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Evaluating Your IT Vendor's Financial Performance

by Debbie Wilson  |  January 4, 2010

Understanding Gartner's Finanical Ratings of IT Vendors (subscription required) details how Gartner baselines vendor's financial performance .  Nope its not procurement, but yep its an updated version of the model...

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Top Procurement Processes and Thoughts on How to Measure Them

by Debbie Wilson  |  January 4, 2010

This pair of notes (subscription required) Develop KPIs for Procurement Processes Top Procurement Processes describes the top procurement processes - spending analysis, purchasing, strategic sourcing, and supply base management -...

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Gartner E-Procurement Vendor Ratings

by Debbie Wilson  |  January 4, 2010

Critical Capabilities for Best of Breed E-Procurement Vendors Critical Capabilities for ERP-Based E-Procurement Solutions This pair of documents (subscription required) rates e-procurement vendors against 11 major capabilities including fixed asset...

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Q&A: The Top 21 Questions for Evaluating and Implementing E-Procurement

by Debbie Wilson  |  November 6, 2009

This new research (subscription required) answers the most common e-procurement-related questions that end users are asking Gartner.  Sample questions include how to maximize the ROI for e-procurement, how to drive...

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Answering Ariba's 9r1 Upgrade Call

by Debbie Wilson  |  October 15, 2009

You can pretty much assume that when I haven't blogged for a while - something is up.  That has certainly been the case over the last month, as I have...

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Hype Cycle for Procurement Applications, 2009

by Debbie Wilson  |  August 11, 2009

Procurement spans a rich and diverse range of activities.  The variety of tools available to enable procurement activities and expanding and maturing at a heightened rate this year, due to...

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Vendor Guide: Master Data Management, 2009

by Debbie Wilson  |  April 18, 2009

This Gartner vendor guide (subscription or purchase required) describes and categorizes the plethora of vendors that offer MDM related solutions.  This year’s report has been expanded with profiles of vendors...

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Vendor Vulnerability 101: Assessing Financial Performance

by Debbie Wilson  |  April 9, 2009

The down economy and the tightness of capital markets of 2009 will lead to significantly higher levels of vendor bankruptcy, instability and closure.  Figure out whether your vendor is a...

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Key Issues for Enterprise Contract Management and Procurement Applications, 2009

by Debbie Wilson  |  April 6, 2009

This Gartner research document outlines my planned research for now through March 2010.  Procurement technology 2009 research will focus on the important issues of cost cutting, the competitive landscape and...

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How Banks and Processors Can make EIPP Services Appealing to Corporate Customers

by Debbie Wilson  |  April 6, 2009

Banks and payment processors are becoming more interested in electronic invoice presentment and payment (EIPP) as a source of new revenue.  This Gartner research note recommends that banks and payment...

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