Invoice-to-Blog

The accounts payable blog for finance and banking professionals.

Best practices for accounts payable professionals across all industries. We also address how banks can benefit from thinking differently about integrated payables solutions for clients.

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Are you a technologist cfo

April 19, 2018

Are You a Technologist CFO? – Becoming a Full Stack CFO

“The measure of intelligence is the ability to change.” As new technology continues disrupting all industries without regard, Albert Einstein’s words ring truer than ever for today’s CFO. The responsibility to invest in the technology that provides true business value falls squarely on the shoulders of finance chiefs.

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3 Payment Controls Every Accounts Payable Team Needs

April 12, 2018

Three B2B Payment Controls Every Accounts Payable Team Needs

The world of B2B payments has become the wild, wild west of Corporate America. According to the recently released 2018 AFP Payments Fraud and Control Survey, 78% of businesses have experienced attempted and/or actual payments fraud. This number has risen steadily since 2013, when only 60% of businesses indicated the same fate.

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April 5, 2018

Why You Should Be Using Automated Purchase Order Matching

The traditionally painful and time-consuming process of comparing purchase orders to invoices has been transformed in a way that provides total efficiency and complete visibility.

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March 29, 2018

Are You a Strategist CFO? – Becoming a Full Stack CFO

“We’re getting to the point where the future role of the CFO resembles that of a data scientist more so than that of an accountant.” This article is part 2 of a 5-part series focused on Becoming a Full Stack […]

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March 22, 2018

3 Reasons OCR is Not Enough for Effective Invoice Capture

OCR is a gift to AP clerks everywhere, but it’s not a silver bullet. If you’re an AP team looking to make life easier,  an optical character recognition (OCR) solution by itself is not a very strategic investment. It is […]

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March 15, 2018

Are You a Steward CFO? – Becoming a Full Stack CFO

Being a CFO today means something very different than it used to. Running an organization with maximum efficiency with disruptive tech constantly hitting the market while strictly adhering to accounting and reporting rules is no simple task. It requires the diverse skill set of a Steward CFO.

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March 6, 2018

Time-Saving Tips for Accounts Payable

As all accounts payable managers know, AP processing is among the most manual, time-consuming, and cumbersome processes in accounting. From the time that a vendor sends you an invoice, to the time you send your payment, there are numerous ways to save valuable time.

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4 Reason You Need a B2B Payments Strategy

February 28, 2018

4 Reasons You Need a B2B Payments Strategy

While you may not realize it, there is tremendous economic upside if you take a strategic approach to processing and paying invoices.

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The digital transformation of accounts payable has saved businesses time and money.

February 22, 2018

The Digital Transformation of Accounts Payable Invoices

Three ways that automation technology has created a smoother and smarter accounts payable invoice workflow, and, in turn, driven widespread adoption across all industries.

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Thanks in part to AP automation opportunities, the paperless wave is taking hold.

February 13, 2018

Paper Is Out, Electronic Is In: Tracking The Rise of Paperless

Here’s a brief history on how the paperless trend got its start and why it doesn’t look like it will be ending anytime soon:

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AP automation helps to free up time so professionals can accomplish what they need to.

February 9, 2018

How to Redirect Time to Value-Added Projects with AP Automation

Accounts payable automation frees up time for FTEs but many wonder how to redirect that time. In this post we lay out some ways in which you can put that time to use.

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February 7, 2018

Payments Optimization: Mastering the Dance with Your Suppliers

Many companies fall prey to common myths around converting suppliers from checks to electronic payments. Here we look at five of the most common myths.

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February 2, 2018

The Good News Is That Fraud Is Avoidable

Most growing business owners don’t recognize that online fraud is a real threat. They’re busy taking their business to the next level, not protecting their assets. And they assume that they are protected by their bank, which they are not. […]

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January 31, 2018

[Video] Winning the Approval for AP Automation with the ROI

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AP automation improves processes, making for a leaner, more efficient budget.

January 28, 2018

2018 Budget Planning: Why Making Room for AP Automation is Critical in the New Year

Businesses that still rely on manual accounts payable processes should consider writing a line item into their 2018 budgets for AP automation.

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