Category: Corporate Payments

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
role of finance

Resiliency, Recovery, and the Role of Finance

If all goes well, this article will soon seem like a relic from a past era. COVID-19 cases are falling, vaccines are being delivered by the hundreds of thousands every day, and the era of...

/ June 2, 2021
AP efficiency

Why efficiency is not enough for B2B payments

Automation is the story we hear over and over again when it comes to accounts payable and accounts receivable. Heck, it’s a story we tell over and over again. It’s just that automation is really...

/ April 6, 2021
accounts receivable
Ap acceleration

What’s accelerating the great AP acceleration?

In 2010, you couldn’t throw a rock in the world of accounts payable without hitting someone who was eager to tell you check payments were going away. By 2020, the predictions went, checks would be...

/ March 17, 2021
B2B payments

Finding a B2B payments provider can be daunting, these 7 checkpoints can help you decide

The search is on for banks and companies seeking to automate B2B payment processes and provide alternatives to paper-based, person-to-person business payments transactions.   Automation isn’t a new concept for B2B payments. It’s been slowly...

/ March 11, 2021
Real-time Payments in the U.S.

The ABCs of real-time payments in the U.S.

Faster payments are here, is your bank ready?

/ December 9, 2020
AP Automation

Banks and businesses focus sights on more B2B payments automation

The rise to automate and digitize business payments and process has accelerated rapidly in 2020 as banks and companies reimagine how they conduct business. To find out what this means for the banking industry and...

/ December 4, 2020