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Accounts Payable

"Whereas direct spend categories have historically been closely scrutinized and savings squeezed to the point of diminishing returns, nearly all organizations have untapped savings opportunities across their indirect spend categories. However, indirect is a different animal than direct—indirect spend involves an eclectic mix of products and services with fragmented supply bases, high transactional activity, and …"


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Transforming Procure-to-Pay: The Direct Path to Indirect Cost Productivity
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Coupa Announces Launch of Open Buy with Amazon Business
Several of our team members here at PayStream attended the the annual Coupa Inspire conference in San Francisco last week, where Coupa made several strategic announcements...

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Published May 22, 2017
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2017 Source-to-Settle Provider Landscape Report
This report highlights the current state of sourcing, spend management, and finance among North American organizations. It explores market adoption trends, company statistics, and common pain points that organizations face in S2S management, as well as the benefits they achieve from automation...

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Published May 16, 2017

"As global economies expand, organizations are processing a record number of invoices – nearly 500 billion worldwide according to various studies. Surprisingly most of these invoices are still processed manually. According to Paystream Advisors’ recent research, there is huge opportunity for cost savings via supplier early-pay discounts and touchless invoice processing. In order for AP …"


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The 5 Step Guide to Calculating AP Automation ROI
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Seven Accounts Payable Metrics to Drive Process Improvement
The accounts payable process has a number of moving parts and people and unless certain metrics are identified and performance measured against these indicators, it is quite likely that something will fall through the cracks...

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Published May 4, 2017
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A Customer-Centric Mindset: Ivalua NOW Recap
Ivalua NOW 2017 was a small event, but it was also personal, and after speaking with several Ivalua customers, we found this personal approach is something that the company takes very seriously...

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Published April 19, 2017

Procurement

"Whereas direct spend categories have historically been closely scrutinized and savings squeezed to the point of diminishing returns, nearly all organizations have untapped savings opportunities across their indirect spend categories. However, indirect is a different animal than direct—indirect spend involves an eclectic mix of products and services with fragmented supply bases, high transactional activity, and …"


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5 Questions to Ask Internal Stakeholders Before Changing Your Source-to-Pay Process
This post was contributed by Deepesh Jethwani, Consultant at GEP Most of us, by default, are resistant to change once we are used to something. After a certain point, inertia kicks in and we sometimes resist change instead of adopting it for the good. The mind’s defense mechanism starts finding re...

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Published June 7, 2017
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Key Takeaways from the Latest S2S Research
Very few companies have a fully automated Source-to-Settle (S2S) solution in place to manage spend holistically. PayStream’s most recent research shows that while many organizations have adopted individual solutions for parts of the spectrum, no vertical or revenue segment has surpassed an ad...

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Published June 5, 2017
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A Guide to eProcurement for the Non-Profit Industry
For non-profit organizations to stay financially and legally compliant with the regulations of their industry, all purchases and payments must be carefully tracked, and reported with complete accuracy and full disclosure...

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Published April 25, 2017
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What is the Difference Between Procurement and Sourcing?
The terms ‘procurement’ and ‘sourcing’ are often used in close association. This isn’t surprising, since the two functions share a strong interrelationship with an organization’s suppliers. But where does one end and the other begin...

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Published April 7, 2017
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Tradeshift Acquires IBX to Enhance Global Source-to-Pay
Earlier this month, Tradeshift announced the acquisition of Capgemini’s IBX Business Network. According to the press release, this merger will enable Tradeshift’s business commerce platform to see an increase in transacted value to more than half a trillion dollars over the next 12 months, w...

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Published March 21, 2017

Expense Management

"The end of the corporate card era is looming. Business – from booking to buying to expensing to reporting – is about to become a seamless virtual experience that is both more secure and more efficient. This panel peaks into the crystal ball at the coming cardless age, where expense reporting happens automatically as expenses …"


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The Late, Great Corporate Card: How Technology is Changing Business Travel
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Expense Management Metrics: Cost Per Expense Report
When building a business case for expense reporting automation or measuring ROI of an existing expense report management solution, there is simply no better tool to have in your arsenal...

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Published May 1, 2017

"Business travelers now demand to be able to do everything on the road simply and quickly, without having to put down their mobile devices. In order to effectively support the modern workforce, mobility has become as increasingly essential part of any organization’s travel and expense technology strategy. This webinar looks at how mobile technology can …"


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Six Ways Mobility is Transforming Your T&E Strategy
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Key Takeaways from Concur Fusion—A Look at Where the Travel and Expense Management Leader Is Going in 2017
Last week, the PSA team attended Concur’s annual conference to see what new innovations they were releasing, and how they are maintaining their position as the TEM market leader. We were able to gain insights through several keynote lectures, break-out sessions, and from the Analyst Q&A session...

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Published March 27, 2017

"Even the most carefully crafted travel and expense management policies can be susceptible to employee fraud. This is especially true for organizations that rely on manual expense report submission processes. Join our upcoming webinar with Anna Barnett of PayStream Advisors and Brian De Leon of Chrome River as they review the latest research on expense fraud and how to …"


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Mitigate Expense Fraud to Affect the Bottom Line
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"Do your employees have bad habits when it comes to travel spend? Do you wonder if there are areas where simple modifications to your policy could reduce costs"


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Uncovering the Employee T&E Spend Trends of 2017
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