Understanding the Invoice Process and its Challenges

Receiving an invoice is the first step in the AP department payment process, but many people do not understand all the steps necessary in receiving, verifying, and tracking those invoices. It can be a complicated process and involves many steps that are crucial in...

How Accounts Payable Automation Can Simplify Your AP Department

Accounts Payable departments are involved in every aspect of a payment’s life-cycle, which starts with receiving an invoice. No matter the size of your company, processing invoices can be tedious and frustrating as a delay during any step can cause significant...

The Case for MS Dynamics GP Integrated AP Automation

With over 50,000 customers, Microsoft Dynamics – Great Plains (GP) is one of the major success stories in the ERP industry. Organizations have achieved great benefits from its deployment due to its scalability and versatility. Now paperless automation, once reserved...

Top 10 Key Performance Indicators for Accounts Payable Operations

Finance leaders in most companies are looking at their Accounts Payable department to find opportunities for improvement, and to determine when bringing in new technology makes financial sense. The best way to accomplish both of those goals is to establish and track...

Ending the Paper Chase in Accounts Payable

Even with the great strides achieved in digital imaging and technology, many accounts payable departments still spend a great portion of their time chasing paper. It’s amazing that even among organizations using the most sophisticated ERP systems, AP staff still often...

The Business Case for AP Automation, Part 2

In part 1 of our article we discussed the different pieces of research that you needed to consider as you put together your business case for AP automation.  Part 2 is all about the potential benefits your company will receive from automation.  You’ve done all of the...

The Business Case for AP Automation, Part 1

  You’ve done the research and you know how much your company would benefit from automating the AP department.  Now it’s time to convince the executive team that this is a good strategic move.  So how do you begin building a business case for AP automation?  It’s all...

Top 10 Reasons for Accounts Payable Automation

Are you still processing invoices manually?  Still chasing down paper files or walking into your office to see that the pile of documents for approval has somehow gotten bigger overnight?  It’s time to put a stop to the madness and start a serious discussion with your...