“The secret to getting ahead is getting started.” – Mark Twain

That profound quote by one of America’s greatest authors echoes the ideology of our founder, Jeff Haller, who is known for being a little ahead of his time. Jeff must have taken Mr. Twain a bit too seriously in 1994 when he founded DataServ as a Software as a Service (SaaS) provider of financial process automation solutions. After all, there was no such thing as SaaS at that time, and the commercial availability of the Internet was still a few years away, but Jeff had a vision of a paperless world where slogging through accounts payable and accounts receivable tasks in a manual fashion didn’t exist. 

DataServ’s clients currently take advantage of Mr. Twain’s philosophy every day because we allow them to start small and not wait for the perfect conditions to radically alter their Purchase to Pay or Quote to Cash process. Instead, our clients can get started either by initializing a small part of one of our solutions or the full solution across a portion of their organization (perhaps one location or a small subsidiary). This is part of our “Evolution vs. Revolution” philosophy, which we wrote about more in depth here.

Mr. Twain’s insightful observation is one of several enlightening quotes found in our upcoming accounts payable automation eBook titled, It’s Time You Automated Accounts Payable – Here’s How, which is set to be released on September 24 during our free 60-minute webinar, “How to Use Accounts Payable Automation for Fraud Prevention and Risk Management.” During the webinar, we will share information about how you can receive your free copy of the eBook. Both of these content pieces are purely educational and offer high-quality, thought-leadership-driven content that AP professionals will find valuable. 

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