Process of Improving Accounts Payable

Let’s face it. The accounts payable department has never enjoyed a front-and-center existence. Rather than shining under the spotlight, it played its role quietly, behind the scenes. Of course, this was never deserved. AP has always provided a vital function. … Read More

Fraud Prevention Through AP Automation

Fraud prevention has become a major topic of conversation in recent years due to rising numbers. Much of that fraud has been made possible with the advent of online financial transactions. This is a problem for accounts payable departments considering … Read More

The Value of AP Automation May Surprise You

Traditionally, accounts payable departments were thought to have a single role: receive invoices, validate them and pay them. Then accounts payable automation came along and revolutionized the way invoices are processed. A useful tool to be sure, and yet the … Read More

Improve Your AP Vision in 2020

A new year is upon us, and that means resolutions. This year’s number will be an everyday reminder of what our most important resolution should be: in 2020, we all need to get focused on our vision for the future. … Read More

You’ve Automated Your AP Department. What Next?

Congratulations! You’ve taken the leap and automated your AP department’s invoicing system. This took a lot of careful consideration, after which you realized the benefits AP automation can bring to your company. What now? Now you begin to enjoy the … Read More

Give Your Keyboard a Rest with Electronic Invoicing

Take a look at your computer keyboard. If the letter keys are shinier than the number keys, you’re working too hard. At least you’re working too hard at data entry. But why? Why, when so much of that manual data … Read More

The Future is AP Automation, So Why Be Stuck in the Past?

Nearly two decades into the new millennium, we believe we’re living in the future, and one thing should be obvious: digitized business practices have become the norm. Even where once paper and pen applications were considered sacred and untouchable, the … Read More

Automation in Your AP Department: What You Need to Know

“Automation” doesn’t necessarily equate with “automatic”. Yet, in this exciting new world created by the personal computing revolution, we tend to think that way. Our digitized data is supposed to be hands-off. Our machines, driven by software, are supposed to … Read More

Viewing Capabilities for Accounts Payable and Vendors

It’s been said that knowledge is power. If so, power starts with unbridled viewing access to information. The same is true with the business world, of course. It takes a lot of time to build trust between companies that want … Read More

Searchable Invoices: Another Key Benefit of AP Automation

When you think of the benefits of electronic invoicing, what comes to mind is the way it speeds up the process of paying and getting paid. Yet an often-overlooked benefit is the way a start-to-finish automation solution makes all that … Read More

See Tracked Changes for Faster Invoice Processing

One of the wonderful things about the computer age is the ability to do business from vast distances instantaneously. This development has, for example, enabled two or more writers to not only work on a document together from opposite sides … Read More

Dynamic Discounting: It’s Time to Start Earning Accolades

It’s tough to work in an office that gets little respect. The triumphs of other departments like Sales or Research and Development get trumpeted throughout the company: their accomplishments are palpable and highly visible, and they even get plaques, trophies, … Read More

Vendor Portal: Teaming Up with Vendors in Real Time

We all like to think we have an excellent relationship with each vendor we work with. We’re happy that they supply what we need, and they’re thrilled to have the business. But as anyone who’s run into glitches in the … Read More

Bringing Inner Peace to Your AP Department

It’s a tough world. Inner peace is hard to find, especially in the workplace. Razor thin profit margins, quickly changing technology and offshore competition all add to the stress of trying to keep your business afloat. In this climate, how … Read More

Accounts Payable Secret: Fear Not the Demo

In this post, I want to talk about that little Accounts Payable secret all you AP managers out there have been keeping. You know it’s time to get away from paper invoices. You know AP automation is the way forward. … Read More