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Oracle launches sourcing software on demand: Why market adaptability may ultimately derail the transition (Part 2)

April 14, 2009


“Recognizing that adoption or end-user compliance is one of the main barriers to a successful program, the ability for project champions to leverage user comfort with known applications such as Excel to access certain functions within the SAP architecture could stimulate stakeholder buy-in, at least internally. By promoting the utilization of SAP through a familiar, […]

Moving Procurement Practice Beyond Adjunct Complexity (COUPA Profile)

September 18, 2008


“Organizations that already have a technology driven program in place or have just recently implemented one still surprise me with their significant interest in the dramatic changes in procurement methodologies and practices.  But rather than focusing learning on new and emerging technologies, today’s procurement professionals seek insights into the actual processes that drive their enterprises.  […]

Source One: The “Thinking” Professional’s Solution (Source One LLC Profile)

September 8, 2008


A Gartner study released at its 2003 Gartner Symposium/Itxpo 2003 stated half of the year’s outsourcing projects would fail to deliver on bottom-line promises. (Information Week; March 26, 2003) “Few Outsourcing mega deals have been successful in the past 10 years – at least 50% fail in the first year and 80% don’t produce any […]