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Technology  // Posts tagged as "Technology"

What is Blockchain for Procurement?

Blockchain, along with artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cognitive technology, is one of the hottest buzzwords in the software and technology industry today, and its notoriety has spread to the procurement and supply management industry. Blockchain was one of the main topics of discussion at SAP Ariba LIVE in Las Vegas last month, particularly since SAP Ariba has...

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SNEAK PREVIEW – CPO Rising 2017: Tools of the Trade (Webinar)

Join Ardent Partners on Thursday, April 27 at 2 PM EST for a 30-minute, sneak-peak webinar on our forthcoming benchmark research report, CPO Rising 2017: Tools of the Trade (click to register). Attendees of this webinar will gain a comprehensive view into what is happening in the world of procurement and discover the industry’s hot trends and key...

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Ivalua Now 2017

Ivalua held its second annual Ivalua Now customer conference last week in New York City. Ivalua was founded in 2000 and offers an end-to-end suite of spend management solutions. The company, which was founded in France, previously held a biennial user conference in Paris (here is our coverage of those prior events iValua On Air 2013 and Ivalua...

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The ROI of a Best-in-Class Procurement Department – Report Preview!

Ardent Partners, in conjunction with Zycus, is pleased to present this research report, The ROI of a Best-in-Class Procurement Department. Interested readers can access the report with our compliments by clicking here. Leading executives today understand that a top-performing procurement operation can deliver a competitive advantage. But the simple truth is that a majority of business leaders have never...

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Webinar! The ePayables 2017 Technology and Innovation Outlook – Register Here!

Please join us and U.S. Bank on Thursday, February 1 at 2 PM EST for a complimentary webinar based on our ePayables 2017 Technology and Innovation Outlook report. Click here to register! Andrew Bartolini, Ardent Partners’ Chief Research Officer and Managing Partner, will provide a technology and innovation outlook based on our vast repository of accounts payable...

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One Job, Two Legacies: How CIOs and CPOs Historically Evaluated Enterprise Technology

For some time, Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and IT departments have been in the driver’s seat when it comes to evaluating and adopting technology solutions. However, Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) and procurement teams have been co-piloting the process more and more as their responsibilities and influence increase across the enterprise, particularly with IT. The two business leaders,...

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Coupa Closes the Loop with Acquisition of Spend360

Last week, Coupa Software, one of the leading supply management solution providers in our industry, announced that it had acquired Spend360 International Ltd. Terms of the deal were not announced. We met with the executive team from the two companies to discuss the deal. The Players Coupa Software is a name that should be familiar...

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ePayables Technology Outlook for 2017 (Part 2)

Editor’s Note: Join us next Tuesday, December 20th at 2 PM EST for a complimentary webinar where Ardent’s Chief Research Officer, Andrew Bartolini, will share our Outlook for AP technology in 2017 including P2P. Register here! Now, enjoy Andrew’s article… It is time to give Accounts Payable (AP) its due as a standalone business process....

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Webinar! AP Automation 2017: The Next Level in Strategy & Innovation – Register Today!

From new technology in finance automation to new strategies for growth and revenue, the B2B landscape has undergone mega-millennial modernization. A lot has happened. Are you caught up? Join Ardent Partners’ Chief Research Officer, Andrew Bartolini, and representatives from Corcentric on Thursday, December 15 at 2 PM EST on this free webinar, AP Automation 2017:...

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Out Now – The 2016-2017 ePayables Tech and Innovation Outlook Report!

Editor’s Note: Get your hands on Ardent Partners’ latest and greatest ePayables report, the 2016-2017 ePayables Technology and Innovation Outlook, available for download here (registration required). The drive for enhanced data visibility has resulted in increased attention on accounts payable (AP), as well as a greater willingness to invest in improving the function beyond simply...

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