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The State of Accounts Payable 2017 (New Video) The State of ePayables 2017 – AP Trends and Converging Technologies in 2017 (New Webinar) The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of Cash, Suppliers, and Intelligence (New Report) P2P Technology Round-Up – March 16, 2017 AP Automation: How to Maximize the Value of Accounts Payable The Growing Interest in Automating B2B Payments Understanding the Current State of AP to Improve Future Performance P2P Tech Round-Up – February 10, 2017

The State of Accounts Payable 2017 (New Video)

With today’s article, we are excited to announce the publication of Ardent Partners’ latest AP research report, “The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of

The State of ePayables 2017 – AP Trends and Converging Technologies in 2017 (New Webinar)

Join us on Thursday, June 22 at 2pm ET, for a complimentary webinar presentation on our latest market research report “The State of ePayables 2017:

The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of Cash, Suppliers, and Intelligence (New Report)

With today’s article, we are excited to announce the publication of Ardent Partners’ latest AP research report, “The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of

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.

AP Automation: How to Maximize the Value of Accounts Payable

Publisher’s Note: Today’s article is a preview from our recent report, Maximizing the Value of Accounts Payable Through Automation and Intelligence, sponsored by Certify. Interested readers

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

Understanding the Current State of AP to Improve Future Performance

It is a new year, and in the evolving world of business, where more organizations are automating their processes, it is a wonder why accounts

P2P Tech Round-Up – February 10, 2017

Publisher’s Note: Last call to get our latest P2P research study available here (registration required). NvoicePay and Mastercard Integration will Speed Up Supplier Payments Process In

ePayables Solution Spotlight on U.S.Bank EIPP

ePayables Solution Spotlight on U.S.Bank EIPP

Today, I’m going to provide a brief summary of a Solution Spotlight report that Ardent Partners recently completed on the U.S. Bank EIPP solution (the complete report can be found here). Just to recap from a previous post, the ePayables Solution Spotlight report helps readers better understand a specific category of automation within AP (in [...]

November 1, 2012 Vishal Technology 0

Bottomline’s Paymode-X Network Hits a Key Milestone

Bottomline’s Paymode-X Network Hits a Key Milestone

On Oct 15, 2012 Bottomline Technologies (NASDAQ: EPAY) announced that its B2B settlement network, Paymode-X, surpassed 200,000 members that are actively exchanging electronic payment (ePayment) and remittance data. In addition to this, the company announced that Paymode-X has now expanded payment capabilities to support 23 currencies spanning more than 30 countries. The network had first [...]

October 22, 2012 Vishal News, Technology 0

Basware Strikes Again with Certipost Acquisition

Basware Strikes Again with Certipost Acquisition

2012 continues to be a big year for Basware in this quickly consolidating eInvoicing market. On Oct 5th, Basware signed an agreement to acquire the eInvoicing and network business of Certipost for €18.2MM. Certipost based in Aalst, Belgium is a subsidiary of bpost (the Belgian Post Group) and is a leading eInvoicing provider in the [...]

October 15, 2012 Vishal News 0

P2P: Connecting the P’s through Automation (Part II)

P2P: Connecting the P’s through Automation (Part II)

Following my previous article on an Ariba Commerce Summit, here is Part II of the discussion we had at the event around connecting processes and systems within the P2P cycle and fostering collaboration. Benefits of collaboration between procurement and AP Procurement and AP are already linked by two parts of the same transaction and while [...]

October 11, 2012 Vishal Event, Research 0

P2P: Connecting the P’s through Automation (Part I)

P2P: Connecting the P’s through Automation (Part I)

Last week I participated in an Ariba Commerce Summit in Boston, this one day event (that is taking place in other locations – see here) brought together procurement professionals from the New England area to network and learn from each other as well as other industry experts. A key theme for this event was collaboration [...]

October 9, 2012 Vishal Event, Research 0

Small Businesses Can Act Big

Small Businesses Can Act Big

Today I’m going to re-visit the SMB market, which I’ve talk about before here. This segment of the market presents an extraordinary opportunity to relieve SMB’s of their paper-based (or excel-based) manual processes of getting paid, making payments and managing cash and introduce them to cloud-based automation that is affordable and built for them. We [...]

September 14, 2012 Vishal News, Technology 0

ePayables Solution Spotlight on Scan One

ePayables Solution Spotlight on Scan One

In my several years as an analyst in this space, it has always been apparent to me that the AP automation solution landscape is quite crowded and confusing with multiple providers offering different and varied capabilities to automate all or part of the AP process, making it that much more difficult for enterprises to select [...]

September 11, 2012 Vishal Research, Technology 1

A Little Bit About Supplier Networks

A Little Bit About Supplier Networks

Supplier networks have existed for many years and over the initial years slowly gained in popularity. Today, however, these networks are a quickly growing trend and an increasingly cost effective and efficient means to process business transactions and in some cases more (e.g., supply chain finance, supplier discovery). Research from Ardent Partners recent survey showed [...]

August 31, 2012 Vishal Research 3

AP + Treasury = Working Capital Optimization

AP + Treasury = Working Capital Optimization

As we think about the entire ePayables Framework (i.e., Receive, Process and Pay), it is during the “Pay” phase of the process that AP can work closely with treasury and finance to develop more sophisticated payment strategies and implement processes to optimize working capital (however, it should be noted that the efficiency and accuracy of [...]

August 22, 2012 Vishal Best Practices, Process 0

AP Metrics – Where Does Your Organization Stand?

AP Metrics – Where Does Your Organization Stand?

For an accounts payable department, efficiency, effectiveness, and accuracy are key to its function and responsibilities within the enterprise. An AP department that lacks these attributes may result in suppliers not getting paid on time, errors within invoices and payments and overall delays in the procure-to-pay process. Establishing and measuring relevant metrics is an important [...]

August 16, 2012 Vishal Best Practices, Process 0