Blog

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 12, 2019

The year at OpusCapita so far - A CEO perspective

by OpusCapita, Source-to-Pay

I would like to look back at the eventful first half of 2019 and also to offer some insights on what exciting things lie ahead for OpusCapita and our customers.
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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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June 28, 2019

Assembling the engine - A look at the year so far

by Source-to-Pay

This year has been an exciting year for OpusCapita as a whole. We have announced our ownership change in March but that was definitely not the only thing happening this year.
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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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April 25, 2019

Procurement is the key driver for transformation - But nobody knows it

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

Working in Sales I get to meet a lot of our customers and prospects and it’s really interesting, hearing from different companies and people.
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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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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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October 10, 2018

CFO, Why You Too Should Care About Spend Under Management

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

Bringing more spend under management is a priority for the Chief Procurement Officers. This blog discusses why the metric matters for the Chief Financial Officers, too.
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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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July 02, 2018

4 Concrete Steps to Purchase-to-Pay Implementation Success

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

What are the keys to a successful purchase-to-pay implementation? Samira Jaakkola, Procurement Manager at HDL, shares her experiences and insights after a determined project
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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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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

The New OpusCapita Is a Provider to Know

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

Do you know the new OpusCapita? In this blog, CEO Patrik Sallner shares his views on the recent transformation of the company and discusses why OpusCapita is a Provider to Know.
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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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October 13, 2017

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

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

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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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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July 30, 2017

Smooth and Compliant Procurement of a Million Spare Parts Captures Savings on the Bottom Line

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

Ramirent struggled to capture the negotiated savings on the bottom line. To close the gap between sourcing and spending, they chose to implement OpusCapita’s e-Procurement system.
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June 03, 2017

Procurement Goes Together with Finance

by Point-of-View, Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay

What do procurement and finance need from each other? CFO of Lassila & Tikanoja, Timo Leinonen and Head of Purchasing at Outotec, Pekka Heikkilä discuss the topic.
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April 30, 2017

Procurement Takes the Lead in Building the P2P Value Chain

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

Procurement function is uniquely positioned to raise the game for the whole organization. It is time to put the emphasis on the first P in the purchase-to-pay chain!
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September 20, 2016

Purchasing, Finance Administration and Treasury Require Cross-Border Cooperation

by Point-of-View, Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay

Developing purchasing, payment and cash management functions requires cross-border collaboration and systems, interfaces and automation. We tuned in for an expert panel discussion
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August 08, 2016

The View from the Top

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay

Redefining purchase-to-pay into an integrated, automated and digital process expands horizons for corporate CFOs and CPOs, both of whom are reaching for control and compliance.
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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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