Tag: Accounts Payable

ap automation project plan

5 Steps to Creating an AP Automation Project Plan

Transforming your AP from a manual process to an electronic one saves time, money and provides unprecedented visibility into cash flow. In fact, it’s been proven over and over that AP automation is worth the...

/ October 16, 2018

AP Automation In Action: 4 Tales of AP Transformation

It takes little effort to find a plethora of third-party resources that tout the cost-savings and increased efficiency that accounts payable automation (AP automation)can generate. In fact, a 2018 Ardent Partners report discussing the current...

/ October 8, 2018
accounts payable automation

Why Accounts Payable Automation is Worth the Investment

The term accounts payable automation,or AP automation, describes the process of streamlining the business processes and workflow of AP departments through technology advancements. Undergoing the transformation from manual to automated AP processes may seem like...

/ October 1, 2018
Financial Operations Management for Small Businesses

Effective Financial Operations Management for Small Businesses: A Look from the Inside

Effective Financial Operations Management for Small Businesses: A Look from Inside Ally Pediatric Therapy In this recurring SmartPayments feature, we sit down with business payment professionals from the corporate and banking space to talk to them...

/ July 5, 2018
electronic payment adoption

B2B Electronic Payment Adoption & Fintech’s Evolving Role: NACHA and Bottomline Technologies Sound Off

Despite offering innumerable benefits, electronic payment adoption continues to face challenges as organizations cling steadfastly to their tried and true paper-based processes. Fintechs have worked and continue to work hard to change that, however. To...

/ June 14, 2018
request for payment

Request for Payment and the Need to Balance Speed & Security: NACHA and Bottomline Technologies Sound Off

As you consider the proliferation of new payment options flooding the industry, such as request for payment, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the choices and confused by what it all means to you and...

/ May 29, 2018
Advice for Treasurers to get more out of accounts payable

Getting More Out of Accounts Payable: Lessons for Treasurers

As discussed in the previous post and throughout the series, as the function of accounts payable evolves, Treasury is positioned as an ideal partner to help transform it into a profit center. Here are the...

/ May 21, 2018
Accounts payable trends

3 Trends Impacting Your AP Department in 2018

For accounts payable (AP) departments, the pressure is on. Traditional responsibilities are shifting and AP is being tasked with driving greater value, cost savings, and efficiencies across business functions. Three industry trends are the driving...

/ May 14, 2018
working capital management

B2B Payments & Working Capital Management Strategies

Nearly half of all corporates see a bank’s B2B payables offerings as being an important factor in the bank selection process. Strategic Treasurer’s B2B Payments and WCM Strategies Survey captured the responses of 335 corporate and...

/ May 9, 2018
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