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July 26, 2019

Hey CFOs - this should be important to you!

by Accounts Payable Optimization, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement, Invoice Process Automation

The classic mistake many Nordic organizations make when digitalizing their purchase-to-pay process is starting with accounts payable.
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July 05, 2019

Indirect vs Direct Procurement - who cares?

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, Sourcing, E-procurement

Ever wonder why indirect spend get’s neglected whereas, direct spend is lavishly supported by tools, expertise and focus? Us too!
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May 21, 2019

New Technology Drives E-procurement and Sourcing

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, Sourcing, E-procurement

The hype cycle is always an interesting view of technology and the most recent report from Gartner on procurement and sourcing is no exception.
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May 07, 2019

Spend under management – the OpusCapita way

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, Sourcing, E-procurement

In many of my blogs I talk around a subject and really do my best to avoid any kind of sales pitch – which is probably the way you like it.
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March 19, 2019

e-Procurement Benefits Calculator - the value of transformation

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, Sourcing, E-procurement, Invoice Process Automation

When companies make the decision to modernize or digitally transform part of their organization, lots of hard work is involved in building a solid business case.
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March 18, 2019

Imagine knowing 100% of your spend was under management – We can help

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, Sourcing, E-procurement

In order to stay in control of your procurement spend, it’s important to get ahead of the game. You should be aware of the latest trends driving procurement transformation.
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March 12, 2019

Are we ready for the second phase of digitalization?

by Digitalization, Source-to-Pay

The challenges posed by the rapid advancement of technology will require a collaborative approach from businesses if they want to survive.
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February 15, 2019

Why a content strategy for e-procurement matters

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, Sourcing, E-procurement

No content strategy for your e-procurement process? If procurement transformation is in your near future then you should definitely read on.
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January 22, 2019

The struggle to create a ‘digital business’ and why we fail

by Digitalization, Industry Trends and Technology, Point-of-View, Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay

According to recent reporting, most CFO/CIOs are on the path of digital transformation - but the majority fail to achieve their ambitions. Why?
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December 31, 2018

Accounts Payable Automation - the value of a business network

by e-invoicing Trends, Accounts Payable Optimization, Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, Source-to-Pay, Invoice Process Automation, Business Network, E-invoicing

So you’ve decided to digitally transform your accounts payable function with the goal of improving control, visibility and efficiency.
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December 27, 2018

The Business Case for Invoice Automation

by e-invoicing Trends, Accounts Payable Optimization, Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, Source-to-Pay, Invoice Process Automation, Business Network, E-invoicing

The business case for Accounts Payable automation is fairly straightforward but there is some nuance to consider as you begin planning your digital transformation project.
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October 16, 2018

The Inevitable Challenges with Procurement of Services

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

Procurement of services continues to be a challenge for the procurement departments. Read this blog to find out why and learn how to overcome the challenge.
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August 28, 2018

3 Trends That Are Driving Procurement Transformation

by Digitalization, Industry Trends and Technology, Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

The 2018 ProcureCon Benchmarking Report gives insight into the collective mind of the Chief Procurement Officer. This blog highlights 3 trends we think you should be aware of.
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August 21, 2018

Mission Impossible: Can You Achieve Total Spend Visibility and Control?

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

Is it possible to achieve 100% of spend under management? Or even hit close to this ultimate procurement goal? Yes, it is, but it doesn’t come easy.
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July 17, 2018

Who Knew MRO Was So Complicated?

by Industry Trends and Technology, Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

On top of the everyday complexities of MRO, those in the industry need to tackle disruptions affecting supply chains and increasing risks. What keeps MRO Managers up at night?
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May 28, 2018

Why Does Amazon-Like User Experience and Guided Buying Matter in E-procurement?

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

If your organization’s employees aren’t happy with the usability of the e-procurement system, it is hard to reach procurement targets. Here’s what guided buying means in practice.
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April 13, 2018

Supplier Performance Management: Why Should You Care?

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

Why should corporations turn their focus to their suppliers? In short, effective supplier performance management will reduce various risks and save money.
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March 09, 2018

Is It Time to Retire the Invoice?

by Digitalization, Industry Trends and Technology, Source-to-Pay

We are already in mid-March, and 2018 is seemingly just another year. Or is it? Last year we saw we were arriving in the post-invoice economy. Is the invoice ready to be retired?
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February 19, 2018

3 Reasons Why You Should Care About Quality Catalog Content in E-procurement

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

You should not underestimate the importance of the quality of your catalog content to your procurement efficiency. Here are 3 KPIs across your organization that are affected.
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September 13, 2017

Are You Ready for the Post-Invoice Economy and the Future of Source-to-Pay?

by Digitalization, Industry Trends and Technology, Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay

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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September 04, 2017

How CPOs See the Future? Highlights from the ProcureCon Report

by Digitalization, Industry Trends and Technology, Procurement Trends

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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June 01, 2017

The State of E-procurement in 2017

by Procurement Trends, E-procurement

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, 2017

Hands-Free Procurement

by Digitalization, Industry Trends and Technology, Procurement Trends, E-procurement

Web-based procurement (or e-procurement) 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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April 19, 2017

Smarter Procurement in MRO

by Procurement Trends, E-procurement

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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March 29, 2017

Modern Procurement Systems Bring Simplicity to Complex Business Environments

by Procurement Trends, E-procurement

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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March 21, 2017

B2B Procurement: Shopping That Won’t Exhaust You

by Procurement Trends, E-procurement

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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February 24, 2017

Six Good Reasons to Invest in Electronic Procurement Right Now

by Digitalization, Procurement Trends, E-procurement

Digital transformation is the talk of the town, or should we say industry. In this blog, we'll share convincing arguments for pushing digitalization in procurement.
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December 08, 2016

e-Invoicing is no Longer Enough!

by e-invoicing Trends, Digitalization, E-invoicing

After reading the Billentis report on e-invoicing, I’m disappointed. Not with the report, but with the sluggish growth of e-invoicing. Why have so few companies switched over?
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