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Seasons Greetings!

Seasons Greetings!

Another year will soon be in the books, 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 before January 4, be sure to check in here as we publish a brief “Best of 2015″ [...]

December 25, 2015 Andrew Bartolini Other 0

What Does 2016 Hold for Events Management?

What Does 2016 Hold for Events Management?

Indirect spend has long been a critical piece of the spend management puzzle. “Complex spend management,” the moniker given to approaches for managing indirect spend categories such as events / meetings, business travel, marketing materials and services, and contingent labor, has been growing in strategic importance in recent years, as more and more businesses find [...]

December 11, 2015 Christopher Dwyer Other 0

Happy Fourth of July from Payables Place and Ardent Partners

Happy Fourth of July from Payables Place and Ardent Partners

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July 3, 2015 Ardent Partners Analyst Other 0

Seasons Greetings!

Seasons Greetings!

Another year will soon be in the books and 2015 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 [...]

December 25, 2014 Andrew Bartolini Other 0

Is the “Flex Economy” for Real?

Is the “Flex Economy” for Real?

The contemporary enterprise finds itself relying more and more on temporary workers to achieve critical corporate objectives, more so than any other era in recent history. In fact, Ardent Partners finds that utilization of contingent, contract, and temporary workers (including freelancers) will grow by 30% over the next three years, a factor that is actively [...]

October 13, 2014 Christopher Dwyer Other, Research 0

AP Skill Sets Must Evolve with Automation

AP Skill Sets Must Evolve with Automation

Our 2013 annual ePayables study [Sidebar: Make sure to visit Payables Place next week when we unveil this year’s study] introduced accounts payable’s new dawn wherein AP departments have realized the need to automate their manual invoice and payment processes and move to an ePayables solution. These solutions are designed to eradicate manual- and paper-based processes, and [...]

June 19, 2014 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Other 0

The Quest: 2014

The Quest: 2014

Ardent Partners is going to take its loyal readers on a journey this summer into the “State of Accounts Payable.” Along the way we will uncover the key challenges and pressures that AP leaders are facing on a daily basis. We will look at the tools and processes that most directly impact AP (and enterprise) [...]

June 5, 2014 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, News, Other, Research 0

Nipendo and Integrate Financial Announce Supply Chain Finance Partnership

Nipendo and Integrate Financial Announce Supply Chain Finance Partnership

Nipendo, the provider of a cloud-based P2P-focused platform and Integrate Financial, a new, non-bank finance and technology company announced a partnership to provide supply chain finance solutions to trading partners that leverage Nipendo’s platform. Ardent Partners was briefed on the announcement by Nipendo’s VP of Marketing, Eran Livneh and Integrate Financial’s CEO, Zalman Vitenson, and [...]

April 29, 2014 Andrew Bartolini News, Other, Solutions, Technology 0

What Every Executive Should Know about B2B Networks

What Every Executive Should Know about B2B Networks

This is your final chance to participate in our annual AP market research study – click here to take the survey. All participants get a free copy of the final report which will publish next month. For most enterprises, conducting business today and successfully delivering goods and services to their customers means managing an increasingly [...]

March 4, 2014 Andrew Bartolini Other 0

Trending in 2014: Supply Chain Finance

Trending in 2014: Supply Chain Finance

In a recent article, I noted Supply Chain Finance (SCF) as being one of the top trends for 2014 (read more here). This article offers a more detailed discussion of SCF. SCF has been around for a while in one form or another but it is only in the last few years that this market [...]

January 16, 2014 Andrew Bartolini Other 0