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The Blessing and Curse of Global Sourcing and Supplier Management
The appeal of global sourcing is understandable given the benefits of seemingly lower costs. But without discerning hidden challenges and eliminating potential

global sourcing strategy  Blessing and Curse of Global Sourcing and Supplier Management As discussed in The Gain and Pain of Global Retail Sourcing , for anyone who has not spent the last several years in hibernation or stranded on a remote island, it has become apparent that several market-driving forces have come together to create a perfect storm, one that makes control of the supply side more important to overall business success than ever before. Some of these driving forces include globalization (the prospect of new

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PPM for Internal Departments

A business practice that assists organizations to align their portfolio of projects with their business strategy. Typically IT departments employ an IT governance framework to ensure that their PPM strategy is put into action. With the increasing demand of IT departments to justify their project investments, PPM software has risen in popularity as the tool of choice. It allows both executives and IT decision makers to gain insight into their IT portfolios. PPM software allows IT managers to prioritize projects, allocate resources where needed, and gain financial insight into their portfolio investments. 

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The Intricacies of Global Retail Sourcing


Retailers should aim at curbing traditional firefighting practices in favor of productive planning and collaboration with customers. Retailers must take steps to reconcile these disparate solutions to improve their reaction time and gain maximum leverage from their sourcing activities.

global sourcing strategy  customer wants them. Still, global sourcing is substantially more complex than domestic sourcing, and should not be attempted without adequate technological support and business process controls. Executive global sourcing mandates that are not supported with such tools to execute typically either fail or do not meet expectations. For further discussion, see The Gain and Pain of Global Retail Sourcing . The ideal situation would be for a retailer to establish a collaborative trade platform that offers the Read More

The Challenges that Remain for One Aspiring Global Sourcing Vendor


In the long term, Eqos’s current stature and means may not be enough to maintain its competitive position against current and potential competitors, especially those with significantly greater financial resources, name recognition, and other resources.

global sourcing strategy  Remain for One Aspiring Global Sourcing Vendor Despite Eqos 's encouraging growth, increasing momentum, cumulative savvy, and indisputable experience as a provider of global sourcing and supplier management solutions for the retail supply chain worldwide (please see the previous parts of this series: One Vendor's Quest to Garner a Global Sourcing Ecosystem , A Retail Sourcing Suite Built on Experience , The Secret of One Vendor's Success in the Retail Supply Chain , and How One Sourcing Vendor's Read More

One Vendor's Quest to Garner a Global Sourcing Ecosystem


Having started as a business-to-business integration provider for a few major retailers in the United Kingdom, Eqos has evolved into a full-fledged, worldwide provider of global sourcing and supplier management solutions.

global sourcing strategy  Quest to Garner a Global Sourcing Ecosystem Many articles by TEC and other sources have depicted in great detail not only the opportunities of global sourcing for retailers and their manufacturer suppliers, but the potential perils as well. There has indeed been much talk about globalization and its effects these days on business, and there is no doubt that competing corporations are increasingly butting heads in the global playing field. Yet competing in supply networks that cross borders inevitably Read More

The Advanced Sourcing and Negotiation Benchmark Report


The wave of e-sourcing that began a decade ago resembled a “crash diet:” it had an immediate and noticeable effect on enterprises. Today’s challenge is to develop new programs that can sustain the benefits of e-sourcing and “keep the weight off.” Find out how employing advanced sourcing strategies can help you positively impact product development cycles, build stronger supplier relationships, and make better decisions.

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Breakthrough Performance Management: Tying Performance Metrics to Business Strategy


For many organizations, there is a disconnect between strategy and day-to-day activities. Strategy, resources, and risks are discussed at the executive level, but day-to-day activities and performance metrics are not connected to them. As a result, organizations can measure performance, but can’t manage it. The key to breakthrough performance management is tying performance metrics, resources, and risks to strategic objectives.

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Global Vendor Negotiation Strategies


TechnologyEvaluation.Com has defined 6 global negotiation categories and macro questions that should be reviewed in preparation for any major technology negotiation.

global sourcing strategy  TechnologyEvaluation.COM has defined 6 global negotiation categories and macro questions that should be combined with the more detailed negotiation tips outlined in its Software Negotiation Tips report. The lead negotiator should review and consider the six categories documented below in preparation for any major technology negotiation. All six are critical individually, yet should always be pursued within the context of the larger negotiation discussion. Selection Process Scope Can I add to or subtract Read More

Retro-sourcing: A Safety Net for Outsourcing Engagements


Retro-sourcing refers to the processes involved in reversion control for outsource engagements. It allows proper care and protection to be related to a plan of return for development and service delivery. This can help you control unexpected and risk-laded initiatives, particularly in first-time outsourcing engagements. Learn about the six stages of retro-sourcing, and how they can help you make better-informed decisions.

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Apriso Launches Global Packaging Solution


Apriso, a provider of global manufacturing software solutions, has introduced a Packaging Solution for Global Manufacturers to better manage complex packaging operations and conversion processes. Manufacturers in the consumer goods, food and beverage, and consumer electronics industries who implement this solution should have up-to-the-minute visibility into and control over plant floor systems

global sourcing strategy  Launches Global Packaging Solution Apriso , a provider of global manufacturing software solutions, has introduced a Packaging Solution for Global Manufacturers to better manage complex packaging operations and conversion processes. Manufacturers in the consumer goods, food and beverage, and consumer electronics industries who implement this solution should have up-to-the-minute visibility into and control over plant floor systems, processes, and performance to enable better informed decisions and Read More

CanWest Global


A growing company with a challenging payroll environment

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Queue Global Information Systems Corp.


Located in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada), Queue Global Information System Corp. develops IT solutions to companies and individuals from fraud, identity theft, Internet fraud, credit card, and unauthorized access to privileged information on a global scale.

global sourcing strategy  Global Information Systems Corp. Located in Vancouver, British Columbia (Canada), Queue Global Information System Corp. develops IT solutions to companies and individuals from fraud, identity theft, Internet fraud, credit card, and unauthorized access to privileged information on a global scale. Read More

Global HR Transformation


The practice of human resources (HR) management has evolved dramatically over the past 10 years. Some might argue that those changes are sufficient to satisfy today’s business requirements. But will they be enough to meet the critical challenges of tomorrow? Find out how effectively first-generation HR initiatives dealt with strategic issues, and what you’ll need to focus on for a successful response to future changes.

global sourcing strategy  HR Transformation The practice of human resources (HR) management has evolved dramatically over the past 10 years. Some might argue that those changes are sufficient to satisfy today’s business requirements. But will they be enough to meet the critical challenges of tomorrow? Find out how effectively first-generation HR initiatives dealt with strategic issues, and what you’ll need to focus on for a successful response to future changes. Read More

Collaborative Sourcing Solution Vendor Leaves No Stone Unturned


By layering across an organization's current infrastructure and building a sourcing system that needs hardly any training, TradeStone users anywhere can sign on and have the system handle all the intricacies of international trade (without ever experiencing its complexities).

global sourcing strategy  became the number one global sourcing and supply software package in the world, with Global 2000 customers including Home Depot , JC Penney, Unisys Computer , Sears , Ames , Federated , Timberland , and UPS . The product was agnostic with respect to import, export, product, and country, and it lured all the old IMC customers to the new company. IMC never sold another software package, and eventually sank into oblivion. In contrast to IMC, RockPort was profitable virtually from its inception, thanks to Read More

ERP in Manufacturing 2012: The Evolving ERP Strategy


This Aberdeen Group report, based on over 170 survey respondents in manufacturing, provides best-in-class manufacturing approaches to ERP strategy. Today, 92% of manufacturers have implemented ERP. Still, recent data finds that a successful ERP implementation goes well beyond just putting it into place. ERP, and the organization itself, should be constantly moving forward. Successful manufacturers tailor ERP in reaction to business change and needs including adding new functionality or mobile access.

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RFID Architecture Strategy


Early adopters of radio frequency identification (RFID) are beginning to look at enterprise scale solution design and integration are emerging as key focus areas. Infosys has designed an optimal RFID architecture strategy based on lessons learnt from early adopters and Infosys experience in providing real time control and data acquisition solutions in the telecom and process control industries.

global sourcing strategy  Access Architecture Strategy , Global Architecture Strategy , Tuning Architecture Strategy , Architecture Strategy Consultancy , Aggressive Architecture Strategy , Open Architecture Strategy , Objective Architecture Strategy , Visible Architecture Strategy , Oriented Architecture Strategy . Executive Summary Early Adopters of RFID are beginning to look beyond proof of concept pilots and field trials. Enterprise scale Solution Design and Integration are emerging as key focus areas. Key to success in both Read More