Debbie Wilson

A member of the Gartner Blog Network

Archives for December, 2008

Holiday Turmoil

by Debbie Wilson  |  December 24, 2008  |  Comments Off

The holidays are an interesting time of year – they are a time of celebration, good cheer and giving.  But for most, the holidays are also a time of turmoil as we can’t help but reflect on dreams not achieved, loved ones lost and concerns for the coming year.  The procurement industry certainly has its own share of […]

Comments Off

Category: Strategic Sourcing The Business of Software     Tags:

Holy Crap! Instant Change!

by Debbie Wilson  |  December 15, 2008  |  2 Comments

Isn’t it interesting how life tends to unfold in abrupt ways.  So many times I’ve found life to be steady- steady- steady – steady – droningly steady – more steady – oh please still steady — holy crap instant change!   And this seems to happen to me over and over again.   Please accept my apologies […]


Category: Cost Cutting E-Procurement     Tags:

SaaS: A Different Approach to the Business of Software

by Debbie Wilson  |  December 15, 2008  |  3 Comments

Last week, Kevin Potts of Emptoris commented on my note on Procurement Market trends with a good question – Why did we write that Hybrid SaaS/On-Premises vendors are at a disadvantage to pure SaaS vendors in the procurement tools market? Thanks for your comments, Kevin. I did not intend for my research to imply that […]


Category: Procurement Market Research Software as a Service The Business of Software     Tags: