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AI and machine learning technologies are reshaping expectations around managing AP processes, risk and compliance, and the employee and vendor experience. Many finance professionals, however, […]
We can reveal that 67% of AP teams are planning to automate in the next twelve months.  Featuring the results of our independent survey, this […]
Accounts Payable automation or AP automation is the digital management of accounts payable processes using technology. There is a growing and sophisticated range of AP […]
The Institute of Financial Operations and Leadership (IFOL) announces SoftCo as the headline sponsor of its Accounts Payable and P2P Leadership Conference on 4th November, […]
Finance leaders are streamlining their business processes as part of their digital transformation journey. More and more CFOs are considering using end-to-end automated finance solutions. […]
Apply Accounting Policies and Standards Early-stage high-growth companies are likely to have CFOs and FDs with a background in banking and corporate finance. These individuals […]
Featuring data from our future finance technology research study, this paper identifies the top three technologies which are being most widely leveraged to create the […]
Finance technology – or fintech – are computer programs or software designed to facilitate and improve traditional financial services so they are more efficient. More […]
While change is a constant for businesses, global disruptions are often unpredictable, and how they cope could mean the difference between long-term success and inevitable […]
There are an infinite number of KPIs an AP department can track. And that’s part of the problem … more is not necessarily better. It’s a […]
Digital payments are transactions made via electronic or online methods, without the physical exchange of hard currency.  They can take many forms making use of […]
It’s no secret that we’ve been shouting a bit about our Accounts Payable and P2P Leadership Conference in London on 4th November 2022, but we […]
Finding – and keeping hold of – good finance employees is hard. It is fiercely competitive out there, and companies need to actively demonstrate why […]
As today’s businesses navigate an ever-more competitive market on top of large external factors such as the global pandemic, Brexit, and growing environmental pressures, it’s […]
Finance leadership is evolving, fast. On top of managing the everyday operational finance processes, finance teams must now bring new value-add skills to the table […]
The Institute of Financial Operations and Leadership brings together a global community of leaders across Accounts Payable and Purchase to Pay in their 2022/23 conference […]
Accounts payable automation can help organizations improve efficiency, maintain compliance, and free up AP staff to focus on growth initiatives. But how do you build […]
You can’t improve what you can’t measure. If you want to get an accurate read on AP performance and identify areas of improvement, we suggest […]
Technology is fast-changing the traditional finance function and finance leaders have no choice but to prioritise digital transformation to keep up with the expected pace.  […]
The rules have changed!  In 2022, faced with a rapid return to activity, the Finance and Accounting departments must adapt to new rules and ways […]
Author:  Axel Rebien, CFO, Serrala   If digitization makes a CFO life easier, why on earth are you so darn busy? When digitization first came […]
Latest IFOL study reveals the top three most inefficient finance processes and their slim chance of improvement. 16th March 2022. The global research carried out […]
Do you know which processes can deliver the most return when automating? Our research which was participated in by over 50 companies across 7 different […]
The new branding unifies IFOL as a leading global education institute, with the full portfolio of courses they offer. We’re excited to announce our new […]
Our recent research on AP automation trends revealed that 54% of finance teams worldwide are in a partially-automated state, and this percentage is climbing each year.

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