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Automation and your Company’s Future

John Chambers, the outgoing CEO of Cisco, made a shocking statement to an audience of business owners just prior to retiring in 2015. He stated that 40% of their businesses would be functionally dead in 10 years. His statement was […]

Evaluating Our Systems and Streamlining with AP Automation

Having a viable Accounts Payable Automation system is like having properly functioning plumbing in your home. Without it, you could be in big trouble. Just like clogs and leaky pipes make for a miserable existence, so can a business that […]

Closing The Gap Between Procurement and Accounts Payable

Ideally, all departments in a business should be able to work together collaboratively to accomplish the overall goals of the company. In reality, things often don’t work so smoothly. Purchasing and Accounts Payable are an example of two departments that […]

Does Your AP Department Have Terminal Jet Lag?

Technological advances are surging ahead so quickly that many in the business world are experiencing a kind of jet lag. Those who have travelled between time zones know the feeling well. It disrupts your body rhythm, causing you to feel […]

Predictive Analytics & AP Automation

In a recent article, the Harvard Business reviewed the differences between forecasting and predictive analytics and, how a company’s analytics are related to its profitability. http://bit.ly/2dJ7wzb So, in answer to the first question, predictive analytics goes way beyond forecasting because […]

Adapting to the use of Automation in Business

When the use of artificial intelligence was first introduced, there were many science fiction movies made about the effect it would have on mankind. Computers and robots were often portrayed as sentient beings whose ultimate desire was to take over […]

Breaking Through the Glass Ceiling of AP Automation

A dramatic change is occurring in the perception of the worldwide market about the strategic importance of the accounts payable department. Business leaders are beginning to understand its importance in the making of primary monetary decisions. This is a clear […]

The Effect of Accounts Payable Automation On Cash Flow

Nearly every manufacturing firm has had the experience of checking an inventory list for a requested item and finding that the supply was listed at zero, only to later discover that there were several of the same items sitting somewhere […]

Innovative Solutions That Rock The AP World

For several years, the average business organization was focused on the rote day-to-day manual activities of the accounts payable department as a way to define its value. Departments whose manual activities from purchase order matching to invoice payment ran smoothly […]