What is SaaS+

SaaS-based product companies deliver low cost solutions that are quick-to-deploy and scalable. A typical SaaS Solution Provider will update its platform routinely with ...

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eInvoicing: The Complete Guide for B2B Enterprise

January 9, 2019 eInvoicing, Automation

eInvoicing is becoming increasingly common, with many companies today only accepting electronic invoices. Offering greater efficiency and higher data visibility, ...

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6 Ways to Align Procurement and Account Payable

January 2, 2019 Workflow, eInvoicing

When we think of the words optimization or improvement, our minds tend to gravitate towards the marketing department of an organization. Procurement and accounts ...

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Six Best Practices to Boost eInvoicing Adoption

December 12, 2018 eInvoicing, Vendor Management, Workflow

While the benefits of switching to eInvoicing are obvious to most business managers, actualexecution can be slow and frustrating. Migrating to paperless processes ...

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VAT Compliance and Dynamic Discounting

December 5, 2018 Global, eInvoicing

Value-Added Tax, otherwise known as VAT, can be a confusing area to broach when handling dynamic discounting. VAT is currently the most widely used consumption tax, ...

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Earn Early Payment Discounts from Your Suppliers

Working capital is one of the best ways to measure both the efficiency and the financial health of your company. It’s a key indicator of the operating liquidity ...

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To Bot or Not to Bot - Is that the only question?

November 28, 2018 Automation, eInvoicing, News, RPA

2 MIN READ “If you do not digitally transform your business, then someone else will do it for you.” - Marie Myers, Director, Global Controller, HP Inc. I recently heard ...

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Supply Chain Finance vs. Dynamic Discounting

2 MIN READ If you are a Shared Services Manager, you should be looking to optimize your supply chain working capital. The same goes for those in Supply Chain, Accounts ...

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Five Reasons Why SaaS technology is a Great Investment

By Mark Rhyman 2 MIN READ As a business leader, you have an obligation to commit to the best, most secure, valuable and accessible tools that allow your team to focus on ...

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The Digital Workforce Influence on Shared Service Centers

November 7, 2018 Automation, eInvoicing, Workflow

4 MIN READ What is a Digital Workforce?  If you are in Shared Services, you are hearing this term all the time – most likely asking yourself: What is it exactly and how ...

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Italy's eInvoicing Mandate: Small Businesses Get Extra Time

October 31, 2018 Global, eInvoicing

2 MIN READ By LARA NOGUEIRA, Regulatory Counsel at Sovos TrustWeaver, a Direct Commerce Partner Company Companies struggling to meet Italy’s electronic invoicing ...

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Play the Global Business Services Long Game

October 24, 2018 eInvoicing, Workflow

Transformation happens over time but companies and people have short attention spans – so how do you tackle that conflict? The answer is to have a clear vision, align ...

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Calculating the Full Value of AP Automation - Factors for Consideration

3 MIN READ Virtually every business that adopts and successfully deploys best-of-breed AP automation technology sees a quick and clear return on investment. By ...

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Doing More with Less

Conference participants at the 11th Annual Finance Transformation Forum agreed that cost pressure is increasing while at the same time, business complexity is ...

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eInvoicing: Top 5 Key Performance Indicators

October 3, 2018 eInvoicing

There are many key performance indicators (KPIs) you can use to evaluate and improve performance, but which ones are the most essential to track – and why?

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Technology Is Your New Best Friend

September 26, 2018 eInvoicing, Workflow

Technology is no longer seen as an end tool; technology is seen as the key to process improvement. When surveyed by a moderator at the Finance Transformation Conference ...

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3 Keys to Optimizing Shared Services Performance

3 MIN READ Corporations have lofty expectations of their shared services teams. Gone are the days of justifying projects based on cost reduction only; today, shared ...

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Driving Value Creation at the Top Line

Today, corporations have lofty expectations of their finance teams. Gone are the days of justifying projects based on cost reduction only; today finance leaders are ...

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Protecting Your Data through Automation

One of the important ways P2P Automation is helping companies stay secure is through encrypted supplier portals. As regional locations and online points of access ...

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Collaboration Between You and Your Suppliers – A CPO’s Perspective

August 29, 2018 eInvoicing, News

Direct Commerce is a proud sponsor of the upcoming CPO Exchange – October 16-18 in Orlando, Florida – if you are a procurement executive interested in attending, please ...

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Global SSCs: Top 5 Considerations for Automation Success

August 22, 2018 Workflow, eInvoicing, Partnerships, Global

According to a Finance Shared Service Benchmarking Study conducted by ScottMadden and the American Productivity and Quality Center, 75% of participant organizations’ ...

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Using Analytics to Add Value

August 15, 2018 Workflow

Data has always been the cornerstone of strategic business decision-making to gain a competitive advantage, but today, due to the enormous surge in data volumes and ...

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Procure to Pay Process: 4 Case Studies

Industry innovators Billy Williams and Bruce Hanavan share their insights with SharedServicesLink CEO Susie West on the success they have had with The Home Depot. Merck ...

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Best Practices for Dynamic Discounting

This past week at IQPC’s Shared Services for Finance and Accounting Conference in Dallas, Direct Commerce’s Vice President of Operations, Leela Gill, and the Accounts ...

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Integrating P2P and Procurement

July 11, 2018 eInvoicing, Partnerships

At the Shared Services Link 2016 GPO Summit in Seattle last month, two representatives from Eli Lilly & Co. – a Direct Commerce client – hosted a presentation on the ...

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Benchmarks to Measure AP Automation Performance

As you deploy new technologies and processes to improve AP automation, what are the essential key performance indicators and metrics to evaluate? More importantly, how ...

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The ROI for AP Automation

Industry benchmarks reveal that the business case for AP automation is more compelling now than ever before. Companies are now processing a record number of invoices - ...

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Integrate and Automate for Optimum Cash Flow

Cash flow is the lifeblood of any business, and making it effortless and seamless is easier than ever with advanced technology, EDI integration and hundreds of reams ...

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Direct Commerce and GDPR

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) applies to all organizations that handle data on EU citizens — regardless of where the organizations are based.

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7 Ways Electronic Invoicing Can Slash Your Administration Costs

It seems that everything is going digital these days — including invoicing. What used to be a time-consuming, costly task for businesses of all sizes can now be fast, ...

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Why Dispute Resolution Is an Easier Road

April 11, 2018 Dispute Resolution

Is your goal to help keep your transactions moving seamlessly? If so, then effective communication with your vendors and suppliers are essential. With dispute resolution ...

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Optimizing Supplier Discounts: Dynamic Discounting (Part 3)

March 28, 2018 Discount Management

Our last post (part 2) in this series on four best practices for optimizing supplier discounts – based on our new white paper –  discussed how the first two of these ...

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Optimizing Supplier Discounts: Dynamic Discounting (Part 2)

In a recent post (part 1), we showed how optimizing supplier discounting through dynamic discounting can generate high returns on working capital – as much as 1% to 2% ...

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Optimizing Supplier Discounts: Dynamic Discounting

While offering discounts to suppliers in exchange for prompt payment is a conventional business practice, payment terms have been traditionally been set in advance.

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Direct Commerce Expands its P2P Platform in EMEA

Enhanced EU tax compliance, broader language and support capabilities, expanded global transactions templates.

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SAP Certification

February 14, 2018

San Francisco, CA Feb. 22, 2018 - Direct Commerce (DCI) renewed its SAP certification and its commitment to helping IT departments automate the exchange of data between ...

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Direct Commerce Becomes Oracle Gold Level Partner

January 31, 2018 News, Partnerships

Direct Commerce, a global leading provider of cloud-based SaaS P2P solutions, announced that it has achieved Gold Partner status in Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN). By ...

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3 Options for Secure Procure-to-Pay Solutions

Procure-to-Pay (P2P) automation solutions can provide a cost-effective approach for improving your financial supply chain, reducing paper documents, streamlining P2P ...

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Implementing Robotic Process Automation in AP Processes

December 9, 2017 eInvoicing, Workflow

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is the newest development in business process automation and is taking the industry by storm - in fact, a study conducted by Boston ...

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The Impact of AI on Procurement - a Gartner Report

October 30, 2017 eInvoicing

According to a recent report conducted by Gartner, “Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies will add significant value if provided with the right platform, so ...

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