B2B Payments

Xerox Connects Scanners, Printers To Salesforce, QuickBooks

A new solution from Xerox aims to streamline enterprise digital application adoption and make it easier for employees to use the technologies their organizations use.

In a press release issued Wednesday (October 10), Xerox said it is releasing new apps for its ConnectKey devices that link existing devices like printers to other platforms including Salesforce and QuickBooks.

For example, Xerox’s Connect App for Salesforce lets users access the Salesforce Customer Relationship Management platform straight from their multifunction printer, with documents scanned at the printer automatically uploaded to the Salesforce CRM portal.

Its app for QuickBooks Online automates entry of receipts scanned via Xerox into the QuickBooks Online portal for streamlined expense management and reimbursement. Similar capabilities will roll out for users of the Concur T&E portal later this year, Xerox noted.

Other apps include the Audio Documents App, allowing hardcopy documents to be turned into audio files, as well as the company’s Forms Manager App, which automatically routes forms to the appropriate email address when scanned.

“The future of work is now with our workplace assistant serving as the orchestrator of digital transformation,” said Xerox Global Offerings Senior Vice President Tracey Koziol in a statement. “The evolution of the ConnectKey platform delivers on our promise to advance digitalization, boost productivity for our customers and open up revenue sources for channel partners.”

Additional apps target the education industry, with solutions offering enhanced proofreading and test-grading capabilities. Xerox also announced the rollout of its Print Kiosk, a self-service document-processing solution for universities that supports user-friendly functions like scanning, printing and copying.

All apps will roll out in Xerox’s new eCommerce site, the company said.



The pressure on banks to modernize their payments capabilities to support initiatives such as ISO 20022 and instant/real time payments has been exacerbated by the emergence of COVID-19 and the compelling need to quickly scale operations due to the rapid growth of contactless payments, and subsequent increase in digitization. Given this new normal, the need for agility and optimization across the payments processing value chain is imperative.