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  • accounts_payable_outsourcing

    Live 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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  • invoice automation workflow

    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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  • Live 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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  • supplier engagement

    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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  • business case AP automation

    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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  • procure-to-pay navigator webinar

    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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  • straight-through AP processing

    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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  • pitching ROI accounts payable automation

    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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  • Data Capture Technology

    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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  • 2016 Supplier Information Management Report

    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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  • 2016 Supplier Information Management Report

    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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  • technology_business_management_solution

    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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  • spend management

    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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  • Travel_expense_management

    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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  • 2016 Supplier Information Management Report

    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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  • data capture

    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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  • enterprise_content_management_software

    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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  • healthcare_epayments

    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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  • P2P Navigator

    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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  • business case AP automation

    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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  • expense management metrics

    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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  • expense management

    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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  • source_to_settle

    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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  • business case AP automation

    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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  • automating p2p for roles

    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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  • purchase-to-pay for professional services

    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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  • partnerships, mergers, acquisitions

    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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  • enterprise_content_management_software

    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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  • NASBA CERTIFIED CPE WEBINAR

    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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  • paperless transaction processing as a business growth strategy free CPE webinar

    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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  • White Paper: Purchase-to-Pay Transformation in the Oil and Gas Industry

    May 3, 2016

    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 as possible, some organizations adopt a P2P software solution to achieve automation, control, and savings. For …

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  • expense fraud

    White Paper: Preventing Employee Fraud in Expense Management

    April 21, 2016

    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 organizations in all industries, one of the hardest costs to control is employee spend

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  • Research Report: 2016 Data Capture and Mailrooms Technology Insight Report

    April 2, 2016

    Accounts Payable departments often face multiple sources of inefficient processes and high costs, but the prevailing problem among most organizations is a heavy reliance on paper. PayStream has found that while the leading cause of AP pains is heavy paper volume, the majority of organizations still use manual, paper-based processing for most of their B2B activity

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  • Research Report: 2016 Contract Lifecycle Management Report

    February 16, 2016

    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 data, but also the history of the relationship, the expectations of both …

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  • Budgeting

    White Paper: Budgeting for eProcurement Software

    February 4, 2016

    eProcurement software is one of the most important tools for automating purchasing and financial processes. In order for it to bring optimal value to spend control efforts, it must include one critical element: the integration of budget management. Budget management can make or break a company; without strict adherence to a budget’s limits, an organization

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  • holistic accounts payable automation

    White Paper: The Holy Grail of Accounts Payable: Achieving Truly Holistic Accounts Payable Automation

    January 25, 2016

    Some businesses think that the only tools needed for AP transformation are those that eliminate reliance upon paper and facilitate automated invoice processing, such as OCR data capture and electronic invoicing

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  • Research Report: 2016 Budgeting and Forecasting Report

    January 13, 2016

    This report features insights on: » Current Market Trends in Budgeting and Forecasting Processes » The Strategic Need for BPM Software » Features and Functionalities of Leading BPM Software » A Few Leading BPM Software Providers Underwritten in part by Centage and Prophix. Introduction An organization’s budgeting and forecasting (B&F) process involves the careful study …

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  • Guide: Travel and Expense Management Software Selection Guide

    January 10, 2016

    Download this guide today to get a head start on the path towards true travel and expense efficiency

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  • Research Report: 2015 Travel and Expense Management Navigator

    December 18, 2015

    It began as a spreadsheet model used to score solutions on pricing structures, functional offerings, and how they addressed unique needs. Over time, it became clear that there was a market need for a quantifying tool, and the Navigator became much more

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  • Supplier Information Management

    White Paper: The Power of Supplier Information Management Technology

    December 7, 2015

    To handle supplier data across multi-level environments, a company must be able to collect and maintain unique information for thousands of suppliers, while also staying legally compliant and

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  • Research Report: 2015 Purchase-to-Pay for Retail Report

    November 30, 2015

    Retailers that do not adapt quickly to their customers’ expectations see a steady decline in sales. In an effort to cut costs and increase efficiency, many leading retailers have adopted Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) automation software for their departments

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  • White Paper: Travel and Expense Technology for the Advertising Industry

    November 18, 2015

    For the advertising industry, the travel and expense area is fraught with unique challenges

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  • Research Report: 2015 Spend Management Technology Insight Report

    November 12, 2015

    Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) automation adoption is a growing trend among innovative organizations, but solution providers often offer similar automation tools, making it difficult to identify the best option

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  • Funding

    White Paper: How Virtual Accounts Generate Real Working Capital

    November 10, 2015

    • Virtual accounts help buying organizations improve DSO for their suppliers while extending their own DPO by up to 45 days. • Virtual accounts yield significant rebates, turning organizations’ payments into activities that pay them back. Underwritten in part by MasterCard. Introduction Virtual accounts drive real value by helping treasurers manage working capital. They allow organizations …

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  • White Paper: The Case for ERP-Integrated Paperless Automation

    November 5, 2015

    Now paperless automation, once reserved only for ERP systems geared towards large organizations, can be embraced by smaller organizations using

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  • Supplier Network Management

    Research Report: 2015 Supplier Network Management Report

    October 28, 2015

    Properly managing suppliers is one of the most important elements of an organization’s back-office process, especially for companies with international operations and complex supply chains. Efficient Business-to-Business (B2B) interaction and supplier management is also important for organizations’ front-end success, as it can affect their legal standing, costs, and brand value

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  • Research Report: 2015 Source-to-Settle for Manufacturing Report

    October 7, 2015

    One industry with complex S2S needs is manufacturing; typically involving multiple suppliers operating across a global supply chain. Business processes in manufacturing must adhere to a specialized set of rules and regulations. Managing these procedures while maintaining compliance, productivity, and cost control is incredibly challenging

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  • Research Report: 2015 Invoice Workflow Automation Report

    September 3, 2015

    Manual processing rarely affords the opportunity to meet these goals, but invoice workflow automation (IWA) software has allowed many organizations to combat this inefficiency

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  • White Paper: Responsive Web Design for the Mobile Workforce

    August 24, 2015

    The importance of mobile functionality is constantly increasing among competitive, efficieny-minded organizations and their employees. With a mobile-enabled solution, an Accounts Payable manager can approve invoices both in and out of the office, a procurement professional can select items for purchase as soon as they are needed, and a travelling employee can submit or revise expense reports in real time from anywhere in the world

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  • Article: Effortless Transition from Manual to Electronic Payments

    August 14, 2015

    As organizations focus more on cost control and efficiency in their back-office operations, electronic payments (ePayments) solutions are taking finance departments by storm. ePayments bring many benefits, including reduced processing costs and Purchase-to-Pay cycle times, increased convenience for employees, the ability to increase days payable outstanding (DPO), and improved compliance with contracts and purchasing policies

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  • esourcing software

    Infograph: What Can eSourcing Do For You?

    August 4, 2015

    Sourcing is a useful purchasing process for extracting more value and competitive prices from suppliers. However, manual sourcing procedures often lead to poor process transparency and inconsistent data management

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  • electronic sourcing technology

    Research Report: 2015 Sourcing Report

    July 30, 2015

    Underwritten in part by Coupa, GEP, and SciQuest. Introduction In business purchasing, many attributes comprise a good supplier— quality and durability of products, consistent supply, trustworthiness, and low cost. In order to find the right supplier, many organizations engage in sourcing events. Sourcing helps organizations discover new suppliers, and fosters collaboration and negotiation with those …

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  • Invoice Receipt Management

    Research Report: Invoice Receipt Management Report 2015

    July 23, 2015

    Underwritten in part by Corcentric, GEP, and Taulia. Introduction One of the most revolutionary technologies in Accounts Payable (AP) automation is electronic invoicing. An eInvoice is one that is delivered electronically in a standardized format from a supplier to a buyer through the assistance of a network. The eInvoice’s consistent format, secure connection, and direct …

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  • healthcare ap automation

    White Paper: Strategic Healthcare Automation: Implementing Tailored Solutions for Successful Healthcare P2P

    July 16, 2015

    Underwritten in part by Taulia and CCP Global. Introduction In the healthcare industry, financial professionals deal with a unique set of factors in their Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) processes—and an equally unique set of challenges. Healthcare organizations have complex systems and critical, patient care-related activities that rely on speedy payment, low costs, and accurate processing. The challenges that arise often stem from …

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  • electronic supplier payments

    Research Report: Electronic Payments and Card Solutions in 2015

    July 14, 2015

    Underwritten in part by eNett and Inworks. Introduction For many years, organizations have used Accounts Payable and Purchase-to-Pay automation solutions to make great improvements in efficiency and cost control. However, the true game changer in automation software is the tool that ties many other financial processes together—electronic payments (ePayments). Organizations that take advantage of ePayments are …

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  • White Paper: Automating End-to-End Accounts Payable For the Mid-Market

    July 10, 2015

    Due to the rise of cloud-based configurable technology, as well as growing demand, the market for financial software is now much more inclusive, diverse, and affordable

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  • Research Report: 2015 Invoice Automation Navigator Report

    June 23, 2015

    Are you looking for an AP software that fits the needs of your organization? Perhaps you are looking to see how your current AP software stacks up against the competition

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  • direct procurement trap

    White Paper: 4 Ways to Avoid the Direct Procurement Trap

    June 10, 2015

    Download this free white paper now to gain a better understanding of how Direct Procurement differs from Indirect Procurement and how it can affect the bottom line in your business

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