EPAYABLES SMARTset EPAYABLES SMARTset

The ePayablesSMARTSetâ„¢

Author: Vishal Patel, Research Director, Ardent Partners

TheSMARTSetâ„¢ (SMART = "Supply Management Assessment & Research Toolkit") is a low-cost, comprehensive set of research tools and templates designed to guide organizations though the process of automating their processes and selecting the best-fit solutions for their specific requirements and budgets.

We have designed tools and templates within the ePayables SMARTSet to be flexible enough to meet the needs of enterprises just starting to think about AP transformation and process automation, mature organizations seeking to extend the value of their current investments, and those in between. Click here for an overview of the entire set. The following research documents are included in the ePayables SMARTSet:

  1. A Business Case Template for AP Automation - This template/research document helps end-users prepare a clear and compelling business case for an investment in an AP solution. Click here for more information; or click here to purchase.
  2. AP Automation ROI Calculator - This interactive research tool will help enterprises build an ROI model that is specific to its planned investment in an AP solution. Click here for more information; or click here to purchase.
  3. RFP Template for AP Automation - This interactive research tool will help enterprises clearly define their requirements and organize them into a comprehensive and well-structured RFP. Click here for more information; or click here to purchase.
  4. AP Automation Solution Provider Landscape - This report will help enterprises navigate the solution provider landscape by clarifying the various types of solutions that are available in the market as well as providing a description of 24 vendors and their offerings. Click here for more information; or click here to purchase.
  5. AP Automation Deployment Best Practices - This report provides insight and best practices and important tips for organizations prior to solution selection, during the RFP process and during deployment of the solution and post deployment. Click here for more information; or click here to purchase.

Click here to purchase the complete set: members - $595, nonmembers - $695.