A New Era of Streamlined AP Automation: Going Beyond ERP

Tuesday, May 8, 2018  | 2:00pm - 3:00pm Eastern Time 

ERP systems provide a great way to align data between purchasing and AP, but do not offer the functionality AP really needs to reduce cost and improve efficiency before the invoice is entered into the system.

 Ask yourself these questions:

  • Are you overwhelmed with paper?
  • Are you manually entering invoice data into the ERP system?
  • Do you end up deleting a lot of duplicate invoices—but only after your team has already invested time working on them?
  • Have you tried implementing EDI, but found it too expensive and only viable for a select group of suppliers?
  • Do you feel your broken processes are damaging your department’s reputation?
  • Are you making important business decisions based on the “noise” from your internal and external customers, rather than from solid metrics?

If you answered “yes” to some or all of these questions, join Meenakshi Nilakantan and Judy Bicking for this important webinar that discusses how to move into a new era of automation—one that goes beyond ERP.


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Senior Trainer, IOFM

Her career has been focused on Procure-2-Pay, Order-2-Cash, and developing Shared Service Centers in the U.S. and Europe; earning high recognition for process improvement and major cost savings.  She led the first departments to earn IOFM AP & AR Departmental Certification designation.

Today she is a Public Speaker, does consulting in P2P and O2C.  She participated as co-founder and played a major role in writing and conducting certification training in these fields.  She is a strong believer in “raising the bar” in these areas.

Encourages Women through Facebook: called: Women-at-Work

She also owns and operates a retail department store along with her passion in doing mission work at home and abroad.


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Meenakshi Nilakantan
Trainer, Zycus eInvoicing 

With deep interest in AP automation strategies adopted by emerging companies, Meenakshi looks into researching and analyzing the best-in-class practices in the areas of e-invoicing, supplier management and dynamic discounting. She works with the marketing, product and sales teams to come up with suitable product enhancements, product positioning and customer acquisition strategies.  Over the past few years, she has acquired knowledge in emerging e-invoicing fields encompassing supplier onboarding, invoice processing, AP automation and discount management. Regular interactions with analysts, prospects and customers have led her to have an enhanced understanding of the AP automation market spanning multiple geographies and industries.


APP_Seal.png.medium.800x800.pngcrop.AP-certification-100.png.thumbnail-150px-square.150x150.png Receive 1 CEU toward APM, APS, or P2P recertification! The Accounts Payable Certification and Procure-to-Pay Certification Programs are designed to establish standards for the profession and recognize Accounts Payable and Procure-to-Pay professionals who, by possessing related work experience and passing a comprehensive exam, have met stringent requirements for mastering the Accounts Payable and Procure-to-Pay bodies of knowledge. 


This webinar is provided free of charge and underwritten by a sponsor. Following the webinar, you may be contacted by the sponsor with information about their products and services. 

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