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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

How AP Can Affect Enterprise Working Capital

How AP Can Affect Enterprise Working Capital

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! Accounts payable (“AP”) has a history of [...]

April 5, 2016 Ardent Partners Analyst Process, Research, Solutions, Technology 0

The Value of Analytical Thinking for the P2P Team

The Value of Analytical Thinking for the P2P Team

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! The tsunami of big data has broken [...]

March 29, 2016 Ardent Partners Analyst Research, Solutions, Technology 0

Survey: Accounts Payable has its “Eyes on the Prize” in 2016

Survey: Accounts Payable has its “Eyes on the Prize” in 2016

In 2016, accounts payable (“AP”) is well-positioned to move beyond its transactional history and become the sort of strategic business partner that can consistently show its value at the highest levels of the organization. This shift started happening several years ago, when AP recognized that the invoicing process, while not broken, did in fact need [...]

March 21, 2016 Ardent Partners Analyst Research, Solutions 0

P2P News Roundup: SAP Acquires Roambi; BuyerQuest, Taulia Announce Partnership

P2P News Roundup: SAP Acquires Roambi; BuyerQuest, Taulia Announce Partnership

One of the more important jobs of the procure-to-pay (“P2P”) and accounts payable (“AP”) professional is keeping up with what is happening in the industry at large. This is critical for a few reasons, including skills development and the hunt for new technologies, but is sometimes difficult to do. That is why, every two weeks, [...]

March 4, 2016 Ardent Partners Analyst News, Solutions, Technology 0