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New Webinar – Automating Accounts Payable: A Guide to Getting Started

New Webinar – Automating Accounts Payable: A Guide to Getting Started

Looking for ways to improve operations and automate Accounts Payable never goes out of style. Some companies have already started this journey while others are just beginning. With that in mind, join Ardent Partners’ Research Director, Bob Cohen and Anna Tujunen, Product Lead at Dooap, on Wednesday, February 7th at 12:00 pm EST for a [...]

February 1, 2018 Philip Bartolini Best Practices, Research, 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

P2P Optimization Breeds Procurement Success

P2P Optimization Breeds Procurement Success

While a fully automated Procure-to-Pay (P2P) process remains the exception and not the rule in today’s market, Best-in-Class procurement departments are keenly aware of the importance of process automation in driving efficiencies and improving visibility into both enterprise spend and the underlying processes of the function. Ardent Partners research finds that Best-in-Class procurement departments automate [...]

December 1, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, 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

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

ePayables Convergence Part IV: Conclusion

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 installment of a four-part series focused on how the role of the Accounts Payable professional has changed over the last 15 years. If you would like to get the full [...]

August 22, 2017 Philip Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Research 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

ePayables Convergence Part II: Supplier Management

ePayables Convergence Part II: Supplier Management

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 a new four-part series focused on how the role of the Accounts Payable professional has changed over the last 15 years. If you would like to get the full report, it [...]

August 10, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Research 0

The State of ePayables 2017: Collaboration is the Name of the Game

The State of ePayables 2017: Collaboration is the Name of the Game

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). Historically, the Accounts Payable (“AP”) [...]

July 26, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research 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