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Proud of our ISAE3402 Type II certification

Visma | Onguard has successfully completed the first ISAE3402 Type II audit and now have an ISAE3402 Type II report available.

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Almost half of SMEs have to wait over a month for their money

Almost half of Dutch SMEs have to wait longer than a month on average for their money in comparison to only a quarter of large enterprises.

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Almost half of financial professionals still using Excel for debtor management

Visma | Onguard’s fifth annual Fintech Barometer findings reveal lack of data sharing among businesses. Almost half are still using Excel.

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Finance professionals go to the office relieved: one-third of systems did not work at home

For almost a third of finance professionals, working from home was a major challenge, due to missing systems or non-working software.

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CFO: finance professional becomes analytical and communicative leader

The finance professional who wants to remain relevant in the future must develop his analytical, leadership and communication skills.

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Half of home-based financial professionals hindered by missing systems or software

Data from the 2022 Fintech Barometer by Visma | Onguard discovers technology is still a fundamental barrier to effective remote working.

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Variety of online payment options no longer the solution for businesses to encourage customers to pay

To ensure that customers make payments, 42% of finance professionals deployed a range of payment options in 2019. Over the years, this has proven not to be the solution for non-paying customers. In 2020, only 33% were using this tactic, in 2021 it was 27% and now only one in five (20%) companies are doing so. This is evident from the FinTech Barometer, a study of the financial status of Dutch companies conducted over the past five years by Fintech company Visma | Onguard.

Influence of Blockchain

Influence of blockchain and robotisation decreasing according to finance professionals

Plenty of steps to be taken towards real-time reporting Amsterdam 15 May 2022 – The importance of blockchain and robotisation has declined over the years for finance professionals. In 2019, 33% still said they expected blockchain to have a major impact on the financial sector and 29% thought so of blockchain. Since then, these percentages […]

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Visma | Onguard names Adriaan Kom as new Managing Director

Visma | Onguard has appointed Adriaan Kom as Managing Director as of the 1st of June. For the past eighteen months, Kom has been CCO.

FinTech Barometer

Working completely data-driven turns out to be a bigger task than expected

Every year, Visma | Onguard investigates how financial professionals view the trends and developments of the moment. Read the latest report.

Apache Log4j2

No issues Visma | Onguard relating to the open source Apache Log4j2

Visma | Onguard is not using Log4j2 within any of our services or applications. Therefore you are not affected by this vulnerability when using any of our Cloud services or on-premise applications.

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Financial organisations increasingly turn to robotics as part of their data-driven dreams

61% of organisations now either use or are developing ideas on how to incorporate RPA in their business, signaling a rise in robotic adoption.

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Blockers to blockchain adoption lift for 65% of financial organisations

65% of organisations have either adopted blockchain technology or worked out the first ideas for future adoption in 2021

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New Release | CreditManager 3.19

We are proud to announce our newest release of CreditManager 3.19, our data-driven, cloud-based solution for debtor management.

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Expanding digital transformation initiatives spark fintech revolution

Despite the turbulence of the last year, UK businesses are continuing to make positive strides towards technological innovation.

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Pauline Frens becomes Managing Director ad interim of Visma | Onguard

Pauline Frens becomes Managing Director ad interim of Visma | Onguard and will continue her role as MD for Visma | Idella.

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Technological capabilities set to be a key requirement of the finance professional of the future

Forty-two percent of financial professionals believe having analytical skills will be a key requirement to fulfil their roles in the future, according to findings from the latest FinTech Barometer survey of finance professionals. This is followed by programming skills (37%), reflecting the growing role technology is playing within finance roles, and leadership qualities (34%).

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Visma | Onguard & CIB make collection process easier

Collaboration ensures easy data exchange  Amsterdam, 2 September 2021 – Visma | Onguard and Centraal Invorderings Bureau (CIB) will work closely together in the field of data integration. The partnership includes the integration of  Visma | Onguard’s software solution for credit management, within CIB. Customer data required for the collection process via CIB is therefore immediately available […]

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Marieke Saeij nominated for 2021 Women in Credit Awards

The 2021 Women in Credit Awards honours the work of incredible women across the entire credit and financial services industry. Visma | Onguard CEO, Marieke Saeij is nominated as Business Leader of the Year.

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Finance professionals voice tech challenges as a barrier to efficient remote working

21% of UK-based finance professionals remain concerned that the systems they use don’t assist them with the completion of tasks when working remotely. This dissatisfaction with available technology could be having a worrying impact on company culture, with disparate systems and processes meaning that operations are becoming more fragmented and one-sided, creating silos among employees and stifling collaboration.

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Visma | Onguard welcomes Jasper Witte as Business Development Executive

Jasper Witte (34) has been appointed Business Development Executive at Visma | Onguard, the fintech company focused on the order-to-cash process, effective July 1st, 2021. In this role, Jasper is responsible for expanding Visma | Onguard’s customer portfolio within the Benelux Union.

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Achieving fully data-driven processes still a long-term ambition for a quarter of organisations

26% of organisations will not be fully data-driven for another four to five years, according to findings from the latest FinTech Barometer survey of finance professionals, carried out by Visma | Onguard, the fintech company that focuses on the order-to-cash process. This reflects a move to becoming data-driven being a long-term agenda item for many businesses, with only 15% hoping to reach this goal within the next year.

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The next big thing: 94% of finance professionals are looking to implement Intelligent Automation…

Intelligent Automation (IA) is set to become the latest technology buzzword in the financial sector, with 94% of finance professionals stating they are looking to implement the technology. Despite this, 50% of finance professionals do not understand the technology or the benefits it can bring, according to the latest Fintech Barometer study conducted by Visma | Onguard, leaders in providing solutions for the order-to-cash process.

CTO-CIO of the Year Award

CEO Marieke Saeij nominated for the FDM everywoman in Technology Awards

CEO of Visma | Onguard, Marieke Saeij, has been nominated as a finalist for the CTO/CIO of the Year Award. This FDM everywoman in Technology Award is presented to women who promote meaningful and tangible technological change in an organization and demonstrate outstanding leadership and/or innovation.

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