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Payables Place
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

SMB’s Becoming Tech Savvy with Invoicing and Payments

SMB’s Becoming Tech Savvy with Invoicing and Payments

According to the US Small Business Administration, in 2009 (the latest available data) there were about 27.5 million small businesses in the U.S, approximately 6 million of which have employees with the remainder being sole proprietorships. It is safe to assume that a significant chunk of small to mid-sized businesses (SMB’s) suffer from highly manual [...]

June 26, 2012 Vishal Technology 1

AP’s New Motto – Not Broken, Needs Fixing

AP’s New Motto – Not Broken, Needs Fixing

Last month, Ardent Partners completed its annual AP focused market research report – ePayables 2012: The State of The AP Market. This extensive piece of research, which took up most of my time over the last few months uses data gathered from approximately 220 organizations and captures the strategies, performance and intentions of AP departments [...]

June 22, 2012 Vishal Research 0

Webinar: The Hunt for Safe, Short-Term Cash Yield

Webinar: The Hunt for Safe, Short-Term Cash Yield

The strategic value of AP & Dynamic Discounting in creating high yield, low risk investment opportunities. In today’s global economy the enterprise faces multiple areas of financial concern, from the Eurozone crisis to slow economic growth and tight credit markets. This makes the job of the corporate treasury a difficult one. Some of their top [...]

June 20, 2012 Vishal Event 0

Our View of the AP World

Our View of the AP World

As this is the first article after yesterday’s launch, I thought it best to start off by providing our view of the accounts payable world. At Ardent, we use the term ePayables to describe the various solutions and services that automate all or part of the AP process and in case you were wondering, yes, [...]

June 19, 2012 Vishal Process 1

Opening Day – Welcome to Payables Place

Opening Day – Welcome to Payables Place

Let the games begin! Welcome to Payables Place, the site where the research team at Ardent Partners will share its research, analysis, and ideas on the world of accounts payable (and procure-to-pay) processes, strategies and technologies. More specifically, this new site will cover the important news items and announcements in the ePayables marketplace, offer commentary [...]

June 18, 2012 Vishal News 0

Transforming AP? Start with a Solid Business Case

Transforming AP? Start with a Solid Business Case

In my effort to cover AP (and P2P) processes, strategies and technologies one of the first projects at Ardent was to create the ePayables SMARTset. The purpose being, to help guide organizations through the process of improving performance within AP and surprise surprise, it all starts by being able to present a solid business case [...]

June 14, 2012 Vishal Best Practices 0

Iron Mountain Joins the AP Automation Game

Iron Mountain Joins the AP Automation Game

With IFO’s Fusion Conference underway in Nashville, I was sure that there would be some newsworthy activity and I was not wrong. On May 14th, Iron Mountain (NYSE:IRM) the information management company announced a new AP automation solution (Iron Mountain Electronic Invoice). The solution/service digitizes paper invoices and allows customers access to an online tool [...]

May 25, 2012 Vishal News 0

Lexmark International Acquires Brainware

Lexmark International Acquires Brainware

On March 5th, 2012, Lexmark International announced the acquisition of Brainware for $148 million; the company will join a Lexmark subsidiary, Perceptive Software. Perceptive is a provider of enterprise content management and business process management solutions (including imaging and workflow solutions), the company was acquired by Lexmark in 2010. Brainware is a provider of intelligent [...]

March 17, 2012 Vishal News 0

Basware’s New Alusta Platform

Basware’s New Alusta Platform

On February 29th, 2012 Basware introduced its new cloud-based platform called Alusta (meaning ‘platform’ in Finnish) to the market. Basware was already one of the major providers of eInvoicing and procure-to-pay (P2P) solutions and with this new highly scalable and flexible cloud-based platform they are likely to cause a stir in the market. This new [...]

March 14, 2012 Vishal News 1

US Treasury Getting Rid of Paper

US Treasury Getting Rid of Paper

In July of 2011, the US Department of Treasury announced that it is mandating that all Treasury Bureaus implement the Internet Payment Platform (IPP) by the end of 2012 and in 2013 Treasury will require that its commercial vendors submit their invoices using IPP. This initiative will both improve government efficiency and cut costs for [...]

February 28, 2012 Vishal Other 1