Automation

Testing on Parallel Tracks

By Pam Miller, APMD When getting ready to implement a new process or system, we often run the old and new processes or systems in tandem. Sometimes this takes the form of a pilot or a test project and sometimes we run systems in parallel to ensure that if there are any issues with the... Read more »
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Robotic Process Automation in AP—How Close to Reality?

AP and P2P professionals may have at least heard of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and may also be familiar with predictions that this new use of sophisticated computer software to automate high-volume, rule-based processes without the need for constant human supervision is set to change the face of finance and accounting (F&A) processes. This article... Read more »
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Multiple Systems Can Complicate AP Processes

By Pam Miller, APMD Many AP departments have become automated—at least partially. That means that some processes are automated, some are probably still manual, and some are in-between (not as manual as they used to be, but still not totally hands off). Very often, the process of automating has left accounts payable with multiple systems... Read more »
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