Category: Corporate Payments

real estate digital transformation

The commercial real estate digital transformation is already in the building

Do me a quick favor: put down your phone for a second and look around. Whether you’re at home or in the office, you’ll likely spot digital transformation in progress, from smart speakers to automated...

/ October 7, 2021
treasury management

Finance leaders take stock of end-of-year priorities

The last quarter of the calendar year is also the end of the fiscal year for most companies. For finance leaders that can create both financial challenges and opportunities, and 2021 is no different. Coming...

/ October 5, 2021
ap automation

When you think AP automation, think roadmap

When we talk to clients and prospective customers about achieving AP automation and the many benefits that come with it, we’ve long tended to focus on what they need to do in order to be...

/ September 28, 2021
ap challenges

Every industry has AP challenges. Every industry needs the same solution.

There are only a few certain things in life. Benjamin Franklin said those were death and taxes. Another old proverb lists birth, death and change. And anyone who has ever called a helpline knows being...

/ September 14, 2021
FedNow

NACHA update: Communication security fills the headlines

In case anyone needed a reminder of how aggressive and creative fraudsters can be, last week provided a stark reminder of both. T-Mobile was covered as the victim this time, as it reported that SIM-swap...

/ August 24, 2021
post-pandemic payables

Post-pandemic payables: what’s changed and what’s next

Ardent Partners, The State of ePayables 2021

/ August 12, 2021
ROI in real estate

AP Automation fuels ROI in commercial real estate

With real estate continuing to show strong KPIs across the board, this is no time to work in analog processes. Across the commercial real estate industry, CFOs and accounts payable leaders are keeping pace with...

/ August 10, 2021
payment automation

Why payment automation in real estate is an accounts payable and vendor victory

In real estate and property, vendor networks are strategically important. But for most real estate businesses today, these networks are holding both accounts payable teams and the entire business back. Far too many payment steps...

/ July 27, 2021
AP essential

AP emerges as essential value driver during business disruption…and beyond

For the past 16 years, Ardent Partners has surveyed finance professionals to gain insight into the current state of accounts payable, focusing on what’s keeping them up at night. And after a year of global...

/ July 22, 2021
portal fatigue

Fighting portal fatigue (or how I learned to love portals)

If this were an informercial, I’d kick things off by showing a stressed accounts receivable specialist spinning his chair between four monitors, flipping through a notebook to try to remember passwords for all the portals...

/ July 20, 2021