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Upcoming Webinar: ePayables 2016: Eyes on the Prize

Upcoming Webinar: ePayables 2016: Eyes on the Prize

In 2016, the accounts payable (“AP”) team is well positioned to move beyond providing value to the enterprise based on increased efficiency and towards becoming an intelligence hub for the organization at large. The AP teams that have their “eyes on the prize” now must aim to become the sort of strategic partner that can [...]

June 28, 2016 Matthew York Event, Solutions, Technology 0

Five AP Metrics that Matter

Five AP Metrics that Matter

Building a business case for accounts payable (“AP”) automation is a critical part of transforming the invoice management process. Without a detailed business case that can convince stakeholders to invest in automating the AP function, the unit will remain beholden to time-intensive manual processes that drain enterprise resources. Understanding current AP performance is crucial to [...]

June 23, 2016 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices, Process, Research, Solutions 0

The Accounts Payable Team Needs to Keep Its “Eyes on the Prize” (New Report)

The Accounts Payable Team Needs to Keep Its “Eyes on the Prize” (New Report)

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. Over the next few weeks, CPO Rising will feature a handful of articles highlighting key discussion points from the report. The accounts payable (“AP”) team in many enterprises [...]

June 21, 2016 Andrew Bartolini News, Research, Solutions, Technology 0

UPCOMING WEBINAR: Unlocking Cash with Supply Chain Finance

UPCOMING WEBINAR: Unlocking Cash with Supply Chain Finance

As businesses continue to eliminate manual- and paper-based processes from the front-end of the accounts payable (“AP”) function, attention has turned to streamlining and driving more value from the payment phase of the ePayables Framework. Beyond increasing the number of suppliers that accept payment electronically instead of via paper check, there are a few innovative [...]

June 14, 2016 Ardent Partners Analyst Event, Solutions, Technology 0

3 Reasons AP is Vital to Cash Management

3 Reasons AP is Vital to Cash Management

Accounts payable (“AP”) in the modern age has the potential to become a hub of financial and operational intelligence for the greater enterprise, pushing this once back-office function into new strategic territory. Consider that every transaction that generates an invoice passes through the AP process at some point or other, as well as any supplier [...]

June 8, 2016 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices, Process, Solutions, Technology 0

The Value of Change Management for Accounts Payable

The Value of Change Management for Accounts Payable

Changing a business process is not an easy task; it takes a significant amount of time and effort to first motivate stakeholders to want to change, and then to actually convince them to execute that change. This can be especially true in functions that, like accounts payable (“AP”), have traditionally operated as back-office departments that [...]

May 26, 2016 Ardent Partners Analyst Event, Solutions, Technology 0

SAP Ariba Live 2016 Case Study: GlaxoSmithKline and the Boulders, Rocks, and Sand of Business Networks

SAP Ariba Live 2016 Case Study: GlaxoSmithKline and the Boulders, Rocks, and Sand of Business Networks

Business networks are web-based platforms that enable interconnected buyers and suppliers to trade, communicate, and collaborate with each other. As a result of this inherent nature, and the drive among enterprises to increase collaboration across the supply chain, business networks have grown in popularity over the past several years. Business networks also allow for process [...]

May 13, 2016 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices, Event, Process, Research, Solutions 0

5 Things to Know about Supply Chain Finance

5 Things to Know about Supply Chain Finance

The economy is global. Raw materials mined overseas are shipped to factories thousands of miles away, and then the finished goods are sold around the world. It is this globalization—and the credit crunch many organizations feel—that drives renewed focus on working capital management. It is impossible to run a business without working capital, and as [...]

May 5, 2016 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices, Research, Solutions, Technology 0

P2P Tech Roundup – April 28, 2016

P2P Tech Roundup – April 28, 2016

Our annual “State of ePayables” research survey is now open. Your responses will help us establish the Best-in-Class metrics that readers can use to benchmark the performance of their AP operations. If you have a few minutes, I encourage you to click here and take it. Thanks in advance! CPO Rising regularly collects and publishes P2P [...]

April 28, 2016 Ardent Partners Analyst News, Solutions, Technology 0

Is Your Dynamic Discounting Solution Best-in-Class?

Is Your Dynamic Discounting Solution Best-in-Class?

[Editor’s Note: Today’s article is from guest author Danny Thompson, vice president of software product management for APEX Analytix. If you have an interest in becoming a guest contributor, please contact us here.] Is Your Dynamic Discounting Solution Best-in-Class?  by Danny Thompson Dynamic discounting modules have been around for some time, and the benefits a buyer’s accounts payable [...]

April 7, 2016 Ardent Partners Analyst Process, Solutions, Technology 0