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The Wheres of Electronic Procurement
An overview of one of the central issues facing a deployment of e-procurement: Who controls the software?

procurement jobs  Wheres of Electronic Procurement Stating The Problem Electronic procurement is one of the major business-to-business growth markets on the Internet. As opposed to previous generations of procurement, which have of course been electronic for many years, E-procurement refers specifically to procurement that is based, at least in part, on the use of internet or intranet technology. The final direction will eventually involve all parties - users, approvers, suppliers - working from standard browsers, but

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With Commerce One, Your Reach May Be The Same As Your Grasp


Commerce One has announced a broad range of initiatives aimed at extending its E-procurement solutions and technology across the supply chain. The company announced that this completes its procurement offerings; what will it do next?

procurement jobs  to add capabilities for procurement of Direct Materials and Mission-Critical Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MCMRO) materials for the company's current offerings. In this context, Direct Materials refer to the components of a finished manufactured item. Thus, for a chair manufacturer that manufactures its own wooden parts but purchases hardware, fabric and decorative ornamentation, the latter three items would be considered Direct Materials. PRTM, a Massachusetts-based supply chain consultant that wil Read More

A Couple of "Five Procurement Commandments" in a Down Economy


As is the case with white papers, vendors' press releases (PR) can range from blatant bragging about the "latest-and-greatest" product capabilities (and other marketing "fluff") to tastefully asserting competence and educating the market about specific issues. One example of the latter would be Emptoris' April 2008 PR on the findings  of a panel of financial and procurement experts that have

procurement jobs  work. But while the procurement jobs may have grown more complex and demanding, they are increasingly supported by advanced SRM applications that make it easier to conduct strategic activities like sourcing research and vendor selection as well as tactical activities like issuing recurring purchase orders. Such applications can put in-depth information about the supply channel in the hands of procurement personnel in near real-time. The current environment demands that organizations act quickly – and at Read More

Commerce One Holds Announcement Festival


Commerce One’s eLink2000 in Las Vegas is less about gambling than it is about sure things. Except, perhaps, for just how close it’s willing to get to SAP.

procurement jobs  is in a buy-side procurement solution will find other vendors anxious for the business. One of these is now SAP, of course. TEC believes that Ariba will not part with its own buy-side software as easily as Commerce One did, both because Ariba doesn't have a partnership that is likely to produce and market a replacement and because the company remains emotionally attached to that part of its business. Although SAP's first shot at e-business, mySAP, fizzled, we expect the new approach to succeed and to carr Read More

SAP - A Humble Giant From The Reality Land? Part 4: SAP's Strategy


It appears as though SAP feels confident now that its software solutions outside of its core ERP can stand on their own and attract new customers.

procurement jobs  Buyer is a collaborative procurement solution that links to the entire supply chain for contract purchases, configurable goods, and catalog-based purchasing. Key application capabilities in Enterprise Buyer 2.0 include real-time supplier communications, workflow efficiencies, support of most types of procurement, integration with collaborative planning and engineering and browser and wireless access. SCM - Through SAP Solutions Subsidiary  After years of wavering, SAP's SCM software, as well as CRM and P 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.

procurement jobs  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

Accelerated Outsourcing


Chief financial officers (CFOs) and procurement directors want to speed up and simplify the outsourcing provider selection process, to reduce costs and gain benefits sooner. Here are key issues you should consider when fast-tracking the process of scoping and negotiating a sourcing transaction. Collaboration and interaction are key to shortening the process while still achieving your end goal. Find out more.

procurement jobs  financial officers (CFOs) and procurement directors want to speed up and simplify the outsourcing provider selection process, to reduce costs and gain benefits sooner. Here are key issues you should consider when fast-tracking the process of scoping and negotiating a sourcing transaction. Collaboration and interaction are key to shortening the process while still achieving your end goal. Find out more. Read More

New Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 1: The Benefits 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.

procurement jobs  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 performance on this important upstream supply chain activity, both for indirect or support items and, increasingly, for materials that are direct components of the products and services that businesses make and sell. As in many areas of e-commerce, the wide variety of Read More

New Partnerships Add to Remedy’s E-Procurement Strengths


Remedy addresses both catalog competence and channel capabilities with a pair of procurement partnerships.

procurement jobs  Partnerships Add to Remedy’s E-Procurement Strengths New Partnerships Add to Remedy's E-Procurement Strengths D. Geller - May 23, 2000 Event Summary Remedy Corporation (NASDAQ: RMDY), a supplier of a range of service management and infrastructure applications, announced two partnerships that are intended to enhance its e-procurement offering. Remedy will embed technology from Requisite Technology, Inc. into Remedy's e-procurement product Purchasing@Work. Requisite offers a patent-pending search engine Read More

Life-sciences E-commerce Supplier Grows


Chemdex is a provider of business-to-business procurement for the life sciences industry. Leveraging the strength of its recent IPO, the company is expanding its abilities to integrate with other vendors and to launch new customers quickly. Recent partnerships to support these initiatives include Ariba, Concur Technologies and IBM.

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Enterprise Knowledge Workers: Understanding Risks and Opportunities


To do their jobs, knowledge workers use the gamut of media and technologies. However, although the proliferation of new means to locate and access data has multiplied the amount of information available to these workers, it’s also made the efficient dissemination, management, and processing of data more burdensome. Find out more about how collaborative tools are—and aren’t—being used in the information-sharing workplace.

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Let’s Be Frank: It Was A Very Good Quarter For E-Procurement


The word 'profitability': is being bandied about as some e-procurement vendors show continued growth.

procurement jobs  Very Good Quarter For E-Procurement Let’s Be Frank: It Was A Very Good Quarter For E-Procurement D. Geller - November 13, 2000 Event Summary Financial announcements from the end of their most recent quarters had a number of e-procurement vendors singing happily. Figures 1 and 2 both show the revenues for four leading pure-play companies: Ariba (NASDAQ: ARBA) Clarus Corporation (NASDAQ: CLRS) Commerce One (NASDAQ: CMRC) Purchase Pro (NASDAQ: PPRO) Figure 1 also shows the percentage increase over the Read More

Competuition: Teach Competition to Your Procurement Process


High-profile corporate scandal has resulted in laws such as the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, to monitor business practices. To help safeguard against unethical practices during procurement, entities are also adopting elements from the US Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR).

procurement jobs  Teach Competition to Your Procurement Process 1. Ethical Procurement Ethics dictates that business be conducted with integrity , fairness , and openness , which require open communication within and among both buying and supplying organizations, and thereby give any organization a chance to compete for contracts and win. It seems like a week does not go by without one hearing a story demonstrating lapses in business ethics stories, where lucky contract winners share close friends in strategic places, as Read More

Remedy Corporation: Poised for a Comeback?


Once the toast of Wall Street, Remedy has redefined its business. With products in CRM, service management and e-procurement (and others), and propelled by something unusual – profits – the company is hoping to regain its former luster.

procurement jobs  newest applications eCRM and eProcurement. In 1999 46% of revenues came from partners. Most revenues outside the United States come via partner relationships. Over 90% of customers renew their maintenance agreements on a yearly basis. Figure 3 Remedy has some noteworthy financial credentials. It has a healthy 13% profit margin (19% operating margin) and boasts an excellent average collection period of 72 days. However, some recent trends bear watching. The ratio of net income to net sales decreased Read More