Mapping data in hours, not days for Philips Healthcare thanks to Contivo

July 31st, 2012 by in Digitalisation

Find out how Philips found a data mapping solution from Liaison Technologies that drastically cut down mapping times and helped harmonise its middleware platforms by migrating painlessly to SAP PI. Mapping data in hours, not days.

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Basware innovates Hungarian Rail’s purchase-to-pay

July 26th, 2012 by in Europe, Invoice Automation

Travelling by train isn’t always a streamlined happening. The Hungarian national railway company, Hungarian Rail, must have thought that they could at least make sure that their purchase-to-pay process runs smoothly. And so the company is now working with Basware to improve its finance, procurement and purchasing procedures.

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A Q&A session on e-invoicing in Brazil, Mexico and Argentina

Here are the top 3 lessons that Steve Sprague, vice president product strategy and marketing at InvoiceWare International, has learned in the past few years. We’d advise you to take them into consideration for your own SAP projects in Brazil, Mexico and Argentina.

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The E-invoicing Checklist: content payment instructions [part 8]

July 26th, 2012 by in Electronic Invoicing, Publications

So, if you’ve properly read last week’s contribution to the E-invoicing Checklist series then your customers are now able to understand your invoice. But does your customer know how to pay your invoice? Quite an essential question. Read all about it in part 8 of the E-invoicing Checklist series.

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Quicksilver does an e-invoicing 180 with Cegedim

Quicksilver Inc. wants to represent a casual lifestyle for young-minded people. Going digital with your invoices is pretty young-minded in our book. Quicksilver was already deploying e-invoices for its large accounts, but now Cegedim will help to expand the system for all of Quicksilver’s customers.

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Swiss Orange mandates e-billing while keeping a bit of customer loyalty in mind

July 25th, 2012 by in Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe

Orange has been pushing e-billing for years. As from 1 September 2012, Orange will push on-boarding to the next level. It is interesting to see that Orange doesn’t lay the entire burden of its ambition towards full e-billing with its customers. From our perspective, Swiss Orange has chosen a path that is just a bit more than bluntly mandating e-bills and fining paper statements. Let’s hope this a trend.

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Banks and service innovation: becoming more relevant to SMEs? [POLL]

July 25th, 2012 by in Financial software, Payment, Research

Businesses need banks. To transfer and receive money. For extra money. For international expansion. But that doesn’t mean that every business is completely of the services that banks provide. That is why more and more businesses are looking for other providers to get their needs fulfilled. That is why more and providers are looking for profitable ways to compete with banks. And that is why banks are more than ever exploring how to become more relevant to their customers. A recent poll shows what the US banker sees as most relevant.

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Read this if you want positive exposure!

July 25th, 2012 by in Featured Articles

The last three years we have published and moderated thousands of posts, comments and tweets. Based on our experiences we want to share some tips and guidelines on posts, comments and discussions. And all this for the sake of the awareness and adoption of e-invoicing and AP automation.

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What is the deal with EDI and digital signatures after EU liberalisation?

July 24th, 2012 by in Electronic Invoicing, Government, Legal

HMRC released a technical note that explains the proposed upcoming modifications to the existing UK VAT invoicing rules. The note reflects the changes introduced by the EU Council Directive 2010/45/EU in the EU. However, GXS’s Nigel Taylor ended up with more questions than answers after reading the note…

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6 e-billing and AP automation news bits

Let’s test your computing knowledge: how many bits are in a byte? We’ll give you a moment to come up with the answer (and no googling!)… Very good, there are 8 bits in one byte. So technically we can’t give this article the title “news byte,” so we present you 6 e-invoicing and AP automation news bits.

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