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Best of 2017: Three Game-Changing Innovations to Move Your AP Department Forward

Editor’s Note: Over the next few weeks on Payables Place, we’re publishing some “best of” 2017 articles as we reflect on the year and prepare

Seasons Greetings!

Another year will soon be in the books and 2018 is going start with a bang! (more on that in January)! Until then, we want to

Best of 2017: The State of ePayables 2017: AP’s Perceived Value

Editor’s Note: Over the next few weeks on Payables Place, we’re publishing some “best of” 2017 articles as we reflect on the year and prepare

Blockchain Technology for B2B Payments: More than Meets the Eye

Spending smart and saving more have given leaders within supply management a higher purpose and new responsibilities that were not there 15 years ago. With

P2P Optimization Breeds Procurement Success

While a fully automated Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process remains the exception and not the rule in today’s market, Best-in-Class procurement departments are keenly aware of the

Happy Thanksgiving!

Whether you’re watching parades, football, a dog show, or your family argue over politics, everyone at Ardent Partners wishes you a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! If you’re

AP’s Evolving Role in Cash Management

From hard coinage to electronic funds, cash has been the basic building block of business success for centuries. Cash allows enterprises to pay employees, fulfill

P2P Technology Round-Up – November 2017

Payables Place’s P2P Technology Round-Up returns today with another assortment of ePayables, P2P, and B2B payment solution provider news and updates from the past month. If you are a

Best of 2017: Three Game-Changing Innovations to Move Your AP Department Forward

Best of 2017: Three Game-Changing Innovations to Move Your AP Department Forward

Editor’s Note: Over the next few weeks on Payables Place, we’re publishing some “best of” 2017 articles as we reflect on the year and prepare for the new year ahead.  Like the designated hitter and the use of sabermetrics in baseball, there are a number of game-changing innovations available to the modern accounts payable (AP) professional that can help [...]

December 29, 2017 Philip Bartolini Process 0

Seasons Greetings!

Seasons Greetings!

Another year will soon be in the books and 2018 is going start with a bang! (more on that in January)! Until then, we want to extend a warm holiday greeting to our loyal readers from everyone at Ardent Partners. — Andrew If you find yourself in the office or online next week, be sure to check in [...]

December 25, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Other 0

Best of 2017: The State of ePayables 2017: AP’s Perceived Value

Best of 2017: The State of ePayables 2017: AP’s Perceived Value

Editor’s Note: Over the next few weeks on Payables Place, we’re publishing some “best of” 2017 articles as we reflect on the year and prepare for the new year ahead.  Value is a popular term in the business world. Many key enterprise stakeholders can only perceive value based upon their place/role within the organization. For [...]

December 20, 2017 Philip Bartolini Process, Technology 0

Blockchain Technology for B2B Payments: More than Meets the Eye

Blockchain Technology for B2B Payments: More than Meets the Eye

Spending smart and saving more have given leaders within supply management a higher purpose and new responsibilities that were not there 15 years ago. With the amount of data and innovation available today, it collectively presents a great opportunity for Accounts Payables (“AP”) and other financial leaders to deliver real value to their enterprise. Considering [...]

December 11, 2017 Philip Bartolini Process, Technology 0

P2P Optimization Breeds Procurement Success

P2P Optimization Breeds Procurement Success

While a fully automated Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process remains the exception and not the rule in today’s market, Best-in-Class procurement departments are keenly aware of the importance of process automation in driving efficiencies and improving visibility into both enterprise spend and the underlying processes of the function. Ardent Partners research finds that Best-in-Class procurement departments automate [...]

December 1, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Technology 0

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Whether you’re watching parades, football, a dog show, or your family argue over politics, everyone at Ardent Partners wishes you a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! If you’re taking a break from the ritual turkey, stuffing, pigskin, and family pleasantries and would like to catch up on some reading, we invite you to peruse our recent research publications (registration [...]

November 23, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Research 0

AP’s Evolving Role in Cash Management

AP’s Evolving Role in Cash Management

From hard coinage to electronic funds, cash has been the basic building block of business success for centuries. Cash allows enterprises to pay employees, fulfill debt obligations, invest in new projects, and purchase goods and services. This indisputable truth has driven organizations large and small to emphasize the management of cash since the first businesses [...]

November 15, 2017 Philip Bartolini Other 0

P2P Technology Round-Up – November 2017

P2P Technology Round-Up – November 2017

Payables Place’s P2P Technology Round-Up returns today with another assortment of ePayables, P2P, and B2B payment solution provider news and updates from the past month. If you are a sourcing, procurement, or spend management solution provider and you have news to share with us, please drop us a note at editor at cporising dot com. Thanks, and enjoy! Medius [...]

November 10, 2017 Philip Bartolini News, Technology 0

Ardent Partners’ Annual “CPO Rising” Summit Kicks Off With Powerful Procurement Insights

Ardent Partners’ Annual “CPO Rising” Summit Kicks Off With Powerful Procurement Insights

Leading Procurement Executives from Flex, Google, Biogen, and More Convene to Share Experiences and Best Practices BOSTON, November 8 — Today, more than 130 Chief Procurement Officers and other procurement executives convened at the historic Harvard Club in Boston to discuss best practices, learn the latest trends, and network and collaborate with like-minded peers. The [...]

November 8, 2017 Philip Bartolini Event, News, Technology 0

Understanding Supply Chain Finance

Understanding Supply Chain Finance

Supply chain finance (“SCF”) is an advanced financial solution that accomplishes two primary goals: suppliers get paid more quickly but at a slight discount, and buyers preserve their days payable outstanding (“DPO”) and cash on hand. At its core, SCF is an early payment discount technique that uses third-party capital, typically from a financial institution [...]

October 16, 2017 Philip Bartolini Best Practices, Process 0