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Tackle Your ERP Billing Issues Without Using a Band-Aid

By Taija Engman on Jun 30, 2021 10:00:00 AM

Yes, you want recurring billing, but your ERP and legacy systems do not provide the pricing and rating flexibility to cater for subscriptions and pay-per-use and to deliver that type of invoicing.

We hear this a lot from our clients. So, what was their solution? Often, they had ventured the slippery path of a quick workaround (or two or three): An excel sheet to consolidate data to recalculate the correct pricing. Some RPA to speed up the process. Some manual work. How feasible is it moving forward?

In this blog, we will argue that the cost of a quick band-aid to a deep-rooted problem will be higher than solving it with a real, fundamental solution.

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Why Customers Think Billing Should Be Part Of the Revops Strategy

By Marc Wullings on Jun 22, 2021 9:35:39 AM

Billing Really Is Part Of Your Customer Process


Over the past 10 years, the CX landscape has changed dramatically. Where older CRM systems handed over to ERP when the client signed the deal, we now look much broader to the whole lifecycle of the client.

Funnily enough, billing sits firmly on the ERP side, under the responsibility of the CFO. How feasible is this in 2021?

In this blog, we will argue that your client thinks that billing is part of the journey, and what opportunities this brings for you and your customers. 

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What Should a Billing System Look Like from an IT Perspective

By Petri Takala on Jun 15, 2021 8:45:00 AM

Billing Needs Flexibility, Bridging ERP And CRM

We recently had a great conversation with Igor Stenmark, the billing expert at MGI Research, and discussed the role of billing in a modern ICT environment. One thing became immediately clear: billing solutions nowadays need to be agile to adapt quickly to business changes, and therefore deserve their place in the ICT infrastructure. Read about Igor’s reasoning below.

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What Experts Say About Service Billing In 2021

By Petri Takala on May 18, 2021 8:45:00 AM

There has been a lot of dynamics in the billing industry, and most growth evolves around service billing. Many companies have created as-a-service models or even moved completely to subscription billing. Still, service billing is much more than just those two areas, as mature service organizations can tell.

In this blog, we will look at the latest trends after a conversation with Igor Stenmark, the billing expert from MGI Research.

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MacGyver Would Have Taped IT-Tools Together - Why You Should Not

By Taija Engman on Mar 24, 2020 8:45:00 AM

The TV hero MacGyver carries duct tape and a Swiss Army Knife for fixing any issue that comes ahead. Many companies seem to use duct tape solutions for invoicing recurring revenue. ERP, Excel, custom databases, CPQ and RPA are not enough.

Why you should avoid the use of duct tape solutions in billing the recurring revenue?:

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Modernize Your Quote-to-Cash Process – Enjoy Big Financial Results

By Taija Engman on Mar 9, 2020 2:00:00 PM

Monetize 13 is the only event in Europe focusing purely on monetization, including payments, commerce, billing, and CPQ. 

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