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 Bartolini, Managing 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 Journal, Business Week, Investor’s Business Daily, Forbes, Fortune, 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.
January 12 – Accounts Payables 2016 Predictions – Podcast
January 21 – State of CWM 2016 – Webinar (Fieldglass)
January 27 – CPO Game Changer Series Volume 3: People, Process, and Communication - Webinar (Zycus)
February 3 – Herding Cats is not a Strategy: Move Beyond Tactics to Align for Success – Webinar (SciQuest)
February 10 – The Network Effect: How B2B Networks Can Impact AP – Webinar (Oildex)
February 25 – B2B e-payments: 5 Strategies to Unlock Value in your Procure-to-Pay Chain – Webinar (SAP Ariba)
March 2 – The State of Contingent Workforce Management: What’s on Tap for 2016? – Webinar (ZeroChaos)
March 15 – The Art and Science of Procurement – (Executive Forum) Ariba Live
March 16 – NO PO, No Problem! Strategies for Ensuring Contract Compliance – Ariba Live
March 23 – Savings and Risk: The Rise of Analytics for Procurement – Webinar (Determine)
March 30 – To beat odds, procurement officers should focus on value, not cost – SearchCIO.com
March 30 – Start Me Up: Managing Risk and a Global Supply Chain – Blog Post (Perfect Commerce)
April 1 – When “moneyball” meets procurement - CSCMP’s Supply Chain Quarterly
April 12 – Voice of the CPO: Highlights from the CPO Summit – (Webinar)
April 20 – The Future of Talent: Where is Work Headed in 2016…and Beyond? – Webinar (FieldNation)
2015 Calendar of Appearances, Events, Interviews, Etc.
December 15 – 5 Transformative Strategies to Unlock More Procurement Value – Webinar - New!
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
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 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)
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
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