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The combined company's possibly biggest challenge remains a lack of awareness of the need for sourcing/spend management. While many people have realized the

arriba emptoris  than price, such as warranty terms, payment terms, brand, and quality. Users should ask the following questions when evaluating the Emptoris-Zeborg combined offering: Are there any price advantages offered to existing clients who elect to purchase/migrate to the future integrated products? Will (and when) the applications share a common server platform and user interface? On a more general note, the initial step for companies thinking of investing in SRM is to develop their overall business strategy

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