Strategic Sourcing News
March 20, 2017
Gartner Magic Quadrant finds plenty of room for growth in market for cloud-based strategic sourcing application suites that can provide increased productivity and cost savings.
May 31, 2016
Forrester flags six breakout vendors in SaaS business applications that have high growth, solid financial backing, proven technology and the ability to support large enterprises.
March 30, 2016
In an interview at Ariba Live, analyst Joshua Greenbaum discussed SAP Ariba's biggest challenges and opportunities in integrating with SAP technology and the SAP Business Network.
August 14, 2015
Analysts give Infor the thumbs-up on its acquisition of the cloud commerce vendor GT Nexus, saying it helps it compete with SAP and Oracle.
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P2P software touches many departments, ties in suppliers and has a big impact on financials. You need all the major stakeholders at the planning table. Continue Reading
Learn about Basware, a Finland-based vendor of networked purchase-to-pay, e-invoicing, procurement, and financing software and services. Continue Reading
Inventory turns are a popular measurement used in inventory management to assess operational and supply chain efficiency. Also referred to as inventory turnover and inventory turnover ratio, the inventory turns ratio is calculated by dividing the ... Continue Reading
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Procurement software from cloud-based vendors such as Coupa and Taulia can save money and reduce errors, but executives need to develop a strategy before purchasing these tools. Continue Reading
Most companies start out with P2P systems just to automate invoicing and procurement, but the savviest ones know how to tap them as working capital and cash-flow engines. Continue Reading
SAP Ariba president Alex Atzberger talks about SAP's embrace of the cloud, how SAP and Ariba work together and how the Ariba Network integrates with the SAP Business Network. Continue Reading
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High-end application developer Atimi Software uses cloud-based PrimeRevenue to trade receivables from Kellogg to financiers and receive earlier payments in exchange for small fee. Continue Reading
Basware's Purchase-to-Pay software package, made up of multiple modular components, features cloud-based e-procurement software to support organizations of all sizes. Continue Reading
Activity-based costing (ABC) helps you understand the profitability of all product lines. Here's how ABC may benefit you. Continue Reading
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Spend management is an essential tool for tracking expenses and reducing financial waste. In this guide, learn the basics of spend management and discover some of the ways it can help companies rein in spending. Continue Reading