Gartner Research

E-Invoicing Gains Traction Worldwide

Published: 15 July 2014

ID: G00230657

Analyst(s): Paolo Malinverno


The adoption of e-invoicing is growing worldwide. The savings it provides have been proven but the complexity of multinational e-invoicing is challenging. Application managers and procurement executives should use this research to plan e-invoicing projects and to achieve cost savings and benefits.

Table Of Contents


  • E-Invoicing: A Definition
  • Basic Facts About E-Invoicing
  • Current Vendor Landscape
  • Regulations in the European Union
  • The Role of Governments Mandating E-Invoicing
  • E-Invoicing Is Easy (or Not) in Different Countries
  • E-Invoicing Challenges
  • E-Signatures, EDI or the "Third Option"?
  • Reasons for Doing E-Invoicing
  • The Main Reasons Why E-Invoicing Use Will Continue to Grow
  • Can Paper and "E" Go Together?
  • Extended List of Recommendations

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