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Sourcing for Agile
This report looks at traditional and contemporary IT outsourcing practices, reflects on the changing dynamics of the customer/supplier relationship, and identifies priorities for evolving the role of procurement in IT outsourcing.
: Sourcing for Agile Sourcing for Agile Source: Emergn Document Type: White Paper Description: This report looks at traditional and contemporary IT outsourcing practices, reflects on the changing dynamics of the customer/supplier relationship, and identifies priorities for evolving the role of procurement in IT outsourcing. Sourcing for Agile style= border-width:0px; /> comments powered by Disqus Related Topics: Consulting and Services, Outsourcing, Project Management, Development, IT
5/17/2012 4:28:00 PM
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.
: Intricacies of Global Retail Sourcing The Intricacies of Global Retail Sourcing P.J. Jakovljevic - June 28, 2006 Read Comments Dealing with Conflicting Objectives A few major (and often conflicting) objectives have been driving retailers to turn to information technology (IT) to streamline their sourcing and logistics processes. One objective is the pursuit of lower prices, which often involves excessively extended supply chains to remote, lower cost regions. The other is the quest to shorten cycle
Outcome Sourcing in the Outcome Economy
The move to an outcome economy encompasses radical changes in the core elements of commerce. It requires a whole new way of thinking on the part of both buyer and seller—from buying and selling things to buying and selling outcomes.
: Outcome Sourcing in the Outcome Economy Outcome Sourcing in the Outcome Economy Bill McBeath - December 23, 2005 Read Comments Introduction One of the most important developments in supplier relationships is outcome sourcing—moving from buying things to buying results or outcomes. This concept is expressed in the quote attributed to the president of Stanley Tools, Our customers want holes, not drills. What is new is the actual practical application and methods for achieving it. Performance-based
The Anatomy of Retail Sourcing Processes
The most successful retailers are those that continually focus on driving the very best performance from each of their suppliers, and that work collaboratively to improve performance in areas such as on-time delivery, product quality, and regulatory compliance.
: The Anatomy of Retail Sourcing Processes The Anatomy of Retail Sourcing Processes P.J. Jakovljevic - August 15, 2007 Read Comments The potential benefits of global sourcing and supplier management that have been discussed for retailers in this series so far are not that easily achieved across the board. To recap, these benefits can be seen both at the top line and at the bottom line. At the top line, benefits include growth of private label business, faster time-to-market, better product availability and
HR Executive’s Guide to Web 2.0: Cracking the Code for Talent Management
This report is a roadmap for understanding the uses of Web 2.0 tools across the employment lifecycle. From sourcing to offboarding, these tools are providing value for organizations that have adopted them effectively. Discover which Web 2.0 tools are most commonly used, which elements of talent management they are applied to, and the supporting capabilities that generate a positive return on investment (ROI) in them.
: the employment lifecycle. From sourcing to offboarding, these tools are providing value for organizations that have adopted them effectively. Discover which Web 2.0 tools are most commonly used, which elements of talent management they are applied to, and the supporting capabilities that generate a positive return on investment (ROI) in them. HR Executive’s Guide to Web 2.0: Cracking the Code for Talent Management style= border-width:0px; /> comments powered by Disqus Related Topics: Human
10/19/2010 10:39:00 AM
mySAP Supplier Relationship Management for the Automotive Industry
In the automotive industry, purchasing has become a critical business component. Some experts estimate that a 4 percent reduction in sourcing costs can add as much to profits as a 10 percent increase in sales. With intense global competition putting constant pressure on vehicle prices, many companies see improved sourcing and procurement as key to increasing margins, profits, and competitiveness.
: 4 percent reduction in sourcing costs can add as much to profits as a 10 percent increase in sales. With intense global competition putting constant pressure on vehicle prices, many companies see improved sourcing and procurement as key to increasing margins, profits, and competitiveness. mySAP Supplier Relationship Management for the Automotive Industry style= border-width:0px; /> comments powered by Disqus Related Topics: Purchasing Management, Supplier Relationship Management (SRM),
11/23/2006 4:13:00 PM
Are Spend Management (or SRM) Apps Suited for the Mid-market? – Part 3 » The TEC Blog
Part 2 focused on typical Sourcing and Procurement capabilities that cover most of the spend control needs for mid-sized enterprises. The third and final part of this blog series showcases one incumbent (and not so vocal) midmarket product, Epicor SRM . One Tacit Midmarket SRM Provider Epicor Software Corporation is a global company dedicated to providing integrated enterprise resource planning (ERP ), customer relationship management (CRM ), supply chain management (SCM ), and professional service
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Are PLM and Global Sourcing Related? Duh, And How! (Part I) » The TEC Blog
Are PLM and Global Sourcing Related? Duh, And How! (Part I) » The TEC Blog TEC Blog TEC Home About TEC Contact Us About the Bloggers Follow TEC on Twitter RSS Discussing Enterprise Software and Selection --> Fast, Accurate Software Evaluations TEC helps enterprises evaluate and select software solutions that meet their exacting needs by empowering purchasers with the tools, research, and expertise to make an ideal decision. Your software selection starts here.
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Emptoris Procures Zeborg s Spend Management ExpertisePart Two: Market Impact
The Emptoris acquisition of Zeborg is both a wise offensive and defensive move since it combines the resources of two companies that should focus on arguably growing e-sourcing/spend management opportunities. The companies have quite complementary product offerings, industries of focus, and excellent customer references.
: that support the strategic sourcing needs of global 5000 companies, early in 2003 announced the completion of financing from new and existing investors totaling $20.5 million. Menlo Ventures led the third funding round, with participation from new investor HarbourVest Partners and all existing investors, including NETinvest , from the previous two funding rounds. Emptoris then pledged to use the funds to finance further expansion of the company in a number of areas, including sales, marketing, product
Four Distribution Strategies for Extending ERP to Boost Business Performance
Global sourcing, an erratic economy, and extended supply operations are just a few threats to the profitability and growth of your distribution environment. But if you extend the capabilities of your existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, you can better meet demands, maximize inventory, and increase operational efficiency. Learn how supply chain optimization is easier with an ERP for distribution solution.
: White Paper Description: Global sourcing, an erratic economy, and extended supply operations are just a few threats to the profitability and growth of your distribution environment. But if you extend the capabilities of your existing enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, you can better meet demands, maximize inventory, and increase operational efficiency. Learn how supply chain optimization is easier with an ERP for distribution solution. Four Distribution Strategies for Extending ERP to Boost
6/16/2009 2:22:00 PM
Challenges and User Recommendations for a Global Trading Solutions Provider on a Roll
The market is competitive, rapidly evolving, and highly fragmented, and one should only expect the intensity of competition to increase in the future. For the present, the biggest challenge remains a lack of awareness of the need for TradeStone's applications.
: of the series Collaborative Sourcing Solution Vendor Leaves No Stone Unturned . For information on TradeStone s history, see Collaborative Sourcing Solution Vendor Leaves No Stone Unturned . Also see Well-designed Solution for Sourcing: Its Technological Foundation and How It Works , Web-based Solution Steps Out for Cohesive Retailer Sourcing , and The Future for an E-Sourcing Solutions Builder . Moreover, the vendor lacks name recognition. In fact, the names of its individual executives may ring more
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