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Join the Experts at SAP Spend Connect Live

Join the experts at SAP Spend Connect Live October 24-26, SAP spend management experts from around the nation will be gathering in Dallas for SAP Spend Connect Live, the premier spend management user conference. Built on a community of SAP solutions, partner experience, and customer insights, this conference is focused on challenges in procurement, external…

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Join us at SAP for Utilities in San Diego

Join us at SAP for Utilities in San Diego September 18-20, utilities companies and SAP experts from around the nation will be converging in San Diego for the SAP for Utilities conference to learn and share proven best-practices to minimize costs and maximize the benefits of their technology investment. As one of this year’s sponsors,…

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SAP DSN: The Bridge to Intelligent Spend Management

SAP DSN Membership: The Bridge to Intelligent Spend Management A clear spend management strategy is critical for any business. The balancing act of managing and optimizing spend in today’s volatile marketplace is challenging. Implementing a real-time, intelligent spend management strategy is one of the best ways to minimize uncertainty. Companies that successfully develop an intelligent…

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Case Study: Transforming Invoice Management to Prepare for Growth

Case Study: Transforming Invoice Management to Prepare for Growth In today’s highly competitive pharmaceuticals landscape, pharma startups in the nascent stages of development are always just one drug away from expansive mainstream traction. Companies that can’t quickly shift into high gear are at a marked disadvantage – a reality that underscores the pronounced importance of…

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Case Study: Custom Sales Order Process for Just-In-Time Delivery

Case Study: Custom Sales Order Process for Just-In-Time Delivery The automotive industry relies heavily on a just-in-time delivery model with orders often on the production line within a half-hour of delivery. To be successful in this competitive industry, Piolax USA developed an effective manual data entry strategy for their SAP environment. While reliable, they realized…

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Journey to S/4HANA: VIM and Information Capture

Journey to S/4HANA: VIM and Information Capture We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: every company will have its own unique journey to S/4HANA. Each one will be influenced by the specifics of their SAP environment, and more importantly their unique business goals. But no matter your S/4HANA upgrade approach, you will be…

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Benefits of AP Automation Technology: Vendor Relationships and Working Capital

Benefits of AP Automation Technology: Vendor Relationships and Working Capital In our previous post, we discussed centralization as one of the main benefits of AP automation technology to today’s remote workforce. With a centralized solution, in-office and remote workers can access the same data, inboxes, workflows, and organization structure allowing the business to be more…

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Optima ECM Continues to Lead the SAP Way at ASUG Spring 2022 Events

Optima ECM Continues to Lead the SAP Way at ASUG Spring 2022 Events At Optima ECM, we have a reputation for our best-in-class SAP solutions. As one of the only woman-owned SAP Gold Partners, Optima has spent years participating in SAP events worldwide as we champion the digital transformation revolution. We’ve consistently involved ourselves in…

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OpenText Business Scenarios: Extending the Value of OpenText Extended ECM

OpenText Business Scenarios: Extending the Value of OpenText Extended ECM Investing in new technology can be as daunting as it is exciting. On the one hand, your new application or tool can transform your business, improve efficiency, and generate growth. On the other hand, a tool poorly implemented, incorrectly integrated, or lacking buy-in from the…

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Essential Sessions for Sapphire 2022

Essential Sessions for Sapphire 2022 When asked “What are the essential sessions at Sapphire this year?” it would be easy to respond with a simple “All of them!” But as with any conference, we all know that it’s not possible to attend them all. In 2021 there were several great sessions on RISE with SAP,…

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Optimize OpenText VIM with Expert Analytics

Optimize OpenText VIM with Expert Analytics While automating vendor invoice management processes with OpenText™ Vendor Invoice Management for SAP can dramatically improve the efficiency of your AP team, monitoring and resolving inefficiency in processes can be difficult. Out-of-the-box, OpenText VIM provides minimal standard reports, although it does provide the ability to export complex, raw data,…

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How Machine Learning Improves Invoice Automation

How Machine Learning Improves Invoice Automation In every industry, accounts payable (AP) and related invoice management teams are beginning to recognize the benefits of incorporating automated workflows with embedded machine learning capability. These tools help finance departments reduce errors, identify fraud, and save substantial money. For example, a 2020 U.K. survey shows that accounts payable…

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The Benefits of Solution Accelerators for OpenText xECM for SAP

The Benefits of Solution Accelerators for OpenText xECM for SAP Choosing the right tools, systems, and applications to achieve your business challenge that is fraught with risk. Without effective implementation and integration, even the most thought-out decisions and best laid plans can become poor investments. No one wants to choose a new system, allocate budget,…

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Reduce AP Costs with Invoice Automation

Reduce AP Costs with Invoice Automation As a company grows, maintaining an efficient and cost-effective AP team is a formidable challenge, but multiple studies show how important it is to reduce AP costs with invoice automation solutions. In 2021, the Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM) estimated that a single invoice can cost as much…

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