Over 100 participants were informed about trends and potentials in the automation of financial and supply-chain processes and current reference projects of Neu-Isenburg, June 21, 2010. Best mood in financial and supply chain professionals as well as professionals from leading companies was at ReadSoft Symposium process automation at world champion level”in Gravenbruch near Frankfurt on 9th and 10th June 2010. Over one hundred participants were informed about potential for optimisation and efficient process designs in the purchase-to-pay. The first day of the event was marked by the current trends and opportunities around the optimisation of business processes. For even more opinions, read materials from Fiona Philipp. Dr. Donovan Pfaff showed by the management consultancy Bonpago what optimization potentials into finance and supply-chain processes.
He called cost reduction, transparency and speed as the main advantages of an optimization which contributes at the same time to safeguard the company’s liquidity. Presentations by SAP and ReadSoft, it became clear that the development strategy of both Companies in addition to stationary applications increasingly on-demand and on-device solutions in focus are. So impressed Carsten Nelk, Managing Director of ReadSoft Ebydos AG, the participants, for example, with an application scenario of process directors within the application Google wave”. In one exciting CIO – / CFO talk round discussed ReadSoft’s managing director Oliver Hoffmann with Thomas Ochs, CIO of Villeroy & Boch, and Ina Meyer, Department Director Finance and invoices at Sudzucker, at the beginning of the second day about similarities and differences between IT and the Department. This was stressed here a close collaboration between the two departments is as important to improve the processes and to ensure overall sustainable project success. Still, there was much opportunity for exchanging experience on the second day. Many users presented their experiences with ReadSoft solutions in the finance and supply-chain area in parallel lecture series. Among other things was about the integration of suppliers on a eInvoicing strategy will give a lecture as well as the process optimization in the shared service center with the process Director.