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Ireland launches PEPPOL Authority

Ireland launches PEPPOL Authority Last week’s launch of Ireland’s new PEPPOL Authority is another positive step towards harmonisation of electronic procurement and invoicing systems and regulations across Europe, and beyond. The role of the Authority will be to facilitate the rollout of PEPPOL in Ireland. To get a sense of what can be achieved, we […]

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Pick IBM PEPPOL!

Pick IBM PEPPOL! In 2 previous posts (here, and here), I’ve considered various topics around “How to pick a PEPPOL Provider?” Deliberately, I took a non-partisan view and was pleasantly surprised when I found some of my competitors and potential clients were using my material to explain the “why” and “how” of PEPPOL to their […]

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PEPPOL is a strategic opportunity. Are you ready?

PEPPOL is a strategic opportunity for your competitors. Is your business ready? Join Ger Clancy, IBM Offering Manager for e-Invoicing and PEPPOL, as he guides you through easier B2B and B2G e-Commerce in a globalised business environment. Leave with actionable takeaways that you can implement in your organization. Reduce complexity and dependency on customised electronic […]

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PEPPOL Directory matures

PEPPOL Directory matures: I last wrote about PEPPOL Directory in Feb 2017, when the project received formal approval from OpenPEPPOL to deploy its “Yellow Pages” style lookup service to production. The service launched in June 2017, but I waited with an update until the adoption had begun to properly pick up. Last week the Italian […]

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IBM PEPPOL – Complexity Made Simple

IBM PEPPOL – Complexity Made Simple See how IBM’s PEPPOL Offering can energise your European trade . We Should Talk!! http://www-05.ibm.com/services/uk/peppol/

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IBM PEPPOL 40 seconds

IBM PEPPOL 40 seconds A quick look at IBM’s PEPPOL Point-of-View in 40-ish seconds. A catalyst for simplification, productivity and cost-savings! We Should Talk!! http://www-05.ibm.com/services/uk/peppol/

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PEPPOL Directory Deployment approved!!

PEPPOL Directory deployment approved by OpenPEPPOL!! In the past days, we received OpenPEPPOL’s approval to deploy PEPPOL Directory to full production asap.  This is great news, and the culmination of nearly 3 years of intense work. Back in May 2014, we began looking for a better way to help PEPPOL users to derive more benefit […]

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PEPPOL Directory marches on

PEPPOL Directory getting closer It’s time for a status update on PEPPOL Directory, and share some good news after more than 2 years of hard work. We set out to find a way of helping PEPPOL users derive more benefit from their investments. “There must be an easier way” to discover and connect with new […]

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PEPPOL – Here to Help

PEPPOL – Here to Help Here is a short video, also available on Youtube that explains how PEPPOL can simplify your electronic trade and save you money. My IBM Homepage: ibm.biz/GerClancy

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eTendering – Creating single European Market

eTendering – Creating a Single European Market IBM has long been involved in the e-SENS (Electronic Simple European Networked Services) project. The overarching goal of eSENS is to break down electronic barriers and enable a truly unified EU, allowing private and public sector communicate and trade effectively and securely across borders. One part of the […]

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Netherlands Belgium start PEPPOL eInvoicing

PEPPOL eInvoice start dates announced in NL + BE Netherlands Belgium start PEPPOL eInvoicing Netherlands As PEPPOL accelerates across Europe, the Dutch public sector announced recently it will ask suppliers to send PEPPOL eInvoices from January 1st 2017. Dutch PEPPOL announcement Belgium / Flanders Furthermore, on January 1st 2017, the Belgian region of Flanders also […]

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Picking a PEPPOL Provider Part II

What the “4-Corner Model” means for PEPPOL! Why NHS Buyers and Sellers must (take) care!   Last year, I blogged on How to select a PEPPOL Provider, and that advice is still fully relevant. It makes sense to revisit this now, as the September 2016 deadline looms for NHS suppliers to pick PEPPOL provider. Lately, […]

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PEPPOL in Sweden moves forward

PEPPOL in Sweden doing well An article published yesterday by Sweden’s Financial Management Authority (ESV) shows great progress made with PEPPOL in the Swedish public sector. According to  Peter Noren from ESV, there are about 220 Swedish central government agencies in total. About 70 of those have less than 50 staff. The ESV article looks […]

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IBM Certified PEPPOL Access Point

Certified PEPPOL Access Point Logo OpenPEPPOL recently issued IBM the new logo below as a Certified PEPPOL Access Point. You can read more on the OpenPEPPOL site To gain certification, an Access Point must be “in good standing” and have already signed PEPPOL Transport Infrastructure Agreements. They must also furthermore have successfully completed all testing […]

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PEPPOL NHS England Case Study published

  A very important PEPPOL-related document came out just before Christmas 2015, unnoticed in the year-end frenzy. During April- June 2015, IBM and several other PEPPOL Service providers participated in a “Demonstration of (the PEPPOL) Technology”. This excercise showcased NHS PEPPOL eProcurement and eInvoicing, with a group of NHS England hospitals, and their suppliers. In […]

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2016 – PEPPOL’s Year

2016 – PEPPOL’s Year It’s been a long time coming, but all indications point that 2016 is the year when PEPPOL goes mainstream.  Across much of Europe, preparation is underway for the European Commission eProcurement directive coming into force in 2017. Yesterday, the names of the 6 NHS England eProcurement “Demonstrator Sites” were announced. Derby […]

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PEPPOL going global – Not just my view

PEPPOL going global Ken Holman has written an excellent essay looking at the evolution of PEPPOL eProcurement in Europe. He considers the future scope for such an open and interoperable system in the US and Canada. Definitely worth a read. https://plus.google.com/+GKenHolman-Crane/posts/2AT1WNfi7Cz This past year, I’ve had PEPPOL discussions with buyers and sellers from all Europe, […]

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Hello “PEPPOL Directory”

Hello “PEPPOL Directory” I’m sure many of you have been following efforts over the past months to create a PEPPOL “Phone Book”. The wait is almost over!! This new feature will allow PEPPOL Providers to make the business address data of their PEPPOL-connected End Clients searchable, and will allow anyone to search for multiple terms […]

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PEPPOL mandatory for Sweden by 2018

PEPPOL mandatory for Sweden by 2018 This content originates from Peter Noren of the Swedish National Financial Mgmt Authority (ESV). Peter posted this on LinkedIn, and it is another indicator of the increasing velocity of PEPPOL across Europe. PEPPOL mandatory for Swedish central government agencies in 2018 “Today we have adapted the regulations for e-procurement […]

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PEPPOL- global savings imperative

PEPPOL – global imperative Canada’s example? I read the recent  “Open Letter to Canada’s Next Prime Minister” blog from Hugh Chatfield and Ken Holman with great interest. Hugh and Ken are Experts and Thought Leaders in the world of eInvoicing. In their letter they threw down a gauntlet to the incoming Canadian Government prior to […]

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