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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

cross culture negotiation  install base, and improved cross-selling opportunity, some challenges and product gaps are yet to be overcome. One is to conduct possible product rationalization and integration, to orchestrate sales forces, and organize services strategies, given the constituents' different expertise and culture in the past. In addition to the above-mentioned army of direct and indirect competitors, the combined company's possibly biggest challenge remains a still ongoing lack of awareness of the need for sourcing/spend

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cross culture negotiation  of the achievement of cross-enterprise, business process support; a decrease in the risk associated with the integration of new systems; and improved use and realized benefits from legacy IT assets. It is crucial to achieve integrated visibility across supplier networks (including the industry content), as legacy IT assets also deliver value to new business models, and there is an allowed evolution of solutions as new technologies become available, without massive disruption to the entire systems' Read More

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