Accounts Payable

Getting smart about value of data and data driven automation

Accurate and relevant data directly impacts business success. That may seem like an obvious statement, but when you think that many companies don’t have visibility of basic transactional data, it’s very relevant. These organisations can’t rely on the accuracy of their information, so they make assumptions or rely on intuition to guide crucial decisions. Digital data is less prone to manual...

E-invoicing: The Accounts Payable (AP) best practice behind productivity

Financial organizations are often on the lookout for the next step in efficiency. For the last few years, businesses have consistently prioritized any effort that can increase productivity, improve reporting and accounts payable analytics, or reduce invoice processing costs. Paper is the arch enemy of Accounts Payable and adoption of AP automation best practices What has kept AP heavy-footed,...

3 Things We Learned at Basware Connect 2016 in North America

What stood out to our attendees of the 2016 North American Basware Connect user conference? Some may say thought-provoking content, the networking, the amazing food (ok – so we all enjoyed that), contributions from analysts and speakers, the social activities, the demonstration stations, the planking (you had to be there for that one), or maybe some other valuable takeaway. While we’re always...

Drive growth by joining Basware Connect

Autumn is here again. It's time to look forward for Finance and Procurement professionals to meet at Basware Connect events and work together to lead the way in identifying new market and profit opportunities, strengthen relationships with trading partners and act as a catalyst for change across the business. With 2016 theme "Driving growth" we invite you to the Basware Connect events to hear...

How tech can make the CFO’s job easier

Over the last few years, I’ve read countless articles about the role of CFOs evolving from traditional skills and disciplines to wearing multiple hats and becoming a strategic force within the business. Today, we’re focused not only on reducing costs but shortening time to value, to give our organizations the agility to adapt to dynamic market conditions and compete in a more interconnected world...

Are CFOs ready to become Chief Performance Officers of the future?

If we started with a blank sheet of paper, would we design the Finance functions we have today? Possibly not, according to a recent hypothesis from PwC[1] about the CFOs of the future. Until recently, Finance has been tasked to lower costs, provide governance, and increase insight. These financial skills and disciplines will still exist in future, but it’s time to look beyond the old chestnut of...

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