Tuesday 22nd August 2017,
Payables Place

eInvoicing

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

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

ePayables 2015: Which AP Technologies Hold the Most Interest?

ePayables 2015: Which AP Technologies Hold the Most Interest?

It is with great pleasure that Ardent Partners announces the publication of its latest state of accounts payable (AP) research report—“ePayables 2015: Higher Ground.” Like the annual reports that came before it, the 2015 ePayables report focuses on the state of the AP function as well as assessing how AP teams leverage ePayables solutions to [...]

September 29, 2015 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Solutions, Technology 0

ePayables 2015: What Causes Invoice Exceptions?

ePayables 2015: What Causes Invoice Exceptions?

It is with great pleasure that Ardent Partners announces the publication of its latest state of accounts payable (AP) research report—“ePayables 2015: Higher Ground.” Like the annual reports that came before it, the 2015 ePayables report focuses on the state of the AP function as well as assessing how AP teams leverage ePayables solutions to [...]

September 15, 2015 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research, Technology 0

eInvoicing Solution Selection and AP Predictions for 2015: What You May Have Missed

eInvoicing Solution Selection and AP Predictions for 2015: What You May Have Missed

The world of accounts payable (AP) is shifting. A mere 15 years ago, the function mostly concerned itself with processing paper invoices. Today, paper invoices are still prevalent, but technology solutions to automate the AP workflow are becoming increasingly feature-rich and widespread in footprint as enterprises realize the cost-savings to be had from automating accounts [...]

May 15, 2015 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices 0

What to Consider When Selecting an eInvoicing Solution

What to Consider When Selecting an eInvoicing Solution

Editor’s Note: Ardent Partners is excited to announce the launch of its 2015 “State of ePayables” market research survey, available here. All participants of this landmark research survey will receive a complimentary copy of the resulting research report in late May. (While the survey is comprehensive, participants can expect to spend only 15 minutes of their time answering the [...]

May 4, 2015 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices, Solutions 0

The Persistent Paper Problem in Accounts Payable (and How to Attack it)

The Persistent Paper Problem in Accounts Payable (and How to Attack it)

For much of its history, the accounts payable (AP) function has processed invoices through a high-touch, mostly manual workflow. This has shifted in recent years with the rise of electronic invoicing (eInvoicing) solutions, but many AP departments still operate with a mostly manual invoice process. However, this change has not impact as many organizations as [...]

April 27, 2015 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices, Technology 0

3 Reasons to Implement Scan-and–Capture Invoicing

3 Reasons to Implement Scan-and–Capture Invoicing

Enterprises that wish to automate some or all of the accounts payable process face something of an uphill battle when beginning from a manual, paper-based state. Many suppliers are reluctant to submit anything except a paper-based invoice, which can include PDFs emailed as attachments, or to put up the money in order to convert their [...]

April 6, 2015 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices, Solutions, Technology 0

5 Critical Ways Scan-and-Capture Takes Cost Out of the Enterprise

5 Critical Ways Scan-and-Capture Takes Cost Out of the Enterprise

Efficiency and cost savings are two of the strongest concepts in the modern business world. This is also where technology helps the most—the more processes that are automated, the more efficient the enterprise becomes. This is no less true for the accounts payable function, which has remained one of the last bastions of manual processes [...]

March 23, 2015 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices, Technology 0

The Value of Scan and Capture: How Does It Work?

The Value of Scan and Capture: How Does It Work?

Editor’s note: Today is the first half of a two-part article examining the value of scan-and-capture invoicing. Today, we’ll detail the basics of scan and capture.  The vast majority of invoices that accounts payable teams receive remain unfortunately paper-based. This includes PDFs attached to emails, faxes sent over the telephone lines, and even traditional mail [...]

February 25, 2015 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices, Research, Solutions, Technology 0