Debbie Wilson

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Archives for December, 2009


The Gartner Procurement Q4 2009 Heat Map

by Debbie Wilson  |  December 24, 2009  |  3 Comments

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:  I spoke directly with eighty-five unique end user organizations, up from 82 in Q4 2008 Hottest topics are Procure-to-pay (level from Q3); enterprise contract management […]

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Category: Contract Management E-Procurement Master Data Management Procurement Heat Map Procurement Market Research Reverse Auctions Spend Analysis Strategic Sourcing Supplier Performance Management Vendor Vulnerability     Tags:

Peppol: Potential Beyond EU Government Procurement?

by Debbie Wilson  |  December 16, 2009  |  1 Comment

I had the privilege of chatting this week with Mikkel Hippe Brun, Technical Director of PEPPOL (Pan European Public Procurement) and chief consultant at the Danish National IT and Telecom Agency.  Brun is playing a key role in the PEPPOL initiative – which has a goal to drive purchase transaction document exchange online for public […]

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Category: E-Procurement The Business of Software Transaction Enablement     Tags: