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Accounts Payable Automation in 2014

September 25, 2014

Where have we been? It’s always good to stop and take a look at where we have been, where we are at now, and where we are headed.  For those of you who have been in and around the accounts payable world for a while will no doubt have noticed some rather significant changes. While […]

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Webinar: Implementing a Vendor Portal

August 24, 2014

ICG will be hosting a webinar on Thursday, November 13th at 2PM MST/11AM MST. The subject matter will be “Case Study – Implementing an Award Winning Vendor Portal.“ This session will discuss how Dot Foods implemented an award winning, world-class vendor portal. We will discuss the process from establishing requirements to rolling out the solution to Dots suppliers and […]

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ICG Hosts AP Automation Webinar

August 22, 2014

ICG Consulting hosted an AP Automation webinar AP Automation – The Latest & Greatest in Invoice Processing on Thursday, September 18th.  The webinar and a solution demonstration showed participants the latest features and technology in Accounts Payable Automation.  This webinar was very interactive with participants asking several very pertinent questions.  Feedback showed that attendees came away with new […]

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Millenials in the Workplace

August 8, 2014

Brace yourselves, Baby Boomer generation, the “Millennials” are coming. That’s right, there’s a newer age generation coming into the workforce. They are coming in fast and with new perspectives and skill sets than their baby boomer predecessors. This new workforce generation is being referred to as the “Millennials” and they have many needed skills that […]

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Webinar: Vendor Self-service/Portals

March 5, 2014

ICG will be hosting a webinar on the subject of Vendor Self-service through Vendor Portals.  The webinar will take place on Thursday March 20th at 2:00pm EDT/11:00am PDT.  This free and highly informative webinar will cover the many functions and processes where you can push more non-value added activities and information gathering back to your […]

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Vendor On-boarding—Start Strong

March 4, 2014

Getting it right from the start will pay big dividends! The function of on-boarding vendors is as diversified in the process and execution as any business process you will find. Every organization takes a somewhat different approach to on-boarding new vendors and building a list of qualified, potential vendors.  Some of the differences are driven by industry issues […]

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ICG in Vendor Management Article

January 20, 2014

The Institute of Financial Operations (IFO) publication FinancialOps latest edition has a feature article on Vendor Management.  The article comprises interviews and information into how companies view and approach vendor management as well as tools to assist organizations in those activities, such as vendor portals, sourcing portals, vendor on-boarding and maintenance systems and AP/transaction processing automation to name […]

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Is Technology Transforming AP?

November 18, 2013

For those of us who have been involved in AP in one capacity or another for many years, we have seen technology play a big role.  Moving from the old “green screen” financial systems AP had to work in (and believe it or not they are still around) and complicated workflow applications to more user […]

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Vendor Management- What is it?

September 13, 2013

We have encountered a lot of discussion lately about vendor management.  Indeed vendor management has been getting increased exposure among large businesses primarily with companies now setting up Offices of Vendor Management and new roles in the executive suite such as Chief Vendor Management Officer.  The curious thing is almost everyone has a different view […]

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6 Benefits of Electronic Invoicing

July 17, 2013

Many Businesses STILL Aren’t Doing This . . . Here’s Why They Should! Every year millions of invoices are exchanged between buyers and suppliers in the supply chain.  However, most of these invoices are either in paper or e-mail format, which creates inefficiencies for the buyer’s Accounts Payable (AP) organization, and can thus increase the […]

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