BLOG 2016

Dec

20

The 5 major costs of poor document management

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Managing electronic documents incorrectly can cause your company a number of problems, the most serious of which is that you may even be breaking the law.
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Dec

08

e-Invoicing is no Longer Enough!

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After reading the Bruno Koch's report on e-invoicing, I’m a little disappointed. Not with the report, but with the incremental (some might say sluggish) growth of e-invoicing.
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Nov

22

Towards a successful digital business network – Step 5: A new era

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Even when a company has achieved its dream of 100% digitalization, it is unlikely that the situation will remain static. It is natural to change suppliers and get new customers.
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Nov

16

Accurate procurement means easier invoicing

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It’s no secret that the invoice handling process in best-in-class organizations operates like clockwork. But just how do they achieve this?
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Nov

04

Towards a successful digital business network – Step 4: The target is 100% digitalization

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it is time to think about expanding the service to cover your entire business network and thus achieve the business benefits that were defined at the start.
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Nov

03

Making sense of managing data

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In today’s digital economy, it’s essential for companies to have a data management strategy. But where should you start? What goals should you set?
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Oct

26

IN FOCUS – Improving your invoice data quality

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Developments in invoice processing have made the practice easier and faster than before, but have also made it more challenging for accounts payable to improve at the same pace.
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Oct

21

Brisk growth in E-invoicing and the 3 drivers accelerating it further

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Recently, the European E-invoicing Service Providers Association EESPA reported that over 1,25 billion electronic invoices were processed and delivered by its members last year.
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Oct

18

Toward a successful digital business network – Step 3: First practical measures

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The quickest achievable benefits provide a good starting point for practical measures. In the first stage, the measures should be limited to the five main ones.
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Oct

17

Four transformations in financial management

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The fourth industrial revolution is under way, and technology is advancing in leaps and bounds. Technological trends mean changes to companies’ purchasing and payment processes.
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Oct

03

Towards a successful digital business network – Step 2

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The next decision you need to make is which type of organization to use in the transformation to digital processes and which type of technology to use to enable digitalization.
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Sep

19

Towards a successful digital business network – Step 1

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I promised to discuss the five most important steps in creating a digital business network. The first one is to focus on planning and creating a model of what you want to achieve.
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Sep

16

Are you easy to do business with?

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What would you do if you could start your current business or company anew, right from the start? This is the question to ask now.
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Sep

05

Successful digital business networks in five steps

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There is no denying that summer is over. In the fall cranes migrate to better climate zones. Businesses could actually learn a great deal from wedges of cranes.
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Aug

24

Are you ready for the new automation culture?

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Robotic Process Automation, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence revolutionize knowledge work. Do these technologies seem like futuristic visions to you? Think again!
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Aug

11

PEPPOL will change the game in e-invoicing

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Are you keen on e-invoicing? If yes, then PEPPOL (Pan-European Public Procurement Online) probably is on your radar screen already. If it is not, I suggest that you look into it.
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Mar

11

Why bank connectivity as a service wins over the traditional software approach

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You can’t be in business without having a relationship with at least one bank. Every corporate has had to solve their bank connectivity somehow.
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Feb

26

Will 2016 be the year the paper invoice becomes unnecessary?

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Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? No? Then maybe I can make a suggestion: perhaps you should decide to stop receiving paper invoices.
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Feb

22

What’s on top of the CPOs’ mind? Top 5 takeaways from the Nordic Strategy Forum

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I and some fellow opuscapitans participated in the Nordic Strategy Forum CPO in Riga. I thought I would share with you my key takeaways from the event.
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