Infosys BPO is to integrate Bottomline Technologies’ capabilities for invoice automation into its outsourced services offering for global corporate clients. Infosys hopes this will enable it to produce a cost-effective alternative to manual, in-house invoice processing for its clients. Bottomline’s approach to invoice automation, which combines software for electronic workflow and payment with fully outsourced services for invoice data capture, is designed to help organizations immediately realize the benefits of electronic invoicing by accepting both electronic and paper invoices. With all invoices represented as electronic data files, the company claims that users can accelerate invoice approval and gain new levels of insight into departmental spend and the overall efficiency of working capital.
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