BLOG 2017

Dec

15

5 concrete tips for preventing payment fraud

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It is the eleventh hour to start focusing on the safety of your payment process if you want to avoid financial damage. Here are 5 actionable tips for preventing payment fraud.
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Dec

13

The eight principles of smart debt collection

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The reports of a lately conducted survey show that 58% of our financial managers think debt collection can damage a customer relationship, and that unpaid customer invoices commonl
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Dec

06

Regtech is about to change the way companies work - here's why

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Thanks to years of digital innovations, it's now easier than ever to start a globally operating business from the comfort of your couch.
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Dec

04

How to manage per diems in the most swift and easy way

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In this two part blog series, we’ll show you how to embrace per diems and get rid of their pains.
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Dec

01

Do More with Your Xpenditure App

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Expense management might not be the sexiest topic within your company, but having your expense management system on point can save you a lot of time and money.
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Nov

20

How blockchain technology is changing trade financing

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Over the past few years, blockchain technology has been declared to transform a number of different financial and business processes. How will it transform trade financing?
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Oct

13

Costs in One Bucket, Benefits in Another?This Is How P2P Works to Remove Silos

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Siloed thinking in P2P prevents businesses from doing the right things. Read Pete Loughlin’s guest blog and find out how the new business paradigm will change the situation!
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Sep

27

Is 29% growth in e-invoicing enough for Europe?

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1.6 billion e-invoices. The figure from EESPA confirms that e-invoicing continues to make headway in Europe, showing increase of 29% on previous year’s volumes. But is it enough?
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Sep

26

3 trends shaping blockchain over the next 12 months

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There’s been a lot of hype and an enormous investor interest around blockchain over the last few years. But what does all of this mean for the technology in the near future?
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Sep

13

Are you ready for the Post-Invoice Economy and the future of Source-to-Pay?

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In the post-invoice economy, source-to-pay and cash management will become key value drivers for an organization. A new way of thinking is needed to stay competitive.
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Sep

04

How CPOs see the future? Highlights from the ProcureCon Report

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100 procurement leaders shared their views on the future of procurement in the ProcureCon survey. Here’s why you should be interested in their answers.
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Sep

01

Why did we ask SIFO to do a large survey about debt collection?

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There are many debt collection surveys. But only one focuses on the consequences of debt collection. Read why OpusCapita decided to conduct a debt collection survey of their own.
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Jul

06

How Well Do You Sleep at Night? Are Your Global Cash Flows Safe From Cybercrime and Fraud?

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Despite all the recent talk concerning cybercrime and fraud, surprisingly many corporates are still unaware of the risks, or strikingly unprepared to mitigate these risks.
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Jun

30

How Much Revenue are You Losing to Payment Fraud?

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Payment fraud is an ever increasing part of doing business and though we are all aware that it is occurring, we often do not understand the size and scale of the problem.
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Jun

09

Boost your return on capital employed with supply chain finance

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When analyzing financials of large Nordic companies I often see Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) included in their financial targets.
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Jun

01

The State of eProcurement in 2017

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In the following blog post I’ll try to summarize my thinking on the recent report produced by SSON and OpusCapita titled Indirect Procurement: 2017 Market Report.
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May

05

Hands-free Procurement

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Web-based procurement (or eProcurement) was originally seen first and foremost as a better way to order catalog products than with older desktop-based procurement systems.
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Apr

25

eSign - your key to the paperless document processes

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Have you already found out how to take the most out of digitalization? Perhaps you have already set a goal to make your office and customer related processes paper free?
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Apr

24

PSD2 speeds up digitalization in cash management

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In less than 300 days, EU member states need to have implemented the Revised Payment Services Directive (PSD2) into their legislation. Change in the financial industry is evident.
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Apr

19

Smarter Procurement in MRO

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MRO management is a balancing act that demands a modern procurement platform with workflow automation. It’s about allocating and managing resources as efficiently as possible.
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Mar

29

Modern procurement systems bring simplicity to complex business environments

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When operations are demanding and time is of the essence, an effective procurement process should bring simplicity and peace of mind.
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Mar

23

Supply Chain Finance: Ready to get into the driver’s seat?

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There is a Finnish saying that if you try and steer your car forward by looking into the rear view mirror, you’ll probably encounter some unintended off-road terrain.
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Mar

21

B2B Procurement: Shopping that won’t exhaust you

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I bet all of you have either been or seen that guy in a department store, sitting on the courtesy couch (love that couch!) near the changing rooms waiting for his wife.
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Mar

15

5 reasons to consider hiring a consultant

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There’s an HBO drama called ‘House of Lies’. The series is entertaining, but plays on many of the negative stereotypes that prevail about management consultants.
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Mar

09

PEPPOL reaches europe: join the growing network!

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The PEPPOL network is expanding rapidly in different parts of Europe. If you are not yet familiar with this acronym, I encourage you to take a closer look.
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Mar

06

Concrete steps for fraud prevention in your organization - Five measures you can take right now

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The key to fighting of cyber attacks lies within careful combining technological and human measures. It all starts with a strong corporate culture.
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Feb

28

C-level fraud or when you are asked to make this money transfer asap! A look at common forms of cyber fraud

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Please make this money transfer fast! This or similar might be the start of an email that brings us directly into one of fastest growing forms of cyber fraud, namely CEO fraud.
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Feb

24

Six good reasons to invest in electronic procurement right now

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Digital transformation is the talk of the town, or should we say industry. Left and right you read about it, and you hear that if you ignore it your business is doomed to fail.
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Jan

16

Are your document management practices outdated?

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Having worked with various types of companies for years, I have noticed that companies manage their documents in a surprisingly decentralized manner.
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