Invoice Processing

Artsyl Technologies, a provider of Intelligent Process Automation technology for data capture and document workflow processing, has announced general availability for docAlpha 6.0, a major update to the company’s flagship digital transformation platform.

​Kofax has announced the availability of ReadSoft Online 9.2, which adds simplified self-service registration, onboarding and provisioning capabilities for convenient access to the SaaS-based invoice processing and accounts payable solution. Pre-packaged offerings , including Trial, Basic and Premium, can be chosen with monthly, quarterly and annual payment programs available.

Electronic invoicing firm Basware has integrated B2B payments capabilities into its product offering. Basware calls the solution NetworkPay, and it’s a way to automatically pay suppliers once invoices are approved. The tool supports check, ACH, virtual card and wire payments for corporate users through a unified platform.

GS1 has announced the inclusion of Universal Business Language (UBL) in its EDI standard syntax portfolio that already includes EDIFACT/EANCOM, GS1 XML and GS1 UN/CEFACT XML syntaxes.

Bottomline Technologies has announced a new voice-assisted Paymode-X app, which will make it easier for businesses to understand and access information on key payment transactions.

The Australian government says it will work to progressively adopt electronic invoicing (eInvoicing) across all levels of government. Minister for Revenue and Financial Services, the Hon Kelly O'Dwyer MP, said embracing eInvoicing is a win-win situation, which will both improve government processes and help businesses.

P2P provider Basware is launching a Smart PDF invoice capturing service in 2018 that will take advantage of the high percentage of machine-readable PDFs that do not require OCR.It will extract data from any machine-readable PDF, creating a touchless invoice automation process.

Basware has announced a new chatbot feature within its electronic procurement solution. The chatbot serves as a virtual assistant, enabling people to more easily find order requests and purchase orders that they have access to.

Payable Automation is the process of re-engineering the accounts payable process to create and improve efficiencies. More often than not it involves digitisation and centralisation of a process that is currently manual and paper-centric. When done correctly an AP Automation project is not just automation of the current process, it is a complete re-imagining of the process.

Many enterprises have already included the increase in e-invoicing rate and processes automation in their strategies. Most of them decide to hire a regional or global provider to achieve the synergy effect. This is a very good decision but currently organisations face the challenge of dynamically changing e-invoicing legislation in every country.