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Beyond the Numbers – The Modern CFO’s Agenda: Upcoming Webinar (June 20)

Beyond the Numbers – The Modern CFO’s Agenda: Upcoming Webinar (June 20)

Join us on Tuesday, June 20 at 2pm ET, for a complimentary webinar presentation entitled “Beyond the Numbers: The Modern CFO’s Agenda” The role of the modern Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”) presents an interesting contrast as both the head of the traditional business function and the strategic leader best positioned to drive the business’ most [...]

June 19, 2017 Philip Bartolini Best Practices, Event, Technology 0

AP’s Need for Speed in Invoice and Exception Handling

AP’s Need for Speed in Invoice and Exception Handling

For many Accounts Payable (“AP”) and finance leaders, there is a strong desire to take the department to the next level of performance. But AP departments that get stuck processing paper-based invoices or handling the many invoice exceptions that come in will struggle to provide true strategic value to the enterprise. There just isn’t enough time. [...]

June 6, 2017 Philip Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Technology 0

AP’s Road Ahead: Automation & Collaboration

AP’s Road Ahead: Automation & Collaboration

The Accounts Payable (“AP”) function sits in a prime position to become a central hub of value, insights, and intelligence for the average enterprise. AP and finance professionals that either own or comprise the AP function should always be looking ahead and understanding ways to provide more business value. As Ardent Partners’ research shows, more [...]

June 1, 2017 Philip Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Solutions 0

The Top Three Priorities for AP Departments in the Year Ahead

The Top Three Priorities for AP Departments in the Year Ahead

The accounts payable (AP) function as a whole is in the midst of an automation transformation. And slowly but surely, the perception of AP is slowly changing as well. It is important for AP departments to continue to spearhead this shift and align the priorities of the AP department with the priorities of the entire business. [...]

March 27, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Technology 0

Webinar! Ardent Partners’ 2016-2017 ePayables Technology and Innovation Outlook!

Webinar! Ardent Partners’ 2016-2017 ePayables Technology and Innovation Outlook!

Join Ardent Partners and Perfect Commerce on Thursday, October 27 at 2:00 PM EST for a complimentary webinar on our ePayables: The 2016-2017 Technology and Innovation Outlook Report. Innovative technologies can, and frequently do, have a dramatic impact on accounts payable (“AP”) operations. The right automation solution can streamline invoicing and payment processes, as well as enable [...]

October 11, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Event Comments Off on Webinar! Ardent Partners’ 2016-2017 ePayables Technology and Innovation Outlook!

AP Can Help Quench Treasury’s Thirst for Liquidity (Part I)

AP Can Help Quench Treasury’s Thirst for Liquidity (Part I)

Not Your Father’s Treasury Department The finance department in many enterprises has an unofficial hierarchy among functions. Near the top is the corporate treasury team, which is tasked with ensuring the enterprise has enough cash on-hand to cover ongoing operations and required business investments. But just like CFOs and Chief Procurement Officers, who have seen pretty [...]

September 28, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Research, Technology 0

Webinar! Transforming Accounts Payable for the 21st Century

Webinar! Transforming Accounts Payable for the 21st Century

Several layers of today’s accounts payable (“AP”) function have gone unnoticed in recent years. As modern organizations continue to look internally for competitive advantages, they will soon realize that taking a strategic approach towards more tactical measures, such as those inherent to AP, can drive considerable value beyond basic cost efficiencies. In the contemporary business [...]

September 14, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Event, Solutions, Technology 0

P2P Tech Roundup – September 5

P2P Tech Roundup – September 5

Oildex Launches OpenInvoice Field Ticket Oildex, a service of Tranzap Inc., and a provider of financial supply chain technology to the oil and gas industry, yesterday announced the release of OpenInvoice Field Ticket™, a new solution which is designed to bring cloud-based document automation to the oil and gas professionals working in the field and help reduce the time between [...]

September 5, 2016 Andrew Bartolini News, Solutions, Technology 0

Best of 2015: Instant Analysis: Lexmark Plans to Capture Kofax for $1 Billion

Best of 2015: Instant Analysis: Lexmark Plans to Capture Kofax for $1 Billion

Editor’s Note: As 2015 draws to a close, it is the time of year when we revisit some of our best articles from the past year. Over the next week, the Payables Place team will wrap up its eight-part series on the “Best of 2015.” Today’s article details Ardent’s thoughts on the importance of Lexmark purchasing Kofax, which ran [...]

January 8, 2016 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, News 0

Esker’s P2P Updates Aim to Provide Visibility All the Way Down

Esker’s P2P Updates Aim to Provide Visibility All the Way Down

Data visibility is critically important for all aspects of the modern enterprise, from the production floor up to the executive office. In the case of accounts payable (“AP”), lack of visibility into invoice and payment data is one of the most persistent obstacles for the typical AP team. Because of this visibility challenge, it is [...]

November 20, 2015 Andrew Bartolini Solutions, Technology 0