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Nov 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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Jun 14 , 2018

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

by Buyer-Supplier Ecosystem, Digitalization, 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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Feb 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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Sep 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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Nov 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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Nov 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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Oct 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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Oct 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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Sep 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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Sep 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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Aug 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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Jul 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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