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Peppol: Potential Beyond EU Government Procurement?

by Debbie Wilson  |  December 16, 2009

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...

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Help Wanted . . !

by Debbie Wilson  |  November 9, 2009

Today I fielded ANOTHER call from a supplier that is frustrated with and challenged to support all the various buy-side e-procurement and e-invoicing solutions of their customers.  “We’re a high...

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Q&A: The Top 21 Questions for Evaluating and Implementing E-Procurement

by Debbie Wilson  |  November 6, 2009

This new research (subscription required) answers the most common e-procurement-related questions that end users are asking Gartner.  Sample questions include how to maximize the ROI for e-procurement, how to drive...

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Please Don’t Change My User Interface

by Debbie Wilson  |  October 30, 2009

I find a strikingly curious conundrum happening in procurement automation.  There has been a well-known, long-term challenge with the usability of applications in e-procurement, e-sourcing, etc, and clients have begged...

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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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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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How Banks and Processors Can make EIPP Services Appealing to Corporate Customers

by Debbie Wilson  |  April 6, 2009

Banks and payment processors are becoming more interested in electronic invoice presentment and payment (EIPP) as a source of new revenue.  This Gartner research note recommends that banks and payment...

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A Renewed Interest in Strategic Procurement Consulting Services

by Debbie Wilson  |  March 2, 2009

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...

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The Role of Procurement in Electronic Presentment and Payment (EIPP)

by Debbie Wilson  |  January 30, 2009

Published:  December 2008 This note set is the result of great Gartner teamwork to cover a complex and evolving area.  John Van Decker, Nigel Rayner, Kathy Tornbohm and I put...

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Live from Silicon Valley: The Cradle of E-Procurement Civilization

by Debbie Wilson  |  September 25, 2008

I’ve had the opportunity to spend the last few days in San Francisco and the South Bay area, my old stomping ground, visiting Gartner clients, attending a few days of...

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