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Procurement White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Digital Procurement Transformation: Harness the Full Power
sponsored by GEP
WHITE PAPER: Discover how your procurement department can embrace a digital transformation that encompasses strategy, managed services and software, and can improve your business' overall performance.
Posted: 05 Feb 2018 | Published: 31 Dec 2017

GEP

Ten Critical Success Factors for Spend Analysis Software Implementations
sponsored by GEP
WHITE PAPER: While businesses can identify opportunities to aggregate spend and improve supplier performance, that's not always possible. Identify these 10 factors that can enable your business to leverage spend analysis.
Posted: 05 Feb 2018 | Published: 18 Feb 2016

GEP

Digital Procurement Transformation: People
sponsored by GEP
WHITE PAPER: In Part 1 of this series on digital procurement transformation, get into the mindset of a digital-first procurement officer by thinking holistically about 3 elements: process, people and technology.
Posted: 02 Feb 2018 | Published: 02 Feb 2018

GEP

Rethinking Procurement for the Digital World
sponsored by GEP
WHITE PAPER: Forrester divides businesses into predators and prey, depending on how much they have embraced the digital world. For procurement leaders, they need to be a predator to survive against their competitors. But how can you get there?
Posted: 02 Feb 2018 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

GEP

The Procure-To-Pay Automation Playbook
sponsored by GEP
WHITE PAPER: A unified, cloud-based platform can eliminate support costs and spiraling infrastructure in procurement. Explore how several companies in various industries turned to a procure-to-pay platform to become more efficient.
Posted: 02 Feb 2018 | Published: 02 Feb 2018

GEP

Unified Procurement Solutions
sponsored by GEP
WHITE PAPER: Explore how a unified procurement solution can help you reduce operating costs and improve compliance.
Posted: 01 Feb 2018 | Published: 01 Feb 2018

GEP

Big Data Analytics: Big Strategic Insights
sponsored by GEP
WHITE PAPER: With the right analytics platform and tools, it's possible for procurement to tie internal and external data together. This way, you can get a full view of the supplier market and even shorten procurement cycle times.
Posted: 01 Feb 2018 | Published: 31 Dec 2017

GEP

Digital Procuremen
sponsored by GEP
WHITE PAPER: Digital procurement could soon become the standard quo for global companies, but ask yourself these 8 questions before your company commits to a technology that will overhaul procurement procedures.
Posted: 30 Jan 2018 | Published: 30 Jan 2018

GEP

Procurement Automation 101: 4 Components of Automated P2P Success
sponsored by Basware
WHITE PAPER: Many organizations are facing challenges under the umbrella of indirect expenses, and are looking to automated purchase-to-pay (P2P) for answers. Explore the 4 critical components of P2P and their key drivers. Learn how to successfully deploy automated P2P, and how much your organization can save.
Posted: 22 Nov 2016 | Published: 22 Nov 2016

Basware

6 Critical Components of a Successful Purchase-to-Pay Initiative
sponsored by Basware
WHITE PAPER: 30% of financial practitioners expect business networks to become an influential trend in procure-to-pay (P2P) over the next three years. There are 6 critical components to implementing a successful P2P initiative. Access this white paper to learn these steps, why P2P is becoming vital to business growth, and more.
Posted: 18 Nov 2016 | Published: 18 Nov 2016

Basware

How e-Procurement Can Help You Buy & Pay Smarter
sponsored by Basware
WHITE PAPER: Despite the recent economic rebound from the great recession, many companies are still struggling to find organic growth. But here's a hint – the way to achieve it is by controlling indirect spending. Access this white paper to learn about e-procurement software and how it can help stimulate growth when sales are revenues remain stagnant.
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 | Published: 16 Nov 2016

Basware

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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