Blog 2014

Dec 18 , 2014

E-Channels vs. Paper – How Do B2C Companies Choose?

Purchase-to-pay, procurement, convergence

There’s a huge difference in the level B2C companies have embraced communication via e-channels. For example, more than half of all B2C invoices are s
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Dec 17 , 2014

New demand for global payment factory solutions

Purchase-to-pay, procurement, convergence

Companies are now actively seeking global payment factory solutions for international cash management that meet their needs.
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Dec 12 , 2014

Will the next generation of purchase invoice workflow systems increase the trend to outsource AP-processes?

Purchase-to-pay, procurement, convergence

Internationally, there is a very clear trend towards outsourcing. Yet Swedish companies have adopted a wait-and-see approach and are therefore at risk
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Dec 08 , 2014

Miikka Savolainen: “Finnish SME entrepreneurs will soon need help”

Purchase-to-pay, procurement, convergence

In the summer of 2014, OpusCapita investigated the outlook regarding companies’ lengthening payment terms in Finland and abroad. The gradual lengtheni
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Dec 02 , 2014

Miikka Savolainen: Playing the waiting game is expensive

Purchase-to-pay, procurement, convergence

The challenging economic situation is punishing companies in Finnish and international competitive arenas. The significance of working capital is rapi
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Oct 10 , 2014

Automation of support services is increasing – what will become of the service center?

Purchase-to-pay, procurement, convergence

This is what Tom Bangemann, The Hackett Group, told a reporter when he was interviewed for OpusCapita’s customer magazine Journal: “Up to now, automat
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Oct 09 , 2014

Count the eggs! Four things to consider when your supplier gets acquired

Purchase-to-pay, procurement, convergence

When the CFO or CIO of a mid-segment company hears that their software supplier or service provider has been acquired, many questions are sure to aris
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Oct 08 , 2014

Robots soon in financial management and company boards

Purchase-to-pay, procurement, convergence

Intelligent robotic systems are set to revolutionize corporate financial management practices. Company boards are also soon likely to feature a robot-
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Oct 07 , 2014

News from Sibos: SWIFT Extends Alliance Lite 2 to business applications

Purchase-to-pay, procurement, convergence

SWIFT’s new “Alliance Lite 2 for Business applications” program allows selected providers to embed SWIFT Alliance Lite 2 connectivity into a single pa
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Sep 28 , 2014

It's time to consider payment terms from the perspective of supplier chain management

Purchase-to-pay, procurement, convergence

Recently OpusCapita carried out a study of the payment terms offered by the biggest companies in the Nordic countries. The study showed that payment t
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