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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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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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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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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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September 27, 2017

Is 29% Growth in e-Invoicing Enough for Europe?

by e-invoicing Trends, Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, PEPPOL, E-invoicing

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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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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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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August 11, 2016

PEPPOL Will Change the Game in e-Invoicing

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

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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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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