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The Gartner Procurement Q4 2009 Heat Map

by Debbie Wilson  |  December 24, 2009

I took advantage of a bit of quiet time this lovely Christmas Eve to update the heat map for my end-user client interactions this quarter.  Here are some interesting take-aways: ...

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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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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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Procurement & The Oracle E-Business Suite

by Debbie Wilson  |  April 6, 2009

Procurement and the Oracle E-Business Suite is a foundational research note that reviews the Oracle E-Business suite Advanced Procurement Suite offering in depth.  Applications covered include:  Purchasing, iProcurement, iSupplier Portal, Sourcing, Procurement Contracts, Oracle Supplier Network,...

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A Renewed Interest in Strategic Procurement Consulting Services

by Debbie Wilson  |  March 2, 2009

Here’s something surprising I’m finding in my 2009 inquiries – a renewed interest in procurement strategy consulting services.  It comes as a bit of surprise to me because of the...

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Go Ahead, Run That Auction. . . .

by Debbie Wilson  |  November 24, 2008

A client asked me a very timely question today – whether it’s acceptable for buyers to increase their use of reverse auctions in these economic times.  Like many other organizations,...

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