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Driving Smarter Spending

Key Requirements for Intelligent Spend Management Organizations that move towards implementing automated procurement solutions generate vast amounts of digital spend data. This data is being generated in real time and can encompass many different sources such as user spend data, supplier performance and external system intelligence around financial performance. This raw data does not always […] Read More
 


Ten Ways to Increase User Adoption for Your Purchase-to-Pay System

Businesses investing in Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) systems want increased efficiency in their procurement operations. But a system alone does not create efficiency. To reap the benefits of accurately tracking budgets, streamlining approval processes, and controlling spend, focus must be centered on user adoption from the start. Purchase-to-Pay software is designed to make purchasing easier for the […] Read More
 


Local Students Get a Visit from Verian on their Career Day

Pramod Prabhu, Lead Developer at Verian, recently spent some time at the Epiphany School of Charlotte during their Career Day, presenting students with an overview of his job in the Information Technology industry. The Epiphany School of Charlotte is dedicated to educating students with social and communication challenges, and others who move through the world […] Read More
 


The Secret Formula for Achieving Maximum Savings

What’s the ultimate objective of P2P automation? While greater efficiency, better visibility, and more control are all natural results of automating key P2P processes, the real payoff is capturing more savings. More savings means better cash flow and higher profits, and that’s what every organization wants. So it stands to reason that the ultimate objective […] Read More
 


We Make People’s Lives Easier

It has been a busy week here at Verian – with the Product Strategy Team offsite…strategizing…and the Marketing Team scurrying to develop new and focused marketing messages for our various industries. Not to mention the Client Care folks caring for our valued customers and the geniuses in development being genius. …But the highlight of the […] Read More
 


Successful System Implementation Means Better Not Just Faster

When an organization is suffering from poor visibility and control of spending, it’s easy to see why rapid implementation of a purchase-to-pay system seems like paradise. However, before jumping at the promise of speed, it’s critical to understand that a rapid rollout alone does not guarantee quick time to value. It’s more important that a system […] Read More
 


Ease of Use Means More than an Attractive User Interface

Ask any sponsoring executive to name the leading criteria for selecting a purchase-to-pay software solution, and ease of use will be at the top of the list. However, very few decision makers have a firm grasp on what ease of use really means. Many organizations get distracted by solutions that have attractive user interfaces but do […] Read More
 


The Ultimate Shortlist for Sizing Up P2P Providers

Sizing up purchase to pay (P2P) providers can be a challenging task. There are lots of companies out there making lots of promises, and sometimes that makes it difficult to zero in on what’s really important. Getting sidetracked carries the very real risk of making the wrong choice, so how do you keep that from happening? You need […] Read More
 


Are You Making Important Business Decisions Based on the Wrong Criteria?

When it comes to identifying purchase to pay (P2P) solutions, many organizations are making very important business decisions based on the wrong criteria. Years of experience have trained us to see exactly what’s happening, and it’s hard to watch. Providers selected by some organizations are distracting them with easy decisions, and robbing them of the […] Read More
 


Automation Holds Answers for Better Supplier Contract Management

Most organizations spend a lot of time negotiating terms with their suppliers. Unfortunately, many lack the internal controls to ensure that their hard-fought supplier contracts are used well. The resulting off-contract spending and poor negotiating leverage rob companies of millions in profit every year. In response to these expensive challenges, many organizations are turning to automation, […] Read More