Is your accounts payable department “next level?” When you consider your AP department, would you call it “innovative,” “agile” or “best-in-class?” Today’s top AP departments are embracing technology, streamlining processes and automating manual tasks. As automation becomes more commonplace, more AP departments are adopting it and reaping the benefits of it.
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Technology is getting smarter and smarter, which is making companies more efficient, agile and competitive. We have artificial intelligence, machine learning, robotic process automation and more tech-savvy buzzwords that are digitizing workplaces and automating tasks that we never dreamed could be automated. Most automation efforts start with accounts payable, as this department has historically processed the most paper and typically has the most manual procedures.
Sometimes we don’t realize that what we’ve been doing isn’t ideal until we take a good, hard look at it. In this case, we’re talking about information management. Many companies have spent years managing their data in certain ways, even if it’s inefficient and cumbersome. Why? Because it’s comfortable and familiar. However, in this day and age of information technology and innovation, comfortable and familiar doesn’t cut it.
You and your team have experienced a whole list of benefits since implementing document management/robotic process automation (RPA) software at your organization. But your accounts payable, accounts receivable, human resources and leadership teams likely aren’t the only ones enjoying the perks of paperless automation – your customers are benefitting, too!
Another year has come to a close and we don’t know about you, but our year was filled with innovation and excitement in the automation industry. Here at Metafile, we continued to enhance our paperless automation solution, MetaViewer, in order to provide our customers with the latest, most state-of-the-art technology.
Digital transformation strategies are innovative, exciting and comprised of many moving parts. Some enterprises totally nail it, planning, implementing and monitoring new digital technology. However, many enterprises either opt out of attempting a digital transformation, or their digital transformation initiatives fail.
This week, Metafile Information Systems celebrated 40 years of providing state-of-the-art, innovative technology solutions! When you’ve been developing business solutions for this long, it’s fun to take a look back at where it all started, and we thought it would be fun for you to see how far we’ve come, too!
So, you’ve decided to implement a robotic process automation (RPA) solution but are wondering what the pay-out will be for your organization. It’s a question we hear all the time – how much ROI can I expect to see in the first six months? In the first year? In the first 18 months? And we get it, making sure that your company is seeing a return on your tech investment is essential, especially if you’re considering scaling that investment and implementing it into other areas of your company for a full-scale digital transformation in the future.
We talk constantly about the benefits of automating AP processes with document management/paperless automation software. We address the problems that businesses face when their processes are manual and we demonstrate how AP automation eliminates those problems, increasing efficiency, visibility and ROI.