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Stewart Jacobsen

Stewart Jacobsen

Stewart Jacobsen, CloudTrade Alliance Director, has been with the company for 3 years and specialises in financial process automation. His career spans over 20 years working with European and global shared services centres. He understands the needs they have to constantly deliver innovation and competitive services to their internal customers by automating process utilising leading technology.

CloudTrade Podcast - Episode 9 - On-premise or in the cloud?

CloudTrade Podcast - Episode 9 - On-premise or in the cloud?

Watch the podcast here, if you’d prefer to read about what was discussed, please read on. Steve Britton, Director of Sales, talks to CloudTrade Alliance Director Stewart Jacobsen about whether organizations looking to automate...
Invoice fraud: get smart or get fleeced

Invoice fraud: get smart or get fleeced

Invoice fraud can be an expensive problem, if you choose to ignore it. Last year invoice fraud cost UK firms almost £93 million, with 3,280 invoice and bank scam cases reported – at an average of £28,000 per case. Although...
The current state of the capture market

The current state of the capture market

I can remember a time when microfilm was still king. Remarkably, it’s a technology that was first used in the 1870’s and, after a great run, it died away gracefully as scanning and OCR took over. Of course, it continues to be...
The big benefits of supply chain finance

The big benefits of supply chain finance

We recently wrote about the issue of late payments. But it’s not all doom and gloom. In fact, the rise of supply chain finance offers suppliers a neat solution to the critical problem of getting paid on time – and offers...
How to delight customers and minimise lost revenue

How to delight customers and minimise lost revenue

As we recently pointed out in a blog post on the problem of late payments, accounts payable departments are the “Cinderellas” of large organisations. They’re cost centres that pay out money rather than processing orders and...
A Practical Solution to Late Payments

A Practical Solution to Late Payments

The latest press release from the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) on the Prompt Payment Code (PPC) makes for grim reading. 17 companies have been removed or suspended from the Code during the past quarter, with...
A practical solution to late payments

A practical solution to late payments

The April 2019 quarterly update from the Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) on the Prompt Payment Code (PPC) made for grim reading. 17 companies were removed or suspended from the Code during the previous quarter,...