Tag: Business Payments

UK business payments

UK Business Payments, Evaluating the Current Landscape

The recently released “2018 UK Business Payments Barometer” provides some unique and somewhat surprising insights into how the trends surrounding UK business payments are impacting the success of organizations in the U.K. For example, out...

/ August 15, 2018
API Standardization

API Standardization vs. Flexibility with B2B Payments: NACHA and Bottomline Technologies Sound Off

APIs are not new, but the rapid growth of technology in B2B payments has encouraged banks to embrace them as a means of connecting more seamlessly and effectively with technology and customers. In a fintech...

/ August 6, 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
B2B Payments Trends

Trends in B2B Payments and Working Capital Management

The payments landscape is changing faster than ever before. To say that the challenges faced by corporates and banks are heavily complex would be a significant understatement. For an organization to be successful, understanding the...

/ June 12, 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
Banks becoming a strategic partner with business customers

Becoming a Strategic Partner for Business Customers: a 4-Minute Guide for Banks

While it’s often overlooked, managing payments is a strategically important function for business. To be successful, organizations need to make sure that they’re effectively managing their payments to capture all available revenue sources, maximize working...

/ May 29, 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

Securing the payment processing lifecycle

In this recurring SmartPayments feature we sit down with professionals from the corporate and banking space to talk with them about the issues they face on a daily basis. In this instalment we interviewed Camille...

/ April 2, 2018
Turning AP into a profit center

Transforming AP into a Profit Center

As discussed in the previous post, understanding the need to optimize working capital requires AP and Treasury to work together. So how can a historic cost center like AP become a profit center? The approach...

/ March 27, 2018