If you could line up all the supplier data in your critical and non critical systems – how many miles would they reach? How much time is spent managing poor data? How many decisions may have been conducted based on non optimal information? The discussion about how to tackle the often thousands of suppliers and […]
EBG | Play: How do you re-build an anti-fragile supply chain?
Since the COVID-19 pandemic is not a Black Swan – i.e we should have predicted and prepared for it. One may wonder if disruption is or will be the new normal? We may say “hopefully not” and the question still remain – what can we learn from disruptions like the ones we are currently facing? […]
EBG | Insight: Basware reflections and advice
As companies get out of the first acute crisis mode there may be time to reflect. How much insight did we have into our spend and cash? How dependent on manual touches are you to get your source to pay processes through? How well can you use your entire spend and cash data to predict […]
People | Process | Technology = what?!
Not too rarely EBG | Network speak to professionals with One aspect of a strategy in total focus. “We want to discuss digitalization!” or “We want to talk about implementing a system” or “We need to talk about data management!” or “We must discuss centralization” or “Compliance is what we need to talk about”. And […]
EBG | Play: Benchmark your source-to-pay performance against the best
The idea of “the best” in process automation may be shifting. From lowering the number of FTEs and SLAs focusing on transactional efficiency. To improved value creation and data insights fed back to the organization. How do you get there and how do you know where Your organization stands? Take a look at the on […]
Follow up after Source 2 Pay Summit 2019
A huge thank you to all who came to the 9th version of Source 2 Pay Summit in Stockholm! It is a pleasure seeing all the connections taking place, all the conversations and all the experience exchange. Informal and to the point. All share more or less the same challenges! Post Summit Report Take a […]
EBG | Play: Aligning procurement & finance reducing wasteful spending
Aligning procurement and finance is an always returning topic within EBG | Network. Separate functions, KPIs, systems and how about organizations and even countries. It is not an easy task but the outcome can make huge difference. Difference on bottom line figures, difference enabling an organization to use correct data growing further and difference ensuring […]
EBG | Play: A toolbox for measurable purchase to pay automation
Hands up how many of you have had, have or will have a digitalization vision or premonition? For many that lie in the future but let’s say anything “e” in doing business? Anything electronic supporting business transactions, processes and ways of doing business is not new anymore yet reaching those visions may still prove to […]
EBG | Insight: ROI, obstacles and future proof P2P
The other day EBG | Network “met” with Eric Wilson, Vice President Purchase to pay with Basware in the US. We spoke about his experiences in creating purchase to pay business cases, ensuring ROI, how to ensure success and how to future proof purchase to pay development.
EBG | Play: Online Goods Receipt Q&A
A big congratulations to Ann-Louise Hallding, Sourcing & Procurement Process Development Specialist at Telia Company who – on February 17th – won a Sourcing & Procurement Hero Award for her fantastic internal job aiming to improve the companies procurement user experience. Telia Company CPO Jarkki Sakki gave Ann-Louise an award for ” Achievements in deliver value […]