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The Gartner Procurement Q4 2009 Heat Map

by Debbie Wilson  |  December 24, 2009

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: ...

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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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Q2 09 Procurement Technologies Heat Map

by Debbie Wilson  |  July 22, 2009

One of my favorite things to do is to bury myself in a spreadsheet for some good, old-fashioned data analysis.  This long-term interest in numbers is evidenced by my undergraduate...

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Busch Was Right About One Thing

by Debbie Wilson  |  June 24, 2009

  I suppose I should feel honored that Jason Busch would take the time to speculate in his blog about my work and my priorities.  I’ve certainly gotten some mail...

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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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The Fifth Dimension of Contract Compliance

by Debbie Wilson  |  March 19, 2009

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...

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MarketScope for Enterprise Contract Management

by Debbie Wilson  |  November 25, 2008

Published:  November 21, 2008 Document ID # G00161534 Author:  Debbie Wilson The enterprise contract management applications market grew 23% in 2007 and is projected to gain 16% more in 2008,...

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Sun Gives the Nod to Selectica

by Debbie Wilson  |  November 11, 2008

I just saw a very interesting news piece on the wire:  Selectica announced that it had landed Sun Microsystems as a new contract management customer.  The piece didn’t say that...

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When Is a Contract a Contract?

by Debbie Wilson  |  November 5, 2008

Finishing up this year’s iteration of the MarketScope for Contract Management (which is soon to go into final editing – hurrah!)  has really made me think long and hard about...

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