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E-Procurement in What Language?
PeopleSoft recently announced general availability of eProcurement 2.0. The latest release touts multi-language and multi-currency capabilities powered by XML

define procurement management  chosen to build and define their own marketplace based on existing clients. Through their Business Directory SAP intends to create its own exchange with connectivity to outside exchanges as a secondary objective. In contrast, PeopleSoft's eProcurement 2.0 is actively addressing and leveraging connectivity to external marketplaces. In the long term, this discussion is moot. Inevitably clients will demand connectivity to all exchanges that benefit their company. In the short term, ERP vendors continue to

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