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Blockchain for Accounts Payable – An Introduction

Blockchain for Accounts Payable – An Introduction

In this exciting new article series, we will take a look at Blockchain and how it can be utilized as an enabler of Procure-to-Pay (P2P) and Accounts Payable (AP). In Part 1, we provide an overview of Blockchain and how it is utilized today. In the ever-evolving world of business, the role of the accounts [...]

May 25, 2017 Philip Bartolini Process, Research, Technology 0

P2P Technology Round-Up – May 18, 2017

P2P Technology Round-Up – May 18, 2017

Payables Place’s P2P Technology Round-Up returns today with another assortment of B2B payment and P2P solution-provider news and updates from the past month. If you are a sourcing, procurement, or spend management solution provider and you have news to share with us, please drop us a note at editor at cporising dot com. Thanks, and enjoy! [...]

May 18, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Solutions, Technology 0

Six Strategies to Expand Commercial Card Programs

Six Strategies to Expand Commercial Card Programs

Leading organizations know that in order to maintain market share and market relevance, they must find strong trading partners with shared or aligned interests and develop a coalition of willing forces who can leverage their collective strengths for mutual benefit. Strong communication, collaboration, and agility will be the defining characteristics of Best-in-Class supply chains in [...]

May 10, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Research, Solutions, Technology 0

What Will it Take to Get AP to the “Next Level” of Performance?

What Will it Take to Get AP to the “Next Level” of Performance?

Ardent Partners’ annual State of ePayables 2017 survey is now live – P2P professionals are invited to participate in this annual study. Complete the survey and get the final report (click to take it!) – Thank you!!!  In the past, the role of the AP operation focused primarily on data entry and manual activities. But [...]

April 26, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Technology 0

P2P Technology Round-Up – April 13, 2017

P2P Technology Round-Up – April 13, 2017

Ardent Partners’ annual State of ePayables 2017 survey is now live – P2P professionals are invited to participate in this annual study. Complete the survey and get the final report (click to take it!) – Thank you!!!  MineralTree adds PO Matching to AP Automation Solution MineralTree, the Cambridge, Massachusetts based accounts payable (AP) and payments [...]

April 13, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Solutions, Technology 0

Three Game-Changing Innovations to Move Your AP Department Forward

Three Game-Changing Innovations to Move Your AP Department Forward

Like the designated hitter and the use of sabermetrics in baseball, there are a number of game-changing innovations available to the modern accounts payable (AP) professional that can help get them to the big leagues. These innovations (and more advanced financial solutions) can help change the role of AP within an enterprise from a backroom [...]

April 3, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Technology 0

The Top Three Priorities for AP Departments in the Year Ahead

The Top Three Priorities for AP Departments in the Year Ahead

The accounts payable (AP) function as a whole is in the midst of an automation transformation. And slowly but surely, the perception of AP is slowly changing as well. It is important for AP departments to continue to spearhead this shift and align the priorities of the AP department with the priorities of the entire business. [...]

March 27, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Technology 0

The Ardent Partners ePayables Framework: An Overview

The Ardent Partners ePayables Framework: An Overview

The analyst team at Ardent Partners spends a lot of time discussing what we call the ePayables Framework. We discuss it at length in our market research studies. But maybe it makes sense to take a step back and provide an overview of the Framework and how AP professionals can utilize it when making investments [...]

March 20, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research, Technology 0

P2P Technology Round-Up – March 16, 2017

P2P Technology Round-Up – March 16, 2017

Oildex Announces New Supplier Success Program On February 22, Oildex, a leading provider of oil and gas accounting software, announced its new supplier success program. Effective April 1, Oildex will offer a series of tools and services that will create more value for the 60,000 suppliers that currently participate in the Oildex program. This program [...]

March 16, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Solutions, Technology 0

The Growing Interest in Automating B2B Payments

The Growing Interest in Automating B2B Payments

While the accounts payable (“AP”) function has long been one of the last bastions of manual processes in an enterprise, we have started to see a small technological evolution that has transitioned the AP industry away from manual tasks that have proved to be both time consuming and costly. The pressure to automate operations – [...]

February 20, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Technology 0