Published By: OracleSMB
Published Date: Jan 04, 2018
You may think that your finance group is performing well, but it is critical to always look for ways to improve. Continuous improvement equates to competitive advantage, no matter the department.
Seek out ways to improve the handling of payables and receivables, streamline the procurement process, expedite the financial close process, and effectively analyze all your data.
If you are not sure where to start, read this ebook to learn the four questions you should ask to improve your finance and reporting capabilities and ensure continued growth.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers scalable, cost-efficient cloud services that public sector customers can use to meet mandates, reduce costs, drive efficiencies, and accelerate innovation.
The procurement of an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) cloud is unlike traditional technology purchasing. Traditional public sector procurement and contracting approaches that are designed to purchase products, such as hardware and related software, can be inconsistent with cloud services (like IaaS). A failure to modernize contracting and procurement approaches can reduce the pool of competitors and inhibit customer ability to adopt and leverage cloud technology
The mandate for procurement organizations is clear – cost reduction alone no longer ensures success; creating value is equally important. How was Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield able to achieve their desired future state? In this webinar, we will discuss:
• Why procurement needs a strategic makeover, the current adoption of emerging technologies by procurement, and the challenges faced by procurement executives.
• How the procurement team is driving towards an increased ROI through a more modern and user-friendly experience that enables the overarching enterprise business strategy.
How IBM is playing as a procurement partner by bringing to the table the latest and greatest technologies and services to solidify competitive advantage and differentiation.
Every business day, corporate campuses across the country function like small cities requiring highly specialized facilities and logistics management services. This paper will explore effective and efficient Corporate Campus Logistics Services to ensure the efficient flow of materials and people at large multi-building office campuses serving thousands of employees. Corporate facilities, real estate management, logistics and procurement teams as well as commercial real estate management companies are charged with sourcing the services that are the underpinnings of these mega-campuses. It’s an effort that spans a wide range—coordinating the receipt and distribution of supplies, equipment and packages; safely transporting thousands of employees as well as suppliers and contractors to locations within the campus; tracking and warehousing countless materials to support daily planned and unplanned workplace needs. Learn more about lowering costs, streamlining operational efficiency and gaining high employee satisfaction.
Listen to our new podcast as we interview Andrew Reese, Editor of Supply & Demand Chain Executive. He's interviewed hundreds of procurement execs over the last 10+ years, writing many articles on the future of procurement.
Watch this two-minute video to reveal three key strategies that many companies, including 15 of the 20 most profitable Fortune 100 companies, are employing to realize even more savings from their procurement process.
Published By: Workday
Published Date: Sep 14, 2018
This guide from GovLoop offers nine IT priorities that can help state and local governments stay on the cutting edge. Read the guide to learn how the latest trends in recruitment, procurement, and cloud computing technology can help you increase efficiency and reduce costs.
An intelligent, searchable network monitoring fabric with 100% accuracy sounds pretty useful. But can you calculate a solid ROI to justify it? We all know intuitively that there are substantial bottomline benefits to reducing unplanned network downtime and improving the management of corporate risk. It follows that it also pays dividends to free up highly skilled Tier 1 and Tier2 engineers to resolve the most difficult and costly network issues. That way, you can use less expensive personnel to handle the more common, numerous, and easily resolvable problems.
But justifying a network investment using soft, intuitive arguments like these alone often doesn’t suffice in an economic climate where budgets are closely guarded and business cases for procurements are mandatory. And depending on what industry you are in, the cost savings potential and payback will vary.
Download this Whitepaper for more information.
"Global enterprises continue to look to their Procurement organisations to drive cost savings, improve service and speed up execution. As a Procurement professional, you know that moving away from paper-based processes is critical to maximising efficiency and workflow.
To achieve this, you’re probably trying to shed the hallmark and last bastion of the traditional paper-based Procurement process: the ink signature. In this eBook, you'll learn how DocuSign is making it easy for Procurement teams to go mobile, manage business relationships, and execute approval cycles faster."
Procurement’s Pesky Paper Problem
We know time is precious, so we’ll get right to the point: Paper-based processes are tarnishing your procurement department’s reputation for driving cost savings, improving service, and expediting execution. First, there’s the printing, scanning, faxing, and mailing of documents. Then comes the constant tracking down of physical signatures for everything from statements of work to supplier contracts. Add in the manual filing, searching, and retrieving of hard copies, and it’s no wonder that inefficiency abounds.
"Would you like to demonstrate how you can better leverage eSignatures within your company? Hear from real-world deployment experiences from our customers across HR, Legal, Procurement, Sales, IT and Facilities.
Transformation Manager Paul Smith will discuss how DocuSign fits into the five-year transformation plan at LV=. With eSignatures, the insurer processes claims 5x faster while realising annualised business benefits of £27.5k.
Read this whitepaper to learn how to:
- Build and execute a business plan – so you choose the use cases that are right for your business
- Identify your highest priority use cases – so you can quickly deliver the greatest ROI and align with your business goals
- Measure your results – so you can prove the value to your business"
Published By: Anaplan
Published Date: Sep 11, 2019
Tata Steel Group, an integrated steel company and one of the world’s most geographically diversified steel suppliers, used to have planning data spread across the company in hundreds of spreadsheets. With Anaplan, sales and operations data are connected on one platform, and as a result, the company now has more accurate pricing, procurement, and delivery forecasts.
Published By: Microsoft
Published Date: May 04, 2010
Software Asset Management (SAM) enables IT leaders to take control of their software inventory and investments across the entire organization. Among the benefits: cost savings, increased agility and accuracy in software procurement, and improved controls to ensure license compliance.
Oracle has identified five key characteristics of modern cloud-based procurement systems that enable procurement and AP to collaborate more effectively, work more efficiently, and reduce the cost of operations.
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