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Ariba LIVE 2014—Spotlight on Procurement and Predictive
Ariba LIVE 2014 was the 15th annual customer conference by Ariba, an SAP company, and the largest one thus far with 2,200 attendees. The major themes of this

chief procurement officer  executive vice-president (EVP) and chief marketing officer (CMO) of SAP Cloud Solutions , opined that procurement and supply chain departments are no longer solely about cutting costs (improving the bottom line), but are now also about delivering value and being change agents for cash flow improvements, increased sales (the top line), and stronger branding.   Customers these days want ever more specialized and cool products that leverage new materials and specialized manufacturing processes. Procurement

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Financials,Human Resources, Payroll, Procurement, Product Technology Get this template

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IBM Emptoris v10, Smarter Commerce, and Strategic Sourcing


Emptoris has been part of IBM for about 20 months, and we’re coming up on the close of its first full fiscal year under the IBM label. Since the acquisition, IBM has been integrating Emptoris into its three-year-old Smarter Commerce conception (Emptoris was known to have had some 750 employees at the time of acquisition, but IBM will not disclose the number of employees now associated with it).

chief procurement officer  entire agenda of the chief procurement officer (CPO), and so there will continue to be speculation about what IBM eventually does in this area. (Might we see IBM absorb Kinaxis, and marry this with ILOG and Sterling Commerce to compete with E2open?) How IBM Emptoris is Changing the Strategic Sourcing Landscape The sourcing landscape has been at least as interesting to watch as other software segments, as it has been a continually morphing landscape as of late, where more than a few recognizable names have Read More

Collaborative Sourcing Solution Vendor Leaves No Stone Unturned


By layering across an organization's current infrastructure and building a sourcing system that needs hardly any training, TradeStone users anywhere can sign on and have the system handle all the intricacies of international trade (without ever experiencing its complexities).

chief procurement officer  . With Welch as chief executive officer (CEO) and president, and Zackarian as chief research officer (CRO), TradeStone has rounded out its management team with Ann Diamante (chief product officer, including consulting, product design, custom modification, and integration services), Kamal Anand (chief technology officer), Robert Kaufman ( vice-president [VP] of professional services), Jeanene Bettner (VP of sales), and Holly Allison (VP of marketing). Diamante is also part of the executive team involved in Read More

Sunrise Technologies’ AFT for Microsoft Dynamics AX Is Now TEC Certified for ERP for Fashion Industries


I am pleased to announce that Sunrise Technologies’ Apparel @ Footwear Template (AFT) for Microsoft Dynamics AX is now TEC Certified, and available for online evaluation of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for fashion industries in TEC’s ERP Evaluation Center. Sunrise Technologies is a global ERP provider with headquarters in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and regional

chief procurement officer  spent several years as chief information officer (CIO) for a major apparel manufacturing company. In 2003, Sunrise worked with Microsoft on “Project Green,” which was initiated to develop a suite of enterprise applications integrated with Microsoft's desktop and server software. During the project, Sunrise's executives saw the Axapta (now known as Dynamics AX) roadmap and were impressed with Axapta's advanced functionality for manufacturing and distribution. Sunrise became a Microsoft partner and rese Read More

Why Should Enterprises Manage their Contracts Closely?


For companies handling many contracts, ensuring trading partners adhere to contract details is often too cumbersome to be executed without enabling technology. Contract lifecycle management (CLM) solutions enable companies to take control of their contracts in order to understand the requirements of trading partners and their ability to meet the contract parameters, and to reduce the organization’s risk to exposure.

chief procurement officer  officer (CFO), legal counsel, chief procurement officer (CPO), or representative. Signature —At this point, the final agreement between two parties becomes definitive. When both identifying parties have signed the contract, the contract is considered complete and active for its duration. Contract archiving —This final step is one that immature companies take for granted, often just filing the contract away for future record. More advanced companies use indexable and retrievable information for complia Read More

The Strategic CFO


Financial pressures can strain even the most efficient and lean company. So forward-thinking companies should now turn to the chief financial officer (CFO). The strategic CFO is equipped with the tools, plans, and fiscal philosophy that can transform the CFO’s role into a strategic business asset. Discover the processes that allow the CFO to break away from the old paradigm toward better financial and risk management.

chief procurement officer  The Strategic CFO : Chief Financial Officer (CFO) (Wikipedia) The Strategic CFO Strategic CFO is also known as : Corporate Strategy Manager , Corporate Strategy Officer , Executive CFO , Strategic CFO , CFO Strategic Partners , Strategic CFO Controller , Consultant CFO Strategic , Review CFO Strategic , CFO Strategic Use , CFO Strategic Management , CFO Strategic Accelerator , CFO Strategic Plan , CFO Strategic Planning , CFO Strategic Results , CFO Strategic Company , CFO Strategic Services , CFO Read More

Realizing More Savings with Oracle Procurement Cloud


Smarter spend management is lacking in most organizations, largely due to the tools being used to manage their procurement processes. Learn about best-of-breed functionality, combined with cloud and native connectivity, that helps businesses automate and standardize processes on both the strategic and transactional sides of procurement.

chief procurement officer  More Savings with Oracle Procurement Cloud Smarter spend management is lacking in most organizations, largely due to the tools being used to manage their procurement processes. Learn about best-of-breed functionality, combined with cloud and native connectivity, that helps businesses automate and standardize processes on both the strategic and transactional sides of procurement. Read More

New Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 4: Using E-Procurement to Leverage Volume


A straightforward way to drive prices down and obtain increased supplier attention is to leverage total purchasing volume through Internet-based auctions. This part addresses the implications of using e-procurement to Leverage Volume, including leveraging volume through outsourcing.

chief procurement officer  Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 4: Using E-Procurement to Leverage Volume Executive Summary Every business is a purchaser as well as a supplier, with many routinely processing hundreds of buying activities daily. Typically, purchases represent 50 to 90% of a company's cost structure - making procurement strategy and execution a critical lever for effective supply chain operations and superior business profitability. Electronic commerce offers exciting new possibilities for businesses to improve their Read More

From CIO to CEO?


The step from Chief Information Officer to Chief Executive Officer seems like it should be simple, but few manage to take it. Sure you’ve managed a budget, engaged in strategic planning, and saved the company a bundle of money. Experience like that just gets you in the game – your ace-in-the-hole is something you didn’t train for.

chief procurement officer  CEO? The step from Chief Information Officer to Chief Executive Officer seems like it should be simple - one little initial. Shouldn't information, one of the most important assets of any organization, be the key to success and promotion? To many, it makes sense that a good CIO should become CEO. Does that happen? A quick search of the Fortune 1000 will show what many CIOs know intuitively. The list of CEOs changes every month but there are few who were CIO on the way to becoming CEO. Most of the CEOs Read More

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Winner of the 2008 IBM PartnerWorld Beacon Awards for best cross-industry solution, iEnterprises, Inc. is a commercial software developer offering as its chief product the Domino-based customer relationship management (CRM) solution, iExtensions CRM. Nearly 10 years ago, iEnterprises began with a vision that CRM software should be affordable, easy to use, and easy to implement. The company offers desktop and wireless CRM solutions and has a value-building approach to generate return on investment (ROI) for its clients. Headquartered in Piscataway New Jersey (US), iEnterprises has hundreds of customers worldwide, including HoneyWell, Checkpoint, Plante & Moran, Arthur D. Little, and BP Amoco.

chief procurement officer  developer offering as its chief product the Domino-based customer relationship management (CRM) solution, iExtensions CRM. Nearly 10 years ago, iEnterprises began with a vision that CRM software should be affordable, easy to use, and easy to implement. The company offers desktop and wireless CRM solutions and has a value-building approach to generate return on investment (ROI) for its clients. Headquartered in Piscataway New Jersey (US), iEnterprises has hundreds of customers worldwide, including Read More

New Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 2: The Efficiency Gains of E-Procurement


From point-and-click ordering using Web-based catalogs of individual suppliers, to marketplaces that bring together in one place the products or services offered by multiple suppliers, to live auctions that determine the lowest-price bidder — there is a wide range of new e-procurement methods and tools to help businesses buy goods and services better, faster, and cheaper.

chief procurement officer  Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 2: The Efficiency Gains of E-Procurement Executive Summary Every business is a purchaser as well as a supplier, with many routinely processing hundreds of buying activities daily. Typically, purchases represent 50 to 90% of a company's cost structure — making procurement strategy and execution a critical lever for effective supply chain operations and superior business profitability. Electronic commerce offers exciting new possibilities for businesses to improve their Read More

Ariba Reaches Out To The Little Guy


Electronic procurement wunderkind Ariba presents its strategy for selling to small and medium-sized businesses.

chief procurement officer  Reaches Out To The Little Guy Event Summary Ariba (Nasdaq: ARBA) announced two initiatives aimed at small and mid-sized businesses at Ariba's User Group and Advisory Council meeting on September 28. The Ariba Internet Business Exchange is an internet procurement application based on the company's Ariba Network, which brings together vendors and services into a single purchasing portal. ORMX is a version of Ariba's buyer-side procurement application that is designed for application service providers Read More

Microsoft Delays NGWS Conference, Windows Chief Takes “Vacation”


Forum 2000, Microsoft’s conference where it will unveil details of its Next Generation Windows Services, has been delayed three weeks. This is the latest development in a week that has seen yet another high-level staff departure, and yet another adverse development in the U.S. antitrust case. What’s next, a plague of locusts?

chief procurement officer  Delays NGWS Conference, Windows Chief Takes “Vacation” Microsoft Delays NGWS Conference, Windows Chief Takes Vacation C. McNulty - May 31, 2000 Event Summary 26 May 2000 - Microsoft sources have informed TechnologyEvaluation.com that Forum 2000 has been postponed. The conference, where Microsoft was to roll out details of its Next Generation Windows Services, has been postponed to June 22. NGWS was a joint project of group vice presidents Jim Allchin and Paul Maritz. On Monday, May 22, 2000, ZDNet Read More

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Established in 1991, Chief is the leading French supplier of cold-storage units. With revenues of €40 million (EUR), it distributes products from three production sites. Given the complexity of Chief’s operations and the specific nature of its customers’ requirements—including hundreds of thousands of possible combinations for each unit—Chief decided to deploy an interactive selling and product configuration solution.

chief procurement officer  Study: Chief Moves Up a Gear With Cincom Quote-to-order Solution Established in 1991, Chief is the leading French supplier of cold-storage units. With revenues of €40 million (EUR), it distributes products from three production sites. Given the complexity of Chief’s operations and the specific nature of its customers’ requirements—including hundreds of thousands of possible combinations for each unit—Chief decided to deploy an interactive selling and product configuration solution. BEGINLYX' Read More