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Collaborative Contract Management: Procurement’s Role in Enhancing Compliance and Mitigating Risk (Webinar)

In 2015, collaboration is the name of the game in procurement and frequently entails working with key internal stakeholders (like line-of-business managers and legal departments) or preferred suppliers to drive greater value through sourcing and procurement. For Chief Procurement Officers (“CPOs”) and other supply management leaders, collaboration has taken on many new and innovative forms...

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ePayables: Big Trends & Predictions for 2015 (Webinar)

Ardent Partners research over the past five years has shown that the use of B2B electronic payments (ePayments) is on the rise, having captured the attention of finance and AP leaders around the globe. Paper checks, while still prevalent, are in retreat from ePayment methods such as ACH, payment networks, commercial cards, and wire transfers...

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Looking Ahead: Contingent Workforce (Upcoming Webinar)

ARDENT PARTNERS WEBINAR Complex Spend Management: Best Practices in Contingent Workforce Management Join Andrew Bartolini and Christopher Dwyer on February 17th at 2 PM ET as they present the key findings from Ardent’s latest research on Complex Spend Management and unveil procurement best practices for managing the contingent workforce category. Click here to register. We look...

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Upcoming Webinar: The State of Contingent Workforce Management

Much of CPO Rising’s content on the contingent workforce industry revolves around the evolution of this space and what that progression means for the typical enterprise. New and exciting sources of non-traditional talent, the emergence of revolutionary strategies and solutions, the presence of social media in talent engagement…these are all viable attributes of a growing contingent...

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Announcing The 2014 Chief Procurement Officer (“CPO”) Virtual Roundtable Series

I’m pleased to announce the 2014 Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) Virtual Roundtable Series and also share the first recorded CPO Roundtable session with you today (click link to listen). Working in concert with IBM, my firm Ardent Partners, is producing a three-part series where we bring together three or four best-in-class Chief Procurement Officers and tackle a...

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An Active April: Ardent’s Events and Appearances

April webinars bring May results….. The Ardent Partners analyst team is excited to officially kick off the spring season with a series of webcasts this month with Ardent’s Chief Research Officer Andrew Bartolini and Research Director Christopher Dwyer both headlining a sequence of complimentary webcasts designed to educate and inspire enterprises to deepen their spend...

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Who’s Ready for the New Procurement?

Who’s Ready for the New Procurement? The fact is, we are ALL ready. Procurement has made huge strides over the past decade, but we’ve hit a plateau. We need something new, something different to help break the cycle of steady but slow gains. Who’s Ready for the New Procurement? We all are, the market is...

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Procurement Transformation: Buzzword…or a Viable Strategy?

Today, we’ll discuss a concept that some Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) have made a top priority over recent years: procurement transformation. Within the greater procurement and sourcing industry, new and exciting strategies frequently pop-up, each promising a revolutionary approach to taking the procurement function into the future (and beyond). However, more often than not, these...

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Future Shock: Disruptive Technologies on Procurement’s Horizon

From our cars to our homes to our computers, new and innovative technologies are changing the way we do almost everything. That change is coming to procurement and the impact will be extraordinary. Imagine a world where changes in supplier pricing are instantly captured in your own pricing Imagine a world where smart analytics are...

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A Modern View of Supply Management… and a Look into the Future

The “Summer of Sourcing” officially commences! With the temperatures rising across the country, there may be no better time to enjoy the air-conditioned paradise of your office than this upcoming Thursday, July 11, when Ardent Partners Research Director, Christopher Dwyer, joins the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) for what promises to one of the premier...

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