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International Fraud Awareness Week: Connecting data to the customer experience

Now that we’re into International Fraud Awareness Week, I find the amount of discussion around the role of data in fraud defense capabilities striking. It’s a great focus area, especially as machine learning and advanced...

/ November 16, 2021
insider fraud

New poll data: Insider and APP fraud need more attention

As International Fraud Awareness Week kicks off, we took the pulse of Bottomline’s LinkedIn audience and found some results that show banks and corporates have a healthy level of concern regarding cyberattacks. But it also...

/ November 15, 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
new payments architecture

UK banks reckon with the future of new payments architecture initiative

It has been a long journey for the UK’s New Payments Architecture (NPA) programme. Its aims are nothing short of “futureproofing” the UK’s payments infrastructure in the era of digital transformation and open banking. And...

/ November 9, 2021
automation

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
CoP - Ed Adshead-Grant

Building the business case for Confirmation of Payee

Lest you don’t believe that payment security innovation isn’t necessary, consider this payments nightmare straight out of the September 1 issue of The Guardian. It tells the story of a poor bloke who took out...

/ October 26, 2021

Six quick tips for finance leaders on their digital transformation journey

Digital transformation and automation can be an intimidating process, especially if your company has the remnants of legacy processes and technology, or worse yet, dominance of analog processes. If you’re like many companies in this...

/ October 21, 2021