Complimentary Webcast

Beyond Payables: The Evolution of the Modern Financial Ecosystem

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2012
Time: 2pm ET | 11am PT
Cost: FREE

Sponsored by:

Syncada

The modern “financial ecosystem,” includes accounts payable, accounts receivable, supply chain finance, cash management and global payment management. When supported by a financial supply chain network, this ecosystem can drive substantial cost savings and operational efficiencies for corporations and their suppliers.

Join Christopher J. Dwyer, Research Director for the Aberdeen Group’s spend management and financial management research practice and Kara Pritchett, Syncada from Visa’s Global Director of Marketing, for a webinar discussing the components of the contemporary financial ecosystem, best practices for managing this ecosystem to drive better visibility into corporate cash flow, and the technology solutions that leading organizations are currently leveraging to drive down costs.

What attendees will learn:

  • How a network connecting corporations, suppliers and banks can enable you to substantially reduce costs and operate more efficiently
  • How to move your accounts payable function from tactical to strategic
  • How supply chain finance can enable decreasing your days payable outstanding while improving relationships with your suppliers

Featured Speakers:

 
Christopher Dwyer
  • Christopher Dwyer
  • Research Director
  • Aberdeen
Christopher Dwyer is the Research Director for Aberdeen's Global Supply Management and Financial Management research practices. He has extensive writing, editing and research experience, and has authored over 135 research studies and documents over his nearly seven-year tenure with Aberdeen. He is considered a thought leader in the complex category management research space, and has spent the last four years leading Aberdeen’s research on contingent labor, expense management and strategic meetings management. Christopher also leads Aberdeen’s coverage of e-payables (accounts payable) and greater procure-to-pay topics, such as strategic sourcing, spend analysis and contract lifecycle management.


Kara Pritchett
  • Kara Pritchett
  • Global Director of Marketing
  • Syncada
Kara Pritchett manages the company's global marketing strategy as Syncada's global director of marketing. Her team oversees brand strategy, public relations, business-to-business marketing, as well as internal and external communications. Prior to joining Syncada, Kara was responsible for marketing the U.S. Bank PowerTrack platform, the product upon which the Syncada network is based. Her background involves marketing in a wide range of service industries, including financial, legal, logistics and medical services. She earned her bachelor’s degree in journalism with an emphasis on public relations from the University of Minnesota.


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