Webinars

How Much Improvement Can I Expect From Automation?

Wednesday, September 13, 2017 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern Time

Automation is poised to enable your AP function to operate faster, better and cheaper. But how do you know how much of an improvement is realistic?

The reason that question is so hard to answer is that the baseline of what is considered “good” performance changes with every IT upgrade.

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How Automation Can Take the Chaos Out of AP

Wednesday, August 30, 2017 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern Time

If only paying an invoice was as simple as it sounds. The reality is the process is extremely complicated and chaotic. AP is responsible for paying the supplier on-time, but doesn’t have authority to approve those invoices. In a paper-based process, AP has extreme difficulty in locating the invoice in a complicated workflow, which damages their reputation giving the impression AP is out-of-control.

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Supplier Management from A to P: When Accounts Payable Leads, Strategic Supplier Relationships Follow

On-demand Webinar | Free

Accounts payable’s role in on-boarding suppliers is critical to getting an initial supplier relationship off on the right foot, and throughout the lifecycle AP is the conduit to keeping the relationship running smoothly – making sure the supplier gets paid on time and maintaining compliance with all regulatory and business terms.

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CFOs Expect More from AP: How to Become an AP Superhero

On-demand Webinar | Free

Does it feel like someone is always sending up the AP bat signal? While fighting crime may not be in your job description, AP leaders are faced with a myriad of challenges. Not only are you expected to operate with fewer resources, you’re expected to provide more data and spending insights.

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How Technology Can Unleash Shared Service Centers (SSC) True Potential

On-demand Webinar | Free

Are your goals focused on improving the process and reducing cost?  Are you still hearing: “Do more with less”?  Most AP Visions are about being the best invoice processor, focusing on paying the customer on-time”.  While these are great goals, it should not be AP’s Vision. 

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Follow the Money: Automating Accounts Payable to Illuminate Cash Management

On-demand Webinar | Free

Automation promises significant efficiency gains for Accounts Payable by removing paper from the invoice and payment process, but Controllers stand to realize the more strategic benefits of enhanced visibility to exert greater control over cash management.

Digitization of AP will allow Cash Managers to “Follow the Money” throughout the process – to preemptively and proactively forecast working capital requirements before invoices are paid, or funds are committed, instead of reactively adjusting cash requirements after funds have been disbursed.

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Transforming Accounts Payable with Digital Technologies

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 | 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EST | Free

Technology and business are more intertwined than ever. Today, succeeding in the global economy takes a high level of efficiency and effectiveness that can only be delivered by embracing digital technology like automation.

While manual, paper-based invoice processing puts efficiency and effectiveness on the back burner, digital technologies deliver:

  • Increased productivity by automating manual tasks
  • Better invoice tracking with an electronic workflow and archiving
  • More early-payment discounts captured thanks to faster processing and payment
  • Enhanced visibility via customizable reports and dashboards displaying Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

Discover how to eliminate the dangers of manual processing by transforming AP with digital technologies in our upcoming webinar featuring expert insights from IOFM and Esker.

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Putting Pride Back into Payables: 6 Steps to Successful Supplier Payment Optimization

On-demand Webinar | Free

Is your AP team stuck in a monotonous cycle of paper shuffling, check issuing, fee management and battling payment deadlines? Join us to find out how you can put pride back into your payables department with a successful approach to supplier payment optimization. In this upcoming webinar, Doug Seaberg, Business Development Director of EML Payments, and Mark Brousseau, Special Projects Editor at IOFM, will take you on a lively journey through the 6 easy steps you can take to implement virtual card payments and turn your AP team into a profit machine to be proud of.

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The Human Side of Automation

On-demand Webinar | Free

Automation doesn’t have to be thought about as a job-destroyer, but a job creator. In the future of finance, where one job is lost, others are created. Automation can help to restructure the workforce, creating more thought-provoking, creative jobs.

In this webinar we’ll focus on how AP can prepare/educate/improve their skill sets for a future of increased automation and how Finance execs can prepare to re-purpose talent they have in AP, offer appropriate training, rework job descriptions, etc… Industry expert Judy Bicking and Basware customer Heather Weis will speak to their experience in this area.

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The ROI of Travel and Entertainment Expense Reporting

On-demand | Free

Leveraged as an important strategic investment, travel and entertainment expense spending is critical to the growth and success of companies large and small. Knowing the right time and where to invest is key to generating exciting new business and employee development opportunities. At the same time, knowing how to best manage the company expense reporting process with a disciplined, automated approach can help ensure you’re able to make the most of every dollar spent.

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