Sunday 25th February 2018,
Payables Place
P2P Technology Round-Up – February 23, 2018 Transforming Accounts Payable Requires a Holistic Approach Monday First Thing: What’s Really Changed in AP Over the Last 10 Years? A Ton, That’s What! P2P Technology Round-Up – February 16, 2018 Tipalti Introduces PO Matching To Their AP Platform Monday First Thing: Basware in the News P2P Technology Round-Up – February 2, 2018 New Webinar – Automating Accounts Payable: A Guide to Getting Started

P2P Technology Round-Up – February 23, 2018

Ardent’s P2P Technology Round-Up returns today with another assortment of ePayables, P2P, and B2B payment solution provider news and updates from the past month. If

Transforming Accounts Payable Requires a Holistic Approach

Over the past decade, Ardent Partners research has consistently shown that transforming an Accounts Payable (AP) department is a worthwhile undertaking that can deliver significant

Monday First Thing: What’s Really Changed in AP Over the Last 10 Years? A Ton, That’s What!

It is sometimes easy to forget that when you work in an industry that delivers regular incremental innovation, that the aggregate steps taken forward can

P2P Technology Round-Up – February 16, 2018

Ardent’s P2P Technology Round-Up returns today with another assortment of ePayables, P2P, and B2B payment solution provider news and updates from the past month. If

Tipalti Introduces PO Matching To Their AP Platform

Members of Ardent’s ePayables Research team (Bob, Andrew, & Phil) recently took a briefing and product demo from the team at Tipalti regarding their announcement

Monday First Thing: Basware in the News

My name is Bob Cohen, newly-hired as research director at Ardent Partners. I’m excited to lead and expand Ardent’s ePayables (Accounts Payable) research practice and

P2P Technology Round-Up – February 2, 2018

Ardent’s P2P Technology Round-Up returns today with another assortment of ePayables, P2P, and B2B payment solution provider news and updates from the past month. If you are an accounts

New Webinar – Automating Accounts Payable: A Guide to Getting Started

Looking for ways to improve operations and automate Accounts Payable never goes out of style. Some companies have already started this journey while others are

The Organizational Structure of AP

The Organizational Structure of AP

Several years ago, the structure of accounts payable groups began to shift to more centralized models. In 2013, centralization remains the preferred operating model with more than 80% of all AP departments operating in a centralized or shared services environment Based on research from Ardent’s latest report – ePayables 2013: AP’s New Dawn, which surveyed [...]

August 7, 2013 Vishal Research 0

Advancing B2B Connectivity via a Shared Platform

Advancing B2B Connectivity via a Shared Platform

Download the full report here For most enterprises, conducting business today means managing an increasingly complex set of relationships with the ‘Extended Enterprise,” an ecosystem which has grown to include suppliers, distributors, partners and other key entities. And, while these relationships continue to grow in complexity, they are also increasingly important to a company’s overall [...]

August 1, 2013 Vishal Research 0

Upcoming Webinar: SMBs – Leveraging Automation to Improve Cash Management

Upcoming Webinar: SMBs – Leveraging Automation to Improve Cash Management

Financially knowledgeable SMBs understand the value of optimizing their cash and having a level of predictability around their cash inflow and outflow – this is where automating AP proves to be valuable for the SMB. Too often, SMBs operate using manual processes resulting in high operational costs, errors and delays and a general lack of [...]

July 31, 2013 Vishal Event, Research 0

Is Your AP Operation in a Position to Optimize Working Capital?

Is Your AP Operation in a Position to Optimize Working Capital?

How can AP impact working capital? Well, in many cases, in an effort to improve working capital positions enterprises will decide to withhold payments and aggressively push for extended terms. However, there is a danger that this can become a standard practice which can harm supplier relationships and potentially disrupt the buying organization’s business operations. [...]

June 27, 2013 Vishal Other 0

Game of Thrones: How a Strong CFO-CPO Alliance Can Command Top Performance

Game of Thrones: How a Strong CFO-CPO Alliance Can Command Top Performance

  In the battle for corporate profits, efficiency, and performance, the CFO and the CPO are natural allies, each marked by an increasingly prominent role that demands greater performance. And yet, more often than not, these generals and their battle-tested teams are marching to the beat of a different drummer. Enterprises that allow this CFO-CPO [...]

June 24, 2013 Vishal Event 0

Collaborator, Not Administrator

Collaborator, Not Administrator

Ardent Partners recently completed its annual market research report focused on accounts payable – ePayables 2013: AP’s New Dawn. The report is based on survey data collected from approximately 245 enterprises and one of the key themes of the report is the evolving role of AP and that is the focus of today’s article. The [...]

June 18, 2013 Vishal Best Practices, Research 0

eInvoicing in Latin America Part 3: Argentina

eInvoicing in Latin America Part 3: Argentina

In continuation with our Latin American theme, today’s focus will be Argentina. You can read about the various requirements and guidelines for Mexico and Brazil in previous articles. The tax authority responsible for overseeing electronic invoices in Argentina is called Administración Federal de Ingresos Públicos (AFIP). In order to issue invoices, all companies in Argentina [...]

June 12, 2013 Vishal Best Practices 0

eInvoicing in Latin America Part 2: Brazil

eInvoicing in Latin America Part 2: Brazil

In a previous article (which you can find here) I covered the essentials of eInvoicing in Mexico and the recent changes in government requirements. Today, the focus is going to be Brazil (part 3 will cover Argentina), which is largely considered the leader and pace setter for eInvoicing in Latin America. Just to provide some [...]

June 10, 2013 Vishal Best Practices, News 0

eInvoicing in Latin America Part 1: Mexico

eInvoicing in Latin America Part 1: Mexico

One of the most interesting, successful and fast growing markets for eInvoicing is not Europe but Latin America. For some time now certain Latin American countries have been aggressively pushing electronic invoicing. Brazil, Mexico and Argentina have led the charge with government mandates that require companies to replace standard paper invoices with electronic invoices. eInvoicing [...]

June 6, 2013 Vishal Best Practices, News 0

Profile of a Best-in-Class AP Operation

Profile of a Best-in-Class AP Operation

At the moment, Ardent Partner’s research team is completing the annual AP-focused market research report which will be widely available shortly – ePayables 2013: AP’s New Dawn. This report will focus on the evolving role of AP from a back-office function to one that adds- value and supports other functions such as Treasury and Procurement [...]

June 3, 2013 Vishal Best Practices 0