Sentara Healthcare, a not-for-profit healthcare provider, has selected Xign to automate its accounts payable (AP) operations. Sentara has successfully applied Six Sigma methodology – the disciplined, data-driven approach to eliminating defects in a business process – to improve the delivery of patient care. Because of this success, Sentara began looking for ways to improve its financial supply chain. After evaluating several vendors, Sentara chose Xign to apply Six Sigma principles to accounts payable in order to streamline operations and proactively monetize early payment discounts.
A report by broking group Marsh examines the repercussions from the administration of the South Korean company, which filed for bankruptcy protection at the end of August.
Global research by C2FO suggests that smaller businesses are less concerned with the repercussions of Brexit and the upcoming US presidential election.
A squeeze on skilled talent means it now takes an average of seven weeks to fill open permanent roles in finance in the UK according to new research from financial services recruitment firm Robert Half.
Early-stage merger and acquisition deals in Asia-Pacific show nearly 10% year-on-year growth in recent months.