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Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

No commercial constellation will create this SM milestone

28 April 2010  |  4696 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

No commercial constellation will create this Single Market milestone.. Migration to E-invoicing is the the by far most topical step for improving enterprise productivity – especially in face of rapidly declining workforce in EU. “Cutting enterprise administrative cost in half” is the main goal – improving competiveness by offering digital services...

Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Now we have two legs - where is the body?

28 April 2010  |  4461 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Leg number 1 is the VAT directive for equal treatment and other unification. No demands can be put on electronic invoices by tax authorities that is not put on paper invoices. Leg number 2 is the ISO standard for e-invoicing which is built on the Cross Industry Invoice content standard - to be formally approved within the next 3 months. The body – ...

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Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Far more important than SEPA

28 April 2010  |  5147 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

E-invoicing is by all measures far more important than SEPA (a claim I have been making since the first SEPA-discussions). Far more important for: - productivity in EU enterprises - cost savings in th...

Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

If you want to go fast - go alone - if far go together

28 April 2010  |  5552 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

On the way back from a big and very successful EU-conference on e-Invoicing in Madrid. What did become clear – again - was that migration to e-invoicing will not happen without large scale collaborati...

Uri Rivner
Uri RivnerBioCatch - Tel Aviv

America looks for Crazy Ideas

28 April 2010  |  4904 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Last month I spoke at RSA Conference, the world’s largest information security convention. Thousands of IT security managers, vendors, journalists and interested parties come over every year to San Fr...

Micah Willbrand
a non-active Finextra member

The Internet demands faster applications approvals

27 April 2010  |  2163 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It is well documented that the Internet is increasingly becoming the go-to destination for consumers to read up on and research the wide array of financial services products on the market and as this ...

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Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Webstreaming most important e-invoicing event of the year

25 April 2010  |  3669 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Website with update programme on the conference, including link to webstreaming: http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/newsroom/cf/itemshortdetail.cfm?item_id=4005&lang=en With regard to webstreamig: T...

Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Important meetings

22 April 2010  |  2653 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

In Madrid and in Paris My message in short: 1. the point is not dematerialization of transporting invoices – it is the automation of all administrative processes that is enabled 2. it is possibl...

Rik Coeckelbergs
Rik CoeckelbergsClear2Pay - Brussels

Who says virtual currencies aren't real?

19 April 2010  |  3644 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I just read the related article on Dibspace. I thought this is the perfect incentive to start a post on virtual currencies. With the start of online gaming there was a boom of virtual currencies in th...

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Bo Harald
Bo HaraldZEF and Real Time Economy Program - Helsinki region

Return to Sender: E-invoicing is Paying Off in the Nordics

19 April 2010  |  3985 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Johanna Andersen from Nordea Bank wrote this landmark article. Return to sender is the obvious thing to do for receivers of paper or PDF invoices - as soon as the service providers - also the banks -...

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