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Employee Spotlight: Brandy McIntosh

We sat down with our own Brandy McIntosh, Data Analyst at Billtrust, to ask her a few questions to get to know a little more about her personal and professional life. Question: What is your favorite food? Back in the day, it used to be Breyer’s Mint Chocolate Chip Ice...

Employee Spotlight: Pat Swisher

We asked Pat Swisher, who recently joined the Billtrust team as the Field Marketing Coordinator, a few questions and he shared with us his lifelong hobby and how he feels it has guided his professional life. Question: Can you describe a little about your position as...

We’re Not In Kansas Anymore…

My children are grown, and it’s been some time since I’ve fully embraced Halloween.  Don’t get me wrong, I love to see the little ones trick or treating, but a real celebration has been off my radar for a while. I definitely didn’t bring the Halloween spirit into the...

If You Build It, Will They Come?

Friday night is movie night in my house and every now and again, I actually get to choose the movie. Last week I chose “Field of Dreams”. Kevin Costner plays Ray Kinsella as a farmer in Iowa who lives with his wife and daughter. In the opening scene, he explains how...

The Data Scientist Explains: AR Trends and Best Practices

Future technologies always have roots in today’s trends. When you implement automation and other best practices in your AR department today, you’re actually preparing your organization for future technological advancements. Read the final post in our 4-part series on...

The Data Scientist Explains: Supervised Machine-Learning

Today we’re going to talk about how “smart” machines can mimic human intelligence by making decisions. Companies have recently been automating the decision-making process using  machine-learning technology, but it’s not perfect and has limitations. At Billtrust, we...

The Data Scientist Explains: AR Automation

Robots aren’t just characters in science fiction movies, they are an integral component of what keeps businesses moving fast enough to keep up with and surpass the competition. Better than simple machines, robotics can handle tasks in more sophisticated ways and use...

The Data Scientist Explains: Automation and Robotics

Today’s world of automation technology has been taken over by computers, from IBM’s Watson to self-driving cars, robotics and now artificial intelligence. How do you strike the right balance between just enough automation and too much? We’re thrilled to share a series...

5 Best Reasons to Move Your Invoicing and Payments Online

eBilling. eInvoicing. Electronic presentment and payment. eAdoption.   Whatever you want to call it, it means transitioning your customers away from paper invoices and checks, towards receiving invoices and making payments online. Electronic invoicing and payments...

Your Billtrust Quantum Questions Answered

Last week Billtrust rolled out the red carpet for Quantum, our new end-to-end, invoice-to-cash solution. We’ve been asked a few questions from our followers and fans, so we’ve compiled all of the answers for you in one place.   What is Quantum? Billtrust Quantum...

9 Tips for Achieving a Work Life Balance, Maybe

One of the things I love most about working at Billtrust is the amazing work-life balance that employees truly get to enjoy. Our core values are not just written on the wall, they are what we live each and every day. My favorite is: “We were not put on this planet so...

Does Corporate Culture Really Matter?

In the immortal words of Peter Drucker, “Culture eats strategy for breakfast”. Billtrust has a reputation for having an outstandingly positive, hard-working, collaborative, fun, and authentic corporate culture. When I joined Billtrust 8 months ago, I knew what I was...

What Accounts Receivable Teams Can Learn From Netflix

It may be hard to remember, but prior to 2007, Netflix – now a global provider of streaming movies and TV series – was mailing DVDs to its customers. Netflix made their DVDs available through a monthly rental model, so customers were constantly receiving and returning...

5 Ways to Make Your Customers LOVE Paying You

Companies don’t love shelling out money – they want to keep as much of it as possible. That’s fair, it takes a lot of effort for them to earn it.  I’m not going to convince you that there are ways to make your customers enjoy giving up their money, but I can help them...

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Billers

When I visit with customers or prospects, I am often asked about the best practices of our client base and how they compare to the practices of successful organizations.  It’s a great question. We all want to know where we stand when we’re compared to the best....

Keeping it “Business as Usual” When Employees Vacation

If you run a team, department, or even a company you know that vacations are the best way to avoid employee burnout. Summer is one of the most popular times for travel in the US, and many of us take paid vacation time in order to travel, spend time with family and...

Business Lessons We Can Learn From Pokemon Go

By now you have probably heard about, seen, or even played Pokemon Go, the new mobile video game taking the world by storm. This unique game encourages players to be physically active, meet new people, and visit new places. But I bet you didn’t stop to consider that...

Why Payment Cycle Management Should Matter to You

When I started my career in sales at Control Data, I was given a desk, a phone, a list of zip codes and a stack of D&B cards that corresponded to the zip codes that made up my territory. My job seemed pretty simple. I just needed to look at the D&B card, find...

Why You Need to Join Billtrust’s Online Community

We all know that getting a back stage pass is exciting! You get to look behind the scenes and experience intimate interactions with talented performers who make our world a little happier. Well, what if there was a way to get a first look at new Billtrust products,...

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