Author: Pete Loughlin

I was excited to read about Alusta last week – the end-to-end framework or platform that Basware have developed for their procure to pay offerings and I was keen to understand a bit more about it when I hooked up with Juha Häkämies VP Market Development, Rowan Lemley, product Marketing Manager and John Webster, VP Global Product Marketing What is Alusta exactly? Is it the purchase to pay panacea or simply vaporware – a new marketing spin on an old set of products?  Actually a bit of both – but in a good way.

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., March 6, 2012 – Taulia Inc., the only SAP®-certified SaaS platform for Dynamic Discounting and e-invoicing, today announced its will present in two separate sessions at the upcoming SAP Financials 2012 conference in Las Vegas, March 13-16, 2012.  SAP Financials is geared toward teams that use, evaluate, deploy, and support SAP functionality for financial management, reporting, and planning.  Taulia will also exhibit during the conference at booth # 475.

Lexmark International have announced the acquisition of Luxembourg-based BDGB Enterprise, including its U.S. subsidiary Brainware for a cash purchase price of approximately $148 million. According to the report in Streetinsder this acquisition is "consistent with Lexmark's capital allocation framework of pursuing acquisitions to support the growth...

When Tradeshift launched a couple of years ago, their 'free invoicing' mantra wasn't actually a new idea. Many suppliers were already able to e-invoice for free albeit in a limited way, but Tradeshift made it a bigger deal and they have changed the e-invoicing landscape forever. We'll see more 'free' e-invoicing happen this year - and not just from the smaller players. But just as the electronic invoicing world is coming to terms with the Tradeshift model - they've done it again - this time in a highly original way. This is going to change the rules of the game big time.