Tuesday 12th December 2017,
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Understanding Supply Chain Finance

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 buyers preserve their days payable outstanding (“DPO”) and cash on hand. At its core, SCF is an early payment discount technique that uses third-party capital, typically from a financial institution [...]

October 4, 2017 Philip Bartolini Best Practices, Process 0

Fighting Fraud in the Worldwide Web of Deceit

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 review and feature guest publications from authors across the accounts payable and supply management industry. If you or someone you know would like to become a guest contributor, please contact [...]

September 18, 2017 Philip Bartolini Best Practices, Other, Process 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 Now, it must commit to transform its function to keep up with the changing business world and change outdated perceptions that some at the executive [...]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

How AP Can Help Optimize Working Capital

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 payments in a more efficient and accurate manner while exercising greater control in the outflow of cash. Automation also captures real-time invoice and payment data allowing for more accurate forecasting [...]

September 7, 2017 Philip Bartolini Best Practices, Process, 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

The State of ePayables 2017: The Next Generation of ePayables

The State of ePayables 2017: The Next Generation of ePayables

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 Next Generation of [...]

July 20, 2017 Philip Bartolini Process, Research, Solutions, Technology 0

Featured Article: The State of Accounts Payable 2017 (New Video)

Featured Article: 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 Cash, Suppliers, and Cash”, which is available for download here. It is a must read for anyone working in procurement, accounts payable, p2P, and treasury. Over the next few weeks, [...]

July 13, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research, Technology 0

The State of ePayables 2017: The Essential Elements for AP’s Future Success

The State of ePayables 2017: The Essential Elements for AP’s Future Success

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 Future of Accounts [...]

July 11, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research, Technology 0

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

The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of Cash, Suppliers, and Intelligence (New Report)

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 Cash, Suppliers, and Intelligence”, which is available for download here. Over the next few weeks, this site will feature a handful of articles highlighting the key discussion points from the report. [...]

June 16, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Research, Technology 0