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Accounts Payable

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2016 Purchase-to-Pay for Mobile Report
Underwritten in part by GEP, Puridiom, and SciQuest. Introduction When automating Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) processes, many organizations implement electronic procurement, invoice management,and electronic payment tools. This streamlines the P2P cycle, reduces processing costs, and improves company co...

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Published May 20, 2016
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Starting with AP Automation – In the Mailroom
This post was contributed by featured guest, Mitch Taube. Accounts payable automation can revolutionize your business. You’ll find that problems with manual processes; including slow processing times, accuracy errors, lack of transparency, and the inability to easily handle spikes in volume can al...

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Published May 13, 2016
working capital optimization
2016 AP & Working Capital Report
Underwritten in part by Inspyrus and Taulia. Introduction Working capital tools are very important to a company’s financial strategists. As treasurers work to manage their organization’s cash flow, many are focusing in back-office departments like Accounts Payable to gain internal savings. In AP...

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Published May 6, 2016
oil pump
Purchase-to-Pay Transformation in the Oil and Gas Industry
Underwritten in part by Oildex. Introduction For many industries, the Procure-to-Pay process is relatively similar in organizations’ back offices; it mainly revolves around managing procurement, purchasing contracts, purchase orders, and invoices. In order to manage these processes as efficiently...

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Published May 3, 2016
epayments software
What We Can Learn From ePayments Innovators
Word is clearly out on the benefits of ePayments. 72 percent of the AP professionals we surveyed recently reported that they are actively seeking to increase their company’s use of electronic payments. We also asked respondents to self-select their company’s technology adoption behaviors, then...

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Published April 28, 2016
Data Capture Technology
Three Ways to Implement Data Capture Technology
While the only true solution to the problems of manual-based invoice processing is found through the elimination of paper, there are a few different ways that companies can accomplish this. We’ve identified three primary methods companies can use to effectively implement data capture technol...

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Published April 28, 2016

Procurement

business news press release
SciQuest Launches Portfolio Savings Manager
SciQuest, spend management solutions provider and a valued partner to PayStream Advisors, yesterday announced the launch of their new Portfolio Savings Manager (PSM). PSM is a tool for organizations who need a dedicated, collaborative dashboard to measure the success of savings initiatives throu...

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Published May 17, 2016
cloud data security
Data Security in the Age of Digital Transformation
As corporations implement process automation tools to help provide visibility into more and more areas of the business, critical data is being moved from on-premise to cloud-based applications at increasing levels. The idea that there is a finite area with defined borders that houses our business d...

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Published May 13, 2016
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Why Mobile eProcurement Matters for a Modern Workforce
Underwritten in part by Ariett. Introduction Cloud technology has become a critical part of back-office processes for today’s competitive organizations. With many Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) departments under pressure to be more productive and cost-efficient, employees are working from their mobile d...

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Published May 4, 2016
esourcing
The Ultimate Guide to eSourcing Technology
eSourcing at a Glance Electronic sourcing (eSourcing) automates sourcing activities and enhances existing sourcing operations, strengthening buyer and supplier relationships and ensuring more efficient purchasing. From online platforms, organizations can access interactive sourcing events, competiti...

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Published April 22, 2016

"What is the relationship between budgeting and procurement at your organization? In many cases, procurement activities take place independently"


On-Demand Webinar:
Budget-Centric Purchasing: Eliminate Rogue Spend
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2016 Contract Lifecycle Management Report
Underwritten in part by GEP, iCertis, OnBase, and SciQuest. Introduction In any industry and for companies of any size, the key to a successful Business-to-Business (B2B) relationship is the efficient management of all relating information. This information includes not only supplier and payment dat...

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Published February 16, 2016

Expense Management

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Preventing Employee Fraud in Expense Management
In today’s fast-paced, globalized market, organizations are under increasing pressure to become more productive and efficient. Many companies have tried to reduce back-office costs and manage financial processes more efficiently as a means of maintaining their competitive edge. However, for organi...

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Published April 21, 2016

"Expense fraud is ubiquitous across organizations large and small. News headlines remind us that no one is immune – even top executives can be guilty"


On-Demand Webinar:
Expense Fraud: What Were They Thinking?
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The Surprising Profile of The Average Corporate Expense Fraudster
A slight ‘exaggeration’ of a tip left for a waiter at dinner with clients. A little bit of ’rounding up’ when you turn in your mileage report after a business trip. These expense claim fibs often seem isolated and fairly harmless to the employees that commit them. But in fac...

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Published April 14, 2016

"The reality is that in many organizations, the expense reporting process desperately needs to catch up to changing travel habits"


On-Demand Webinar:
Redefining Corporate Travel: The New Normal in TEM
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corporate travel
Sharing Economy Services Shake Up Corporate Travel
One of our partners and provider of cloud-based travel and expense management software, Certify, today announced the results of its third annual SpendSmart™ report for the fourth quarter and full year 2015. The report found that for the first time, ride-hailing giant Uber overcame car rental as...

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Published January 21, 2016
wing
An Industry First for Travel and Expense Management: The Latest Navigator
Today PayStream is officially announcing the release of our Travel and Expense Management NavigatorTM report. Similar to other ranking reports, it provides a comparative analysis of software solutions, weighing strengths, differentiators, and weaknesses. However, the TEM Navigator report represent...

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Published January 13, 2016

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