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  • Research Report: 2018 Sourcing & Contract Management Insight Report

    August 10, 2018

    The 2018 Sourcing and Contract Management Insight report explores the current state of sourcing and contract management across different industry sectors and revenue sizes, highlights the pain points of today’s Source-to-Settle (S2S) processes, and offers the latest information about eSourcing and contract lifecycle management (CLM) tools

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  • Live Webinar: 10 Must-Knows When Choosing a Global Expense Management Solution

    July 19, 2018

    When choosing an expense management solution, one of the most important things to look for is a tool that can scale as your company grows. This is especially true for international organizations, as they need a solution that can reliably serve thousands of end users across different regions, workflows, tax requirements, and regional standards. If …

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  • Live Webinar: Understanding Your Role in Your Company’s Overall Business Spend Management

    July 12, 2018

    While many of today’s back-office stakeholders want to help their organizations improve spend management, different departments often have siloed, segmented cultures that prevent them from identifying their role in this process. Instead of viewing spend management automation in a holistic, strategic manner, companies see back-office process automation software as piecemeal solutions to very tactical problems. …

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  • On-Demand Webinar: 5 Ways to Harness Internal Controls to Prevent Invoice Fraud

    June 21, 2018

    Invoice fraud. For many Accounts Payable (AP) teams and Finance managers, it’s a competitor they didn’t know they had—until it’s too late. Every day, perpetrators from outside and inside of an organization use fake, inflated, and duplicate invoices to rob companies of thousands or even millions of dollars in revenue. Not only is invoice fraud …

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  • Research Report: 2018 Procurement Insight Report

    June 19, 2018

    According to PayStream’s latest research, the majority of organizations are managing their procurement under manual processes or with inefficient, outdated technology. Considering the typical purchasing process—involving complex approval workflows, different budgets, thousands of suppliers and supplier contracts, mountains of data, and millions of dollars of spend—organizations are sacrificing a great deal of control and savings in their spend management process under a manual current state

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  • White Paper: Sourcing and Procurement Data Management Best Practices

    June 4, 2018

    Sourcing and Procurement Data Management Best Practices

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    On-Demand Webinar: How to Gain Widespread AP User Adoption

    May 31, 2018

    Accounts Payable (AP) automation software is one of the best ways to lower processing costs in the back-office, as well as improve staff productivity and a company’s bottom line. However, there are a couple of things that can make or break the success of an automation initiative, like ensuring proper implementation and widespread adoption of …

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    Research Report: Guide to Payables Automation

    May 30, 2018

    Q2 2018 | Featuring insights on… » Payables Trends Among North American Organizations » Payables Management Goals Among Organizations With $100-500M in Annual Revenue (or the Lower Middle Market) » Features and Functionality of Payables Automation Software for the Lower Middle Market » A Few Leading Payables Automation Software Providers Contents Introduction The Current State …

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  • On-Demand Webinar: Building Stronger Integration Between Procurement and Accounts Payable

    May 10, 2018

    An optimal Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process entails synchronization and transparency between back-office finance departments—particularly, Accounts Payable (AP) and Procurement. Unfortunately, in many organizations finance groups operate independently of each other, often reporting poor communication, limited visibility, and strained relationships between teams. Another difficultly that arises from a lack of integration is the inability to accurately measure …

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  • White Paper: Accounts Payable Automation for Long-Term Care Providers

    April 30, 2018

    Hospital chains and medical facility groups (e.g., skilled nursing facilities) face a number of distinct challenges when it comes to Accounts Payable (AP) and payment processes, making management of these processes relatively more complicated than for other types of organizations. Fortunately, there is AP automation software that was specifically designed to support the needs of …

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  • Research Report: Guide to Sourcing Automation

    April 26, 2018

    2018 Guide to Sourcing Automation Exploring the Value of Electronic Sourcing (eSourcing) Software for Managing Indirect Procurement Underwritten in part by Sourcing helps procurement teams evaluate and engage high-value suppliers, acquire high quality goods and services at competitive prices, and build strategic contracts with suppliers based off engagements. The sourcing process can be used in …

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  • Case Study: Case Study: Nivo1 | A Real-World Example of an Invoice Management Transformation

    April 13, 2018

    This case study offers a real-world example of an invoice management transformation. Features North American insurance company, EMPLOYERS, and Accounts Payable (AP) software provider, Nivo

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  • On-Demand Webinar: Where to Begin with Accounts Payables Automation

    April 11, 2018

    If you’re a growing organization trying to stay competitive in today’s market despite shrinking profit margins, you’re likely looking for ways to cut costs in your back office. Many companies try to accomplish this by automating their financial departments, such as with an accounts payable (AP) automation solution. The question is, when you’re operating under …

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  • Infograph: 2018 Technology Providers Directory

    April 5, 2018

    The 2018 PayStream Advisors Software Directory is for innovative companies looking for similarly innovative technology solutions to help them automate and improve their back-office processes. The directory includes short listings of leading solution providers across a wide range of business process software types, including accounts payable and receivable, contract lifecycle management, payments, sourcing, and travel …

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  • Live Webinar: Guide to Big Data Procurement-How to Leverage Modern Technologies to Gain Control Over Indirect Spend

    April 2, 2018

    Artificial intelligence, machine learning, big data. What are these tools and what do they mean for procurement?  Although things like artificial intelligence (AI) are becoming increasingly relevant to back-office automation software, PayStream has found that the average procurement team is often more concerned with controlling spend in their procurement processes than implementing “futuristic” technologies. Fortunately, …

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  • White Paper: Payables Automation for Healthcare

    March 27, 2018

    The healthcare industry is changing in many ways, and in order for healthcare organizations to operate successfully in an ever-evolving space, their finance processes must be streamlined, efficient, and capable of keeping pace with changing market conditions. Accounts Payable (AP) departments are expected to do their part to rein in costs and boost efficiency, but …

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    Live Webinar: From Isolated to Integrated—Removing Silos in Contract Management

    March 26, 2018

    Contracts are the lifeblood of many organizations, as much operational and business stability depends on them. However, if contracts are managed on their own, in siloed environments separate from sourcing, procurement, and supplier processes, the valuable data and functional relevance of these documents will be much less effective for ensuring a company’s operational success. Siloed …

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    White Paper: Purchase Order Management for Accounts Payables

    March 15, 2018

    Exploring Purchase Order (PO) Automation Software for Organizations With Informal Procurement Processes

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    On-Demand Webinar: Caring for Cash with Supply Chain Financing

    March 7, 2018

    In today’s business environment, cash is king. While many companies may be profitable, their success and financial stability are more likely to be judged by their ability to generate operating cash flow. In tighter lending environments, a company’s best opportunity to increase operating cash flow is through working capital optimization tools, such as supply chain …

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    Research Report: 2018 Payables Insight Report

    March 5, 2018

    Underwritten in part by: Artsyl Inspyrus GEP Q1 2018 | Featuring insights on… How Modern Companies are Automating Payables, Improving Working Capital, and Leveraging Electronic Payments 2018 Payables Insight Report Payables Management Trends Among North American Organizations Features and Functionality of Payables Automation Software Benchmarks for Assessing a Payables Current State A Few Leading Payables …

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    On-Demand Webinar: Gaining Insight Into the ROI on T&E Spend

    February 21, 2018

    Most businesses have customer relationship management (CRM) systems, which contain large volumes of data relating to sales activities and revenue generation. Many businesses also have expense management solutions, which similarly hold large amounts of information regarding employees’ travel and expense (T&E) expenses. Ideally, the combined data stored in these two solutions could reveal a wealth …

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  • White Paper: Benchmarking Procure-to-Pay Transformation

    February 8, 2018

    Underwritten in part by Basware Q1 2018 | Featuring insights on… How to Approach Procure-to-Pay (P2P) Automation Based on the Current P2P State Benchmarking Procure-to-Pay Transformation P2P Automation Adoption Trends P2P Current State Benchmarks Strategies for Leveraging P2P Automation According to Unique Current State Environments Contents Introduction Benchmarking the Current P2P State Leveraging P2P Data …

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    On-Demand Webinar: Scalable AP Automation

    February 6, 2018

    While AP automation is an ideal goal for any organization hoping to streamline their back office and improve their company’s bottom line, PayStream has found that there is not a one-size-fits-all adoption strategy for AP software. Different organizations will have varying needs and expectations when it comes to technology adoption and process transformation. This is …

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    On-Demand Webinar: Making the Case to Automate AP

    February 1, 2018

    When it comes to increasing Accounts Payable (AP) efficiency, PayStream has found that today’s innovative professionals at the C-Suite level are increasingly becoming the main drivers for process improvement in their organizations. However, with the many different software options available, as well the challenges that arise with complete process overhaul, many CFO’s and other executives …

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    On-Demand Webinar: The Power of the Business-to-Business Network for P2P Efficiency

    January 18, 2018

    As companies consider adopting different technologies to improve their back-office efficiency, cost control, and competitive advantage, they will find there are many options and strategies available. However, it is important that these organizations consider more than just which process can be automated—they should evaluate how that automated process can improve their global competitive advantage. One …

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    White Paper: Gaining Buy-In for Procurement Automation

    January 9, 2018

    Underwritten in part by Basware Q4 2017 | Featuring insights on… Procurement Automation Adoption Trends The Cost of Manual Procurement Processes How to Leverage Procurement Automation According to Current State Conditions Strategies for Gaining Internal Buy-In for eProcurement Adoption Contents Executive Summary The Cost of Manual Procurement eProcurement Environment Evaluation Next Steps About the Sponsor …

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    On-Demand Webinar: How To Improve Payables Security in 2018

    January 3, 2018

    As the new year begins, many companies are looking for ways to improve their competitive advantage. What many don’t realize is how much of their business success depends on the security of their financial processes, such as in their Accounts Payable (AP) department and their invoice-to-payment lifecycle. When companies are not using the proper AP …

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    Research Report: 2017 Travel and Expense Management Report

    December 22, 2017

    Underwritten in part by Certify, Chrome River, Coupa, Paramount Workplace, SutiSoft and Traxo Q4 2017 | Featuring insights on: Current Expense Management Trends Among North American Organizations Benefits of Automating Expense Management Processes Features and Functionality of Leading TEM Solutions Strategies for Overcoming TEM Adoption Barriers A Few Leading TEM Solution Providers Contents Introduction Today’s …

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  • Research Report: Modern Travel Booking

    December 18, 2017

    Underwritten in part by Traxo Q4 2017 | Featuring insights on: Modern Travel Booking Management Trends Among North American Organizations Features and Functionality of Online Booking Tools (OBTs) Best Practices for Managing an Automated Travel Booking Program Additional Strategies for Improving Travel Booking After OBT Adoption Contents Introduction The Modern Travel Booking Process How Booking …

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    On-Demand Webinar: The Cross-Border Payments Blueprint for Global Payables

    November 16, 2017

    In recent years, large and mid-sized organizations have awakened to the need to maintain global partners and an international supply chain. However, complexity is the enemy of efficiency, and global business relationships entail a very complex process, one that is fraught with fraud and risk compliance requirements. When it comes to leveraging back-office processes and …

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    Research Report: 2017 Invoice Workflow Automation Report

    November 10, 2017

    Underwritten in part by Artsyl, Certify, Coupa, GEP, ImageTag, Palette, Paramount Workplace, Wax Digital Q4 2017 | Featuring insights on.: Invoice Management Trends Among North American Organizations Features and Functionality of Invoice Workflow Automation Software (IWA) Best Practices for Preparing for Invoice Management Automation A Few Leading IWA Software Providers Contents Introduction The Current State of AP Leading Supplier Management Software Things to …

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    On-Demand Webinar: How to Optimize Expense Management

    November 9, 2017

    Automating expense reporting is one of the most important ways to control costs in the back office, and the travel and expense management (TEM) software options that enable companies to do this are plentiful. However, to truly optimize the expense reporting process in accordance with an organization’s unique business environment requires more than a quick …

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    Research Report: 2017 Supplier Management Report

    October 26, 2017

    Underwritten in part by GEP, Determine, HICX and Coupa Q4 2017 | Featuring insights on: Supplier Management Trends Among North American Organizations Features and Functionality of Electronic Supplier Network and Supplier Information Management (SIM) Software Supplier Management Best Practices A Few Leading Supplier Network and SIM Software Providers Contents Introduction Today’s Supplier Management Process Leading …

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    On-Demand Webinar: Strategic Supplier Relationships

    October 18, 2017

    Managing suppliers involves vastly different forms, functions, and strategies depending on the department, team, and—especially—industry of a company. Without proper supplier relationship management, companies are putting themselves at risk in many areas, including legally, financially, and in their supply chain efficiency. How should companies properly manage suppliers? With process ownership, open collaboration, data integrity, and …

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    White Paper: Six Questions to Kick-Off a Scalable Accounts Payable Automation Project

    October 18, 2017

    Underwritten in part by Basware Q4 2017 | Featuring insights on: AP Automation Adoption Trends How to Begin a Scalable AP Automation Transformation How to Leverage AP Automation According to Current State Conditions Contents Introduction Understanding Scalable Accounts Payable Beginning a Scalable AP Transformation About the Sponsor About PayStream Advisors Introduction When considering the adoption …

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    On-Demand Webinar: Are You Prepared for the Convergence of Purchasing & Payables?

    October 10, 2017

    For many organizations, it’s no longer a question of “if” purchasing and payables should be consolidated—it’s a question of “when” it will take place, and “how” to ensure the integration can happen with the least disruption across the organization. Today, integration is being driven by quickly advancing technology and businesses’ never-ending need for improved efficiency and …

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    White Paper: The C-Suite’s Guide to Successful Accounts Payable Transformation

    October 5, 2017

    Underwritten in part by Invocus Q4 2017 | Featuring insights on: AP Management Trends The Benefits of AP Automation Adoption Potential AP Transformation Scenarios AP Change Manaegment Best Practices Contents Introduction The Improvement Potential of Automated Potential AP Transformation Scenarios AP Change Management Best Practices About PayStream Advisors Introduction In an effort to reduce costs …

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    Research Report: 2017 Contract Lifecycle Management Report

    September 28, 2017

    Underwritten in part by CobbleStone Systems and GEP Q3 2017 | Featuring insights on: Contract Management Trends Among North American Organizations Features and Functionality of CLM Software CLM Adoption Best Practices A Few Leading CLM Software Providers Contents Introduction CLM Adoption Today An Overview of CLM Software CLM Adoption Best Practices CobbleStone Systems GEP About …

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    On-Demand Webinar: Supply Chain Finance vs Early Payment Discount – Which is Right for You?

    September 19, 2017

    When it comes to improving working capital, choosing the right approach and tool is not as easy as it seems, especially considering the many options available for organizations. On the one hand, there’s supply chain finance (SCF), otherwise known as reverse factoring, which offers organizations the chance to increase their payment terms while providing their …

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    Research Report: 2017 Sourcing Automation Report

    September 13, 2017

    Underwritten in part by GEP Q3 2017 | Featuring insights on: Sourcing Trends Among North American Organizations Best Practices for Overcoming eSourcing Adoption Barriers Features and Functionality of Sourcing Software A Leading eSourcing Software Provider Contents Introduction Sourcing Today Why Use eSourcing? Electronic Sourcing Features and Functionality GEP About PayStream Advisors Introduction Reducing costs in …

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  • On-Demand Webinar: How to Improve Working Capital with P2P Automation

    September 5, 2017

    When organizations think of using process improvement and financial software to manage working capital, many would consider improving and automating accounting and payments processes, and leveraging supplier financing solutions, to be the best strategies. However, many don’t take into account the value that taking a more holistic approach to improving spend management can have on …

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    Research Report: 2017 Enterprise Content Management Report

    August 31, 2017

    Underwritten in part by kwiktag Q3 2017 | Featuring insights on: The Historical and Modern Use Case of ECM Software Features and Functionality of ECM Software Choosing an ECM Software Provider A Leading ECM Software Provider Contents Introduction An Overview of ECM Today’s Leading ECM Choosing an ECM Provider ImageTag About PayStream Advisors Introduction In …

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    Research Report: Integrating Purchasing and Payables

    August 23, 2017

    Exploring the Value of a Synchronized Back-Office Process Underwritten in part by: Determine, GEP, Paramount Workplace, Unimarket Q3 2017 | Featuring insights on: Current Integration Trends Among North American Procurement and Accounts Payable Departments Risks and Benefits of Integrating Purchasing and Payables Processes P2P Automation Designed to Support Purchasing and Payables Integration Integration Project Best …

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  • On-Demand Webinar: Moving Beyond Average Accounts Payable

    August 22, 2017

    Today’s research has proven that automated and integrated Accounts Payable operations bring organizations many benefits, including increased efficiency, lower costs, and a best-in-class AP department. However, many companies push off automation adoption because they claim to be satisfied with their current AP processes, or are unwilling to undergo a “big bang” conversion from their current …

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    Research Report: 2017 Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) Navigator

    August 18, 2017

    Lead Analyst: Jimmy LeFever | Supporting Analyst: Anna Barnett Featuring insights on: A brief history and overview of the CLM market In-depth profiles of 8 leading solution providers An unbiased ranking of providers in the CLM landscape Best practices in selecting a CLM solution   Featuring: ASC, CLM Matrix, Cobblestone, Determine, GEP, JAGGAER, Symfact, Zycus …

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  • procurement software

    Live Webinar: Growing Pressures & Opportunities in Procurement: Achieving More With Less

    August 4, 2017

    The procurement function is increasingly seen as a strategic area with greater opportunity for deeper savings, and procurement departments are feeling the pressure

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    On-Demand Webinar: Overcoming Day-to-Day PO Challenges to Improve Procurement Success

    July 31, 2017

    Incorrectly completed purchase requests. Incomplete product information. Non-standardized purchase request forms. Non-PO invoices. These problems are just some of those professionals in procurement departments around the country experience daily, but are often overlooked when it comes time to improve processes. Rather than focusing on the tedious processing challenges that hurt employee experience and satisfaction, organizations …

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    Research Report: 2017 AP & Working Capital Report

    July 28, 2017

    Unlocking Cash Flow and Savings with Working Capital Optimization Tools Underwritten in part by Inspyrus and Taulia Featuring insights on: Current Trends in Working Capital Management Leading Working Capital Optimization Tools, including: Accounts Payable Automation Dynamic Discount Management Supply Chain Financing Electronic Payments   Contents Introduction Working Capital Management Trends Optimizing Cash Flow Optimized Working …

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    White Paper: A Guide to eProcurement for the Utilities Industry

    July 18, 2017

    Underwritten in part by Paramount Workplace Featuring insights on: Current Market Trends in Procurement Processes Among Utilities Organizations The Benefits of Procurement Automation for Utilities Features and Functionalities of Leading eProcurement Solutions Contents Introduction Procurement in the Utilities industry eProcurement for Utilities About the Sponsor About PayStream Advisors Introduction In the past several decades, the utilities …

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    White Paper: Accounts Payable Success in the Mid-Market

    July 13, 2017

    Underwritten in part by: Stampli Featuring insights on: Accounts Payable Success in the Mid-Market Current Market Trends in AP Management Common Invoice Approval Workflow Pains Among Mid-Market Organizations Benefits of Interactive Invoice Management Software for Mid-Market Organizations Contents Introduction Today’s Invoice Management Challenges Interactive Invoice Management About the Sponsor About PayStream Advisors Introduction An efficient …

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    Research Report: 2017 Global AP Automation Report

    July 12, 2017

    Underwritten in part by: Coupa, SAP Ariba, Basware and Tradeshift Featuring insights on: Current Trends in Electronic Invoicing Around the World Global Invoicing Compliance Global AP Adoption Initiatives Global AP Automation Software Contents Introduction The Push for Global Automation The Case for Global AP Automation Finding Success in Global eInvoicing Basware Coupa SAP Ariba Tradeshift …

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    On-Demand Webinar: Ensuring International Business Success: How To Build Compliant and Efficient Global AP Processes

    July 11, 2017

    Accounts payable automation software strengthens supplier relationships, uses company resources more effectively, and reduces business risk. However, when it comes to using the software on a global level, a misunderstanding or incomplete knowledge of local invoicing regulations can cost a company dearly in terms of legal fines and disruptions to their supply chain. In order …

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    On-Demand Webinar: Transforming Procure-to-Pay: The Direct Path to Indirect Cost Productivity

    June 21, 2017

    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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    On-Demand Webinar: The Late, Great Corporate Card: How Technology is Changing Business Travel

    May 30, 2017

    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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    Research Report: 2017 Source-to-Settle Provider Landscape Report

    May 16, 2017

    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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    On-Demand Webinar: The 5 Step Guide to Calculating AP Automation ROI

    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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  • nonprofit procurement

    White Paper: A Guide to eProcurement for the Non-Profit Industry

    April 25, 2017

    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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  • mobile purchase-to-pay

    On-Demand Webinar: Six Ways Mobility is Transforming Your T&E Strategy

    April 13, 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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    On-Demand Webinar: Four Ways to Boost Your Business Case for AP Automation

    April 3, 2017

    While many organizations have capitalized on the savings and increased discount capture these tools provide, many others struggle to build an effective business case for AP automation

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  • expense fraud

    On-Demand Webinar: Mitigate Expense Fraud to Affect the Bottom Line

    March 21, 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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  • global supplier payments

    White Paper: Mastering Global Supplier Payments

    March 21, 2017

    As organizations expand beyond their local markets, it is important that they not only automate their payments processes, but that they properly manage them—they must prevent poor global payment management practices from becoming ingrained in their international operations as they mature

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  • integration payables procurement

    On-Demand Webinar: Harmonizing Procurement and Payables: A Critical Confluence for Success

    March 3, 2017

    Procurement and Accounts Payable have been operating the same familiar way in many organizations for decades. But they're not always on the same page

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  • p2p for indirect spend

    Research Report: 2017 Procure-to-Pay for Indirect Spend Report

    March 1, 2017

    Leading P2P software suites include solutions for electronic procurement (eProcurement), AP, and payments. These suites typically offer support for requisitioning, catalog management, order lifecycle management, receiving and reconciliation, invoice creation and approval workflow, supplier management, and electronic payments

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  • White Paper: Building Strategic Accounts Receivable

    February 22, 2017

    This whitepaper outlines the top AR goals of today’s organizations, and shows how these companies can focus on more than simply eliminating paper invoices. It highlights the features and functionality of strategic, holistic AR software

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  • Uncovering the Employee T&E Spend Trends of 2017

    On-Demand Webinar: Uncovering the Employee T&E Spend Trends of 2017

    February 16, 2017

    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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  • Research Report: Pitching ROI for Accounts Payable

    February 15, 2017

    This report is intended to help organizations understand the value of AP automation and communicate that value to key decision makers. This report includes several helpful tools for practitioners making the case for AP automation

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  • healthcare procurement

    Infograph: Electronic Procurement Roadmap for Healthcare

    January 31, 2017

    According to PayStream Advisors' research, healthcare procurement departments face unique, complex process and regulatory obstacles that translate into lengthy requisition approval times and excess paper. With these challenges in mind, PayStream has compiled this infographic, a depiction of the typical journey of a modern healthcare organization to true procurement optimization

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  • expense management

    On-Demand Webinar: User-Friendly Travel and Expense Management: Benefits and Trends

    January 26, 2017

    Would you like to learn proven strategies to shore up your existing travel and expense management program

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  • ePayments

    Research Report: 2017 Electronic Payments Report

    January 18, 2017

    The 2017 ePayments report analyzes trends in payment management strategies among North American businesses, including their typical payment methods, perceptions, challenges, and goals

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  • White Paper: How to Identify True Value in Spend Management Technology

    January 17, 2017

    The following report provides some guidelines on how to properly evaluate and interact with potential spend management software providers throughout the RFP process. It also includes a calculator to help organizations determine the 5 Year Total Cost of Ownership for any spend management tool

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    Research Report: Changing Roles When Automating P2P

    December 8, 2016

    Purchase-to-Pay automation has many benefits for back-office departments, including improved efficiency, lower processing costs, and more visibility into and control over spend. However, what is not always as evident is how beneficial P2P automation is for an organization’s employees

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  • procure-to-pay navigator webinar

    On-Demand Webinar: Procure-to-Pay Navigator Review: A Straightforward Market Analysis

    December 6, 2016

    But the individual procurement and payables needs of organization depend on a wide variety of factors. How is it possible to choose the right solution

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  • invoice automation workflow

    Research Report: 2016 Invoice Workflow Automation Report

    November 22, 2016

    This report shows the difference between trying to improve processes with existing tools and fully automating invoice management with a dynamic invoice approval workflow solution. IWA not only helps to route invoices in a controlled environment, it also speeds up processing times, removes non-value-added tasks from AP staff’s workload, and helps to complete supplier payments in as little as one day

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  • Research Report: 2016 Procure-to-Pay Navigator Report

    November 17, 2016

    Historically, organizations have had few options when seeking truly objective, quantifiable, and functional analyses of Procure-to-Pay (P2P) software. A driving force for the creation of the Navigator model was the market need for quantifiable metrics in software analysis

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  • expense management policy

    On-Demand Webinar: Creating an Expense Management Policy for the Real World

    November 15, 2016

    Our research shows that even the most well-intentioned, carefully designed expense policies often fail to prevent overspending effectively

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  • real-time payments

    On-Demand Webinar: The Changing B2B Landscape & The Impact of Real-Time Payments

    November 10, 2016

    As real-time payments tools mature, the B2B payments experience begins to look more like the fast, efficient, secure experience we have as consumers

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  • expense reporting for professional services

    Research Report: 2016 Expense Reporting for Professional Services

    November 3, 2016

    This report seeks to highlight the value of expense reporting software specifically for the professional services industry by analyzing recent trends in expense reporting management among these companies. It includes a guide to leading expense reporting solutions that tailor their solutions specifically to the professional services industry

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    Research Report: 2016 Purchase-to-Pay for Professional Services Report

    October 13, 2016

    Today, there are several P2P solutions specifically designed to provide the control and visibility needed in a professional services back office. These solutions include automation for purchasing, invoice management, supplier management, and spend analytics, and are offered at a price point that suits the average industry budget

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  • supplier management

    On-Demand Webinar: 5 Processes That Will Reinvent P2P’s View of Supplier Management

    October 13, 2016

    You recognize that trusting, collaborative supplier relationships are critical to the success of your B2B operation

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  • esourcing

    Guide: Ultimate Guide to eSourcing Technology

    October 12, 2016

    eSourcing at a Glance Traditional sourcing involves multi-touch, multi-stage projects run by an organization’s sourcing team, often involving the same pool of suppliers and the same engagement strategies year after year. Manual sourcing procedures often suffer from limited process transparency, faulty supplier lists, and inconsistent data management, all of which prevent purchasing professionals from making the …

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  • global eprocurement

    White Paper: The Digitization of Global eProcurement

    September 27, 2016

    Advanced eProcurement software offers purchasing platforms that are just as powerful and dynamic as today’s B2C eCommerce platforms. These solutions use big data to enable more strategic purchasing, and are offered on mobile devices, giving buying professionals access to catalogs, contracts, and supplier information at any time

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  • 2016 Supplier Information Management Report

    Research Report: 2016 Supplier Information Management Report

    September 26, 2016

    This research report examines the current landscape of supplier management strategies, including the history and use of supplier networks and the expansion of these networks through SIM tools. This report also provides insight into the various tools and services offered in leading SIM technology, as well as adoption and onboarding strategies for today’s organizations

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  • spend management

    On-Demand Webinar: Boost Collaboration to Optimize Spend: Drive Smarter Purchasing Decisions

    September 21, 2016

    Does your team have optimal purchasing practices in place? Do team members act as true advocates for corporate savings? Today’s procurement workforce is changing

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  • expense management

    On-Demand Webinar: Three Tenets of a Modern Expense Management System

    September 7, 2016

    This webcast will bring clarity to the three tenets of a modern, agile expense management process

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    Research Report: 2016 Sourcing Report

    August 25, 2016

    Today, competitive organizations are abandoning traditional sourcing methods for a more streamlined approach. With electronic sourcing (eSourcing) software, organizations can consolidate widespread, time-extensive sourcing operations using one secure electronic platform that supports automated, transparent, and interactive processes

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  • purchasing approval

    On-Demand Webinar: Optimize Your Company Spending Culture: It Starts With Purchasing Approval

    August 10, 2016

    Our research shows that many organizations don’t recognize purchasing as a strategic business function that warrants its own carefully structured process and procedures

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  • AP Automation Trends

    On-Demand Webinar: Latest Trends in AP Automation: What to Expect in 2017

    August 5, 2016

    Join Jimmy LeFever of PayStream Advisors and Rob DeVincent of Corcentric as they review the latest trends in AP automation and what to expect going forward

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    Resource: 2016 Enterprise Content Management Report

    July 25, 2016

    Enterprise content management (ECM) technology is a strategic tool used to capture, store, and manage important business content in a secure digital environment. ECM offers document management and workflows that facilitate meaningful collaboration between organizations’ back-office departments

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  • healthcare epayables

    White Paper: ePayables for Healthcare

    July 19, 2016

    Underwritten in part by Nvoicepay. Introduction Today’s healthcare organizations face more challenges than those in other industries, especially regarding back-office processes. Due to changing governmental requirements for the industry’s financial processes, many hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and other healthcare institutions are struggling to keep up with their supplier payments. Many factors affect their ability to pay …

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  • Travel and Expense Management Software Data

    Research Report: 2016 Travel and Expense Management Report

    July 11, 2016

    Underwritten in part by Certify, Chrome River, ExpenseAnywhere, Expenzing, Insperity, KDS, and Serko. Introduction Manual expense reporting, involving paper receipts, tedious expense report assembly, and lengthy approval periods, has always been a burden on traveling professionals. Over the last thirty years, substantial developments in globalization, transportation, the internet, and mobile technology have changed the needs …

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    On-Demand Webinar: From Cost Center to Revenue Generator

    July 9, 2016

    In this NASBA certified CPE webinar you will learn how visionary organizations are turning AP into a revenue generator, how to estimate potential revenue, how to onboard suppliers

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  • Healthcare P2P

    White Paper: Optimized AP for the Healthcare Industry

    June 24, 2016

    Underwritten in part by Taulia. Introduction Today’s healthcare organizations deal with a host of operational and financial challenges, many of which greatly affect the efficiency of Purchase-to-Pay processes and supply chain health. Some of these issues are related to strict industry regulations, such as HIPAA and ICD-10, which require more paperwork and longer processing times …

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    On-Demand Webinar: Paperless Transaction Processing as a Growth Strategy

    June 22, 2016

    In the past decade we’ve seen a huge increase in the use of automation software in accounting and back-office finance departments as organizations look to streamline procedures and cut costs. We’re also seeing the spread of paperless transaction processing technology into departments across the entire enterprise, leveraged as a solid strategy to achieve sustainable business growth. …

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  • ePayments

    Article: How Full Stack CFOs Are Using ePayments to Improve Their Bottom Line

    June 8, 2016

    Today’s CFOs face more pressure than ever before—innovation in business technology and globalization are driving organizations to be highly productive and efficient, especially in how they manage their finances. For many companies, this means adopting business software to automate financial processes, and for CFOs, it requires becoming a financial technology expert. The modern, tech-savvy CFO …

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  • procurement software

    Guide: Ultimate Guide to eProcurement Software

    June 8, 2016

    What is eProcurement? Today’s procurement process involves coordinating many different components, such as budgeting, verifying product details, communicating with suppliers, creating competitive supplier agreements or contracts, monitoring order activity, maintaining proper receipt methods and reconciliation, and sending all transactional information to accounting and payments. As organizations struggle to balance these factors, many also face the …

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  • AP Automation Software

    Guide: The Ultimate Guide to AP Automation Software

    June 7, 2016

    Automated Accounts Payable Process Overview Invoice Receipt The beginning of any AP lifecycle begins with invoice receipt. There are two primary ways to input invoices electronically into a workflow system—through the use of a scanning and OCR data capture process or an eInvoicing network. Matching and Routing Workflow solutions enable AP departments to define how different types …

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  • indirect p2p

    Research Report: 2016 P2P for Indirect Spend Report

    June 1, 2016

    Underwritten in part by Ariett, Corcentric, Determine, GEP, Synertrade, and Xeeva. Introduction In indirect Purchase-to-Pay (P2P), organizations must manage complex procurement, accounting, supplier, and payment data across a wide range of processes, departments, and users. When purchasing indirect goods and services, most organizations deal with a larger supplier base, a different range of products, and higher …

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  • mobile purchase-to-pay

    Research Report: 2016 Purchase-to-Pay for Mobile Report

    May 20, 2016

    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 control over spend. One of the most advanced features of today’s advanced P2P solutions is their mobile capability, which allows back-office professionals to access business …

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  • working capital optimization

    Research Report: 2016 AP & Working Capital Report

    May 6, 2016

    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, treasurers try to strategically manage supplier payments so that invoices are paid …

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  • White Paper: Why Mobile eProcurement Matters for a Modern Workforce

    May 4, 2016

    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 devices at increasing rates. These employees need to be able to manage more tasks with greater efficiency and collaborate on spending …

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