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New Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 5: E-Procurement for Process Improvement
From point-and-click ordering using Web-based catalogs of individual suppliers, to marketplaces that bring together in one place the products or services

accenture procurement  sourcing approach used by Accenture (formerly Andersen Consulting), one of the largest firms in procurement consulting and an investor in the company, the subscription-based service includes industry and commodity templates, evaluation tools, coaching and related on-line support. Initial results from using this approach to e-procurement have been impressive. Across about $400 million in spending volume, B2eMarkets' customers have achieved cost reductions averaging 25%, and have achieved them in about

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J.D. Edwards On The Mend; This Time Might Be For Real Part 3: User Recommendations


In anatomic terms, J.D. Edwards has been showing some muscles on top of its solid but unexciting ERP skeleton and XPI-based connective tissue, chords and cartilages.

accenture procurement  high-profile consulting companies (e.g., Accenture, Arthur Anderson, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young) to co-develop the strategic industry solutions should also help. Still, as the indirect channel works well in the mid-market and may offer much broader offering than a mere system implementation (e.g., the change management consulting), time will only tell who is right J.D. Edwards or SAP given the companies' differing SI partnership strategies (see SAP Farms More Business Out Amid Its Staff Reductions ). Read More

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Located in Bath (UK), Reqio is a European provider of product information management software, that enables organizations to develop a central product data repository to store, manage, and validate all product content within the enterprise. The Reqio software enables organizations to maintain, analyze, and deliver a single view of product information that can be used both internally and across the extended supply chain. It provides a number of technologies to support initiatives including personalized product catalogues, punch out support for e-procurement, supplier self-service management of product data, global data synchronization (GDS), and RFID. Reqio solutions are delivered to customers via licensed software or through managed services, using international partners such as Accenture and Capgemini for large scale customer deployments. Some of its customers are National Health Service, Scottish Executive, Welsh Health Supplies, Wyko, Mitsubishi Electric, and IMI Norgren.

accenture procurement  international partners such as Accenture and Capgemini for large scale customer deployments. Some of its customers are National Health Service, Scottish Executive, Welsh Health Supplies, Wyko, Mitsubishi Electric, and IMI Norgren. Read More

What’s With Ariba Selling Its Sourcing Services Team to Accenture?


My recent series about the merger of JDA Software and i2 Technologies raised the issue whether any independent software vendor (ISV) can at the same time be a successful professional service provider (even without considering a possible conflict with its service provider partners). Coincidentally or not, in early October Ariba sent a message to the market that its focus

accenture procurement  this is that while Accenture is committed to its ISV relationships, the firm must also be committed to continued impartiality in the public eye in terms of recommending the best procurement and sourcing software. Accenture’s entire focus on the acquisition seemed to be around sourcing services capabilities and not the software per se. Coming back to my attendance of Ariba’s event in 2006, my overwhelming impression was that Ariba should have been offering its sourcing services to non-Ariba software Read More

IBM Emptoris v10, Smarter Commerce, and Strategic Sourcing


Emptoris has been part of IBM for about 20 months, and we’re coming up on the close of its first full fiscal year under the IBM label. Since the acquisition, IBM has been integrating Emptoris into its three-year-old Smarter Commerce conception (Emptoris was known to have had some 750 employees at the time of acquisition, but IBM will not disclose the number of employees now associated with it).

accenture procurement  of the BPO consultants (Accenture has just acquired Procurian), or, longer term, potentially from any of several of other vendors (given all of the turmoil in this sector.) IBM partners with Coupa for spend management with a handful of customers; could Coupa be a future acquisition? How Strategic Sourcing and Smart Commerce are Serving IBM With all of IBM’s focus on marketing and thought leadership, one cannot help but wonder if execution—which means more than being in a constant state of Read More

New Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 2: The Efficiency Gains of E-Procurement


From point-and-click ordering using Web-based catalogs of individual suppliers, to marketplaces that bring together in one place the products or services offered by multiple suppliers, to live auctions that determine the lowest-price bidder — there is a wide range of new e-procurement methods and tools to help businesses buy goods and services better, faster, and cheaper.

accenture procurement  Dimensions in EC and SCM Part 2: The Efficiency Gains of E-Procurement Executive Summary Every business is a purchaser as well as a supplier, with many routinely processing hundreds of buying activities daily. Typically, purchases represent 50 to 90% of a company's cost structure — making procurement strategy and execution a critical lever for effective supply chain operations and superior business profitability. Electronic commerce offers exciting new possibilities for businesses to improve their Read More

Remedy Plots A Course To Travel And Expense Capabilities


Remedy further extends the capabilities of its self-service e-procurement application with Necho’s travel and entertainment expense product.

accenture procurement  Plots A Course To Travel And Expense Capabilities Remedy Plots A Course To Travel And Expense Capabilities D. Geller - June 14, 2000 Event Summary Remedy Corporation is partnering with Necho Systems Corporation to integrate Necho's NavigatER travel and expense software with the Remedy Purchasing@Work product. Remedy had originally promised to release a T&E product in Q4 of 1999 but no product announcement materialized. Under the terms of the agreement Necho will integrate NavigatER with Read More

Coupa: Spend Management Software Leader or Challenger?


Coupa was born more than six years ago out of the need to provide cloud procurement software that was affordable and easy to install and use. Today, Coupa enables organizations to harness every online transaction to optimize spend—providing a true cloud SaaS application that offers rapid deployment and reduced IT burden. Get the details on Coupa in part 1 of a two-part vendor feature from TEC’s own P.J. Jakovljevic.

accenture procurement  Spend Management Software Leader or Challenger? Coupa was born more than six years ago out of the need to provide cloud procurement software that was affordable and easy to install and use. Today, Coupa enables organizations to harness every online transaction to optimize spend—providing a true cloud SaaS application that offers rapid deployment and reduced IT burden. Get the details on Coupa in part 1 of a two-part vendor feature from TEC’s own P.J. Jakovljevic. Read More

Life-sciences E-commerce Supplier Grows


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Let’s Be Frank: It Was A Very Good Quarter For E-Procurement


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Accenture (nee Andersen Consulting) Marries New Business Model to Make its Mark


Accenture has moved from its former identity Andersen Consulting to a new mark and strategy aligned to its competitors in the market place. Since the arbitrators ruling in August, 2000, Accenture’s transformation has rapidly moved the organization from being centered around four competencies to a group of Service Lines.

accenture procurement  Make its Mark The Accenture Name The creation of Accenture from the foundations of Andersen Consulting following the arbitrators report (see TEC's Implications and Attitudes As the Andersen's Split under the ICC Ruling: Consulting To Go for a Name Change ) may not have been a market tsunami in terms of the name, but the progress the company has made toward meeting the market's needs and trends - and communicating its new branding - has distinguished it as an organization that shows it can deliver, Read More

Software Evaluation, Selection, and Procurement Part Two: Recommendations for Improvement


Pursuing an alternative strategy for software evaluation and selection, based on the capital investment paradigm and the principles outlined in this article, is an effective method to mitigate implementation risk.

accenture procurement  Evaluation, Selection, and Procurement Part Two: Recommendations for Improvement Recommendations for Improvement Take a Guide Software evaluation and selection is a learning process. The selection team will learn a great deal about itself, the company requirements, external software vendors, application software tools, and outside consultants. During this journey of discovery it is often helpful to take a guide someone who has been there before and can lead you through the process. When looking Read More

First Look: Peregrine Offers Cradle to Grave Procurement


Peregrine's Get.Resources is an E-procurement system that contains features to manage the acquisition of capital assets and track their lifecycle costs. The product supports a number of different kinds of supplier arrangements ranging from internally hosted catalogs to links with Commerce One's MarketSite. This article offers a pre-release look at Peregrine's product and strategy.

accenture procurement  Look: Peregrine Offers Cradle to Grave Procurement Product Background Peregrine Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: PRGN) has been known for applications that automate the management of complex, enterprise-wide information and infrastructure assets. While staying in that general territory, it is building a new field with its Get.It application suite. The first team member is Get.Resources, an E-procurement application that is being pitched at companies that acquire capital assets. The company's existing products Read More

Accenture Becoming a PLM Consulting Force


Accenture, a global management consulting and technology services and outsourcing company, has announced plans to acquire PCO Innovation, an international consulting and systems integration group that specializes in product lifecycle management (PLM) and computer-aided design (CAD) software technologies. PCO Innovation counts more than 600 consultants and experts within its ranks serving 150

accenture procurement  a PLM Consulting Force Accenture , a global management consulting and technology services and outsourcing company, has announced plans to acquire PCO Innovation , an international consulting and systems integration group that specializes in product lifecycle management (PLM) and computer-aided design (CAD) software technologies. PCO Innovation counts more than 600 consultants and experts within its ranks serving 150 clients in 30 countries in a wide range of industries. The company offers PLM strategy Read More