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Basware Adds Tools for Power Users in Accounts Payable Release to Improve Usability for Non-AP Staff

02 December 2020

Basware Adds Tools for Power Users in Accounts Payable Release to Improve Usability for Non-AP Staff

Delivers Process Efficiencies for 100% User Adoption and 100% Spend Visibility

ESPOO, Finland, DECEMBER 2, 2020 –The latest release to the Basware (Nasdaq: BAS1V) Accounts Payable (AP) Automation solution introduces a standalone set of features designed for a dedicated user role outside of the AP department: the power user. Power users process more invoices than business users and perform complex invoice processing activities like AP clerks. Because of the complexity of their work and sheer number of invoices they process, this new release streamlines the user interface, which simplifies the process, increases user adoption, and ultimately provides the organisation with better spend visibility.

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“The new features provide the missing link between business users and AP clerks to optimise efficiency in AP operations, allowing organisations to meet their AP key performance indicators,” states Olav Maas, Director AP Automation, Basware. “It’s difficult – nearly impossible – for a central AP team to understand all specific local requirements of purchases. Think of project managers in the construction industry purchasing construction materials and coordinating sub-contractors, or property managers in real estate with spend responsibilities such as cleaning and landscaping services – only they understand the particulars of these specific processes. They are also expected to complete the task of processing incoming invoices from those vendors. This means that they require sophisticated and precise tools to complete these tasks more efficiently.”

The additional tools, designed specifically for power users, provide this user type with a single, desktop-optimised view of all their tasks. It presents all relevant invoice information -- image, coding and actions -- in that one view, allowing them to match invoices with purchase orders and access coding tools with great ease. This streamlined interface delivers process efficiencies and ultimately improves user adoption because users can make quick decisions as they don’t need to click through multiple screens -- or even navigate around on the one screen. By increasing the through-put of invoices, this technology leads to benefits such as the ability to capture early payment discounts and greater overall spend visibility for the company.

To learn more, read Achieving significant process efficiencies for power users managing decentralised AP tasks on the blog.

About Basware: 

Basware is the only procure-to-pay and e-invoicing solution provider that empowers businesses with 100% spend visibility through 100% supplier connectivity and 100% data capture. Our cloud-based technology enables organisations to fully manage their spend, mitigate financial risk and reduce the cost of operations via automation. With the world’s largest open business network and an open technology ecosystem, we are uniquely positioned to deliver the solution required for Visible Commerce, which provides customers with complete transparency into all the flows of money, goods, and services around the world. A global company, Basware has offices in 14 countries and is traded on the Helsinki exchange (BAS1V: HE).

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Jeanne Bernish
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