Browsing All posts tagged under »e-procurement«

E-Procurement’s less travelled road (A Supply Professional Magazine Excerpt)

February 28, 2020


In this article I take you down e-procurement's less travelled road based on more than 35 years in high tech and almost as long in procurement.

#TBT How not to abandon your e-procurement initiative by Jon Hansen

August 20, 2015


Before launching the Procurement Insights blog in May of 2007, I used to do quite a bit of writing for what would now be referred to as “traditional” mediums. The following is an article I wrote that was first published in the October 2006 issue of Summit Magazine – a publication that focuses on the […]

The First Procurement Insights Post . . . Five Years Later Were My Observations Right?

October 26, 2012


Editor’s Note: As we quickly approach my 1,000th Procurement Insights blog post – we are with today’s submission at 995, I thought that I would share with you the very first post from May 18th, 2007. The topic that I tackled was the movement away from ERP/IT-centric e-procurement initiatives and the effect on buyers, sellers […]

Virginia Launches eProcurement Mobile App by Bob Sievert

August 29, 2012


Governor Bob McDonnell announced the launch of a free mobile application for eVA, Virginia’s award-winning electronic procurement system. The eVA Mobile 4 Business app allows anyone with an Internet-enabled mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, Samsung, HP, etc.) to have real-time access to Virginia government business opportunities-anywhere, anytime. Virginia is the first state to launch […]

True or False: Does employee use of mobile devices personally increase end-user adoption of corporate buying solutions?

January 25, 2012


“Capitalizing on employee acceptance of mobile devices in their personal lives, removes the traditional obstacles to adoption of corporate buying solutions on the part of the end user.” The above is an interesting statement with which to introduce this, the first post in our series on the advent of mobile supply chain solutions. Before getting […]

New Seminars for Supply Chain Professionals

February 4, 2008


To complement our critically acclaimed conference series The Changing Face of Procurement, we are pleased to introduce the following new seminars: Dangerous Supply Chain Myths (2-Day Seminar) Awareness of the continuing high-rate of ERP/IT-based e-procurement initiative failures to deliver expected results is now entering mainstream consciousness.  While vendors and those associated with the recommendation and […]

SAP Procurement for Public Sector (White Paper)

January 18, 2008


Who Can Benefit from this Paper? This white paper is an essential resource tool for public sector organizations that are already a client of SAP or, are in the process of investigating SAP as a possible platform for their procurement practice. Utilizing an advanced research methodology, the primary objective of this paper is to provide decision-makers with […]

The Mendocino Project: A Brilliant Strategy by Microsoft and SAP to Sidestep Anti-Trust Legislation?

December 21, 2007


Earlier this month I wrote a commentary regarding Microsoft’s purported plans to acquire SAP (December 5th, 2007).  While the main focus of my thinking was on the direct (or indirect) impact such an action would have at the client “operational” level, one response viewed the situation through the lens of anti-trust legislation.  Specifically, that “anti-trust […]