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Media/Events for Ardent Partners

Ardent’s panel of recognized thought leaders present their compelling research and deep insights using an approach that is designed to engage, challenge, and educate their audience. Our presentations are well-constructed and well-delivered. They are also educational, original, high­ly-informative, and interesting. Our analysts are professional, engaging, and easy to work with but, most of all, they love to participate in live events and webinars. To request an appearance or participation by an Ardent analyst at your event or webinar or to be interviewed, please complete the form located here.

Andrew BartoliniManaging Partner & Chief Research Officer (seen below), is a much sought-after presenter, having lectured and presented more than 250 times in eight different countries. He actively covers the technology marketplace as well as trends in sourcing, procurement, supply management, and accounts payable. Andrew has been published or quoted in leading business publications including The Wall Street JournalBusiness WeekInvestor’s Business DailyForbesFortune, and many others, including the major industry publications focused on supply management. Watch Andrew’s recent mainstage presentation from an event in Europe in the Fall of 2015.

Christopher J. Dwyer, Research Director is considered a premier thought leader in the world of supply management and a renowned expert in complex spend management (sometimes referred to as ‘services procurement’) including contingent workforce management, travel and expense management, telecom expense management, and meetings/events management. He is prolific source of insights and best practices and an ‘ardent’ evangelist in the evolution of complex spend management. Over the last decade, Christopher has published hundreds of research reports and interviewed, advised, and/or benchmarked thousands of supply management executives on how to improve their complex spend management programs.

2017 Calendar of Appearances, Events, Interviews, Etc.

November, 2017 – CPO Rising 2017 Summit (Details Soon)

May 24 – CW Insights 2017 – Bartech Group Event (Bartech Group/Guidant Group)

May 1-3 – 2017 Beeline + IQN Conference (Beeline + IQN)

April 27 – SNEAK PREVIEW – CPO Rising 2017: Tools of the Trade – Webinar

March 29 – The ROI of a Best-in-Class Procurement Department – Webinar

March 20 – Supplier Day at SAP Ariba Live – Keynote Presentation (SAP Ariba)

February 7 – Spend Analysis: The Foundation for Procurement Excellence – Webinar (SpendHQ)

February 1ePayables 2017 Technology and Innovation Outlook – Webinar (US Bank)

January 26 – Procurement 2017: Big Trends and Predictions – Webinar (Beeline, IQNavigator, and Tradeshift)

2016 Calendar of Appearances, Events, Interviews, Etc.

December 20 – The ePayables Technology Outlook for 2017 – Webinar

December 15 – AP Automation 2017: The Next Level in Strategy & Innovation – Webinar (Corcentric)

December 14 – The Procurement (and Sourcing) Technology Outlook for 2017 – Webinar

December 8 – Sourcing and Procurement: The 2016-2017 Technology and Innovation Outlook – Webinar (Zycus)

November 10 – Trends in Digital Transformation in Procurement – Network Live (SAP Ariba)

November 10 – Navigating the Future of External Workforce Management – Webinar (SAP Fieldglass)

November 9 – CPO Roundtable: Strategies to Engage the CFO and Make Spend Management a Business Imperative - Webinar (Coupa)

November 3 - Transforming Procurement through Agility, Collaboration, Technology & Real-Time Data – Webinar (Vinimaya)

November 2 – Adapting to a New World of Work: The Current State of Contingent Workforce Management – Webinar (DCR Workforce)

October 27 - ePayables: 2016/17 Technology & Innovation Outlook – Webinar (Perfect Commerce)

October 27 – Key Strategies for Success in Managing Your Non-Employee Workforce Program – IQN Community Forum (IQNavigator)

October 23-25 – The Supply Management Tech and Innovation Outlook for 2017 – Zycus Horizon

September 27 – Transforming Accounts Payable for the 21st Century: Automation, Intelligence, and Talent – Webinar (Concur)

August 18 – Procurement 2020: A Strategy Checklist for the Decade Ahead – Webinar (Basware)

July 26 – How AP Departments Can Maximize ROI and Efficiencies in 2016 – Webinar (AvidXchange)

June 29 – ePayables 2016: Eyes on the Prize – Webinar (Zycus)

June 23 – Unlocking Cash with Supply Chain Finance – Webinar (Kyriba)

June 23 – The Future of Procurement Analytics: How to Get Big Value from Big Data – Webinar (Tamr)

June 1 – ePayables 2016: Eyes on the Prize – Video (Kofax)

May 26 - It Pays to Pay Electronically: What Does Paperless Mean to You? - Webinar (Determine)

May 25 - CPO Rising 2016: The Art and Science of Procurement – Webinar (SAP Ariba)

May 17 - Contingent Workforce Management and the On-Demand Enterprise – Webinar (Work Market)

May 3 - Procurement Software GPS: Strategies to Navigate Today’s (and Tomorrow’s) Technology Landscape – Webinar (GEP)

April 27 - Payments New Power Couple: Treasury & AP Unite – Webinar (Bottomline)

April 20 - The Future of Talent: Where is Work Headed in 2016…and Beyond? – Webinar (FieldNation)

April 12 - Voice of the CPO: Highlights from the CPO Summit – (Webinar)

April 1 - When “moneyball” meets procurement - CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly

March 30 - Start Me Up: Managing Risk and a Global Supply Chain – Blog Post (Perfect Commerce)

March 30 - To beat odds, procurement officers should focus on value, not cost –


March 23 - Savings and Risk: The Rise of Analytics for Procurement – Webinar (Determine)

March 17 - Growth, Globalization, and Complexity: Tackling Today’s Top Procurement Challenges - Webinar (Perfect Commerce)

March 16 – NO PO, No Problem! Strategies for Ensuring Contract Compliance – Ariba Live

March 15 – The Art and Science of Procurement – (Executive Forum) Ariba Live

March 2 - The State of Contingent Workforce Management: What’s on Tap for 2016? - Webinar (ZeroChaos)

February 25 - B2B e-payments: 5 Strategies to Unlock Value in your Procure-to-Pay Chain - Webinar (SAP Ariba)

February 10 - The Network Effect: How B2B Networks Can Impact AP - Webinar (Oildex)

February 3 - Herding Cats is not a Strategy: Move Beyond Tactics to Align for Success - Webinar (SciQuest)

January 28 - Procurement 2016: Big Trends and Predictions - Webinar (Beeline)

January 27 - CPO Game Changer Series Volume 3: People, Process, and Communication - Webinar (Zycus)

January 21 – State of CWM 2016 – Webinar (Fieldglass)

January 12 - Accounts Payables 2016 Predictions - Podcast

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