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Which Commercial Card is Right for You?

Which Commercial Card is Right for You?

For more than 70 years, enterprises of all sizes have used commercial payment cards to purchase everything from airline tickets to office supplies. This flexibility has led solution providers to launch numerous card products in the intervening decades. Today, there are cards to manage corporate travel, cards for purchasing, fleet cards for transportation, ghost cards [...]

October 27, 2014 Ardent Partners Analyst Process, Solutions, Technology 0

The CFO’s View of Meetings and Events Management

The CFO’s View of Meetings and Events Management

The Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the typical organization is now tasked with more than ever before, often asked to be the “savior” of enterprises that struggle to maintain a clear picture into total cash and corporate finances. Payables Place is pleased to present a series that highlights the “CFO’s view” of various functions and [...]

October 24, 2014 Christopher Dwyer Best Practices, Process 0

Three Travel and Expense Management Metrics That Matter

Three Travel and Expense Management Metrics That Matter

It’s been previously stated here at Payables Place that the business travel category has been on both a budgetary and strategic rise over the past half-decade; as more and more enterprises rely on business travel to foster customer relationships, spark new business development, and maintain core supplier unions, it becomes critical for the average enterprise to [...]

October 20, 2014 Christopher Dwyer Best Practices, Process, Technology 0

The Compliance Management Checklist, Part I

The Compliance Management Checklist, Part I

Welcome to the first article in a five-part series that will focus on how procurement, finance, and other professionals effectively build a “compliance management” checklist that addresses multiple avenues of spend management and the compliance ramifications behind strategic spend categories. The first four articles will highlight the dozen items that should be included in an [...]

October 15, 2014 Christopher Dwyer Best Practices, Process, Solutions 0

The Significance of Complex Spend Management

The Significance of Complex Spend Management

Around these parts, the phrase “complex spend management” is tossed around frequently when discussing how the modern executive should develop their global programs and strategies. Today’s Payables Place article is an overview of why the “hottest” complex spend categories (which have been historically linked to indirect spend management) must be critical focal areas for every financial professional. Although [...]

September 29, 2014 Christopher Dwyer Best Practices, Process, Solutions 0

Driving Value through a Connected P2P Process – Part II: Hire a P2P Lead

Driving Value through a Connected P2P Process – Part II: Hire a P2P Lead

We discuss the Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process frequently on Payables Place because of its central importance to Chief Financial Officers and AP operations. We also see it is as a “Hot Button” issue for AP groups in 2014 and we see a its importance as part of larger trend of the convergence of finance and procurement. [...]

January 30, 2014 Andrew Bartolini Process 0

Driving Value Through a Connected P2P Process – Part I

Driving Value Through a Connected P2P Process – Part I

We discuss the Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process frequently on Payables Place because of its central importance to CFOsand AP operations. We also see it is as a “Hot Button” issue for AP groups in 2014, as noted in this article. P2P processes involve the various stages of a business’ transactions with its supplier and these processes [...]

January 27, 2014 Andrew Bartolini Process 0

The Dynamic Trio – Tradeshift

The Dynamic Trio – Tradeshift

This is the last is a series of articles focused on new technology providers and their capabilities around dynamic discounting. The first article on Taulia can be found here and for the second on C2FO click here. Today’s focus will be Tradeshift and although I’ve covered Tradeshift before, this discussion will provide some insights in [...]

November 5, 2013 Vishal Process, Technology 0

AP Technology Part 2: eInvoicing & Networks

AP Technology Part 2: eInvoicing & Networks

Based on research from Ardent’s latest report – ePayables 2013: AP’s New Dawn eInvoicing solutions remove paper from the AP process by creating invoices electronically and maintaining that format through the validation matching, and approval processes. While an eInvoicing solution is deployed by the buying organization, it requires participation from the supplier base to become [...]

August 15, 2013 Vishal Process 0

The B2B Network Landscape: Payments (Part 3)

The B2B Network Landscape: Payments (Part 3)

This is the third in our business network series, Part 1 focused on European business networks while Part 2 focused on networks that have a specific vertical focus. Today’s article will discuss the networks that focus on enabling payments to be made between trading partners. As we think about the method in which payments are [...]

April 8, 2013 Vishal Process, Solutions 1