Tuesday 17th October 2017,
Payables Place
Understanding Supply Chain Finance Fighting Fraud in the Worldwide Web of Deceit UPCOMING WEBINAR: The State of ePayables 2017 How AP Can Help Optimize Working Capital The Role of Technology in a More Holistic P2P Process ePayables Convergence Part IV: Conclusion The Value of Business Networks for Accounts Payable ePayables Convergence Part III: Business Intelligence

Understanding Supply Chain Finance

Supply chain finance (“SCF”) is an advanced financial solution that accomplishes two primary goals: suppliers get paid more quickly but at a slight discount, and

Fighting Fraud in the Worldwide Web of Deceit

[Editor’s Note: Today’s article is a guest publication from Philip Flores Jr., Senior Vice President at BMO Harris Bank N.A. Ardent Partners is happy to

UPCOMING WEBINAR: The State of ePayables 2017

With a propensity for convergence with key stakeholders (procurement and treasury) and core technologies, the contemporary Accounts Payable (AP) function is positioned to make a

How AP Can Help Optimize Working Capital

AP’s ability to add value to the strategic objectives of the business is greatly enhanced through technology. Leveraging technology enables AP to process invoices and

The Role of Technology in a More Holistic P2P Process

Editor’s Note: Ardent Partners recently published our annual AP-themed report, The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of Cash, Suppliers, and Intelligence. Today’s article is part of

ePayables Convergence Part IV: Conclusion

Editor’s Note: Ardent Partners recently published our annual AP-themed report, The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of Cash, Suppliers, and Intelligence. Today’s article is the final

The Value of Business Networks for Accounts Payable

Editor’s Note: Ardent Partners recently published our annual AP-themed report, The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of Cash, Suppliers, and Intelligence. If you would like to

ePayables Convergence Part III: Business Intelligence

Editor’s Note: Ardent Partners recently published our annual AP-themed report, The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of Cash, Suppliers, and Intelligence. Today’s article is part of

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

The B2B Network Landscape – Industries (Part 2)

The B2B Network Landscape – Industries (Part 2)

Another great contribution from the author of CPO Rising, Andrew Bartolini We started in Part 1 of this series with a look at the European business network landscape and some of the primary challenges and opportunities facing it. We also highlighted a few of the different European network providers as a way to provide a [...]

April 4, 2013 Vishal Research, Solutions 0

The B2B Network Landscape – Europe (Part 1)

The B2B Network Landscape – Europe (Part 1)

Andrew Bartolini is co-author of today’s article A quick trip back to the late nineties and we would see the online B2B marketplace craze that was just beginning was ahead of its time – Then business networks were over-hyped – the result of (1) having a technology that failed to keep pace with the vision [...]

April 1, 2013 Vishal Research, Technology 2

Payables Guest – Remove Data Integration Obstacles from your Path to ePayment Efficiency

Payables Guest – Remove Data Integration Obstacles from your Path to ePayment Efficiency

I have the pleasure of welcoming a “Payables Guest” today, Lynn Heitman, Senior Product and Marketing Officer, U.S. Bank Corporate Payment Systems. Heitman’s career in the payments industry spans 24 years beginning with the management of some of the first Affinity credit card programs in the 1980s and since then has worked in several areas of [...]

March 26, 2013 Vishal Best Practices, Technology 1

RBS Selects Bottomline Technologies as Technology Provider for Paymode-X®

RBS Selects Bottomline Technologies as Technology Provider for Paymode-X®

On March 12, 2013, after vetting multiple networks, RBS and RBS Citizens announced that Paymode-X was selected as their settlement network partner. Paymode-X is Bottomline Technologies cloud-based settlement network that currently enables over 200,000 businesses to make and receive secure electronic payments (ePayments). Just to provide a little background on these organizations. The RBS Group [...]

March 25, 2013 Vishal News 0

Tradeshift: Understanding the Power of the Platform – Part 3

Tradeshift: Understanding the Power of the Platform – Part 3

This is the last in the series of three articles that covers the various announcements and news items that came from Tradeshift Analyst event on March 5th, 2013. Previous articles include: Some interesting stats on Tradeshift’s network and insights into the Intuit partnership in Part 1, and A detailed discussion around CloudScan and Tradeshift’s upcoming [...]

March 14, 2013 Vishal Event, News 0

Tradeshift: Understanding the Power of the Platform – Part 2

Tradeshift: Understanding the Power of the Platform – Part 2

Quick Note: Those who are interested in participating in our annual ePayables study click here to learn more) Continuing with the Tradeshift event in New York last week, let me start Part 2 of this series (Part 1 can be found here) by first discussing CloudScan, a service that Tradeshift created roughly one year ago. [...]

March 13, 2013 Vishal Event, News 1

Tradeshift: Understanding the Power of the Platform – Part I

Tradeshift: Understanding the Power of the Platform – Part I

Last week, Tradeshift hosted one of its first public events in New York City. This intimate event was hosted and led by CEO Christian Lanng and brought together industry analysts like myself, journalists, bloggers, investors as well as a few customers. Christian began the day by sharing Tradeshift’s vision and his thoughts on the current [...]

March 11, 2013 Vishal Event, News 2

AP’s New Dawn

AP’s New Dawn

The role of accounts payable is changing, are you involved in that change? AP organizations today, more than ever before, are playing a strategic role the management of the enterprises financial operations. AP plays an important role in key business processes such as the procure-to-pay process as well as larger business trends around eInvoicing and [...]

February 26, 2013 Vishal Event 1

Staples, Now Selling Cloud-Based Business Apps to SMB’s

Staples, Now Selling Cloud-Based Business Apps to SMB’s

Yes, I’m talking about the same Staples that you buy pens and copy paper from. About a month ago, Staples announced the launch of the Staples App Center, an innovative online marketplace for cloud-based business applications. The App Center makes it easy for small businesses to purchase and manage business apps all in one place. [...]

February 25, 2013 Vishal News 1