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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

Selecting an AP Automation Solution – Before, During and After

Selecting an AP Automation Solution – Before, During and After

Those of you who have already gone through this process know very well the challenges that arise when building a business case and trying to get approval for a project, during the selection process and after deployment of a solution. The solution selection process has multiple steps that can be difficult and lengthy and it [...]

August 10, 2012 Vishal Best Practices, Research 1

Business Gets More Social

Business Gets More Social

Undeniably, the social network has forever changed and continues to change the manner in which people communicate, interact, collaborate and share information with their network of family, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, people with similar interests, etc. That’s in our personal lives, but how have social networking concepts impacted the way commerce is conducted and how will [...]

August 2, 2012 Vishal Technology 2

The Art (and Science) of a Good RFP

The Art (and Science) of a Good RFP

The Request for Proposal (RFP) process can be a lengthy and tedious process and if not executed well, can result in serious consequences for the project at hand and its validity.  In most cases, an RFP will be issued once a project has been given the go-ahead by senior management and once a plan has [...]

July 31, 2012 Vishal Best Practices 0

Paper: Would You Bet on It or Against It?

Paper: Would You Bet on It or Against It?

Some years ago, the data capture market consisted of companies such as Kofax, Brainware, Captaris, DataCap, and Captiva, among others. Some of the companies in the space were sizable, many were small, but almost all were independent companies focused specifically on data capture. The current market has changed quite a bit with many of the [...]

July 24, 2012 Vishal Process, Technology 1

AP Can and Should be More Strategic

AP Can and Should be More Strategic

This is something that was made very clear in Ardent Partners’ recent study (ePayables 2012: The State of the AP Market). As a function, AP can add a whole lot more value than data entry and responding to supplier inquires. There is an opportunity for AP to work closely with treasury and finance to develop [...]

July 18, 2012 Vishal Research 3

Concur Broadens its Reach in the Mid-Market

Concur Broadens its Reach in the Mid-Market

Most people know Concur as a leading provider of travel and expense management solutions. However, for some time now, they have been offering a solution that allows clients to manage inbound invoices and pay them. The offering includes eInvoicing capabilities, scan and capture services, a self-service supplier portal and payment processing and execution. Now, all [...]

July 12, 2012 Vishal News 1

Bank of America Continues to Expand ePayables Offering

Bank of America Continues to Expand ePayables Offering

Following the most recent addition to the Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) ePayables offering, I had a chance to have a chat with Samridhi Sarin, Director, Senior Product Manager of ePayables at BAML. The announcement was the launch of a new feature called exact auth override. This feature, which may sound technical and complicated, [...]

July 10, 2012 Vishal News 0

American Express Aims to PAYVE ® the Path to Electronic Payments

American Express Aims to PAYVE ® the Path to Electronic Payments

Introducing PAYVE®, a new digital payment service from American Express Earlier this year, I wrote a report that predicted the top ten things that will shape the AP market in 2012 and yes, you guessed it, one of the predictions was that 2012 has a very good chance of becoming ‘The Year of Electronic Payments” [...]

July 6, 2012 Vishal News 0

Our View of the AP World Part II – The Solution Providers

Our View of the AP World Part II – The Solution Providers

This can be a noisy and complicated market to understand, so at Ardent we created this visual representation which is based on our ePayables Framework that is discussed here in more detail.  Using the three major phases of the AP process as the basis for the categorization, solution providers fall within or across the phases [...]

July 3, 2012 Vishal Research, Technology 0

Ten Benefits of a High Performing Procure-to-Pay Program

Ten Benefits of a High Performing Procure-to-Pay Program

The results of Best-in-Class organizations show that an investment in Procure-to-Pay (P2P) can pay large dividends, while the relentless pressure on bottom-line performance makes a P2P investment all, but necessary, for most groups. Yet, the speed and level of returns from a P2P initiative can and do vary widely. Competing short-term initiatives from distinct organizations [...]

June 28, 2012 Vishal Process 0