mar

11

Why bank connectivity as a service wins over the traditional software approach

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You can’t be in business without having a relationship with at least one bank. Every corporate has had to solve their bank connectivity, finding a con
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feb

26

Will 2016 be the year the paper invoice becomes unnecessary?

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Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? No? Then maybe I can make a suggestion: perhaps you should decide to stop receiving paper invo
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feb

22

What’s on top of the CPOs’ mind? Top 5 takeaways from the Nordic Strategy Forum

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I and some of my fellow opuscapitans were thrilled to participate in the Nordic Strategy Forum CPO in Riga this February. During the two days we had m
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nov

20

How Well Do You Sleep at Night? Are Your Global Cash Flows Safe From Cybercrime and Fraud?

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Many of us have read and witnessed how cybercrime and fraud has become one of the most significant risk management topics for corporates. However, des
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nov

18

Robotics powered Finance & Accounting – how to get started?

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KPMG recently published an attention-grabbing paper “Bots in the Back Office: BPO withers as RPA grows”, predicting end of Business Process Outsourc
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okt

26

Risking stagnation – Is your shared service centre treading water?

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GLOBALIZATION was “thee” word back in the 90s. It didn’t only mean going global, but being global. Around the same, the term Shared services also ente
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okt

07

What really matters – test your service provider

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Last week I questioned recent survey results which stated that outsourcing in mid-market is moving slowly. My experience has been the opposite. Outsou
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sep

24

Medium-sized companies don’t outsource? They do. And the trend goes upward.

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BDO and Suomen Taloushallintoliitto ry recently published a report in which 120 CFO’s from medium-sized Finnish companies were interviewed. According
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sep

11

Why do we at OpusCapita love working with standards?

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For many of us standardization is not that much of a topic in everyday life. Until you start thinking of the benefits of standardization. You don’t ne
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aug

24

Come and take a ride with the self-driving car of finance!

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Here, have a look at a list of features of a top-notch mobile device:
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aug

20

Put the customer at the heart of your corporate culture

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Idean’s CEO Risto Lähdesmäki talks in the latest issue of OpusCapita Journal about the importance of user experience as a competitive advantage in tod
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jul

08

OpusCapita software robots

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maj

05

Are unnecessary purchases eating into your profits?

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Do you ever wonder what is eating up your company’s money? Your net sales are good, and you have been cutting costs, but somehow your profits just see
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apr

13

Can you hear the wedding bells ring for the future?

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Just a few weeks ago I received a text message ordering a small bouquet of flowers. The message instructed that the flowers used in the bouquet should
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mar

04

Is your business stuck in a bubble?

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This week I was reading a thought-provoking article from the leading Finnish newspaper, Helsingin Sanomat. In the article columnist Maaret Kallio was
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feb

25

Supply chain finance calls for efficient invoice management

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OpusCapita’s new solution for supply chain financing makes it possible for the suppliers to get paid in a matter of days instead of waiting for dozens
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feb

23

Bad, bad debts! DSO is a good indicator of the efficiency of sales receivables management

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Kimmo Kauranen, Vice President, O2C Business, OpusCapita, urges companies to beat lazy money out of its hiding places and into action.
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feb

19

How to recognize your RPA potential

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Software robotics provides the opportunity to improve the quality and efficiency of processes in financial management almost immediately. But how to r
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feb

17

Something good out of bad – a story of superior customer experience

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Friday the 13th was definitely unlucky day for me: When driving in the evening in Warsaw my car broke down, suddenly all the lights in the car (inside
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feb

16

The chain is only as strong as its weakest link

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The decision to start a supply chain finance program is based increasingly on strategic reasons in large purchasing corporations, says Michiel Steeman
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dec

18

E-Channels vs. Paper – How Do B2C Companies Choose?

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There’s a huge difference in the level B2C companies have embraced communication via e-channels. For example, more than half of all B2C invoices are s
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dec

17

New demand for global payment factory solutions

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Companies are now actively seeking global payment factory solutions for international cash management that meet their needs.
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dec

12

Will the next generation of purchase invoice workflow systems increase the trend to outsource AP-processes?

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Internationally, there is a very clear trend towards outsourcing. Yet Swedish companies have adopted a wait-and-see approach and are therefore at risk
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dec

08

Miikka Savolainen: “Finnish SME entrepreneurs will soon need help”

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In the summer of 2014, OpusCapita investigated the outlook regarding companies’ lengthening payment terms in Finland and abroad. The gradual lengtheni
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dec

02

Miikka Savolainen: Playing the waiting game is expensive

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The challenging economic situation is punishing companies in Finnish and international competitive arenas. The significance of working capital is rapi
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okt

10

Automation of support services is increasing – what will become of the service center?

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This is what Tom Bangemann, The Hackett Group, told a reporter when he was interviewed for OpusCapita’s customer magazine Journal: “Up to now, automat
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okt

09

Count the eggs! Four things to consider when your supplier gets acquired

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When the CFO or CIO of a mid-segment company hears that their software supplier or service provider has been acquired, many questions are sure to aris
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okt

08

Robots soon in financial management and company boards

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Intelligent robotic systems are set to revolutionize corporate financial management practices. Company boards are also soon likely to feature a robot-
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okt

07

News from Sibos: SWIFT Extends Alliance Lite 2 to business applications

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SWIFT’s new “Alliance Lite 2 for Business applications” program allows selected providers to embed SWIFT Alliance Lite 2 connectivity into a single pa
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sep

28

It's time to consider payment terms from the perspective of supplier chain management

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Recently OpusCapita carried out a study of the payment terms offered by the biggest companies in the Nordic countries. The study showed that payment t
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dec

31

Survey: companies would gain significant benefits by improving their purchase-to-pay functions

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Companies would increase their agility and gain synergy benefits by comprehensively improving and streamlining their purchase-to-pay functions. This w
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dec

10

Is it worth to implement e-invoices and invoice automation in Poland?A case study

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The process of decision making for invoice automation in Poland can be presented based on the real case of one Polish retail chains that is very moder
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nov

07

Eye tracking survey

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An increasing volume of letters is delivered to recipients in digital format, but printed letters continue to be popular due to the fact that the rece
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