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Discussions about trends, insights and emerging issues impacting the accounts payable function

Discussions about trends, insights and emerging issues impacting the accounts payable function
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Discussions about trends, insights and emerging issues impacting the accounts payable function

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English


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AP Now Episode 7: Mary Schaeffer on the Evolving Nature of the AP Function

5/16/2019
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In this episode, AP Now’s Mary Schaeffer evaluates the rapidly evolving nature of the accounts payable function. She bases her views on two polls conducted by AP Now and shares insights from two colleagues, as well. She compares how the AP function was viewed negatively in many organizations 20 years ago with the more positive light it is seen in today. She shares that the image of the accounts payable department has improved in the last few years at over two-thirds of the organizations...

Duration:00:13:57

AP Now Episode 6: Mary Schaeffer with Eyal Feldman on The Impact of AI on AP

5/9/2019
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Artificial intelligence (AI) and its impact on the accounts payable function is an issue causing concern among the accounting and accounts payable community. But that shouldn’t be the case asserts Stampli’s, Eyal Feldman. In this episode of the AP Now podcast, he Mary Schaeffer to clarify this point of view. He begins by explaining exactly what he means by artificial intelligence and machine learning … that is the machine doing the learning … not online learning facilities for professionals...

Duration:00:20:37

AP Now Episode 5: Mary Schaeffer and Debra Richardson on Authentication of Master Vendor File Data

5/2/2019
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In this episode on the AP Now podcast, Mary Schaeffer is joined by Debra R Richardson, an expert on master vendor file issues. They discuss the growing importance of authenticating all information going into the master vendor file as well as any changes made to existing data. Richardson explains how many organizations might think they are strictly domestic but in actually they have global vendors. Because of the explosion of all different types of fraud (both payment and data) it is...

Duration:00:17:01

AP Now Episode 4: Mary Schaeffer on Boss Impersonation and Gift Cards

4/25/2019
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Boss impersonation fraud is the newest type of payment fraud to hit the business world. In this episode, AP Now’s Mary Schaeffer explains exactly how this fraud works and then shares advice from the FBI on how to protect your organization against it. This fraud targets any employee although to date the bulk of the targets are in accounting and HR. It is a variation of Business Email Compromise (BEC) fraud. With this fraud, the crook impersonates the boss and sends either an email or text to...

Duration:00:08:14

AP Now Episode 3: Mary Schaeffer with Eyal Feldman on Fixing Accounts Payable’s Broken Communication Channels

4/18/2019
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This episode focuses on two-lost invoices that almost led to Eyal Feldman losing his job. He joins AP Now’s host, Mary Schaeffer to describe the event and discuss the lessons learned from that episode and how he used those lessons to build Stampli’s AP bot, Billy. While many listeners will empathize with the story, few will have had the heart-stopping experience of nearly losing one of their organization’s largest clients due to lost invoices. In this episode, Eyal describes how surprised...

Duration:00:43:35

AP Now Episode 2: Mary Schaeffer with Lynn Larson on the Pending Release of Apple Credit Cards

4/11/2019
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The announcement of a new Apple card has garnered quite a bit of interest in the payments and accounts payable communities. The fact that it can reside on your iPhone, and only an iPhone, as well as the Titanium material of the physical card is garnering a lot of attention. In this episode, AP Now’s Mary Schaeffer interviews Recharged Education’s Lynn Larson about this exciting new development. The product has many interesting features and we were wondering what, if any, impact it would have...

Duration:00:26:30

AP Now Episode 1: Staying Current in AP or Paying the Cost

4/1/2019
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The accounts payable function must change; for existing processes leave companies vulnerable to newer frauds, less competitive when other companies take advantage of new technologies and potentially out of regulatory compliance. AP Now’s Mary Schaeffer discusses three events that occurred in the last three years that have forced every organization to change the best practices it has used in their accounts payable functions. Many of those who have not made these changes have paid a very steep...

Duration:00:24:15

AP Now Podcast Trailer 2

4/1/2019
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Worried about keeping up with changing best practices, fraud, technology, regulatory concerns, and new processes impacting your accounts payable function? The AP Now podcast, hosted by Mary Schaeffer, one of the leading accounts payable experts, is for you. Mary will be joined by other thought leaders and practitioners for some episodes. In others, she’ll examine a prevailing issue or trend by herself. This weekly broadcast is especially designed to provide the needed business intelligence...

Duration:00:00:39

AP Now Podcast Trailer

4/1/2019
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Worried about keeping up with changing best practices, fraud, technology, regulatory concerns, and new processes impacting your accounts payable function? The AP Now podcast, hosted by Mary Schaeffer, one of the leading accounts payable experts, is for you. Mary will be joined by other thought leaders and practitioners for some episodes. In others, she’ll examine a prevailing issue or trend by herself. This weekly broadcast is especially designed to provide the needed business intelligence...

Duration:00:00:59