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Media/Events for Ardent Partners – Archive

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2015 Calendar of Appearances, Events, Interviews, Etc.

December 15 - 5 Transformative Strategies to Unlock More Procurement Value - Webinar

November 19 - New and Improved Technology: The Key to Next Level Procurement Performance - Webinar

November 18 - Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Innovative Solutions and Strategies for Better Contract Management - Webinar

November 10 - The 2016 State of Contingent Workforce Management - Webinar

November 4 - Digging Deep: Leveraging Contract Analytics to Uncover Hidden Costs, Risks, and Opportunity - Webinar

October 22 - The State of Strategic Sourcing 2015: Supplier-Centric Sourcing - Webinar

October 22 - 3 Steps to Best-in-Class Payables - Webinar

October 20 - The Four Pillars of Sourcing Success - Webinar

October 13 - Managing Supply Risk is not Mission Impossible - iValua ON AIR (Paris)

October 5 - The State of Strategic Sourcing 2015 - Zycus Horizon 2015 (Georgia)

September 23 - Global Compliance Management and the Evolution of the Contingent Workforce - Webinar

September 10 - Getting a Competitive Edge with eSourcing: The Evolution from Savings Focused to Supplier-Centric Strategic Sourcing- Webinar

August 26 - Secrets for Mastering the Art of SOW Management - Webinar

July 30 - Treasure Trove: The Rising Role of Treasury in AP - Webinar

July 29 - CPO Game Changer Series: Early Engagement - Webinar

July 21 - How Best-in-Class Finance Leaders Optimize Their AP Performance - Webinar

July 16 - The Evolution of AP in 2015: Making an Impact - Webinar

June 17 - Collaborative Procurement: Using Relationships to Drive Influence and Results - Webinar

June 9 - Closing the Procure-to-Pay Loop: How AP Drives Strategic Savings and Compliance to Procurement - Ariba LIVE (Munich)

June 9 - Procurement 2015: Benchmarking the Best-in-Class - Ariba LIVE (Munich)

June 3 – State of Strategic Sourcing in 2015: The Four Pillars of Sourcing Success – Scanmarket Sourcing Exclusive (London)

June 2 - Building the Next-Generation Contingent Workforce Management Program

May 19 - ePayables 2015: Higher Ground - Avid Xchange’s Revolution 2015 (Costa Mesa)

May 14 - Procurement 2015: Benchmarking the Best-in-Class - Webinar

May 13 - The Future of Procurement Panel - IBM Empower Conference (San Diego)

May 6 - Expanding the CPO Sphere of Influence Beyond Procurement - SAPPHIRE (Orlando)

May 4 - CPO Rising 2015 – What’s Next - ISM 2015 (Phoenix)

April 29 - Automating Accounts Payable: What You Need to Know - Webinar

April 22 - CPO Rising 2015, The Agility Agenda (Part 2) - Webinar

April 16 - Accounts Payable: Top Trends for 2015 - Webinar

April 9 - Executive Forum: Key Purchase-to-Pay Issues Panel Discussion - Ariba LIVE 2015 (Las Vegas)

April 8 - Proven Strategies for Automating Your Accounts Payable Operations - Ariba LIVE 2015 (Las Vegas)

March 31 - CPO Rising 2015, The Agility Agenda - Webinar

March 5 - The Future of Procurement - Procurement Innovator’s Dinner (London)

February 19 - Sailing Downstream: Why Source-to-Settle Defines Procurement Transformation in 2015 - Webinar

February 19 - Secrets of World-Class AP Departments: Best Practices in AP Automation -Webinar

February 18 - Collaborative Contract Management: Procurement’s Role in Enhancing Compliance and Mitigating Risk - Webinar

February 17 Complex Spend Management: Best Practices in Contingent Workforce Management - Webinar

February 13 - ePayables 2015: State of the Market - Ameriquest Symposium

February 12 – ePayments Webinar: Big Trends & Predictions for 2015 - Webinar

January 29 - Recruitment Process Outsourcing: Find on the Mind - Workforce.com

January 29 – B2B Payment in the Networked Age - Webinar

January 15 – What’s Trending: Managing Your External Workforce in 2015 – Webinar

2014 Calendar of Appearances, Events, Interviews, Etc.

December 10 – The State of Contingent Workforce Management – Webinar

December 02 – The Future of the Flexible Workforce – Webinar

December 01 – “Selecting the Right Network Using a TCO Approach” – SmartProcurement Review 2014 (p 82-87)

November 10 - SMB Events Management: How to Develop an Effective Program – eConnections Digest

November 10 - The State of Strategic Sourcing 2014-2015 – Zycus Horizon

October 23 – VMS: The Nexus of Contemporary CWM – Webinar

October 23 – Source-to-Settle: Why It Is Time to Connect the Last Mile – Webinar

October 14 - Analyst Session – Commerce Innovation - Ariba Commerce Summit Chicago

October 13 - B2B eCommerce Networking is on the Rise – InternetRetailer

October 11 – Business Travel’s Comeback – MarketWatch on WBZ 1030 AM

October 11 – Save on Business Travel – MarketWatch on WBZ 1030 AM

October 10 - Maximizing your Business Travel Budget – MarketWatch

October 7 - Analyst Session – Commerce Innovation - Ariba Commerce Summit New York

October 2 - Analyst Session – Commerce Innovation - Ariba Commerce Summit Boston

September 22 - The 2014 Chief Procurement Officer (“CPO”) Virtual Roundtable Series: CPO Collaboration to Drive Performance – Podcast

September 25 - The State of Strategic Sourcing: Connecting the Dots – Webinar

September 23 - Metrics that Matter for AP Operations – Webinar

September 5  - The Best P2P is Collaborative – Google Hangout

September 4 - Technologies that Make P2P Automation Possible – Google Hangout

August 21 - Where AP and Procurement (Should) Collide – PYMNTS.com

August 13 - CPOs: Why They’re Struggling With New Risk Duties – PYMNTS.com

August 5 - Moving from Traditional Invoicing to P2P Shared Services? Avoid these Pitfalls – Global Delivery Report

July 24 - Skills for the Modern Procurement Professional – Webinar

July 20 - Skills for the Modern Procurement Professional – Google Hangout

July 3 - Skills for the Modern Procurement Professional – ISM 2014 (Las Vegas)

June 8 - The Rise of the Flex Economy – Christian Science Monitor

May 22 - ePayables 2014: The Quest - Webinar

May 7 - From Six Sigma to 10-K: How Supply Management Impacts Your Organization’s Financials - ISM 2014 (Las Vegas)

May 5 - All Roads Lead to? - ISM 2014 (Las Vegas)

April 24 - The Seven Keys to Better Sourcing and Supplier Relationships – Webinar

April 16 – Buyers’ Top Priorities in Contingent Workforce Management – Webinar

April 15 – How to Capture Complex Contingent Labor – Webinar

April 10 - The State of Procurement 2014 – Webinar

April 9 - CPO Rising 2014: Strategies for Success – Webinar

April 8 – How to Optimize 30% Contingent Workforce Growth to Drive Business Outcomes – Webinar

March 20 - CPO Rising 2014: Convergence – Webinar

March 20 - Ariba Aims to Rid ‘Ghosts of Procurement Past’ with SAP HANA – Ariba LIVE 2014

March 17 - Contingent Workforce and Services Procurement: An Overlooked Opportunity – Ariba LIVE 2014

March 17  - The Value of E-Commerce – Ariba LIVE 2014

March 4 - Joining the CPO Club – Roundtable - eWorld Purchasing and Supply

March 4 - CPO Rising 2014: Convergence – Keynote presentation - eWorld Purchasing and Supply

February 5 - Think Global: Contingent Workforce Management – Webinar

January 23 - Procurement: Big Trends & Predictions for 2014 – Webinar

January 15 - How I Met Your Supplier: Best Practices in Supplier Management – Webinar

January 7 – Crunch Time: How Big Data Makes Meetings Smarter (Interview) – Convene Magazine

2013 Calendar of Appearances, Events, Interviews, Etc

December 12 - The Next Generation of VMS Technology – Webinar

December 4 - Agility, Mobility, Visibility: Three Dynamics for the New Procurement – Webinar

December 3- The State of Contingent Workforce Management – Webinar

November 7 - The Power In Business Networks: A Total Cost of Ownership Approach – Webinar

November 13 – What is the Future of Contingent Workforce Management? – Webinar

October 29 – The Next Generation of Contingent Workforce Analytics – Webinar

October 28 - Built to Last: The Critical Elements to a Successful Procurement Transformation – Zycus Horizon 2013

October 23 - What’s Working in Automation: New Research Reveals Priorities, Goals and Strategies in AP AutomationIOFM AP Expo 2013

September 12 - Procurement Technology: You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet! (Keynote Address) – NLPA Conference

August 13 – Built to Last: Designing a Procurement Transformation Program for Best-in-Class Performance Webinar

August 7 – The Future of Contingent Workforce Management – Webinar

August 6 –  SMBs – Leveraging Automation to Improve Cash Management – Webinar

July 26 - Game of Thrones: How a Strong CFO-CPO Alliance Can Command Top Performance – Webinar

July 11 - A Modern View of Supply Management…and a Look Ahead into the Future – Webinar

July 10 - AP’s New Dawn – Webinar

June 12 - When to Outsource or Use Contingent Labor – Human Capital Institute’s Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference

May 8 - Accelerate the Sales Cycle through the Perfect Order – Ariba LIVE

May 7 - Making Sales Contracting a Key Business Imperative – Ariba LIVE

April 23 - The Ten Things You Need to Know About Contemporary Contingent Workforce Management – Webinar

April 16 - Microsoft-Hubwoo Deal Reflects Rising Interest in Business Networks – (Interview) Search Financial Applications

March 26 - Rise of the Machines: The Five Technologies that Will Disrupt Procurement’s World – Webinar

March 14 - CPO Rising 2012: Keeping Score – Webinar

March 13 - The New Rules of Supply Management – Webinar

March 11 – Keynote - Innovation ’13 (Intesource User Conference)

March 7 - Procurement Today – Are You Top Tier? – Webinar

February 12 - Driving Savings: Using The Category Sourcing Scorecard To Build A Smarter, Faster Sourcing Pipeline – Webinar

January 31 - CPOs Must Align Business Strategy with CEO (Coverage of Ardent Partners Research ) Supply Management

January 22 - CPO Rising: Keeping Score REPORT – Wide Release

2012 Calendar of Appearances, Events, Interviews, Etc

December 13 – STEP CHANGE: How Business Networks are Changing the Procurement Paradigm – Webinar

November 14 – Sourcing With the Stars: How to Win Friends and Drive Adoption – Webinar

October 24 – New Trends in Procure-to-Pay – American Express Global Client Group Forum (San Francisco)

October 23 – CPO Colloquium – Keeping Score in 2012 – Zycus Horizon 2012

October 22 – Building a Business Case for Automation and Spend Management Excellence – Zycus Horizon 2012

October 18 – Creating a Business Case for Sourcing Automation: A Manufacturers Guide – Webinar

October 15 – What’s Working in Automation: What Management Expects from Your Next Automation Project – IOFM AP 2012 Expo

October 14 – The P2P Blueprint: Designing a Best-in-Class Procure-to-Pay Program Workshop – IOFM AP 2012 Expo

October 10 – Case Closed: How to Build a Winning Business Case in Seven Easy Steps – Webinar

October 2 – Collaborating with Finance – Ariba Commerce Summit Boston

Sept. 25- Game-Changing Advances in Finance and Payables – ADP User Event (Houston)

September 19 – Procure-to-Pay:The Best-in-Class Blueprint – Webinar

August 13 – Online-based IT Procurement – Useful, but Limited – ZDNet

July 2 – How Much are You Worth to Your Organisation? And How is it Measured? - CPO Agenda

June 21 – The Strategic Value of AP & Dynamic Discounting – Webinar

June 18 – Opening Day: Welcome to Payables Place – Ardent Launches New Website!

June 13 – Becoming a Chief Procurement Officer: The Qualifications, Experience, and Characteristics of a CPO – Webinar

June 5 – Best Practices in Using Spend Visibility to Reduce Costs & Drive Efficiencies – New York City

May 30 – Sourcing for Value: Using Non-Price Attributes to Find the Best Suppliers – Webinar

May 23 – SAP Jumps on Ariba – But Will Oracle Spoil the Party? – Procurement Leaders

May 23 – SAP to buy Ariba for $4.3 billion – Supply Management

May 23 – Ariba`s Transaction Network is the Jewel in SAP`s $4.3 Billion Buyout – eWeek

May 23 – Getting Started with AP Automation – Webinar

May 17 – Why is AP the last department to automate and what you can do about it? – Webinar

May 8 – Using ePayables to Enable Trade Finance and Optimize Working Capital – Webinar

April 18 – 10 Steps to Ensuring a Successful AP Automation Project at Your Company – Webinar

April 12 – 850 Million People Can’t Be Wrong: How Social Media Will Reshape B2B Commerce – Ariba Live

April 4 – What Really Makes an Accounts Payable Function Best-in-Class in 2012? – Webinar

March 16 – Building Your Business Case for AP Automation – Podcast

March 15 – Building the Business Case for Your AP Automation Project – Keynote @ IOFM’s 8th Annual AP Automation & Operations Conference

February 23 – Electronic Payments 2012: It Pays to Pay Electronically – Webinar

February 9 – Seven Trends that Will Impact Supply Management in 2012 – Webinar

February 7 – Spend Management Day Keynote – Toyota University, Los Angeles

January 25 – The Art (and Science) of a Good RFP for Automating AP – Shared Services Link –

January 23 – Innovative Ideas for the Decade Ahead – PMAB January Membership Meeting

January 19 – ePayables Investment: What is your ROI? – Accounts Payable News

January 19 – Top Tips for Building an AP Automation Business Case & Calculating Your ROI – Webinar

January 11 – The Path to Paperless – Webinar

January 5 – AP in 2012 Can Expect to See More Emphasis on P2P – Institute of Financial Operations

2011 Calendar of Appearances, Events, Interviews, Etc

December 15 – Ardent Partners Launches the ePayables SMARTSet™ to Accelerate Accounts Payable Automation Projects for All Companies

December 5 – Forging a Procurement Partnership (Coverage of Ardent Partners Research) Supply & Demand Chain Executive

November 14 – Cost May Not Be Best Measure of Procurement Performance” – (Coverage of Ardent Partners presentation) My Purchasing Center

November 1 – “Strategic Imperatives of Procurement: People, Process & Technology” – Webinar

October 12 – “Becoming a Chief Procurement Officer” – Philadelphia, PA

September 28 – CPO Rising 2011: Innovative Ideas for the Decade Ahead – Webinar

September 22 – Coverage of “The Measuring Stick” Webinar – Buyers Meeting Point

September 21 – The Measuring Stick: Strategies to Manage and Improve Procurement Performance – Webinar

September 8 – “Cost Savings Remains Top Priority for CPOs” – (Coverage of Ardent Partners Research) Procurement Leaders

September 6 – Groundbreaking Procurement Research Report Released, Developed by Ardent Partners and Sponsored by Hubwoo, Bristlecone and SAP

August 30 – Procurement Technology Adoption – Webinar

July 28 – “Survey Uncovers Major Procurement Skills Gap” – (Coverage of Ardent Partners Research) Supply Management

July 20 – “Procurement: Delivering Improved Company Valuation” Event – London

July 6 – “Collaborative Sourcing: Achieving the Next Wave of Sourcing Savings” – Webinar

June 22 – Roundtable with Andrew Bartolini – Dallas

June 16 – A Travel Procurement Trend To Watch – (Coverage of Ardent Partners Research) MyPurchasingCenter.com

June 14 – CPO RISING 2011: Innovative Ideas for the Decade Ahead – Webinar

June 13 – ACTE: Partnering with Your CIO & CPO to Manage Travel – Providence, RI

May 25 – Keynote @ BravoSolution User Conference – Chicago

May 16 – “Key Strategies for CPOs to Drive Growth & Performance” – SAPPHIRE NOW – View Entire (Video) Presentation (registration required)

May 10 – “Selecting the Right ePayables Solution for Your P2P Program” – IAPP Fusion 2011 (Patel)

May 9 – “The CFO’s View of P2P” – IAPP Fusion 2011 (Bartolini)

April 28 – Keynote @ SAP’s Summit on Procurement – Palo Alto

April 13 – Andrew Bartolini on Collaborative Sourcing – YouTube (via CPO Rising)

April 10-13 -  “Collaborative Sourcing” - Ariba LIVE 2011 Nashville

March 30 – Andrew Bartolini Discusses the Basware P2P Model – YouTube

March 29 – “Sourcing Visionaries” Event – Chicago

March 24 – “Cutting Through the Data Stack” – Webinar

March 15 – “Finances et achats : des objectifs de plus en plus convergents” – (Coverage of Ardent Partners Research) La Lettre Des Achats

March 9 – “Roundtable with Andrew Bartolini – Philadelphia

March 2 – “CPOs and CFOs to link arms” – (Coverage of Ardent Partners Research) Procurement Asia

March 2 – “Roundtable with Andrew Bartolini” – Houston

March 1 – The P2P Playbook (Interview) – Financial Operations Matters

February 25 – “CFO Focus on Savings ‘Does Procurement a Huge Disservice’” (Coverage of Ardent Partners Research) Supply Management

February 15-18 – Concur Fusion 2011 – Las Vegas

January 27 – Ardent Partners Names Vishal Patel as Research Director Focusing on Procure-to-Pay Coverage

January 27 – Five New Year’s Resolutions for More Effective T&E Management – Webinar

January 25 - Master Data Mastery: Strategies to Improve Procurement Performance – Webinar

2010 Calendar of Appearances, Events, Interviews, Etc

February – Andrew Bartolini Recognized as an Industry Expert by Leading Trade Publication

April 1 – CPO Rising Official Launch – Visit www.cporising.com

April 16 – Procurement Executive Circle - Stresa, Italy

May 5 – Zycus Experience Tour 2010 – Atlanta, GA

May 6 – Regional CPO Leadership Summit – Chicago, IL

May 11 – DMSCA 2010 Education and Training Conference – Lincolnshire, IL

May 12 – Zycus Experience Tour 2010 - Los Angeles, CA

May 20 – Regional CPO Leadership Summit – San Francisco, CA

May 25 – Ariba LIVE – Orlando, FL

June 16 – “Procurement Trends and Best Practices” Panel – Client/Location not disclosed

June 22 – CPO Global Forum – Milan, Italy

Summer Edition – “The Extraordinary Opportunities of Procurement” – Efficient Purchasing

July 7 – The Big Trends That Will Shape Spend Management in the 2010’s - Webinar

Q3 2010 – Collaboration in Supply Management – Corporate United Quarterly

October 1 – CLM Helps Companies Track Contracts – Inside Counsel

October 5 – Canadian Forum on Public Procurement – Ottawa, Canada

October 25 – “Will Electronics Shortages Cause Holiday Retail Crisis?” – Forbes

October 27 – Sievo’s “CFO/CPO” Event – London, England

October 28 – “Buyers urged to forge better ties with finance” Supply Management

December 1 – SAP’s Summit on Procurement – Newtown, PA

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