Enterprise Content Management White Papers

Accounts Payable Without Borders

by Bryan Ball,  Aberdeen Group

In this globalized age, accounts payable teams need an integrated, standardized process for handling both international and domestic payments. This report examines how the implementation of a global payments solution provides Best-in-Class firms with a scalable payment process that increases visibility, efficiency, and accuracy.

AP Automation in the Cloud – Achieving Accounts Payable Excellence

by Keir Walker,  Aberdeen Group

Invoice management and payment processing can measure success by the amount of time required, the accuracy, and the analytics provided by such tasks. When it comes to greater performance, there is mounting evidence that the most successful AP solutions are usually cloud-based. From the ease of access (across the enterprise), to increased efficiency, alerts and notification of outstanding items, to superior platforms and integration – if your organization is interested in optimizing its AP performance, look to solutions in the cloud.

Procure to Pay Increases Demands on Financial and Account Teams

by Bryan Ball,  Aberdeen Group

This report reviews the points of intersection between the P2P and B2B processes and the impacts on Finance and Account teams as they seek to leverage their technology infrastructure.


B2B Technology Landscape  

by Bryan Ball,  Aberdeen Group

This report examines the evolving B2B technology landscape necessary to support digital transformation, converging business models, and the non-stop demands of eCommerce requirements, due to increasing customer demands for service and support.

Best-in-Class Invoice Processing

by Keir Walker, Aberdeen Group

In the accounts payable arena, it pays to focus on process efficiency. AP efficiency can ensure timely payments to suppliers, uncover opportunities for cost savings, and provide a benchmark for performance management. In this knowledge brief, we will highlight a handful of Best-in-Class AP capabilities that enable maximum efficiency.

Digital Document Management Helps HR Adapt

by Zachary Chertok, Aberdeen Group

The modern HR organization is being squeezed by low headcounts and a need to increase how personal the employee experience is within the applicant cycle and within the organization. The good news for HR is that the procedural problems that interrupt their engagement efforts can be improved through emerging functionality in digitized information processing – chief among these are documents management, automated records management, and e-signature capabilities.

The Five Phases of Capture

by Kevin Craine, Craine Group

First developed over 30 years ago, capture systems have evolved from simple solutions for basic scanning into sophisticated and expensive systems for enterprise wide document automation. This paper explores capture systems in five categories—the Five Phases of Capture—and describes the features and benefits of each. Every phase along the continuum can bring value to an organization based on its document strategy.

Handling Paper in a Digital Age: The Impact of Document Management
by Nathaniel Rowe, Aberdeen Group

The volume of documents and unstructured data is growing by over 30% per year, and organizations in industries like healthcare, banking, insurance, and the public sector are struggling to reconcile the worlds of digital and physical data. Aberdeen’s research shows that electronic document management solutions offer essential support for fast, low-cost document processing, and overall data visibility.

Document Management Software ROI: The Case for Electronic Document Management
by DocStar

Digital document management systems (DMS) have progressed from scan and archive to full-featured solutions enabling document-driven business process automation. DMS have reduced business’ reliance on paper, delivering financial and efficiency benefits ranging from hard and soft dollar cost savings to better, more efficient processes, and faster customer service. Each year, as technology costs drop, the potential return on investment (ROI) in electronic document management increases.

Invoicing and Workflow: Integrating Process Automation to Enhance Operational Performance
by Scott Pezza, Aberdeen Group

Paper invoices and manual processing continue to hamper accounts payable operations, keeping suppliers in the dark and failing to give finance the visibility it needs to actively manage the organizations’ cash positions. This study profiles 130 enterprises to identify what differentiates those achieving the greatest results. The objective is to drive savings through discount capture, penalty avoidance, and lower labor costs, while improving the speed with which they can access payables-related information.