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Germaine Lang is the Managing Editor of SmartPayments with a strong creative and technical writing background across many industries. She also works to engage customers and relate their experiences with vendor products and services, positioning them as innovative thought leaders.

AP Automation

Banks and businesses focus sights on more B2B payments automation

The rise to automate and digitize business payments and process has accelerated rapidly in 2020 as banks and companies reimagine how they conduct business. To find out what this means for the banking industry and...

/ December 4, 2020

5 Key Takeaways from the Virtual AFP 2020 Event

The trade show experience in 2020 was different than any prior year. These events are the extracurricular clubs of the business world. They gather buyers and suppliers, innovators and educators — all in one place...

/ November 24, 2020
fraud
international fraud awareness week

International Fraud Awareness Week: Know the Threats

Join the global effort to minimize the impact of fraud. Promote awareness. Educate.

/ November 13, 2020
impact of COVID-19
compliance and fraud

In the Fight against Financial Crime, Compliance and Fraud Join Forces

In a recent ACAMS* roundtable session titled Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: The Path to AML and Fraud Fusion, three experts from Bottomline discussed the rising juxtaposition of compliance and fraud and risk management to show...

/ November 10, 2020
2020 B2B Payments Survey

Global 2020 B2B Payments Survey Underscores Importance of Cash Flow Forecasting and Process Digitization

The results are in! The 2020 B2B Payments Survey, underwritten by Bottomline and Strategic Treasurer, takes the global pulse on the state of B2B payments.

/ November 5, 2020
Digital Banking Services for Small Businesses

Digital Banking Services for Small Businesses: 3 Essential Components

For financial institutions, it’s important to realize that the digital banking services needed by small businesses may be different than those needed by your larger banking customers. As the banking industry continues to evolve, new...

/ November 3, 2020
cross-border

Banks and Fintechs Collaborate to Simplify Cross-Border Payments

The global nature of business and banking had already been expanding at a rapid rate, even before the pandemic further emphasized the need for simple and secure, contactless cross-border transactions. And yet, cross-border payments continue...

/ October 29, 2020
cyber security awareness month

October Is Cyber Security Awareness Month

A dynamic collection of educational resources to help you fight cybercrime.

/ October 13, 2020