Why now is the best time for Microsoft Dynamics AX/365 customers to automate

January 14 2019

Here’s a tip to help you increase efficiencies, save money and gain control over your liabilities and payments in the new year: automate. And if you’ve already automated some of your invoicing processes, then automate some more.

Studies from industry analysts have shown that automation is a key driver of AP excellence. Ardent Partners’ State of ePayables 2018: The Future is Now report found that through automation best-in-class companies were not only able to reduce the costs of processing an invoice by five times, but also do it 2.5 times faster.

When it comes to automation, there’s no time like now to get underway. Here are tips for helping your department move along the automation path – no matter where you are in the process: 

For companies using Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

If your company has implemented Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations (D365FO) for operational processes, it's easy to establish an automated process that extends across AP. Best-in-class invoice automation solutions offer a strong integration with ERP and require minimal IT involvement, meaning the finance department can take the lead in determining the current level of automation and provide the impetus to progress the automation journey.

Companies planning to upgrade to D365FO

About Anna Tujunen

Dooap's Chief Product Officer, Anna Tujunen, is a former controller now developing software "from an AP professional to an AP professional". She is also a member of the E-Invoicing workgroup of the US Federal Reserve's Business Payments Coalition. This well-versed AP guru loves traveling and music quizzes.

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