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May 21, 2018
Analysts, users tout CLM's risk management and revenue benefits at event by Apttus, maker of a 'middle office' repository for managing contracts across ERP, CRM and departments.
February 01, 2018
Office Depot believes it's possible to run its HCM, EPM and supply chain on the Oracle ERP Cloud without customizations. The retailer says it will save money and headaches. Analysts agree.
November 13, 2017
At the CPO Rising Summit, procurement experts discussed how procurement and supply chain will involve technologies like blockchain and AI, but some are skeptical this will happen soon.
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.
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The pieces needed to create supply chain blockchain networks are emerging. But blockchain won't fix all the problems that supply chains face, such as theft and data accuracy. Continue Reading
Specialized supply chain monitoring and risk tools exist, but you're more likely to use an assortment of general-purpose analytics, financial and GRC applications. Continue Reading
The bullwhip effect is the magnification of demand distortion as it moves upstream in the supply chain from customer through to the manufacturing process. Continue Reading
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In this Q&A, new SAP Ariba President Barry Padgett discusses the future of procurement and the experience he will bring to Ariba from his roles with the SAP SMB Group and Concur. Continue Reading
A Dell survey finds strong belief that humans and machines will work as integrated teams within five years. ERP systems, especially inventory, will be top automation target. Continue Reading
Birmingham City University turns to Oracle ERP Cloud and HCM Cloud to revamp its IT strategy and employee-facing functions, but finds fast-paced implementation a challenge. Continue Reading
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Experts say you can't tackle supply chain risk with a one-size-fits-all approach. It has to address many facets -- and supplier relationships are the key. Continue Reading
Experts suggest the true value of ERP as SaaS derives not from the early savings but from being able to use a more modern, adaptive and secure platform in the long run. Continue Reading
A company's reputation and bottom line can be damaged if its suppliers engage in harmful practices. Responsible sourcing and risk assessment technology can help mitigate the harm. Continue Reading
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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
In this IT Challenge, learn how to maintain quality control standards when switching to automated procurement. Continue Reading
Getting started with supply chain risk management (SCRM) software means identifying the different types of risk involved in your supply chain. SCRM software can help you evaluate supply chain risk and successfully respond to it. Continue Reading