair of UK National Forum!

February 19, 2013  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe  |  Comments Off

Maybe you could say we’re a bit of a fan of GXS’s Nigel Taylor. Guess this explains our enthusiasm when we heard the news that Nigel has been appointed as the Chair of the UK National e-Invoicing Forum (UKNeF). Congratulations on this great position Nigel!

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An old friend: Intrum Justitia’s EPI survey

February 13, 2013  |  Europe, Featured Articles, Payment, Research  |  Comments Off

Ah, there it is again, the call to participate in Instrum Justitia’s renowned study into payment behaviour, payment experiences and payment risks of companies, individuals and governments at local and European level. Yes, the European Payment Index 2013. And Intrum Justitia could really use your help.

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