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Corporate Liquidity

Solutions for Liquidity Management

The intrinsic value of a corporation is based upon its ability to drive free cash flow in a predictable fashion. Corporations today are challenged by manual processes, disparate systems and lack of workflow automation.

SunGard's AvantGard helps address these requirements by offering solutions designed to drive stringent treatment of trade receivables, sophisticated treasury and cash management and coordinated execution of payment processing with SWIFT connectivity.

The solutions can be deployed on premises, in a hosted environment or as a SaaS solution; each with a suite of services aimed at helping our customers minimize their IT burden and total cost of ownership.

White Glove Service

SunGard’s AvantGard solutions are supported by a global services team of over 300 domain and technical experts that offer a full range of services from business consulting and implementation to ongoing training, support and hosting.  Our managed services include routine upgrades, managed bank connectivity and managed risk scoring.

More than 2,250 organizations and more than 50,000 professionals in 40 countries rely on AvantGard.  The AvantGard customer community meets regularly to share best practices, to discuss emerging trends and to work with SunGard on future direction.

GETPAID Software Credit & Collections

SunGard's AvantGard GETPAID & Predictive Metrics offers credit risk analysis, credit scoring, collections management, dispute resolution and cash application processing.

Treasury & Risk Management

SunGard's AvantGard Treasury encompasses a full range of requirements for risk analysis, cash management, forecasting, treasury operations, and managed bank connectivity.

Payment Centralization

SunGard's AvantGard Payments suite of payments solutions helps streamline the processing of payments including managed bank connectivity with an embedded SWIFT service bureau.

ePAYMENT SERVICES

SunGard's AvantGard PayNetExchange solution offers a single payments execution platform including check processing, ACH, virtual card, wires and SWIFT payments.

Consumer Collections Scoring

Utilizing industry-specific models developed for early and late stage collections.
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Does ISO2022 mean the death of the Payment Factory?

By Andrew Owens | Tuesday, October 14, 2014
senior vice president of enterprise payments,
SunGard's corporate liquidity business
The adoption of the ISO20022 standard as the format of choice for corporate payments has really gathered momentum.  Kick-started perhaps by SEPA, it is now rapidly being used by the bigger banks for every payment in every country.  Payment factories to a large extent were born out of the formats nightmare faced by large corporates.  Payment solutions were designed to handle that complexity for customers across countries and banks, allowing them to think just in terms of payments and not formats.  So, doesn’t the move to a single standard fundamentally destroy the raison d’être of the payment factory? It’s correct to say that payment factories historically focused heavily on the challenge of presenting a ‘payments’ view to the user whilst dealing with programming dozens of formats in the background.  But the increasing adoption of the XML standard by corporates definitely doesn’t mean payment factories are dead.  On the contrary, it allows a shift of focus towards some really interestin

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7 Steps Toward Improving Credit and Collections

By C.J. Wimley | Monday, October 13, 2014
COO for receivables,
SunGard's corporate liquidity business
As credit and collections departments continue to face increased pressure to manage more with less, including an influx of invoice volume, there is increased demand for automation and workflow. I am speaking at the Credit Research Foundation Forum on this topic and presenting results from our recent Global Credit & Collections Benchmarking study. I thought I would share these 7 steps that I pulled out from the study that can help guide you toward improving your credit and collections processes and alleviate some of the pressures: Aggregate data across disparate ERP systems for a single view of credit risk; Introduce statistical scoring models to drive collections prioritization; Engage in monthly scoring of the ENTIRE A/R portfolio Segregate disputes from collectable portions of an invoice Use routing and tracking software to expedite the resolution of disputed invoices; Monitor collection agencies in real-time for performance and effectiveness with collection agency management Me