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DEFINITION: The act of getting possession of a product or service.
Procurement White Papers (View All Report Types)
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The Benefits of Streamlined Enterprise-Class Workforce Management
sponsored by Kronos Incorporated
WHITE PAPER: Find out how you can gain unified workforce management—including time and attendance, accrual and absence management, HR, and more—all in one automated platform. Learn the benefits of this technology, including cloud-based delivery for simple installation, updates, and flexibility, real-time visibility, and much more.
Posted: 23 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Kronos Incorporated

Al-Futtaim Engineering Company, LLC Achieves Significant Savings using a Transparent, Open Methodology
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: Discover ways Al-Fuittam Engineering Company, LLC was able to maintain a fair and transparent procurement system while achieving cost savings on various opportunities.
Posted: 16 Aug 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SAP

The Future of Procurement: One Survey, Two Perspectives
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: To understand where procurement is now and where it's headed, a team of researchers and one vendor conducted global surveys across 18 countries. Uncover the procurement challenges companies must face before making it a strategic function.
Posted: 10 Aug 2016 | Published: 10 Aug 2016

SAP

Research Report: Procure-to-Pay Suites
sponsored by SAP
WHITE PAPER: This report examines two types of ERP vendors -- those that develop, sell and market a single integrated solution versus those offering multiple distinct products -- and determines which ones are leading the procure-to-pay (P2P) market. Uncover research that can help guide you through ERP decision-making.
Posted: 09 Aug 2016 | Published: 13 Jun 2016

SAP

Adapting to Modern Business Demands with an Enterprise Cloud Suite
sponsored by Infor
WHITE PAPER: This white paper provides an overview of a cloud business management suite designed to address modern challenges of speed, agility, and visibility. Find out how this can boost your bottom line with distinct benefits in areas of financial management, procurement, HR management, and more.
Posted: 25 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

Infor

CPO Study: How Procurement can Deliver Unprecedented Value to the Enterprise
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper describes the results of a study from which the top 10% of procurement organizations surveyed provide insight into modern procurement best practices. Learn 4 steps to greater savings, 3 steps to achieving proactive risk mitigation capabilities, and more.
Posted: 13 Jul 2016 | Published: 13 Jul 2016

IBM

Procurement's New Chapter: Innovation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn how you can equip your organization for procurement-led innovation using technology in 5 steps: define the need, seek ideas and suppliers, and 3 more.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 12 Jul 2016

IBM

Procurement Analytics: Enabling the Journey to Value
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Procurement leaders often lack effective technology for sourcing analytics, lifecycle management, and market intelligence. Access this white paper to explore 6 case studies revealing how chief procurement officers successfully leveraged analytics technology to gain actionable insights and improve organizational efficiency.
Posted: 12 Jul 2016 | Published: 29 Jan 2016

IBM

Trends in Data Center Procurement and Support: A Survey of IT Decision Makers
sponsored by Curvature
WHITE PAPER: Modern data centers are embracing a wide range of procurement and support alternatives that were almost unknown in the past. But how prevalent are these alternative approaches? In this report, examine the role IT decision makers and procurement play in influencing these alternative approaches to data center management.
Posted: 27 May 2016 | Published: 31 Jan 2016

Curvature

Modernize Your Enterprise with Effective Big Data Analytics Strategies
sponsored by TIBCO Software Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This brief white paper describes how big data analytics and management can enable you to improve customer experiences, reduce cost, minimize risk, and accelerate business outcomes with the aid of data-driven insights. Learn how to combine software, infrastructure, and services to deliver an end-to-end approach for big data information management.
Posted: 31 Aug 2015 | Published: 31 Aug 2015

TIBCO Software Inc.

Transportation Procurement Benchmark Study The Benefits of Global Procurement Integration
sponsored by GT Nexus
WHITE PAPER: In this sixth annual transportation procurement benchmark report manufacturing and supply experts surveyed roughly 230 transportation buyers on procurement practices, processes, technologies and trends. The resulting report is a detailed portrait of the transportation landscape, which can help you to stay current.
Posted: 20 Feb 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

GT Nexus

Optimize Value of Enterprise Software with App Usage Management
sponsored by Flexera Software
WHITE PAPER: Ensuring software license compliance and optimizing spend aren't easy -- complex agreements, virtualization, BYOD, and other trends make it difficult to understand and demonstrate compliance. But when you can't afford overspend on software, what can you do?
Posted: 25 Jun 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2013

Flexera Software

SAP Procurement Savings eBook
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many of today's companies have third-party costs that equal up to 70% of revenue. To remain competitive, it is essential to use procurement applications to identify and accelerate savings and contribute to the bottom line. Access this eBook to learn how to close the loop between spend analysis, sourcing, and contract management.
Posted: 15 Feb 2014 | Published: 21 Aug 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Chief Procurement Officer Study: Improving competitive advantage through procurement excellence
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Approached correctly, procurement can be essential for driving value and competitive advantage. This guide reveals the results of a survey of 1,128 chief procurement officers (CPOs) regarding the key strategies that separate high-performing procurement organizations from the pack.
Posted: 14 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Leading Educational Publisher Asks IIS to Re-Engineer the IT Backbone of the Order-To-Cash System
sponsored by IIS Technology
WHITE PAPER: This case study reveals how a leading educational publisher architected an order-to-cash (OTC) system capable of handling the demands of high order volumes and business growth.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 12 Nov 2013

IIS Technology

Ensure Best Price and Contract Compliance Now Delivered in real-time with Big Data analytics
sponsored by Oversight Systems
WHITE PAPER: Traditional procurement and financial analytics practices lack the visibility today's businesses need, and can lead to millions of wasted dollars. Check out this paper to learn about an innovative financial analytics tool that can help monitor and analyze purchase data to ensure prices and contracts are being met.
Posted: 21 Sep 2012 | Published: 21 Sep 2012

Oversight Systems

The Case for Contract Management -- Why You Should Get Started Today
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: How well-versed are you in the three key areas of contract lifecycle management (CLM) that will give you the visibility to control your contracts and comply with regulations? Take this quick quiz to determine your contract competency and understand whether a CLM solution would benefit your organization.
Posted: 27 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Jun 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Reverse Auction Best Practices
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Reverse auctions are a key tool that sourcing organizations can use to bring about huge success if executed along with a well-defined sourcing process. Careful thought and planning must precede an auction event in order to achieve double-digit price compression.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 28 Feb 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Power Your Procurement Evolution with SAP Supplier Relationship Management
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Businesses are seeking to increase bottom-line cost savings through sourcing and procurement functions. To generate value, forward-looking organizations are strengthening supplier relationships and  making procurement a more strategic focus in the organization.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 26 Apr 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Extended Warehouse Management with SAP SCM
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Discover how SAP supply chain management has been extended to provider more in-depth warehouse management support through SAP Extended Warehouse Management (SAP EWM) and how it supports higher process and stock visibility, better warehouse operations planning, and better efficiency.
Posted: 26 Apr 2012 | Published: 26 Apr 2012

SAP America, Inc.

An On-Demand Sourcing Solution for Rapid and Sustainable Savings
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Many procurement organizations struggle to meet savings goals with an overworked staff using time-consuming, manual processes or outdated systems. Read this paper to learn how to better collaborate with key stakeholders, qualify suppliers, ensure a competitive bidding process, and negotiate contract terms with suppliers.
Posted: 22 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 May 2011

SAP America, Inc.

The Strategic Supplier Mandate: Three Principles to Deliver Transparency Across the Supply Base
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this article to discover the three supplier management initiatives that have helped market-leading procurement organizations drive innovation, increase productivity and mitigate risk.
Posted: 21 Apr 2012 | Published: 31 Mar 2012

SAP America, Inc.

Procurement Lessons Learned from the Economic Downturn (SAP Insider Article)
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper to discover the top four tactics employed by best-in-class companies of varied sizes and industries to elevate procurement proficiencies in today's recalcitrant economy, along with the metrics they use to measure their success.
Posted: 21 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

SAP America, Inc.

CPO Rising 2011 -- The State of Spend Analysis
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Companies that can move high percentages of their spend into managed scenarios will reap much larger returns. This article discusses the importance of visibility in bringing more spend under management, and the types of outcomes one can expect from a strong spend analysis program.
Posted: 21 Apr 2012 | Published: 30 Sep 2011

SAP America, Inc.

Usability and Compliance: The Carrots and Sticks that Drive E-Procurement Success
sponsored by Simplifying-IT
WHITE PAPER: Enhancing usability is the key to getting beyond tacit user acceptance of an e-Procurement system to the full adoption and compliance that yields cost reduction and full ROI. Read this paper to learn the full compliance strategies that best-in-class organizations are using for their e-Procurement implementations.
Posted: 09 Jan 2012 | Published: 06 Jan 2012

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