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Holistic Accounts Payable - According to Forrester (Video)

Andy Bartels of Forrester provided a keynote on holistic accounts payable in San Francisco in May. He also discusses  the changes in finance and accounts payable that the CFO faces today as the business needs to scale, including the need to offer...


Accounts Payable Manifesto

Does Anyone like AP Supplier Payments? The Accounts Payable Manifesto

Let’s face it. It’s the job no one wants and no one wants to think about: paying suppliers. The accounts payable effort is an unsexy sunk cost to the company. Every step of the accounts payable supplier payment operation, from invoice processing...


Mass Payments Beyond PayPal

PayPal Mass Pay provides a low-entry barrier option to make large amounts of payments to a partner network because of its large footprint and reach. However, fast-growing companies soon reach a point where their mass payments volume and operational...


Do You Fear Automating Financial Operations?

Have you seen the video of the 70-year-old grandmother’s reaction to being in the driver’s seat of a self-driving Tesla? If not, take a look. Her reaction is priceless, to say the least. It’s so extreme, you have to just...


An Easier Path to Supplier Tax Form Compliance

Gathering IRS tax forms (W-9, W-8 Series, etc.) from suppliers is fraught with obstacles and manual processes. While collecting W-9 forms may be somewhat manageable because they’re primarily domestic, what buries workflow productivity for accounts...


5 New Year's Resolutions for Accounts Payable in 2016

While in our personal lives we may resolve in the new year to eat better, lose some weight, enjoy life more, focus on the important things, or save money, accounts payable organizations could also stand a little improvement, especially with year-end...


Lean Accounting and Accounts Payable Automation

One of the major tenets of lean accounting and lean management is that accounts payable is waste and must be eliminated. Have I got your attention yet? It’s a provocative proposition. Can companies really do away with AP? Who’s going to pay...


How Chartboost Helps Their Publishers Manage Payment Options

Monetization network demonstrates the importance of communicating with publishers about payment options and processes Ad, affiliate, and monetization networks have to work with thousands of publishers, affiliates, and developers, and often times, it...