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Webinar Recap: Trendspotting — AP’s Top Trends for 2015…and Beyond

Webinar Recap: Trendspotting — AP’s Top Trends for 2015…and Beyond

Last week, Ardent Partners analysts Andrew Bartolini and Christopher J. Dwyer presented on a webinar focused on the hottest trends in accounts payable and the necessary action items for businesses as they begin to transform their greater AP functions. The webinar, “Trendspotting: AP’s Top Trends for 2015 and Beyond,” highlighted a variety of current financial [...]

April 22, 2015 Christopher Dwyer Event, Solutions 0

Key Strategies for AP Automation Initiatives (Webinar)

Key Strategies for AP Automation Initiatives (Webinar)

Accounts payable (AP) has for a number of years been one of the last bastions of manual processes in the enterprise. Many AP teams still process paper-based invoices through a manual process, a workflow which is both expense and rife with process inefficiencies. Thankfully, more and more AP teams are realizing the benefits of automation–lower [...]

April 20, 2015 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices, Event 0

AribaLIVE Case Study: Efficiency, Visibility, and Compliance … Oh My: Automate AP for Organizational Growth

AribaLIVE Case Study: Efficiency, Visibility, and Compliance … Oh My: Automate AP for Organizational Growth

The accounts payable (AP) function has changed significantly in the past 15 years; more opportunity exists now, in fact, to effect change than ever before, which has allowed many AP teams to become more automated and responsive to the needs of the enterprise. This evolution is critically important if AP is to become a strategic [...]

April 17, 2015 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices, Event, News 0

AP’s Top Trends for 2015: The Changing Skillsets of Accounts Payable

AP’s Top Trends for 2015: The Changing Skillsets of Accounts Payable

Editor’s note: On April 16, Ardent Partners will host a complimentary webinar (sponsored by Concur) focused on the top trends in accounts payable for the year ahead (register at this link). Ahead of that presentation, run by Andrew Bartolini, Ardent’s chief research officer, and Christopher Dwyer, research director, we’re running a short series on the four [...]

April 15, 2015 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices, Event, Research 0

Concur Fusion and Business Network Evolution

Concur Fusion and Business Network Evolution

Today’s ever-changing and dynamic business world necessitates the alignment between an enterprise, its suppliers, and the myriad processes and capabilities that are required to effectively manage corporate spend. The overarching need to maintain visibility, that of the “360-degree kind,” is transforming the way the typical business views the inter-connectivity of its network of suppliers, partners, [...]

April 13, 2015 Christopher Dwyer Event, News 0

Accounts Payable: Top Trends for 2015 (Webinar)

Accounts Payable: Top Trends for 2015 (Webinar)

The average company is often forced to look within to drive additional value to their overall operations. Functions that were not considered strategic in years past, such as account payable (AP), fall clearly within this notion. Today’s AP functions are well-positioned to be effective “hubs” of cash management, spend visibility and overall corporate intelligence. Within [...]

March 30, 2015 Ardent Partners Analyst Event 0

ePayables: Big Trends & Predictions for 2015 (Webinar)

ePayables: Big Trends & Predictions for 2015  (Webinar)

Ardent Partners research over the past five years has shown that the use of B2B electronic payments (ePayments) is on the rise, having captured the attention of finance and AP leaders around the globe. Paper checks, while still prevalent, are in retreat from ePayment methods such as ACH, payment networks, commercial cards, and wire transfers [...]

February 2, 2015 Ardent Partners Analyst Event, News 0

Metrics that Matter for AP Operations (Webinar)

Metrics that Matter for AP Operations (Webinar)

Access to accurate and real-time metrics can be a game changer in today’s lightning-fast business world, but first companies must establish and measure the relevant metrics that allow them to understand the current state of performance while laying the groundwork for a desired future state. If a company is unclear of where it stands today, [...]

September 16, 2014 Ardent Partners Analyst Event, Research 0

Lexmark Tenders Bid for ReadSoft – Ardent’s Initial Analysis

Lexmark Tenders Bid for ReadSoft – Ardent’s Initial Analysis

Earlier this week, Lexmark (NYSE: LXK) announced that it had commenced a cash tender offer for all of the outstanding shares of  ReadSoft (NASDAQ OMX: RSOF-B), a Sweden-based provider of AP automation and document management solutions. ReadSoft was founded in 1991 and has approximately 625 employees. The company is headquartered in Helsingborg, Sweden. The offer [...]

May 9, 2014 Andrew Bartolini Event, News, Solutions 0

Ariba & Discover Launch AribaPay, Seek to Revolutionize B2B Payments Industry

Ariba & Discover Launch AribaPay, Seek to Revolutionize B2B Payments Industry

The war is on in the B2B payments and last month at its annual user conference, AribaLIVE, Ariba, an SAP company fired off a big shot. As has become customary, Ariba uses the event to bring together its customers, partners, and staff, as well as industry thought leaders and media to share best practices and [...]

April 16, 2014 Andrew Bartolini Event, News, Research, Solutions, Technology 0