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Higher Education in 2012: A Year of Big Change? Radio Interview Telling on Many Levels.

December 15, 2011

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“The higher education sector is entering a renaissance of innovation spurred on by students and staff using handheld devices to access and share information,” stated Jeff Sweetman, Chief Operating Officer at Rosslyn Analytics.  “In 2012, the proliferation of consumer-friendly technologies will move into back-office functions such as procurement and finance.  This shift will enable universities […]

Emory University’s Decision to Implement Zycus Spend Analysis and Strategic Sourcing Solutions Noteworthy

January 19, 2010

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The recent news that Zycus had cracked the education market with the announcement that Atlanta-based Emory University has decided to implement the company’s “SaaS based Spend Analysis and Strategic Sourcing solutions,” is noteworthy on many levels. One of the most demanding sectors in which the dynamics of decentralized purchasing practices at the departmental level doesn’t […]

Strategic Sourcing Practices in Higher Education (White Paper)

January 28, 2008

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Who Can Benefit from this Paper? While the title emphasizes a focus on Higher Education Institutions, in reality the concepts and methodologies presented in this white paper can be easily adapted to any environment or business sector. White Paper Excerpt from Strategic Sourcing Practices in Higher Education What is the Correct Definition of Strategic Sourcing? […]