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Archives for March, 2009


Another Interesting Implication for SaaS

by Debbie Wilson  |  March 23, 2009  |  11 Comments

I’m noticing a very interesting micro-trend in my inquiries this month.  I’ve taken several calls from clients who are nearing the end of a subscription to a software solution and are now taking the opportunity to look around.  Some are accessing their solutions via hosted delivery, others via SaaS.  Either way, the impetus for the [...]

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Category: Cost Cutting E-Procurement Software as a Service Spend Analysis Strategic Sourcing     Tags:

The Fifth Dimension of Contract Compliance

by Debbie Wilson  |  March 19, 2009  |  5 Comments

I forgot something.  Something important.   Two months ago I published a note called “The Four Axes of Contract Management Functionality.”  The genesis of the note was my frustration with the zillions of vendors that say they have contract management solutions, but each do something that are at least somewhat different (and in some cases are [...]

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A Renewed Interest in Strategic Procurement Consulting Services

by Debbie Wilson  |  March 2, 2009  |  3 Comments

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 tight economic conditions.  Expensive consultants are among the first things that businesses slash from their budget, right?  What is driving this round of interest appears [...]

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Category: Cost Cutting E-Procurement Procurement Staffing Reverse Auctions Spend Analysis Strategic Sourcing Transaction Enablement     Tags: