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Agresso Bucks the Slump (and Fights the “ERP Madness”) - Part 1
Sadly, it is not difficult for so many of us to concede that, except for maybe the historic elections in the US and the successful Olympic Games in Beijing

procurement jobs uk  functional capabilities: Financial Management; Procurement Management; Human Resources (HR) & Payroll ; Business Process Automation (BPA); Reporting & Analytics; and Project Costing & Billing. More recently, Field Service Management was added as an in-house developed product. Moreover, via selected acquisitions Agresso has lately added the modules for customer relationship management (CRM ), human capital management (HCM ), and governance, risk management & compliance (GRC) . These products, many of

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Ariba's 15-Year Journey into the B2B Commerce Cloud


Ariba’s collaborative business commerce solutions focus on the basics: buying, selling, and managing cash. Ariba’s cloud-based vision has grown a vast network trading community to help businesses connect with each other and with suppliers. TEC Principal Analyst P.J. Jakovljevic reviews Ariba's 15-year history and discusses its market with Dan Ashton, Senior Manager of Solutions Marketing for Commerce Cloud Solutions.

procurement jobs uk  an enterprise, such as procurement and human resources (HR). And with it came the advent of enterprise operating systems, also known as enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. This is the wave that Ariba rode in on, with the idea of streamlining the procurement process and taking costs out of the supply chain. The company introduced its initial product, Ariba Buyer , in June 1997, and began to operate the Ariba Supplier Network (ASN) in April 1999. Ariba has continued to provide enhancements to its Read More

KronosWorks 2011: Beyond Time Clocks for Modern Workforce Management


Kronos, the company that introduced the first micro-processor time clock in the 1970s, knows how tricky workforce management (WFM) can be. In this article, TEC principal analyst P.J. Jakovljevic looks at WFM challenges facing organizations, particularly those with large, complex workforces, and how Kronos’ innovative solutions help companies control labor costs, minimize compliance risk, and improve workforce productivity.

procurement jobs uk  , a large engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) equipment provider from Houston, Texas, talked about a different angle of using Kronos Workforce Central. Namely, it uses Kronos’ Workforce Activities product in managing the company’s engineering activities (drafting, estimating, training, etc.) on a per-project basis and for more detailed activity-based project job costing. Last but not least, the Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital in Lake Forest, Illinois, uses Kronos for Read More

Wrong ERP Demise Predictions Have (Only Partly) Created Skills Shortage


With so much frenzy surrounding e-business and CRM applications, ERP may be a far cry from its halcyon days. However, ERP implementation skills are still in demand, particularly as a foundation and a facilitator to other sexier applications.

procurement jobs uk  in the sky'. If procurement systems are not integrated with sales, manufacturing and logistical systems, ATP is just a teasing hallucination. A lot of e-commerce vendors cannot provide it at this stage, despite their highly Web-enabled applications. Therefore, the merits of ERP will prevail for a long time to come. Problems Persist Our belief is that the current shortage of quality ERP consultants is only partly attributable to wrong ERP demise predictions and subsequent (in)voluntary defections of Read More

Finding Opportunity in Rising Fuel Costs: Strategies for Industrial Equipment Companies


The rising price of fuel has set in motion a series of more profound changes for both consumers and industry. But those companies that take comfort from the recent easing of fuel prices and whose management actions go no further than attempts to mitigate the immediate impact of fuel price increases will end up at a serious disadvantage in the market. Find out how your company can find opportunity in changing fuel markets.

procurement jobs uk  load optimization, and others. Procurement and sales may also benefit from introducing some flexibility into delivery windows or order quantities. Beyond freight, transportation costs will accrue for employees to travel. There are two main categories of essential travel that show up directly for the company: Direct cost associated with engineering visits to honor service contract obligations Sales visits, which show up as an SG&A expense In both situations, there may be opportunities to achieve major Read More

AMERICAN EXPRESS Selects TRADEX To Build New Business to Business Commerce Network


TRADEX product will simplify the adoption of Internet procurement solutions for American Express corporate customers and their supplier.

procurement jobs uk  benefits of their existing procurement applications with online payment tools, supplier services, content management services and advanced sourcing capabilities. American Express selected the TRADEX platform as the foundation of its B2B Commerce Network. TRADEX enables the customization of the B2B Commerce Network to reflect each buying organization's purchasing policies and negotiated prices, and provides flexible commerce transaction processes from requisition through payment. American Express' B2B Read More

Federal Procurement Essentials: Sealed Bidding


Selling to the government can bring new life to contract winners, particularly small and medium businesses. In fact, organizations that understand and leverage federal acquisition methods and processes can grow from scratch to a profitable bottom line, whatever their size.

procurement jobs uk  Procurement Essentials: Sealed Bidding Introduction The US Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) defines methods and processes for the contractual acquisition performed by any federal entity of any asset, whether material (goods, products, or construction) or immaterial (services). Although these policies and procedures differ in essence, they share the same procurement standard, that's to say the promotion of competition to the maximum extent: so-called full and open competition (FOC). Competitive Read More

Can Technology Make CFO's and Controller’s Jobs More Strategic? - Part 1


While setting down the thoughts for my recent “SaaSy discussion” blog series To SaaS or Not: Is that a Question?, something else related to software as a service (SaaS) and on-demand applications crossed my mind. Namely, it is a fact that SaaS and business process outsourcing (BPO) providers have largely liberated human resource (HR) and payroll managers from the drudgery of performing menial and

procurement jobs uk  Technology Make CFO's and Controller’s Jobs More Strategic? - Part 1 While setting down the thoughts for my recent “SaaSy discussion” blog series To SaaS or Not: Is that a Question? , something else related to software as a service (SaaS ) and on-demand applications crossed my mind. Namely, it is a fact that SaaS and business process outsourcing (BPO ) providers have largely liberated human resource (HR ) and payroll managers from the drudgery of performing menial and tactical administrative Read More

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 year’s conference were: 1) Procurement/sourcing and business networks as strategic platforms for innovation; 2) Enabling the business of tomorrow today; and 3) Focusing on business outcomes.

procurement jobs uk  LIVE 2014—Spotlight on Procurement and Predictive Ariba LIVE 2014 was the 15th annual customer conference (or collaborative commerce summit, if you will) by Ariba , an SAP company, and the largest one thus far with 2,200 attendees. The conference’s mission remains the same: to be a forum for sharing ideas and best practices, networking with peers, and learning how technology and network insights can drive cost savings, efficiency, risk mitigation, and innovation for businesses big and small. The Read More

Business Connexion


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Ariba Reaches Out To The Little Guy


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

procurement jobs uk  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 (ASP's), who will offer it on a subscription basis. Market Impact These announcements are important in three ways. First, by simplifying its buyer-side features, Ariba moves into a fragmented market that does not have a clear Read More

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Remedy further extends the capabilities of its self-service e-procurement application with Necho’s travel and entertainment expense product.

procurement jobs uk  Java solution that supports procurement and T&E cards, foreign tax and VAT reporting, security features that include the use of SSL (secure socket layer) protocols and proprietary database encryption, and a rich language for defining and validating workflow rules. Remedy has extensive experience with workflow-based products (see Remedy Corporation: Poised for a Comeback? ), ranging from its traditional help desk product through its most recent employee self-service products such as Purchasing@Work and Read More

Software Evaluation, Selection, and Procurement


The statistics for completing packaged software implementation projects are grim. This article examines how the software evaluation, selection, and procurement process is key to successful software implementations.

procurement jobs uk  Evaluation, Selection, and Procurement Introduction A 1995 Standish Group research study based on over 8000 software implementation projects found that nearly one third of the projects were canceled before completion. And over 50% of the projects cost nearly twice their original estimates. The study further concluded that only 16% of all software projects are completed on time and on budget (only 9% for large companies) 1 . With these grim statistics firmly in hand, a plethora of books, white Read More

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