Important AP Metrics

Navigate Your Way to Success with AP Metrics that Matter

The GPS is a technological advancement that never ceases to amaze me. You tell it where you want to go and it tells you how to get there, no matter how lost you may be....

/ April 16, 2018
SWIFT Customer Security Programme

Meeting the Requirements of the SWIFT Customer Security Programme

With the January deadline for self-attestation to the SWIFT Customer Security Programme (CSP) in the rear view mirror, members of the Swift community find themselves at various levels of compliance. On the whole, many organisations...

/ April 9, 2018
Managing Multiple Payment Schemes With Cloud Technology

Managing Multiple Payment Schemes With Cloud Technology

Living in a digital world where technology and connectivity have become integral to every aspect of our personal and business lives, the ability to keep pace and adapt can be a real challenge. There has...

/ April 2, 2018

Securing the payment processing lifecycle

In this recurring SmartPayments feature we sit down with professionals from the corporate and banking space to talk with them about the issues they face on a daily basis. In this instalment we interviewed Camille...

/ April 2, 2018
Turning AP into a profit center

Transforming AP into a Profit Center

As discussed in the previous post, understanding the need to optimize working capital requires AP and Treasury to work together. So how can a historic cost center like AP become a profit center? The approach...

/ March 27, 2018
anti-money laundering

Evaluating Anti-Money Laundering Providers: Getting the Answers You Need to Make a Smart Choice

A lot of change is affecting the banking industry, which is always followed by new and tougher regulations, often related to anti-money laundering. In January alone two new regulations were discussed by the Senate regarding...

/ March 19, 2018
Accounts payable

Why the Partnership between Treasury & AP Matters

As discussed in the previous post, Treasury understands that AP has a significant impact on working capital and accordingly, their stake in the success of AP is high. Optimizing working capital and liquidity requires that...

/ March 19, 2018

Effectively Bridging Legacy Technology in a Digital World: A Guide for Financial Institutions

The recent Banking Barometer, conducted by the Swiss Bankers Association (SBA),suggests that banks in Switzerland are facing major challenges: rising regulatory costs, negative interest rates, shrinking margins, increasing customer demands and last but not least, digitalisation....

/ March 16, 2018

Eliminating Failed Direct Debit Transactions with Bank Validation Technology

Corporations worldwide make billions of payments every day, yet they generally do so without first validating that the information surrounding those payments is correct. The result is a rejected payment that can cost upwards of...

/ March 9, 2018

The Importance of Measurement and the Treasurer’s Stake in AP

As discussed in a previous post, AP is often viewed as a cost center and Treasury, in conjunction with AP, is key to establishing the link between corporate goals and AP’s role. But what are...

/ March 6, 2018