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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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Hype Cycle for Procurement Applications, 2009

by Debbie Wilson  |  August 11, 2009  |  1 Comment

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 the widespread need to cut costs.  This signature Gartner document type profiles 26 different procurement technologies, detailing for each the current maturity level, the benefit [...]

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Vendor Guide: Master Data Management, 2009

by Debbie Wilson  |  April 18, 2009  |  Comments Off

This Gartner vendor guide (subscription or purchase required) describes and categorizes the plethora of vendors that offer MDM related solutions.  This year’s report has been expanded with profiles of vendors in the procurement MDM space, including Aravo, AECSoft, CVMSolutions, iTradeNetwork, PartMiner Worldwide, Xcitec and Zynapse.   The report also covers general-purpose MDM tools that can be [...]

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