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Webinar: 5 Steps to Reach AP Excellence in 2019

What can your AP team do to start 2019 on the right foot?

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While AP departments constantly strive to eliminate tactical tasks – exceptions, approvals that are taking too long & paper invoices – they also need to think through their role as a partner in the digitized enterprise of the future. How will AP collaborate with functions like Procurement, Treasury & Finance? How can AP processes be further automated? How will AP become an intelligence hub unleashing insights around spend and finance?

While AP departments constantly strive to eliminate tactical tasks – exceptions, approvals that are taking too long & paper invoices – they also need to think through their role as a partner in the digitized enterprise of the future. How will AP collaborate with functions like Procurement, Treasury & Finance? How can AP processes be further automated? How will AP become an intelligence hub unleashing insights around spend and finance?

In 2019 your organization will need to balance near term process optimization goals with an embrace of future technologies (AI/machine learning, emerging digital payment platforms). Join Robert Cohen, Research Director at Ardent Partners and Sami Peltonen, VP of Purchase to Pay at Basware for a discussion on steps your organization can take to become best in class.

Duration: 60 min



Reasons to attend the webinar
  • How AP collaborates with functions like procurement, treasury & finance

  • How AP processes can be further automated

  • How AP can become an intelligence hub unleashing insights around spend and finance

Who should attend

Accounts payable, procurement, finance, and treasury professionals.

Speakers:
Ardent Partners
Andrew Bartolini, Chief Research Officer
Andrew Bartolini is a globally recognized expert in sourcing, procurement, accounts payable, and supply management. At Ardent Partners, Andrew focuses his research and efforts on helping enterprises develop and execute strategies to achieve operational excellence within their procurement and finance departments. Andrew is also the publisher of CPO Rising, the first independent media site written for and about Chief Procurement Officers and other procurement executives.
Basware
Sami Peltonen, VP of Purchase to Pay
15

Jan

2019

2:00 - 3:00 PM
(GMT -11)

(Duration - 60 minutes)

ATTENDANCE FEE - FREE

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Kelly Barner owns, manages, and edits Buyers Meeting Point. She has a unique perspective on procurement from the numerous roles she has held during her 15 years in procurement. Kelly worked for Ahold USA (parent company of grocery chains Stop & Shop, Hannaford, Giant Landover, and more) on their not ... Read More

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