Archive for December, 2007

Technical Guide

Introduction Organization TWIST and the Payment Kernel Using TWIST The TWIST Root Element Message Architecture Messaging Benefits Design Assumptions Messaging Styles Transport Identification of message purpose Message framework   Introduction This is the TWIST release version 3.1 Recommendation for review […]

Effective STP

Technological developments over the past decade have enabled companies and banks to create robust IT infrastructures. Many companies have implemented standard enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and treasury management systems (TMSs), frequently creating financial transaction processing centres, and banks have […]

Large Corporations take active lead in realizing Pan-European Supply Chain Automation

On September 20th 2007, IBM hosted an event for TWIST in London that resulted in the formation of a Corporate Supply Chain Panel. Representatives from General Electric, ENI, Stora Enso, Cisco, HP, IBM, AKZO Nobel and others created a pro-active […]

SEPA – The 2007 Issues and Way Forward

This document is a White Paper written in close collaboration between the European Association of Corporate Treasurers and TWIST Process Innovations. The White Paper is designed to feed the debate on how payment services should be developed under the umbrella […]


The objective of this review of the business processes around processing of commercial payments and working capital financing is the improvement of the overall efficiency and flexibility of commercial payments processing and related activities. Resulting from this review, TWIST has […]