If AP Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It… Or Should We?

It seems that a culture has emerged of “If AP ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. This is not specific to any level of a business, generation, or gender. Instead this idea seems to be reinforced by professionals who can’t see the benefits to automating accounts payable, when compared to a completely manual process. Whilst keeping

Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach to Combat Fraud

Preventing fraud has never been an easy task… perhaps Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a modern approach to overcoming this age old problem. Not just for organisations but for individuals the possibilities are pretty incredible. We’ve all heard about AI and the wonders that the likes of Google and Tesla are creating with it. In the

How Do You Define Invoice Automation Success?

How can you define invoice automation success when your are just starting to explore your options? Start with a list. Try this one. Document your as-is. Document your to-be. Engage stakeholders. Communicate clearly and regularly. Measure regularly. Fail fast. It may come as no surprise… to define invoice automation success, you need to decide what

Digital Tools and Disruptive Technology in the Public Sector: Taking Small Steps to Make a Big Difference

When we talk about disruptive technology, many people immediately think of outlandish and extreme changes in workflow and behaviour. However, there are plenty of small changes and simple tools we can use to help make the workplace a smarter, and more streamlined place. Changing the way you work As we welcome Generation Z into the workplace,

Can Robotic Process Automation Transform your Accounts Payable Function?

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) are all poised to transform the way in which businesses work, but can they really have a direct and meaningful effect on the day to day experience of Accounts Payable (AP) and Finance professionals? What is Robotic Process Automation? It is probably best to

How AI Is Driving CFO Dynamism

Our Corporate landscapes are changing at a faster pace than at any other time in modern history. And with this comes the need for business leaders that are more engaged and more energised.  Using technology, like AI, and freeing time to focus on the business and the people becomes a must for a modern CFO.

Keeping Millennials Connected With Their Aspirations

As a younger generation of workers become a majority in the workplace, companies are starting to realise that technology is a huge factor on whether staff stay content – or whether they stay at all! So what insights can I offer to help keep millennials connected with their aspirations – and equally importantly, your business?

Outdated AP Software and the Efficiency of New Systems

Companies run in to the problems caused by outdated software all the time, the “if it isn’t broke don’t fix it” mentality seeps in to technology and causes a stall. More people are scared at what they could lose rather than what they will gain, and in the meantime everything just gets worse and harder

Accounts Payable Data as a Critical Resource

Warning: the data revolution requires radical thinking. Let’s start this post honestly:  changing the way we use data isn’t always easy. But, the public sector has a genuinely astonishing opportunity to use data in an open, transparent and ethical way to the great benefit of the citizens and all our communities. Data has gone from