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Bottomline’s Paymode-X Network Hits a Key Milestone

Bottomline’s Paymode-X Network Hits a Key Milestone

On Oct 15, 2012 Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY) announced that its B2B settlement network, Paymode-X, surpassed 200,000 members that are actively exchanging electronic payment (ePayment) and remittance data. In addition to this, the company announced that Paymode-X has now expanded payment capabilities to support 23 currencies spanning more than 30 countries. The network had first [...]

October 22, 2012 Vishal News, Technology 0

Small Businesses Can Act Big

Small Businesses Can Act Big

Today I’m going to re-visit the SMB market, which I’ve talk about before here. This segment of the market presents an extraordinary opportunity to relieve SMB’s of their paper-based (or excel-based) manual processes of getting paid, making payments and managing cash and introduce them to cloud-based automation that is affordable and built for them. We [...]

September 14, 2012 Vishal News, Technology 0

ePayables Solution Spotlight on Scan One

ePayables Solution Spotlight on Scan One

In my several years as an analyst in this space, it has always been apparent to me that the AP automation solution landscape is quite crowded and confusing with multiple providers offering different and varied capabilities to automate all or part of the AP process, making it that much more difficult for enterprises to select [...]

September 11, 2012 Vishal Research, Technology 1

Business Gets More Social

Business Gets More Social

Undeniably, the social network has forever changed and continues to change the manner in which people communicate, interact, collaborate and share information with their network of family, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, people with similar interests, etc. That’s in our personal lives, but how have social networking concepts impacted the way commerce is conducted and how will [...]

August 2, 2012 Vishal Technology 2

Paper: Would You Bet on It or Against It?

Paper: Would You Bet on It or Against It?

Some years ago, the data capture market consisted of companies such as Kofax, Brainware, Captaris, DataCap, and Captiva, among others. Some of the companies in the space were sizable, many were small, but almost all were independent companies focused specifically on data capture. The current market has changed quite a bit with many of the [...]

July 24, 2012 Vishal Process, Technology 1

Our View of the AP World Part II – The Solution Providers

Our View of the AP World Part II – The Solution Providers

This can be a noisy and complicated market to understand, so at Ardent we created this visual representation which is based on our ePayables Framework that is discussed here in more detail.  Using the three major phases of the AP process as the basis for the categorization, solution providers fall within or across the phases [...]

July 3, 2012 Vishal Research, Technology 0

SMB’s Becoming Tech Savvy with Invoicing and Payments

SMB’s Becoming Tech Savvy with Invoicing and Payments

According to the US Small Business Administration, in 2009 (the latest available data) there were about 27.5 million small businesses in the U.S, approximately 6 million of which have employees with the remainder being sole proprietorships. It is safe to assume that a significant chunk of small to mid-sized businesses (SMB’s) suffer from highly manual [...]

June 26, 2012 Vishal Technology 1