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"A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new." - Albert Einstein
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“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” - Walt Disney

Business Day 7 – Pitfall 2 – The Selection

The 8 Pitfalls of Accounts Payable Automation will be available on March 15th! The Selection: This pitfall identifies the different types of vendors available as AP Automation service providers. This chapter will also give you a list of 10 questions you should ask your internal organization to determine the best vendor/service provider for your company. Selecting the correct partner to automate is critical. If you ask 60 automation service providers whether a direct seller or a value added reseller (VAR) what AP Automation is and []

Business Day 8 – Pitfall 1 – Current Environment

As mentioned in a previous post, The 8 Pitfalls of Accounts Payable Automation is coming out on March 15th. That is exactly 8 business days from now. In the spirit of explaining each pitfall for each business day, here is the 1st Pitfall: “Know Your Current Environment” The first pitfall will help you understand what best practices are good for your company and how goals can be set appropriately. In order for a best practice to be useful, it has to be []

Did you know…

Did you know there are 8 Pitfalls of Accounts Payable Automation! That’s right – 8 places where a company that is going from a paper accounts payable process to an automated process will have trouble (if not done right). I have spent a lot of time and energy with companies that are in the pit! It is expensive to be in the pit! It is no fun to be in the pit! So if you could stay out of the pit would []

It’s all about to change…

It’s all about to change – starting now! I don’t want to misrepresent myself – I am not a big country music fan. I don’t mind it, but country is not my music of choice. Having written that, the above statement is taken from a Travis Tritt song. He was singing about relationships and I am talking about Accounts Payable (not great inspiration for a song – although one was written about it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_ZRfiEpJkI ) There is a movement to eliminate paper []

I had to look it up!

… but it is 15 days until The 8 Pitfalls of Accounts Payable Automation goes on sales… here is a sneak peak at 8 areas that cause trouble when going from a paper to an automated process: 1. Current Environment 2. Vendor (Partner) Selection 3. Getting Organized 4. The Project 5. The Vendor 6. Training and Go Live 7. Evaluation 8. The Future

It is all about to start!

Keep your eyes open. On March 1st the madness will begin. The 8 Pitfalls of Accounts Payable Automation will become available to the public! Have you ever wonder where companies have struggled when going from a paper to an automated accounts payable process? Wonder no more – 8 Pitfall will tell you.


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Thank you for the webinar today, it was very informative.  We enjoyed learning about the 5 steps and should definitely consider the soft vs. hard savings in any AP automation solution


I attended the webinar  “ 5 steps to Calculating Your Cost per Invoice Processed ” this morning. I found it to be very  interesting and informational. Thanks so much for sharing.


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