Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 15 - Page 30

LATEST INTELLIGENCE LATEST REGIONAL PROJECT UPDATE UK Yooz, an international provider of intelligent P2P software, has announced the launch of its automated, cloud-based accounts payable (AP) solution in the UK. The company is dedicated to making an intelligent, automated P2P automation solution easy and affordable for all UK businesses, regardless of size, industry and volume of documents. According to a report, 42% of business leaders identify automation as a key step to improving financial management. However, many CFOs, Accounts Payable Managers and finance team members believe that AP automation is too complicated, expensive and difficult to implement. Yooz offers a powerful yet affordable cloud solution. PORTUGAL NOS and Vila Nova de Famalic√£o town council have established a cooperative partnership with the goal of putting the council on the Smart Cities map, boosting environmental and energy sustainability, as well as innovation in the urban infrastructure, services and resources of the local authority. The contract sets out a commitment to share information and knowledge, as well to implement joint initiatives to expedite the application of technological solutions in urban intelligence in order to optimise the quality of life of people who live or work in the town. 30 INTELLIGENTCIO