embedded finance

Why Embedded Finance is the Present and Future

Convenience sometimes comes with a cost. That’s certainly been the case for business payments, and the cost comes in the form of both money and headaches. No accounts payable or treasury professional wants to manage...

/ January 13, 2022

Bottomline on 2022: 12 issues that demand attention

There’s a widely quoted story told by author Anne Lamott about the time when her younger brother had a high school science assignment to identify 100 birds that were native to the United States. Her...

/ January 10, 2022
Gift of Knowledge

This season give the gift of transformative knowledge: the best of this year’s content, curated in one collection

Looking back on the year, it’s clear that transformation momentum from 2020 didn’t slow as we traveled through 2021. In fact, the energy of last years’ experience became the wind beneath the wings of continued transformation....

/ December 22, 2021
invoice fraud

Putting the Brakes on Invoice Fraud

We always put payment fraud under the microscope because it’s a widespread and evolving problem that puts almost every business at risk. Back in 2019, according to a Lloyds Bank survey, 52% of businesses said...

/ December 15, 2021
Cash management evolution

Aite report stresses urgent need for cash management evolution

Regardless of company size, cash management used to be about one thing: Liquidity. It’s not that this focus has changed; it has taken on new dimensions at a speed and scale that demand financial leaders...

/ December 9, 2021
AP automation

AP Automation: Moving past paper to tackle complexity

For the longest time, conversation around the future of accounts payable has revolved around paper. But paper checks and paper invoices limit the automation you can achieve, so it makes sense that the conversation is...

/ December 7, 2021
insider fraud

Insider Fraud confronts its evolutionary problems

International Fraud Awareness Week is gone but hardly forgotten, nor should it be. Fraudsters aren’t sleeping on the advances made to fight their efforts, and here at Bottomline, we’re not sleeping on fraud of any...

/ December 2, 2021
time to digitize

It’s time to digitize AP payments and processes, and AP teams know it

It seems like there’s a built-in habit among accounts payable teams to plug away with current processes and tools, no matter how cumbersome they might be. It’s admirable, given that often neither the processes nor...

/ November 30, 2021
IFAW 2021

The Bottomline on fraud and financial crime – a collection of resources to raise awareness

International Fraud Awareness Week may have wrapped for 2021, but that doesn’t mean the threat is over…not by a long shot. The annual November event, organized by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), serves...

/ November 24, 2021
fraud investigations

International Fraud Awareness Week: Data analytics feeds anti-fraud investigations

It would be a welcome development if, at some time in the future, we didn’t need an International Fraud Awareness Week. That would mean that our job within Bottomline’s Fraud and Financial Crime team has...

/ November 18, 2021