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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

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

ePayables Solution Spotlight – PAYVE from American Express

ePayables Solution Spotlight – PAYVE from American Express

Continuing with Ardent Partners’ ePayables Solution Spotlight series, here is the latest one that focuses on the ePayment market and a solution from American Express – PAYVE (access the full report here). The report contains recent market research around electronic payments as well as insights into the technologies and payment mechanisms that are used to [...]

February 4, 2013 Vishal Research, Technology 0

#ShiftHappens Yet Again – Tradeshift and Intuit Join Forces

#ShiftHappens Yet Again – Tradeshift and Intuit Join Forces

Last week, Tradeshift made a big splash in the business network pond with the announcement of a strategic partnership that involved a $10 million investment from Inuit. Intuit is the software company responsible for QuickBooks, one of the most widely used SMB accounting software products with approximately 5 million customers. Tradeshift is an eInvoicing provider [...]

January 30, 2013 Vishal Event 1

Payables Guest – Five Simple Steps to Improve Your ePayment Performance

Payables Guest – Five Simple Steps to Improve Your ePayment Performance

In order to continue to provide valuable and insightful content, we decided this year to include articles from other experts in the field on occasion. Today, we have an article from our first “Payables Guest” – Mark Becker, Program Optimization Manager at U.S. Bank Corporate Payment Systems. Most organizations have specific reasons for starting purchasing [...]

January 17, 2013 Vishal Best Practices 0

The SMB of the Future

The SMB of the Future

Today’s article is a brief snippet of a report that Ardent Partners completed for Concur entitled –The SMB of the Future: Start Fast, Then Accelerate For an entire generation, technology has had an extraordinary impact on the lives of countless millions in the home and office. At home, technology and access to the internet have [...]

January 11, 2013 Vishal Best Practices, Technology 0

Why it Pays to Pay Electronically

Why it Pays to Pay Electronically

It was not so long ago that a trip to the grocery store could be ruined by a single action: having the person at the front of the checkout line decide to pay by check (a decision that was seemingly always made at the last second). From an uncertainty in knowing current account balances, to [...]

November 15, 2012 Vishal Best Practices, Research 0

ADP Introduces Key Enhancements to its Already Extensive P2P Solution

ADP Introduces Key Enhancements to its Already Extensive P2P Solution

Although ADP is best known for providing payroll services, the company is playing an increasing role in the ePayables space with the ADP Procure-to-Pay (P2P) solutions. ADP has been in this space since January of 2010 through its acquisition of DO2 technologies, a provider of electronic invoicing solutions that was well-established in the oil and [...]

November 7, 2012 Vishal News, Technology 0

Concentra Used AP Automation to Drive Better Customer Service

Concentra Used AP Automation to Drive Better Customer Service

Concentra is a health care company that provides occupational medicine, urgent care, physical therapy, and wellness services to workers and the general public from 308 medical centers in 40 states. In addition to these medical center locations, Concentra serves employers by providing a broad range of health advisory services and operating 258 on-site medical facilities. [...]

November 5, 2012 Vishal News 1

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