The Big Payback Blog

Stopping Payments Fraud: Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

Stopping Payments Fraud: Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?Despite advances in technology, companies of all sizes across all industries continue to experience payments fraud at an alarming rate across a multitude of payment types. According to the 2017...


eTail Eating Retail? Why Ecommerce Will Own It All

Amazon’s Whole Foods Acquisition a Bellwether for Brick-and-MortarsWhile it’s unlikely anyone saw Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods coming, no one should be surprised either. Let’s put it this way: it was considerably more likely for Amazon...


Ad Networks Standing Out from Google and Facebook's Dominance

Google and Facebook’s Advertising Duopoly Means Networks Need to Double-Down on Securing Top Publisher RelationshipsVenture capital funding in the adtech space is dropping, according to analysis done by Crunchbase. Likewise, ad revenue is also...


4 Areas You Need to Solve Before Starting an Early Payments Program

4 Areas You Need to Solve Before Starting an Early Payments ProgramEarly payment programs (EP) are in vogue. It’s easy to see why. As a finance professional it is difficult not to be seduced by the prospect of shifting AP from a cost to profit...


Why Early Payments Matter to Publishers, Writers, and Creators

Why Early Payments Matter to Publishers, Writers, and CreatorsToday’s internet is one gigantic content-driven marketplace. We take it for granted that much of the material we absorb on a daily basis – whether it be news, perspectives, or...


Payments Fraud Plays No Favorites: Your Company Is Not Immune

Payments Fraud Plays No Favorites: Your Company Is Not ImmuneAccording to the 2017 AFP Payments Fraud and Control Survey1, seventy-four percent of companies surveyed were victims of actual or attempted payments fraud in 2016. This represents the...


How AP technology is shifting towards becoming "AP Free"

How AP technology is shifting towards becoming “AP Free”Picture the classic accounts payable (AP) professional – glasses, pocket protector, notepad in hand. His/her job was to ensure numbers were correct and that payments were...


5 Essential Books on Online Marketplaces for the Digital Economy

5 Essential Books on Online Marketplaces for the Digital EconomyThe concept of online marketplaces is nothing dramatically new. What is new, however, is how mobile technologies and a global population of suppliers in the digital economy have...