AP Automation

When conventional wisdom goes wrong

Posted by Pete Loughlin in AP Automation, e-invoicing, OCR

Many times I’ve seen decisions on critical business IT hampered by conventional thinking. They used to say “nobody gets fired for choosing IBM”. Now, the safe thinking is to upgrade or otherwise remain with incumbent technology. This is perfectly understandable and often the wisest strategy…

The End of Projects in Accounts Payable

Posted by Anna Gburczyk-Shraga in AP Automation, Purchase to Pay

Today, a post from Anna Gburczyk-Shraga. Anna is a Business Process Transformation leader. She specialises in complex end-to-end improvement programmes for global organisations, in particular in Finance systems and processes. She holds an executive MBA from London Business School, is a champion of Lean Six…

OCR – the P2P evolutionary bridge

Posted by Pete Loughlin in AP Automation, OCR

OCR is a very clever technology and I would not want to decry its use to automate the capture of business information whether that’s in the purchase to pay world or other fields. But increasingly, I despair at its use. It’s being used to extract…