Extreme configuration capability requires smart planning

Learn a few tips prior to implementing a Spend Management System

“Do not rebuild what you have today.”
These words echoed through the room as Steve Weiss, EVP Government Business Operations at CACI spoke about the hard lessons learned when implementing a Procure-to-Pay system

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Putting the CURE back in Procurement

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As procurement professionals, we have a unique perspective on how things work in an organization. Not how we expect them to work, not how they have been processes mapped or documented, but what actually takes place on a daily basis.

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The Scalable Benefits of Invoice Automation

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Invoice automation is a goal for many procurement leaders who want to improve the efficiency of their processes. But depending upon the industry you work in, it may provide an opportunity for competitive advantage as well.

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E-Sourcing: An Essential Ingredient in Supply Chain Agility

Lean Procurement - Reducing Costs

In many ways, an organization’s supply chain is its backbone, and if your backbone isn’t strong and resilient you’ve got problems. Case in point: Target, which suspended operations in Canada after experiencing problems across their supply chain for more than a year.

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At least 16 benefits to an integrated source-to-pay solution

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Everywhere you look, best-of-breed e-procurement providers are expanding their solution suites, either by building or acquiring code-bases or by developing new modules within an existing framework. At Ivalua, we recently asked Michael Lamoureux, best known as the brains behind the Sourcing Innovation industry blog, to ponder the reasons why suites have become so attractive. He came back with not one, but 16 benefits that an integrated suite provides to organizations pursuing an effective sourcing and procurement strategy.

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