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April 19, 2019

3 Key Takeaways from Peppol General Assembly

by PEPPOL, Source-to-Pay, Business Network, E-invoicing

Ahti Allikas presents the key takeaways from the 2019 Peppol General Assembly: Increased focus on different users, Internationalization and highlights from the working plan.
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January 23, 2019

How E-invoicing Can Lower your Risk of Fraud

by e-invoicing Trends, Business Network, E-invoicing

Recently, nearly 35,000 CFO’s were subject to a targeted Phishing scam costing these organizations both time and money. Learn how e-invoicing can reduce your risk of fraud.
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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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November 02, 2018

Standardization of e-Invoicing in the U.S. Takes Steps Forward

by e-invoicing Trends, Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, PEPPOL, Business Network, E-invoicing

The United States is moving forward with country-wide e-invoice standardization. This blog explains why this news should have a positive influence on the global e-invoicing market.
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September 12, 2018

How Will the New European Standard on e-Invoicing Affect You?

by e-invoicing Trends, Digitalization, Industry Trends and Technology, Business Network, E-invoicing

The new European standard on e-invoicing will take effect soon. This blog summarizes what the standard actually is and what it is not. Do you know how it will affect your company?
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September 05, 2018

Stop Wasting Time and Money: Paper Invoices Prevent Accounts Payable Efficiency

by e-invoicing Trends, Accounts Payable Optimization, Digitalization, Invoice Process Automation, Business Network, E-invoicing

High rates of paper and unstructured email invoices prevent efficient invoice handling in mid-sized companies. Switching to e-invoices can spark Accounts Payable improvement.
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July 31, 2018

Germany Is Shifting e-Invoicing into a New Gear in Europe

by e-invoicing Trends, Digitalization, Business Network, E-invoicing

Germany has drawn up a solid roadmap to a digital future. How will the actions of the public sector affect the progress of e-invoicing in the country - and in the whole of Europe?
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June 14, 2018

The Future of B2B Trade Is in the Open Digital Business Networks

by Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, Industry Trends and Technology, Business Network

Digitalization is set to disrupt B2B operating models with real-time information and interaction. How far along are we on the journey toward digital networks in global trade?
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June 13, 2018

Why the Latin American Approach Is the Hot Topic in Electronic Invoicing?

by e-invoicing Trends, Digitalization, Industry Trends and Technology, Business Network, E-invoicing

The Latin American approach to e-invoicing has become a hot topic in Europe. What is the difference and why the interest is rising? This blog answers the most frequent questions.
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May 24, 2018

Why Has the Digitalization of B2B Trade Not Gone All the Way?

by and Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, Point-of-View, Source-to-Pay, Business Network

Especially in the Nordics, e-invoicing has already become business-as-usual in the B2B trade. The digitalization has not extended to corporate purchasing and ordering. Why not?
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May 16, 2018

Countdown to the European e-Invoicing Standard Means Also a Spurt for PEPPOL

by e-invoicing Trends, Digitalization, Industry Trends and Technology, Business Network, E-invoicing

Only 11 months to go until public sector in Europe will need to be able to receive e-invoices. PEPPOL has become an interesting option for the implementation - here’s why.
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April 23, 2018

4 Reasons Why You Should Start e-Invoicing Now

by e-invoicing Trends, Digitalization, Business Network, E-invoicing

The introduction of e-invoicing is the perfect start for the digitalization of a company’s financial processes. If you don’t want to be left behind, the time to start is now.
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February 06, 2018

The Challenges of International e-Invoicing

by e-invoicing Trends, Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, Business Network, E-invoicing

For any company, the first step in overcoming the challenges of international e-invoicing is to focus on internal processes. In a SSC, e-invoicing can be the key enabler.
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May 04, 2017

Toward 100% Digital Business Networks

by Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, PEPPOL, Business Network

A 100 percent digital business-to-business network: utopia? Not at all! Organizations can already embark on the journey toward entirely digital selling, buying, and paying.
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March 09, 2017

PEPPOL Reaches Europe: Join the Growing Network!

by e-invoicing Trends, PEPPOL, Business Network, E-invoicing

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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November 22, 2016

Toward a Successful Digital Business Network – Step 5: A New Era

by Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, Business Network

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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November 04, 2016

Toward a Successful Digital Business Network – Step 4: The Target Is 100% Digitalization

by Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, Business Network

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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October 18, 2016

Toward a Successful Digital Business Network – Step 3: First Practical Measures

by Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, Business Network

The next step in our blog series and in building an effective digital business network is to focus on taking the first practical measures with service providers and suppliers.
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October 03, 2016

Toward a Successful Digital Business Network – Step 2

by Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, Business Network

The next step in the transformation to digital processes is to review orgganizational options and decide which type of technology to use to enable digitalization.
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September 19, 2016

Toward a Successful Digital Business Network – Step 1

by Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, Business Network

Let's start going over the five most important steps in creating a digital business network. The first one is to focus on planning and creating a model of you want to achieve.
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September 05, 2016

Successful Digital Business Networks in Five Steps

by Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, Business Network

Digitalization is disrupting traditional operating models at an incredible rate. No company survives on its own. This blog series discusses how to create digital business networks
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July 02, 2016

Ecosystems Are the New Black

by Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, Point-of-View, Source-to-Pay, Business Network

We all know ecosystems. Most of us, or the women at least, also know the little black dress. Connecting these two is not as far-fetched as you might first think.
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