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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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Is Chasing Deflation a Good Idea?

by Debbie Wilson  |  January 14, 2009

I’ve been hearing an increasing number of organizations going back to suppliers for mid-contract price reductions because of prices generally falling. Other organizations are, for the first time, seriously bidding...

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