DICOM Group Plc Announces Partnership with BasWare Corp.BASINGSTOKE, England -- DICOM (medical, standard) DICOM - (From Digital Imaging and COmmunications in Medicine) A standard developed by ACR-NEMA (American College of Radiology - National Electrical Manufacturer's Association) for communications between medical imaging devices. Group plc ("DICOM Group"), a global leading provider of Information Capture and Communications solutions, today announced a partnership with BasWare Corporation ("BasWare"), a leading provider of financial automation software. The companies will join forces to promote a complete invoice automation solution that combines DICOM Group's Ascent for Invoices* software with BasWare Enterprise Purchase to Pay software solutions.
Ascent for Invoices is a modular add-on to Ascent Capture, the world's most popular information capture application. Captured content is sent to BasWare's software for matching with open purchase orders or contract information. Successfully matched invoices are paid automatically according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. pre-defined workflows, while invoices containing information that exceeds a company's tolerances are auto-routed for exception handling within BasWare Invoice Processing.
"After several years of successful collaboration, DICOM is an ideal partner for augmenting the core data capture requirements of our customers," said Ilkka Sihvo, CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of BasWare. "To start, DICOM is a financially strong, global information capture provider in all regions where we do business and we already share common partners. Furthermore, Ascent for Invoices is the ideal solution for customers who have a large number of suppliers and require advanced data capture to ensure maximum value from our solution suite.
DICOM's table line item capture capabilities are critical when utilising BasWare's Order Matching and Contract Matching modules. This enables customers to optimise their purchase to pay cycle and achieve superior spend analysis metrics metrics Managed care A popular term for standards by which the quality of a product, service, or outcome of a particular form of Pt management is evaluated. See TQM. .
"Our collaboration with BasWare, the leading provider of invoice automation solutions, perfectly exemplifies our strategic vision of enabling organisations to streamline their business processes, resulting in lower costs, better access to information and improved customer service." said Rob Klatell, DICOM Group CEO. "By partnering with us, BasWare is helping customers eliminate manual keying and move to the automatic capture of business-critical data regardless of where it appears on the invoice. The data-validation process is therefore much easier because there is lower probability of human error."
The joint offering is based on a new Ascent Capture release script that utilises BasWare's .NET-based integration gateway to provide seamless integration An addition of a new application, routine or device that works smoothly with the existing system. It implies that the new feature or program can be installed and used without problems. Contrast with "transparent," which implies that there is no discernible change after installation. with over 100 ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) An integrated information system that serves all departments within an enterprise. Evolving out of the manufacturing industry, ERP implies the use of packaged software rather than proprietary software written by or for one customer. and accounting systems, including SAP and the Oracle ERP family (Oracle, JD Edwards See J.D. Edwards. , PeopleSoft). BasWare and its partners will have access to Ascent for Invoices through DICOM's channel of Certified See certification. Solution Providers.
* Sold under the name "Ascent for Payables" in the Americas.