Since its founding in 1999, Emptoris has evolved into a world leader in strategic supply, category spend, and enterprise contract management solutions, and was recently acquired by IBM. TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic takes a close-up look at the functionality—and at telecom expense management (TEM) in particular—that makes Emptoris solutions a success among Forbes Global 2000 companies.
project templates and teams, define project teams by role, such as users, groups, business units, etc.), task management (e.g., assign task by roles, assign rules, task and/or team notifications, task durations, task tracking by task or milestone, automatic tracking on/off/in jeopardy, automatic adjustments of task scheduled start dates, etc.), savings tracking (e.g., record savings achieved by project or task, automatically calculate annualized spend/savings, submit savings through an approval workflow,