Weekly roundup – DocStar Goes Platinum (at GPUG), AP Automation and IT Directors & Preventing AP Automation Disaster with the Right Strategy

Check out some of our favorite articles from last week.

DocStar Announces Platinum Sponsorship of Microsoft Dynamics GP Annual User Conference

This week, from October 14-17 in St. Louis, MO, DocStar is sponsoring the Microsoft Dynamics GP User Group (GPUG) Summit 2014 as a Platinum Sponsor. We’ll also be hosting an education session on AP Automation. Stop by booth #1129 and talk to us about your AP challenges. Also, check your show bag and bring your DocStar dollars by the booth to see if you’re a $100 winner, get your chair massage Wednesday night or Thursday afternoon and pick up some free DocStar swag.

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The 5 Things Every IT Director Needs to Know About AP Automation

Our most recent blog post discusses the benefits of and tips about using AP Automation from the perspective of an IT Director. AP Automation can open the door for the IT department in a variety of ways if an IT department can measure performance carefully or focus on cash flow, just to name a few techniques.

“Under constant pressure to reduce IT costs, you are tasked with finding the right products while justifying all expenditures.  Often inundated with requests for technologies that may not always fit in with existing systems or workflows, you have the difficult task of trying to make all departments happy while explaining why certain technologies are not a good strategic fit. One business function that can deliver substantial ROI and streamline operations regardless of industry is AP Automation. Often thought of as more of a ‘back office’ function, innovative AP management has become a focal point for the technology community.”

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Don’t Go Down with the Ship: Prevent AP Automation Disaster with the Right Strategy & Planning

AP Automation is a fantastic asset to your company, so don’t let its value get lost in the implementation stage. Failure can easily be prevented with careful planning.

“Clearly, there are many benefits to AP Automation, particularly when these systems are integrated with your ERP. When done correctly, your organization can unlock new ways to reduce costs, operate efficiently and stay ahead of the curve. But getting there may not always be easy. To ensure a successful launch, there needs to be a good deal of communication, planning and testing. With your financial data on the line, the risks are enormous – you could overpay, underpay, or not pay at all.”

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