Market trends

A first look at the 2015 APN Survey results

With many organisations still facing an uphill battle against manual processing and disparate systems, understanding where your company sits in relation to others can be an elusive goal. And, despite the cultural changes over the last few years, purchase to pay departments can still be isolated areas of the business, making it difficult for those working within them to get a sense of the broader...

How to really get supplier’s on-board with e-invoicing (part 1)

A hot question right now, is how to on-board suppliers onto e-invoicing to support an invoice automation project? In this four part blog, I’ll guide you through one approach to achieving sustainable and long term e-invoice adoption. I’ll start by saying the question should really be, ‘why should my suppliers start sending e-invoices?’ So, this first part will help you understand your suppliers a...

Basware’s 30th anniversary: How our people made it happen

In our business, we always look ahead. Our focus is to how to meet the future needs of our customers and develop the next disruptive technology. As we celebrate our 30th anniversary this year, it’s equally important to reflect on the events that shaped our business and led us to where we are today. This is our story – the remarkable achievement of the Baswareans – the incredibly talented and...

2013 reflections and a look ahead to the real-time connected economy

In December last year, I wrote that I was excited about 2014. Excited not just for Basware and our customers and partners, but for the industry itself which is showing some really interesting signs of huge opportunities to come during the next months.To understand 2014, we need to look at 2013 and what that meant for our strategy, goals and vision. A number of things happened that led us to where...

Payment behaviour of German companies - recent study published by EOS Deutschland and the credit bureau Bürgel

André von de Finn, Senior Account Manager, Basware GmbH, comments on a recent study into the payment behaviour of German companies published by EOS Deutschland, a company specialising in managing debtor risk, and by the credit bureau Bürgel: "There are many reasons why invoices remain unpaid: the economic situation, sloppiness or pure malice – the latter is often labelled “payment behaviour” or...

Basware Network has hit 50 million transactions

If you’re in Finland it’s commonplace, if you’re in France it’s less frequent. And I’m not talking about Elk Ragu. Electronic invoicing has varying levels of adoption around the world, but the common thread is that usage is growing everywhere and we’ve seen a marked increase recently.Our Basware Network recently hit 50 million transactions. One of the reasons for this is that companies are...

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