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ePayables Study Hall: The Approach

ePayables Study Hall: The Approach

We continue to build out our ePayables Study Hall series with this article focused on how to begin a push for AP transformation or “The Approach” (The first two articles are found here –  The Challenges and The Opportunities). You can also select the ePayables tag to see all of our articles on the topic. As a [...]

October 20, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research 0

ePayables Study Hall: The Metrics

ePayables Study Hall: The Metrics

We continue to build out our ePayables Study Hall series with this article focused on the various performance metrics by which a typical AP department is measured (The first three articles are found here – The Challenges, The Opportunities, and “The Approach”). You can also select the ePayables tag to see all of our articles on the topic. As a reminder [...]

October 16, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research 0

ePayables Study Hall: The Opportunities

ePayables Study Hall: The Opportunities

ePayables Study Hall – The Opportunities Last time, the ePayables Study Hall series began with a look at some (but, not all) of the key challenges facing the average accounts payable (AP) organization and the industry as a whole (Part one is found here). Today we continue with a look at some of the largest [...]

October 14, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research 0

ePayables Study Hall: The Challenges

ePayables Study Hall: The Challenges

Over the next few weeks, we will spend some time focusing on ePayables by presenting an educational series– an “ePayables Study Hall,” if you will – that is intended as a reference and on-going resource for the stakeholders and other professionals who intersect with AP, but are not permanently a part of the function. Think [...]

October 13, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research 0

AP Can Help Quench Treasury’s Thirst for Liquidity (Part I)

AP Can Help Quench Treasury’s Thirst for Liquidity (Part I)

Not Your Father’s Treasury Department The finance department in many enterprises has an unofficial hierarchy among functions. Near the top is the corporate treasury team, which is tasked with ensuring the enterprise has enough cash on-hand to cover ongoing operations and required business investments. But just like CFOs and Chief Procurement Officers, who have seen pretty [...]

September 28, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Research, Technology 0

Webinar! Transforming Accounts Payable for the 21st Century

Webinar! Transforming Accounts Payable for the 21st Century

Several layers of today’s accounts payable (“AP”) function have gone unnoticed in recent years. As modern organizations continue to look internally for competitive advantages, they will soon realize that taking a strategic approach towards more tactical measures, such as those inherent to AP, can drive considerable value beyond basic cost efficiencies. In the contemporary business [...]

September 14, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Event, Solutions, Technology 0

ePayables 2016: Technology’s Impact on AP Reaching the “Next Level” of Performance

ePayables 2016: Technology’s Impact on AP Reaching the “Next Level” of Performance

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is a sneak peek into the findings from Ardent Partners’ latest AP research report, “ePayables 2016: Eyes on Prize,” available for download here. CPO Rising will feature several articles highlighting key discussion points from the new report. The modern accounts payable (“AP”) team is well-positioned to achieve the “next level” of performance. [...]

August 30, 2016 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices, Research, Technology 0

ePayables 2016: Technology Innovations that Can Change the Face of AP

ePayables 2016: Technology Innovations that Can Change the Face of AP

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is a sneak peek into the findings from Ardent Partners’ latest AP research report, “ePayables 2016: Eyes on Prize,” available for download here. Throughout June and July, CPO Rising will feature several articles highlighting key discussion points from the new report. In the last five years, advanced technologies have transformed how the [...]

August 17, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research, Solutions, Technology 0

ePayables 2016: Reaching the “Next Level” of AP Performance

ePayables 2016: Reaching the “Next Level” of AP Performance

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is a sneak peek into the findings from Ardent Partners’ latest AP research report, “ePayables 2016: Eyes on Prize,” available for download here. Throughout June and July, CPO Rising will feature several articles highlighting key discussion points from the new report. Moving to the “next level” of performance is not an easy [...]

July 27, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Research, Solutions, Technology 0

ePayables 2016: How is AP’s Performance Evaluated in 2016?

ePayables 2016: How is AP’s Performance Evaluated in 2016?

Editor’s Note: Today’s article is a sneak peek into the findings from Ardent Partners’ latest AP research report, “ePayables 2016: Eyes on Prize,” available for download here. Throughout June and July, CPO Rising will feature several articles highlighting key discussion points from the new report. Intelligence is one of the most powerful attributes of any business [...]

July 15, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research, Technology 0