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Ardent Partners Research  // Posts tagged as "Ardent Partners Research"

Connecting, Learning, and Succeeding with Beeline

Change is an accepted component of the modern business world. Corporate functions evolve, technology disrupts everyday processes, and the means with which projects are addressed seem to change on a yearly basis with the advent of new solutions, networks, and approaches. The “world of work” is no different: CPO Rising has been ardent about the...

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How New or Improved Technologies Can Transform Procurement – P2P

As Chief Procurement Officers (“CPOs”) and procurement practitioners move into 2016, they have the need and the capability for advanced technology solutions to automate and link the source-to-settle process – upstream, strategic sourcing and downstream, procure-to-pay (“P2P”). Digital, automated supply management solutions can help overworked and understaffed procurement teams scale resources and extend their power and...

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What Will Take CPOs and Procurement Organizations to the “Next Level?” New/Improved Technology

Editor’s Note: Today, we’re previewing the second report in a series of reports entitled CPO Game Changers – Volume 2: New/Improved Technology, sponsored by Zycus and available for download here (registration required). In 2016, procurement organizations as a whole and Chief Procurement Officers (“CPOs”) in particular frequently find themselves in the untenable position of having to enhance their...

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Webinar! Procurement Tech GPS: Top Strategies to Navigate the Tech Landscape

Editor’s Note: Are you about to launch a new automation/transformation project, considering one in the near-term, or simply looking to stay current with the latest trends and innovations? If so, thiswebinar, sponsored by GEP, is for you. Register here and get the companion research report written by Ardent Partners. Webinar Details: Lack of automation across core process areas...

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The Two Sides of Innovation

Editor’s note: today’s article is another sneak peek at the new Contingent Workforce Management: The 2016 Technology and Innovation Outlook Report, available for download here. Throughout the next few weeks, CPO Rising will be highlighting key areas of discussion from this report and linking them back to the evolution of today’s non-employee workforce. Innovation is all...

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Innovation: The Fuel for the Future of the Non-Employee Workforce (NEW REPORT)

Every enterprise, regardless of its industry and size, faces a major challenge: continue to compete in an increasingly global business world. Amongst a series of differentiators, such as technology, leadership, and innovation, talent has become the prime determinant of success for businesses around the globe. This is on top of the reality that the very concept...

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WEBINAR: Payments New Power Couple: Treasury & AP Unite

The benefits of B2B payment automation are clear, but accounts payable (“AP”) teams often struggle to achieve any significant level of process transformation because of a combination of limited resources and a relatively low position in the enterprise. This is where treasury, a direct beneficiary of B2B payment automation, can become tremendously helpful in advocating...

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WEBINAR! The Future of Talent: Where is Work Headed in 2016…and Beyond?

Nearly 35% of today’s total workforce is considered “non-employee” or “contingent,” a critical representation of just how much the world of talent has evolved in recent years. As the makeup of global talent continues to traverse into “on-demand” territory (in which businesses can tap into non-employee talent in a real-time manner), enterprises now feel pressure...

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SMBs: Getting Started with AP Automation

Our annual “State of ePayables” research survey is now open. Your responses will help us establish the Best-in-Class metrics that readers can use to benchmark the performance of their AP operations. If you have a few minutes, I encourage you to click here and take it. Thanks in advance! One interesting thing in recent years as...

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CPO Rising 2016 is History!

I’ve spent the past 17 years of my professional career focused on driving the procurement profession forward. I have been and continue to be very personally invested in this cause too (just ask my wife). In this period of time, we have collectively seen the procurement profession take many great strides forward, but also a...

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