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Are Spend Management (or SRM) Apps Suited for the Mid-market? - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series introduced common supply chain challenges and resulting spend management opportunities for companies of all sizes. The article then

intelligent srm  of split distributions, and intelligent tool tips for order lists. Finally, “control” means cutting the deals and making the rules, and then letting the system enforce compliance. Helpful in that regard are advanced workflow options for non-catalog items and order changes. For example, line-item level approvals and disapprovals permit more granular decision making that keeps the process moving with reduced effort by all participants. Also helpful are tools and rules for secured catalog item price

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Manugistics Indulges In The Open M&A Season. Part 2: Market Impact, Challenges, and User Recommendations


Experience teaches us to be wary of the outcome of mergers and acquisitions as the market has witnessed both success and disaster stories. While we believe that the above mergers might be synergistic in the long run, some growing pains, integration issues, and discontinuation of redundant products are always to be expected.

intelligent srm  as enterprises can use intelligent statistical modeling tools to discern how price affects sales within seemingly identical product lines and/or demographic groups by collecting and analyzing sales into given market segments, it might not fly with defense contractors, for whom the price is not always the most decisive factor (i.e., time is often of more essence). Although Manugistics caters for many different pricing strategies within its PRO module (e.g., promotional, target, precision, and revenue Read More

Emptoris "Procures" Zeborg's Spend Management Expertise Part one: Event Summary


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intelligent srm  New buyer-side consoles with intelligent data display and alerts put critical real time information in front of buyers when they need it. Enhancements to Emptoris' Decision Support Module , the industry's reportedly first bid analysis engine based on true optimization. Users can now leverage the smart data framework and offer advanced formula and reasoning capabilities, which makes it possible for customers to identify and realize even more savings. The Executive Dashboard now includes context-relevant Read More

SAP Bolsters NetWeaver's MDM Capabilities Part One: Event Summary


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intelligent srm  areas of high-performance search, intelligent image and document management (DM) and print catalog publishing. In addition, illustrating the capabilities of a well-designed horizontal platform that can be used to deliver vertical solutions, SAP plans to deliver an integrated global data synchronization (GDS) solution for the retail and consumer product vertical markets that conforms to the EAN.UCC standard with specific support for the UCCnet and Transora data pools. Rather than addressing the market Read More

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