Category Archives: Process Optimisation

Colourworks in the AFR!

Colourworks Australia is in the Australian Financial Review (AFR) as featured today. General Manager Business Services and Marketing, Cameron Lawes, was interviewed for the Smart Tech and Business Optimisation feature, and explains how digitising business processes boosts reliability, minimises errors and cuts administration costs. Read full article here.

Know your own business – MYOB, Xero & Reckon AP Automation

For any business looking to digitally transform their business, Accounts Payable seems like the most obvious business process to automate and transform. But for business owners and managers using MYOB, Xero or Reckon, they should ask themselves, do I really know how my accounts payable process currently performs, and will automation of this process improve […]

Automate accounts payable in MYOB, Xero & Reckon… or risk getting left behind

The growing divide between the most and least efficient accounts payable departments is increasing, with the cost of doing nothing resulting in decreased productivity and profitability. A recent report by Ardent Partners revealed that the Top 20 percent of accounts payable departments are reaping the benefits of automating their accounts payable processing, taking just 3.3 […]

How does your accounts payable process stack-up?

Accounts payable, while a back-office function, is a key factor in business efficiency, yet many small businesses struggle because the accounts payable process all too often affects the businesses ability to accurately forecast and manage cash flow. Without an effective accounts payable process, small businesses ability to process invoices in a timely manner is hampered […]

If only there were more hours in the day

If you ask any small to medium sized business owner their greatest challenge, the answer is often the same – there just aren’t enough hours in the day. Generating sales, managing staff and their safety, invoicing, payroll and purchasing all take time. On top of that you have compliance and regulatory requirements, including ensuring your […]

4 compelling reasons to automate your payroll

Does your finance team spend more time chasing and entering timesheets than actually managing the finances of the business? With automated payroll processing solutions, payroll professionals can save time and energy entering and approving a huge volume of employee forms, reduce data entry mistakes and improve data security. Need more convincing? Here are 4 compelling […]

Top 5 Reasons CFO’s should consider Autofile

Are you sick of receiving demanding phone calls from unpaid creditors? Or asking colleagues to check drawers or desks for unpaid invoices? Perhaps you’d like your accounts payable staff to support you with strategic projects, rather than processing a mountain of invoices each month? Here are the Top 5 reasons CFO’s should consider implementing an […]

AP Automation for Xero, MYOB & Reckon

Talk to any small to medium size business and most will say one of the most critical software systems they use on a daily basis is their accounting software. Generally, this software will help business owners manage all of their business matters including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, financial reporting and budgeting. For many small […]

5 ways to automate your accounts payable process

Paying invoices is part of every business and every business needs an effective accounts payable process to do this. Unfortunately however, many put up with an inefficient and unproductive accounts payable process. Why? Because it is not seen as a revenue generating task. For many business owners and managers, they would much rather focus on […]

Plan your web form development carefully

The importance of forms for any business of any size cannot be overemphasised. Whether it is customer order forms, application forms, requisition forms, or leave forms, these forms are generally the starting point for a number of critical business workflows. They are the start of engagement and a critical data capture point. The growth in […]