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Good Times for CombineNet, Strategic Sourcing Specialist
Most strategic sourcing software solution vendors nowadays offer spend analysis, contract management, and supplier performance management tools within their

strategic e sourcing  Times for CombineNet, Strategic Sourcing Specialist Most strategic sourcing software solution vendors nowadays offer spend analysis, contract management, and supplier performance management tools within their solution suites. CombineNet is unique in its status as a specialist, with a laser focus on strategic sourcing optimization and bid evaluations. CombineNet products provide the mechanism to negotiate the best deal that satisfies overall supply chain and the master company requirements.

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Enterprise Marketing Management (EMM)

The Enterprise Marketing Management (EMM) Knowledge Base research helps determine support levels of various systems that help companies market their services or products effectively and efficiently. EMM tools help manage strategic planning and marketing resources (sometimes referred to as marketing resource management or MRM). This KB also covers rule-based techniques, pattern recognition, and other profiling features.  

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A Retail Sourcing Suite Built on Experience


Eqos's mission is to become the leading provider of global sourcing and supplier management solutions for the retail supply chain worldwide. Today, Eqos supports some of the world's top retailers, hosting thousands of users and enabling their collaboration with as many suppliers.

strategic e sourcing  relationships with agents and strategic suppliers throughout Asia. The company's Hong Kong office provides retailers and their trading partners with Mandarin, Chinese, and English language support across numerous time zones and geographical regions. Eqos supports more than 4,000 users in China alone. On a global basis, the company manages more than 5,000 transactions a day and 100,000 user logins per month, thereby supporting the management of nearly 38 billion dollars (USD) worth of inventory annually. Read More

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.

strategic e sourcing  Distinctions and Benefits of Strategic Sourcing , and The Promise (and Complexities) of Private Labels . As noted at the end of The Promise (and Complexities) of Private Labels , the “inconvenient truth” of retailers' reality is that there is still a bevy of diverse (yet highly interdependent) tasks that require spreadsheets or other rudimentary personal computer (PC)-based tools, if not still needing to be performed manually. These tasks include product specification, design briefs, product quote Read More

Procurement: A Strategic Lever for Bottom-line Improvement


Companies are successfully realizing benefits from their procurement initiatives, and viewing procurement as an integral part of their overall corporate strategy. They no longer perceive procurement as a cost center, but rather as a strategic lever for improving profits or funding new initiatives. Procurement opportunities are significant—translating directly, with no dilution, into measurable, hard dollar profit increases.

strategic e sourcing  A Strategic Lever for Bottom-line Improvement Procurement: A Strategic Lever for Bottom-line Improvement If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. ICG Commerce offers flexible procurement outsourcing solutions to help you transform your procurement organization into a true performance driver. For each outsourcing solution, whether comprehensive or focused, our specialists are able to support your unique buying 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.

strategic e sourcing  realized ) Utilize a formal strategic sourcing process on 43% of their total spend Utilize e-sourcing across 20% of their total spend Employ advanced sourcing strategies on 15 to 40% of their sourcing initiatives Considering the benefits seen by the average e-sourcing program, it is surprising that a full 36% of this benchmark's respondents (and 20% of all large enterprises) fail to utilize any level of e-sourcing. Implications & Analysis Best in Class enterprises use formal strategic sourcing and Read More

E-mail Response Management


E-mail inquiries for the customer service sector are expected to explode from 2.9 billion messages in 2005, to 7.2 billion by 2010. This means that a company’s online relationship with customers will be increasingly critical to customer satisfaction and retention. That’s why managers need new tools to manage their corporate e-mail assets and better service the e-mail customer.

strategic e sourcing  mail Response Management E-mail Response Management If you receive errors when attempting to view this white paper, please install the latest version of Adobe Reader. Emailtopia is the leading provider of software and services for managing corporate email infrastructures. Providing email solutions since 1997, emailtopia has a distinguished client base that span multiple verticals including financial services, banking, retail, insurance, and government agencies. emailtopia's flag ship product, Response Read More

Managing the Overflow of E-mails


Only effective e-mail management, together with records management and policies for employees on how to manage their e-mails, will help organizations deal with compliance regulations and potential litigation.

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CBS e-Recruitment


CBS E-Recruitment is a Recruitment Management System (RMS) designed with the goal of automating & simplifying the recruitment process in an enterprise-level organizations. Starting from collecting resumes, search, screen, evaluation processes, and ending with the best selection of candidatesCBS Recruitment Portal is fully customizable, modular and capable of being integrated with your existing systems and website, and to be tailored to your exact needs.

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The Customer as a Strategic Asset


Ask 500 CEOs to define the word “customer,” and you’ll come up with 500 different answers—with a few common denominators. It turns out these denominators are the same ones used to describe an organization’s long-term strategic assets. Yet for many organizations, customers aren’t considered assets at all; and yet they’re expected to constitute the lifeblood of the business itself.

strategic e sourcing  Customer as a Strategic Asset Ask 500 CEOs to define the word “customer,” and you’ll come up with 500 different answers—with a few common denominators. It turns out these denominators are the same ones used to describe an organization’s long-term strategic assets. Yet for many organizations, customers aren’t considered assets at all; and yet they’re expected to constitute the lifeblood of the business itself. Read More

E-mail 101


The first e-mail programs were created in the late 60s/early 70s—simpler times, when everyone on the network was trustworthy. Even knowing what we know today about spammers, we still tend to take e-mail for granted, and trust it far more than it deserves. Learn about the components of the e-mail system, understand how e-mail moves on the Internet, and find out how to interpret e-mail message headers.

strategic e sourcing  mail 101 Roaring Penguin Software Email 101 document provides a brief introduction to how Internet email works. It also explains how to analyze the headers in an email to determine its path over the Internet. Source: Roaring Penguin Software Resources Related to E-mail 101 : Electronic Mail (E-mail) (Wikipedia) E-mail 101 E-Mail 101 is also known as : Basic Email Protocols , Mail Flows , Email Setup , Mail Server , E-Mail Server , Email Client , Email Delivery , Mail Command , Email Message Data , Read More

HP e-Vectra Product Follow-up


Hewlett Packard announced that the e-Vectra sealed case would include an “easy swap” hard drive.

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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).

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Baan E-Commerce: a Wing, a Prayer & a Single Platform


Baan hopes e-Enterprise will put them on the e-commerce map.

strategic e sourcing  4th they announced a strategic reorganization to focus operations on e-enterprise solutions for the manufacturing industry. Stemming from the Open World initiative, Baan has announced E-Enterprise as a product suite to help deliver business to business functionality. Built on a common technology platform, the E-Enterprise solution offers three primary applications: Baan E-Sales: a selling system that allows customers to browse, interact, configure, order, and monitor delivery status. A subcomponent Read More

FSN and Oracle: The New Competitive Advantage-Strategic CFOs Embrace the Cloud


This Oracle FSN white paper provides chief financial officers (CFOs) with a strategic playbook on how to leverage the cloud to drive greater agility in response to economic and competitive change, and more flexibility and choice in how you deploy and manage enterprise applications.

strategic e sourcing  officers (CFOs) with a strategic playbook on how to leverage the cloud to drive greater agility in response to economic and competitive change, and more flexibility and choice in how you deploy and manage enterprise applications. Read More