Category: Corporate Payments

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
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
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
AP AR trends

New data shows: rising trends for accounts payables and receivables

AP departments cite managing and updating vendor bank account details as the top challenge when paying vendors. Couple that with a growing majority of payments being made electronically – and faster – and there’s not...

/ November 11, 2021

AFP 2021 finds finance leaders at flashpoint for automation, sustainability, and data

It’s time. If there were two words we had to assign to next week’s Association of Financial Professionals (AFP) conference, those would get the nod. Because as AFP meets this year, the urgency around payments...

/ November 4, 2021
AP and AR changes

What to expect when you’re expecting AP and AR changes in 2022

Change isn’t always good, but it is inevitable. The B2B payments challenges your AP and AR teams are grappling with in the fall will change in winter, change again in spring and change again in...

/ November 2, 2021
MRI Ascend insider view

An inside look at MRI Ascend

When you head to a conference, you do so with some assumptions. Last week the Paymode-X team at Bottomline traveled to the MRI Ascend conference to talk to real estate companies, investors and property managers...

/ October 28, 2021