Greg Bartels

Recent Posts

5 Signs you Need to Transform your Accounts Payable Process

After years of false starts, accounts payable departments are making transformation a top priority.
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Take the Guesswork Out of Managing Your Cash and Spend

Manual and semi-automated invoice processes make it nearly impossible for CFOs and treasurers to get the information they need to effectively manage working capital and ...
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5 Ways Financial Controllers Benefit from AP Automation

Businesses are demanding more from their financial controller. It’s not enough for financial controllers to be a financial scorekeeper.
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What Media Payables Leaders can Learn from Google's Automation Strategy

Stop me if you've heard this one: Technological advancements will free media and advertising companies from the drudgery of repetitive low-value administrative tasks to focus ...
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Supplier Portals and Blue-Chip College Basketball Prospects

It’s not often that accounts payable makes front-page news. So, it was surprising when the topic of a major sneaker manufacturer’s supplier portal was one of the lead stories ...
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The Myth of the Paperless Back Office – A Reality with Digital Technologies

Casual industry observers could be forgiven for thinking that that organizations have rid their back offices of inefficient and ineffecitve manual tasks in favor of ...
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11 Ways Advanced Digital Transformation Solutions Mitigate Security Risks

Mitigating security risks is a top-of-mind issue for controllers.  And for good reason.  Data breaches at prominent businesses are seemingly a regular item in daily newspaper ...
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Artificial Intelligence Won’t Solve All Your Accounts Payable Problems

Artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the hottest digital transformation topics in accounts payable.
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How AP Automation trumps ERP Investments

Most businesses spend more on their enterprise resources planning (ERP) application than any other technology purchase.  “It’s the financial nerve center of our business,” ...
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