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Monday First Thing: Basware in the News

Monday First Thing: Basware in the News

My name is Bob Cohen, newly-hired as research director at Ardent Partners. I’m excited to lead and expand Ardent’s ePayables (Accounts Payable) research practice and leverage the knowledge and experience I have acquired after more than 15 years working in the AP industry. As a former client and longtime consumer of Ardent’s, I can also [...]

February 12, 2018 Bob Cohen News, Solutions, Technology 0

Best of 2017: Three Game-Changing Innovations to Move Your AP Department Forward

Best of 2017: Three Game-Changing Innovations to Move Your AP Department Forward

Editor’s Note: Over the next few weeks on Payables Place, we’re publishing some “best of” 2017 articles as we reflect on the year and prepare for the new year ahead.  Like the designated hitter and the use of sabermetrics in baseball, there are a number of game-changing innovations available to the modern accounts payable (AP) professional that can help [...]

December 29, 2017 Philip Bartolini Process 0

Best of 2017: The State of ePayables 2017: AP’s Perceived Value

Best of 2017: The State of ePayables 2017: AP’s Perceived Value

Editor’s Note: Over the next few weeks on Payables Place, we’re publishing some “best of” 2017 articles as we reflect on the year and prepare for the new year ahead.  Value is a popular term in the business world. Many key enterprise stakeholders can only perceive value based upon their place/role within the organization. For [...]

December 20, 2017 Philip Bartolini Process, Technology 0

Blockchain Technology for B2B Payments: More than Meets the Eye

Blockchain Technology for B2B Payments: More than Meets the Eye

Spending smart and saving more have given leaders within supply management a higher purpose and new responsibilities that were not there 15 years ago. With the amount of data and innovation available today, it collectively presents a great opportunity for Accounts Payables (“AP”) and other financial leaders to deliver real value to their enterprise. Considering [...]

December 11, 2017 Philip Bartolini Process, Technology 0

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Whether you’re watching parades, football, a dog show, or your family argue over politics, everyone at Ardent Partners wishes you a safe and Happy Thanksgiving! If you’re taking a break from the ritual turkey, stuffing, pigskin, and family pleasantries and would like to catch up on some reading, we invite you to peruse our recent research publications (registration [...]

November 23, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Research 0

P2P Technology Round-Up – November 2017

P2P Technology Round-Up – November 2017

Payables Place’s P2P Technology Round-Up returns today with another assortment of ePayables, P2P, and B2B payment solution provider news and updates from the past month. If you are a sourcing, procurement, or spend management solution provider and you have news to share with us, please drop us a note at editor at cporising dot com. Thanks, and enjoy! Medius [...]

November 10, 2017 Philip Bartolini News, Technology 0

Ardent Partners’ Annual “CPO Rising” Summit Kicks Off With Powerful Procurement Insights

Ardent Partners’ Annual “CPO Rising” Summit Kicks Off With Powerful Procurement Insights

Leading Procurement Executives from Flex, Google, Biogen, and More Convene to Share Experiences and Best Practices BOSTON, November 8 — Today, more than 130 Chief Procurement Officers and other procurement executives convened at the historic Harvard Club in Boston to discuss best practices, learn the latest trends, and network and collaborate with like-minded peers. The [...]

November 8, 2017 Philip Bartolini Event, News, Technology 0

UPCOMING WEBINAR: The State of ePayables 2017

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 greater impact within the organization. Now, it must commit to transform its function to keep up with the changing business world and change outdated perceptions that some at the executive [...]

September 11, 2017 Philip Bartolini Event, Research 0

The Role of Technology in a More Holistic P2P Process

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 an on-going series focused on the report’s key findings. If you would like to get the full report, it is available for download here (registration required). The average company faces many [...]

September 1, 2017 Philip Bartolini Process, Research, Technology 0

The Value of Business Networks for Accounts Payable

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 access the report, it is available for download here (registration required). The average accounts payable (AP) operation today faces many of the same challenges that were faced by AP groups a decade [...]

August 18, 2017 Matthew York Process, Solutions, Technology 0