Is 2013 a watershed year for electronic invoicing?

January 31, 2013  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing  |  Comments Off

Nigel Taylor determined four drivers that must propel 2013 adoption of electronic invoicing beyond the normal growth rates. Nigel even suggests that if e-Invoicing fails to go mainstream this year it will simply continue to grow for the next five years at existing growth rates of 3-5% annually.

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Is Britain lagging behind in e-invoicing adoption?

January 30, 2013  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe  |  Comments Off

David Cameron’s recent ‘Europe a la carte’ speech still resonates in the ears of EU optimists. In the meantime, much more important stuff is going on. Like the lack/lag of adoption of e-invoicing in Britain for instance. More and more professionals are taking up the stand and are complaining that Britain is lagging behind on e-invoicing adoption.

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Flicking the electronic invoice switch. A beautiful metaphor

January 30, 2013  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe  |  Comments Off

What a beautifully crafted metaphorical title, Rick Hewitt: “Flicking the electronic invoice switch”. In his article Hewitt of course explains that e-invoicing is big news right now. And that the challenge for the EC is to take a comprehensive approach, ideally with the support of qualified independent experts. Nice!

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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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GXS webinar teaches you how to be the perfect e-invoicing couple

January 16, 2013  |  Adoption, Digitalisation, Electronic Invoicing  |  Comments Off

We love the title of GXS's latest webinar: “It Takes Two to e-Invoice”. The new online session explores how CIOs and CFOs can collaborate to drive e-invoicing implementation and is now available on, Tech Target’s online repository of webinars, white papers and other educational materials.

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Azerbaijani Ministry of Taxes switches to e-invoice

December 18, 2012  |  Adoption, Asia, Electronic Invoicing, Government  |  Comments Off

An interesting fact about Azerbaijan: its Ministry of Taxes is preparing the country for the use of e-invoices. The Azerbaijan Press Agency (APA) reports that the ministry has already prepared a relevant draft decision on the form, application, and use of accounting rules of the e-invoice.

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45,000 active business partners on Invoiceware’s Latin America platform

December 18, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Latin America  |  Comments Off

You’ve got to love Invoiceware International’s Latin American e-invoicing network. Apparently we’re not the only fans of the Latin American platform, because Invoiceware announced significant growth of business partner participation in 2012. Today it has a growing base of over 45,000 trading partners actively exchanging compliant e-invoices.

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Basware wins Green Supply Chain Award for third time in a row

December 12, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, North America  |  Comments Off

Some of us are in the exceptional position to receive an award for the third consecutive year. Congratulations Basware, for winning the Green Supply Chain Award again! Supply & Demand Chain Excecutive magazine recognises Basware’s industry leadership in helping companies reduce paper through e-invoicing and purchase-to-pay automation.

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Belgacom and Proximus offer customers second e-invoicing option

December 10, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe  |  Comments Off

More than 460,000 Belgacom and Proximus customers are already using the Green Bill. That isn’t enough, the telecom providers must have thought, because from 3 December they offer their customers Zoomit. It’s e-invoicing in your familiar online banking program.

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