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5 Reasons Why Accounts Payable Automation is Set to Explode

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Accounts payable automation is taking off, and soon we’ll have eliminated paper once and for all. We’ve been hearing that for at least a decade, which is as long as I’ve been selling to AP. Well, it’s finally happening: The…Read blog post

4 ½ steps for leading your company to the cloud

It’s become clear that the cloud is vital to the future of IT. It’s our best chance to address the perpetual demand to do more with less, yet most IT leaders are still struggling to come up with a cloud strategy. Confusion, and in some cases, fear, still reign.…Read blog post

Cloud offers a new chance to get enterprise software right

The cloud and Software-as-a-Service are making inroads with large enterprises because they promise better, faster, and a lower total cost of ownership for applying information technology to business problems that have never been adequately addressed. As these deployments grow in size, complexity and strategic importance, the risk of failure increases…Read blog post

Is the new CFO really a COO in disguise?

I went to two CFO events last fall: a panel for hyper-growth companies in Silicon Valley and a breakfast in Dallas for Fortune 500 CFOs. Each event had a different theme but the conversation at both ended up being the same: How the role of CFO is changing with…Read blog post

The tale of the tail: Why addressing the microtail of spend matters

Is it worth the effort to address the microtail of suppliers and spending? When it comes to supplier enablement, procurement organizations have long followed the 80/20 rule, which is prioritizing electronic enablement for the twenty percent of suppliers that account for eighty percent of their spend. For these…Read blog post

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  • Jake Adger

  • Donna Wilczek

  • Tony Darugar

  • Sanket Naik

  • Amit Duvedi

  • J.R. Robertson

  • Gabe Perez

  • Martijn Hemelrijk

  • Alex Kleiner

  • Kevin Turner

  • Rob Bernshteyn

  • Kira Bernshteyn

  • Nick Chaplin

  • Andy Chiang

  • Jon Goss

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