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On-demand IT Asset Management: What It Is, Why You Need It, and How You Can Benefit.


You probably know that managing your IT assets and infrastructure is becoming increasingly more complex, as your company operates on a broader, more global scale. But do you know what IT asset management (ITAM) is and how it can benefit your company? Learn about ITAM solutions that can help your organization gain greater control over the various components, including software and hardware, within your IT architectures.

un procurement guidelines  confidential financial data from unauthorized access, breach, or misuse. But, most importantly, ITAM solutions help companies to dramatically reduce risk in their IT environments. By allowing organizations to quickly identify vulnerabilities – such as illegal/unauthorized software, outdated software, games and other downloads, ITAM applications make it easier to see where potential risks may exist, so they can be prevented before major problems arise. ITAM Benefits: Alignment ITAM helps align IT with Read More

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.

un procurement guidelines  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 revenues for the previous quarter; Figure 2 shows the increase over the same quarter a year ago. These are fourth quarter Read More

Concur's Customers Can Network Now


Following the path of other E-procurement vendors, Concur announced a purchasing network for large companies. At the same time, Concur announced that its entire suite of products, including access to its purchasing network, will be available to small and mid-sized companies as an outsourced, Web-based product.

un procurement guidelines  (Nasdaq: CNQR) made two announcements that mark its determination to be, and be seen as, a major player in the hot E-procurement market. The Concur Commerce Network will give Concur''s E-procurement customers a marketplace to display and purchase their wares. The company claims that its network already offers thousands of suppliers. Concur also announced that electronic purchasing and the rest of its Concur eWorkplace suite of products will be available as an outsourced service to small and mid-sized Read More

Not all SCM Products Are Created Equal


In this article, we examine capabilities of five top Supply Chain Management software vendors in several key areas of functionality: material procurement planning, manufacturing planning and scheduling, distribution and transportation management, and inventory management and warehousing.

un procurement guidelines  marketing campaigns and press announcements, it can be difficult for corporate IT buyers to discern the true capabilities of a given supply chain management suite. In this article, we examine capabilities of five top Supply Chain Management software vendors in several key areas of functionality: material procurement planning, manufacturing planning and scheduling, distribution and transportation management, and inventory management and warehousing. In the graphs that follow, each circle or dot Read More

Basware


Basware provides open, secure, cloud-based purchase-to-pay and e-invoicing solutions to organizations of all sizes, for greater efficiencies in procurement, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. Basware was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. With a deep knowledge of B2B financial processes with intelligent cloud connectivity Basware connects millions of business users in 900,000 companies across more than 100 countries.

un procurement guidelines  greater efficiencies in procurement, accounts payable, and accounts receivable. Basware was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. With a deep knowledge of B2B financial processes with intelligent cloud connectivity Basware connects millions of business users in 900,000 companies across more than 100 countries. Read More

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?

un procurement guidelines  One (NASDAQ: CMRC) has announced a wide-ranging collection of partnerships and offerings whose net effect is to place the company in a central position in the industrial supply chain. The purpose of the newly announced Commerce One MarketSite Portal is 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 Read More

Spring Air México


Tal como sucede con todas las empresas que mantienen una evolución y crecimiento constantes, hace un par de años Spring Air se enfrentaba con el grave problema de que la información se encontraba en diferentes sistemas que, en la mayoría de los casos, no estaban entrelazados

un procurement guidelines  y crecimiento constantes, hace un par de años Spring Air se enfrentaba con el grave problema de que la información se encontraba en diferentes sistemas que, en la mayoría de los casos, no estaban entrelazados Read More

Guidelines for Specification of Data Center Power Density


Conventional methods for specifying data center density don’t provide the guidance to assure predictable power and cooling performance for the latest IT equipment. Discover an improved method that can help assure compatibility with anticipated high-density loads, provide unambiguous instruction for design and installation of power and cooling equipment, prevent oversizing, and maximize electrical efficiency.

un procurement guidelines  power . power density function , field intensity , reducing power density , Executive Summary Conventional methods for specifying data center density are ambiguous and misleading. Describing data center density using Watts / ft² or Watts / m² is not sufficient to determine power or cooling compatibility with high density computing loads like blade servers. Historically there is no clear standard way of specifying data centers to achieve predictable behavior with high density loads. An appropriate Read More

Discovering and Creating Value in Procurement through Continuous Assessment and Innovation


Improvement is not simply an idea: it is a process. And processes without frameworks are recipes for underachievement, or worse, chaos. For this reason, value leakages in procurement functions must be resolved in a systematic, progressive, incremental, and formalized manner.

un procurement guidelines  about improvement. Technology Enablement Until recently, procurement was a manual process for the majority of organizations. While some of them invested in legacy applications, improvements were not significant. But with Internet-based technologies, the improvement opportunities are tremendous. The most significant opportunity is that it allows companies to connect with their suppliers and collaborate with them. On one hand, it allows them to automate the complete transaction process with the supplier 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.

un procurement guidelines  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 BugsEye and catalog management tool, eMerge. Requisite''s technology also appears in products by Oracle and SAP, among others. Remedy has also partnered with FutureNext Consulting, Inc. FutureNext is a mid-market systems Read More

Are Spend Management (or SRM) Apps Suited for the Mid-market? - Part 1


My previous blog entry about procurement commandments in a down economy also made me think about whether there are different priorities for the chief procurement officer (CPO) during prosperous economic times. Or, how different are (or should be) the CPO’s strategies in good versus bad times? Well, the CPO’s fundamental objectives do not change: procure the physical goods and services needed by

un procurement guidelines  all of its spend under management. That’s why it is critical to gather those expenditures that occur outside of procurement (including even financial books showing expenses transferred from one account to another), and to show them to requisitioners and approvers during the requisition process. Some ERP vendors call that capability “budget and commitment checking” and do it very well because they have comprehensive integration to the back-office applications, including A/P, purchasing, and GL. Read More

Selectica Acquires b-pack for Procurement Software Transformation


Selectica has acquired b-pack, a provider of purchase-to-pay (P2P) software and services, further transitioning away from its configure, price, quote (CPQ) software origins toward contract lifecycle management (CLM) software.

un procurement guidelines  as a Selectica business unit. Over time, Selectica plans to deliver a more comprehensive and integrated suite of solutions to meet the demands of the market.   Selectica must believe it has a better chance of competing with SAP Ariba, SciQuest, Coupa, and the like than against its former CPQ competitors such as Apttus, Oracle BigMachine, FPX, or PROS Cameleon CPQ. 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.

un procurement guidelines  their workflow procedures and functions. The Action Request System (AR System) offers capabilities for defining, building, monitoring and measuring complex workflow-driven processes. The AR System was initially sold as a tool to companies that wanted to build their own applications. One such company is Wal-Mart, where the AR System is the backbone of many of the chain''s internal operations. Remedy then began using the AR System to build pre-packaged solutions for internal help desk, change management, Read More

'Collaborative Commerce': ERP, CRM, e-Procurement, and SCM Unite! A Series Study


Now in 2001, the catchphrase is 'Collaborative Commerce', where we unite all of the elements of ERP, CRM, E-Procurement, and SCM into one coherent system within and between organizations. This is the stuff system integrators dream of.

un procurement guidelines  CRM, e-Procurement, and SCM Unite! A Series Study ''Collaborative Commerce'': ERP, CRM, e-Procurement, and SCM Unite! A Series Study R. Garland - September 13, 2001 Introduction  In the early 90''s, ERP came of age. Everyone had to have the functionality ERP packages promised. Since then, as Web and Internet technologies have matured, CRM on the front end, and e-Procurement and Supply Chain Management on the back end, have come into their own. Now in 2001, the catchphrase is Collaborative Commerce, where Read More

E-Procurement Usability: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly


Adoption of enterprise resource planning (ERP)-based E-Procurement solutions has hit a plateau in recent years due to inherent usability deficiencies, exacerbated by heightened user expectations. It is now possible to leverage all the existing infrastructure of leading platforms with a friendlier, consumer-like user interface (UI) that can be rapidly deployed with minimal cost or change management impact. Find out how.

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