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April 10, 2019
RapidRatings' financial analysis data can now be integrated directly into SAP Ariba, providing customers with financial health information from one source.
August 30, 2018
Software robots can deliver ROI by reducing head count. But they can also improve job satisfaction by taking over dull, tedious tasks. HR and finance are growing users.
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.
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Strategic sourcing is an approach to supply chain management that formalizes the way information is gathered and used so that an organization can leverage its consolidated purchasing power to find the best possible values in the marketplace. Continue Reading
The bullwhip effect is a supply chain phenomenon describing how small fluctuations in demand at the retail level can cause progressively larger fluctuations in demand at the wholesale, distributor, manufacturer and raw material supplier levels. Continue Reading
Procure to pay is the process of requisitioning, purchasing, receiving, paying for and accounting for goods and services. Continue Reading
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Organizations should consider integrating business processes, such as HR and supply chain, with SaaS financial applications to attain better business alignment and better results. Continue Reading
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
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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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Verizon chief procurement officer John Vazquez explains why the company is integrating several SAP systems to help manage more than $80 billion in annual spend. 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
In this IT Challenge, learn how to maintain quality control standards when switching to automated procurement. Continue Reading