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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Belgium adopts e-PRIOR for e-Invoicing. Smart. Very smart.

January 28, 2013  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Government, Procurement  |  Comments Off

The Belgian Federal Government decided to reuse e-PRIOR for e-Invoicing in the future, it's a system that's already used by the European Commission. Aren’t these Belgians clever? We know, we know, you’d rather build your only little infrastructure for a couple million euro.

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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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Tieto enters Russian e-invoicing space

January 16, 2013  |  Asia, Electronic Invoicing, Europe  |  Comments Off

Entering Russia is now possible thanks to recent changes in Russian legislation in April of this year, when the Russian Ministry of Finance approved the latest necessary operational instructions for service providers. Removing the last remaining obstacle that prevented more efficient, cost-effective electronic accounting and invoicing.

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Tieto and Formpipe collaborate on ECM

January 16, 2013  |  Digitalisation, Europe  |  Comments Off

The goal of the partnership for Tieto is to be able to offer both the public and private sector an optimum product on the basis of each customer's needs and wishes. For FormPipe, the partnership means greater availability on the market, with a higher delivery capacity and level of competence.

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Oh MIA, oh my, another E-invoicing Model Interoperability Agreement!

January 15, 2013  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Featured Articles, Legal  |  Comments Off

The good thing about EESPA’s MIA is that it provides for a standardised bilateral agreement for use by service providers with their chosen service provider partners. The bad thing seems to be that the MIA is only released to its members. That seems quite the opposite to the mission statement.

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Draft of EC’s Golden Book of E-Procurement Good Practices is out now!

December 13, 2012  |  E-procurement, Europe, Featured Articles, Publications, Research  |  Comments Off

You’ve actually listened to the European Commission’s request to contribute to the Golden Book of e-Procurement Good Practices. So thanks for that. DG MARKT of the EC has recently published a draft version of the Golden Book. It consists of a set of 24 good practices which were derived from analysis of the info that you shared with them.

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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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Descartes provides Bake Five with flawless message flow

December 6, 2012  |  Digitalisation, Europe  |  Comments Off

Bake Five is the service centre for 15 industrial bakeries in the Netherlands. About 1300 locations get their bread and pastry from Bake Five. It isn’t surprising then that the message flow is complex. Descartes Systems Group’s cloud-based Gateway concept ensures it now flows without too much trouble.

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RBS builds in greater efficiencies for UK property giant

December 3, 2012  |  Digitalisation, Electronic Invoicing, Europe  |  Comments Off

For the past 200 years, GVA has provided commercial property advice to some of the UK’s leading public and private sector organisations. For over a quarter of that time, RBS has been the company’s banker. RBS is now building on this relationship by providing the property specialist with the Accounts Payable e-Invoicing solution.

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