BPA is not just AP Automation

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Recently I attended a business networking event and, as you’d expect, the question “So what do you do?” was asked.  I gave much the same answer as I’ve given hundreds of times before in that situation and my elevator pitch included the words, ‘business process automation’ (BPA).  The person I was speaking with quickly replied […]

Avoiding Fake Invoice Scams

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Fake invoices and billing scams are an increasingly common problem for the modern business to contend with.  While in NZ there are plenty of organisations warning about the dangers of these scams (e.g.: CertNZ, NetSafe, MBIE), statistics on the scope of the problem are harder to come by because the data relies on people both […]

What exactly is RPA?

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Robotic Processing Automation (RPA) is one of the latest emerging technologies in the Business Process Automation (BPA) landscape and currently has a lot of hype surrounding it.  While some are heralding it as the future of BPA, out in the marketplace there is still a lot of uncertainty around what exactly it is.  Businesses are […]

The Neglected Purchase Order

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Accounts Payable (AP) is often the first initiative when it comes to Business Process Automation projects, and it’s easy to understand why.  AP directly effects how much money leaves an organisation, it’s a business process typically fraught with manual steps, and it’s a process that crosses almost every industry so vendors tend to focus on […]

Where should you put the documents?

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Most organisations have line of business application for the various elements of their core activities. Whether it’s a Finance System, a CRM, a Patient Records Platform, a Student Management System, a Logistics ERP, an HR Management application, or a Contract Management database; at the heart of every organisation is a collection of information, almost always […]