Tuesday 17th October 2017,
Payables Place
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

Best of 2016: ePayables 2016: Is AP Prepared for the Decade Ahead?

Best of 2016: ePayables 2016: Is AP Prepared for the Decade Ahead?

Editor’s Note: This week on CPO Rising, we’re publishing some “best of” 2016 articles as we reflect on the year and prepare for the new year ahead. We also invite you to download our latest AP research report, ePayables: The 2016-2017 Tech and Innovation Outlook Report, available here (registration required). The business world is changing. New technologies and dynamic [...]

January 6, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research, Technology 0

ePayables Technology Outlook for 2017 (Part 2)

ePayables Technology Outlook for 2017 (Part 2)

Editor’s Note: Join us next Tuesday, December 20th at 2 PM EST for a complimentary webinar where Ardent’s Chief Research Officer, Andrew Bartolini, will share our Outlook for AP technology in 2017 including P2P. Register here! Now, enjoy Andrew’s article… It is time to give Accounts Payable (AP) its due as a standalone business process. We frequently [...]

December 16, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research, Technology 0

Webinar! AP Automation 2017: The Next Level in Strategy & Innovation – Register Today!

Webinar! AP Automation 2017: The Next Level in Strategy & Innovation – Register Today!

From new technology in finance automation to new strategies for growth and revenue, the B2B landscape has undergone mega-millennial modernization. A lot has happened. Are you caught up? Join Ardent Partners’ Chief Research Officer, Andrew Bartolini, and representatives from Corcentric on Thursday, December 15 at 2 PM EST on this free webinar, AP Automation 2017: [...]

December 5, 2016 Matthew York Event, Solutions, Technology 0

ePayables Technology Outlook for 2017 (Part 1)

ePayables Technology Outlook for 2017 (Part 1)

As the title of our recently published report, ePayables 2016-2017 Technology and Innovation Outlook states, the report examines the AP Automation market, discusses current trends, and presents an outlook as to the impact that today’s solutions will have on the management of invoice and payment processing for 2017. Innovative technologies can, and frequently do, have a dramatic [...]

November 28, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research, Technology 0

AP’s “Game Changing” Technologies

AP’s “Game Changing” Technologies

I recently published the new 2016-2017 ePayables Technology and Innovation Outlook, which examines the AP automation market to provide readers with a “technology and innovation outlook” for 2016-2017 that will help them understand the impact of today’s progressive solutions on the management of invoice and payment processing. The report also focuses on the technologies that [...]

November 17, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research, Technology 0

ePayables Study Hall: Graduation

ePayables Study Hall: Graduation

Congratulations! If you’ve read the links below, you have successfully completed CPO Rising’s ePayables Study Hall course, an immersion program focused on AP Automation and Transformation. The Challenges The Opportunities The Approach The Metrics More Metrics For those of you who missed the course material, here’s a cheat-sheet: Why should someone in procurement care about [...]

November 10, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research 0

Out Now – The 2016-2017 ePayables Tech and Innovation Outlook Report!

Out Now – The 2016-2017 ePayables Tech and Innovation Outlook Report!

Editor’s Note: Get your hands on Ardent Partners’ latest and greatest ePayables report, the 2016-2017 ePayables Technology and Innovation Outlook, available for download here (registration required).  The drive for enhanced data visibility has resulted in increased attention on accounts payable (AP), as well as a greater willingness to invest in improving the function beyond simply [...]

November 7, 2016 Matthew York Research, Technology 0

ePayables Study Hall: More Metrics

ePayables Study Hall: More Metrics

ePayables Study Hall – More Metrics Today we’ll look at the other key metrics (besides the average cost per invoice discussed last time) that can help an AP department better understand its baseline performance and better make a case for transformation. For the purposes of this series and this article, I am focusing on the [...]

November 3, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research 0

ePayables Study Hall: The Approach

ePayables Study Hall: The Approach

We continue to build out our ePayables Study Hall series with this article focused on how to begin a push for AP transformation or “The Approach” (The first two articles are found here –  The Challenges and The Opportunities). You can also select the ePayables tag to see all of our articles on the topic. As a [...]

October 20, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research 0

ePayables Study Hall: The Metrics

ePayables Study Hall: The Metrics

We continue to build out our ePayables Study Hall series with this article focused on the various performance metrics by which a typical AP department is measured (The first three articles are found here – The Challenges, The Opportunities, and “The Approach”). You can also select the ePayables tag to see all of our articles on the topic. As a reminder [...]

October 16, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research 0