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Tradeshift's New P2P Tool: The Business Case Calculator

Posted On October 20, 2014 by Anna Barnett

Today, PayStream Advisors is proud to announce the release of a valuable new metrics tool for calculating the costs of P2P processes. The Business Case Calculator comes from our partner, Tradeshift, and it was c ...


INNOVATE Recap: 12 Steps to Paperless Zen

Posted On October 15, 2014 by Anna Barnett

At PayStream’s 2014 INNOVATE, our partner, Ariba put together a very useful presentation on the notorious enemy of efficient AP: paper. Managing paper invoices is one of the most unrewarding parts of the AP proc ...


P2P for Higher Education: PayStream Research Release

Posted On October 14, 2014 by Anna Barnett

In PayStream’s most recent research release, we focused on a very important sector in the US market: higher education. In the current turbulent economy, the arguments for and against the necessity of a secondary ...


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2014 Invoice and Workflow Automation Report

Published On October 23, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

PayStream Advisors surveyed individuals employed in many different industries and compiled this data to reflect current attitudes towards and usage of IWA solutions. This 2014 Invoice Workflow Automation report analyzes survey results and market trends in order to provide a comprehensive look into today’s IWA software sphere.


Revenue Cycle Management

Published On October 15, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

PayStream research shows that collectors who utilize RCM automation are able to spend far less time on administrative duties such as prioritizing daily activities or preparing for calls, and spend a majority of their time communicating with customers, settling disputes, and other value-added tasks that result in lowering DSO, reducing overdue AR, and reducing bad debt


Automating P2P for Small to Medium Enterprises

Published On October 9, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

A few decades ago, as P2P automation emerged in the business world, the technology was used primarily by big corporate players. However, for businesses with fewer resources,tighter budgets, and more consolidated operations, these solutions were seen as a luxury rather than a necessity. New solutions are now available for small to medium-sized enterprises (SME)—those with annual revenues under $250 million.


Purchase to Pay in Higher Education

Published On October 2, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

In its electronic invoicing and invoice workflow automation surveys, PayStream Advisors polled a group of higher education executives and compared the findings with results from other industries and previous surveys. The 2014 survey revealed that by some measures, institutions of higher education are ahead of other industry sectors in automating processes.


2014 P2P for Oracle Report

Published On September 24, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

Through survey results from financial professionals across several industries, PayStream will explore market trends in the use of AP automation by Oracle and non-Oracle users, as well as how the prominent functionalities in today’s cloud-based financial software as they compare with Oracle’s native business process applications. This report will also feature profiles of leading cloud-based solution providers.


Healthcare ePayables 2014

Published On September 3, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

Four years after the Affordable Care Act passed there are still many uncertainties about how the law will be implemented. While many of the details of healthcare reform could change and alter how healthcare companies do business, there is one constant: cost pressures.


2014 eProcurement Report

Published On August 27, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

Electronic Procurement is coming of age. While many organizations have automated portions of their supply chain and accounts payables, purchasing processes especially for services is still under-managed. PayStream Advisors has prepared an eProcurement research guide that will address the importance of eProcurement for goods and services and examine the role that technology plays in both categories.


Supplier-Initiated EIPP: Impacting the Entire Invoicing and Payment Lifecycle

Published On August 21, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

This report will help to identify appropriate EIPP strategies and solutions by providing an in-depth overview of supplier initiated eInvoicing and payment solutions and their benefits, as well as profiles of six leading vendors in this space.


Reinventing Technology Spend Management

Published On August 6, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

This report will provide CFOs with a foundation to effectively analyze and influence IT spend — identifying the benefits of TBM applications, highlighting best practices, and listing things to consider when selecting a TBM provider.


A CFO's Guide to Human Resource Management Solutions

Published On July 30, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

This report provides valuable insights into emerging payroll technology and services that provide companies with the much needed relief from day-to-day administration processes. The report provides current payroll trends, statistics and a detailed view of current payroll outsourcing providers and their product/service offering.


A CFO’s Guide to eInvoicing in Latin America

Published On July 23, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

The primary objective of this report is to increase CFO’s awareness of the differing eInvoicing regulations within the larger Latin American markets: Brazil, Argentina, Chile, and Mexico. The secondary objective is to illuminate the various ways in which proper implementation solutions can improve operational efficiency and increase revenues by cutting costs.


Budgeting and Forecasting Report 2014

Published On July 16, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

This report is aimed at the growing number of companies that are looking for appropriate budget and forecasting solutions that can provide efficiency, visibility and control over their financial planning process.


2014 eInvoicing Benchmark Report

Published On July 9, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

This report illustrates the ins and outs of eInvoicing by evaluating some of the top functionalities found in today’s solutions, as well as introduces some of the leading solution providers that work to develop and enhance those functionalities.


Accounts Payable (AP) and Working Capital

Published On June 11, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

This PayStream Accounts Payable & Working Capital Report was developed as a resource for organizations actively exploring Working Capital solutions such as dynamic discounting platforms, electronic payment methods, and virtual payment cards.


Travel and Expense Management 2014

Published On April 8, 2014 by PayStream Advisors

This annual PayStream Advisors Travel and Expense Management Technology (TEM)Insight report provides a comparative look at the past two years and reveals TEM trends, as identified by finance and accounting professionals throughout the U.S.


Electronic Invoice Management 2014

Published On January 22, 2014 by

This report is for organizations with an active interest in eInvoicing who would benefit from an in-depth analysis of recent trends and solutions, in addition to profiles and case studies of leading Electronic Invoice solution providers.


Receivables Document Management

Published On December 4, 2013 by PayStream Advisors

PayStream analysts coined the term Receivables Document Management (RDM) to describe innovations in AR automation technology that create a paperless AR process. This report is a PayStream Advisors Technology Insight report focused on AR solutions that reduce the order-to-cash cycle and eliminate paper bottlenecks throughout an organization.


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Purchase to Pay Academy

PayStream Advisors has developed the Purchase to Pay Academy, a certification program delivered via self-study using online educational components and case study moderated study groups.


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Webinars


Excellence in Higher Ed Procurement: Get more done for less. - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Case Study

Join us October 23, 2014 at 2:00PM

Competition between universities is higher than ever—for resources, rankings, students, faculty, and staff. We are asked to do more with less. “Stretch the budget.” Do you wonder what other universities are doing to cut costs and maintain a competitive edge?


How a Cloud-Based P2P Solution Cured Our ERP Challenges: The La Quinta Inns & Suites Story

Join us October 29, 2014 at 2:00PM

Join Henry Ijams, Managing Director, PayStream Advisors and Roger Poirier, Assistant Controller, La Quinta Inns & Suites to learn how organizations are filling the gaps between process efficiency and inadequate business applications—specifically those provided by their existing ERP systems.


How to Maximize Discount Capture

Join us November 6, 2014 at 2:00PM

 48% of businesses offer a discount on only 0-10% of their invoices.

Why is that? In PayStream's Dynamic Discounting and Working Capital report, companies listed the top three reasons for missing discounts were 1) decentralized invoice receipt, 2) large number of exceptions, and 3) manual routing of invoices.

 

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