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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

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.

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

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organizations struggle to meet savings goals with an overworked staff using time-consuming, manual processes or outdated systems.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.

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

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

All resources sponsored by Simplifying-IT

10 Secret Strategies to Recession-Proof Your Business
sponsored by Coupa
WHITE PAPER: When the economy is moving forward, most executives focus on growing sales. But when the economy slows down, that focus shifts. This timely white paper explains 10 Secret Strategies to Recession-Proof Your Business.
Posted: 10 Sep 2008 | Published: 10 Sep 2008

Coupa

The Cost and Benefits of On-Demand Vs. On-Premise Procurement Software
sponsored by Coupa
WHITE PAPER: While there are dozens of procurement software solutions available, there are really only two types offered: "on-premise" procurement software and newer "ondemand" procurement software. This paper outlines an approach to compute and compare them.
Posted: 10 Sep 2008 | Published: 10 Sep 2008

Coupa

Spend Performance Management - Maximize Savings, Reduce Supplier Risks
sponsored by SAP America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The SAP BusinessObjects Spend Performance Management application provides full visibility into direct and indirect spend, and helps companies proactively identify cost savings opportunities and supply risks, reduce costs, maintain supply continuity, and increase spend under management.
Posted: 05 Nov 2009 | Published: 05 Nov 2009

SAP America, Inc.