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Is it time for an eSourcing solution functionality reality check?

Posted: 10/04/2019 - 03:38
Is it time for an eSourcing solution functionality reality check?
As a rule of thumb, there is a list of 10 questions that every procurement team should ask at all solution provider demos. Some of them you’d probably expect, like questions about integration and the administration of configuration settings. Others you might not have thought of, for instance asking to what degree the company “takes their own medicine” by using the technology themselves. 
 

Forecasting the Fiscal Benefits of Remodeling to Hybrid Hardware Support

Posted: 09/06/2019 - 04:42
Hybrid Hardware Support
As IT leaders have grown to embrace the principles of hardware lifecycle management to contain IT costs, but also to maintain budget agility for sudden-surprise business drivers, more than 50% of the world’s enterprise IT departments are now opting-in to Hybrid Hardware Support models. 
 
To level-set the information shared within this article, there may be two terms that are new to sourcing/procurement readers: 
 

    Soft Skills Make a Real Impact in Supply Chain Management

    Posted: 08/30/2019 - 02:15
    Soft Skills Make a Real Impact in Supply Chain Management
    For what seems like decades now, the conversations around procurement and supply chain management have focused on the themes of innovation and evolution. The function, conventional wisdom suggests, is changing quickly and gaining a new, more prominent position within organizations. You wouldn’t know it to look at job listings. Conduct a quick search and you’ll find that the same skills that powered procurement through years of tactical obscurity are still (apparently) in high demand.

    Innovations in Outsourcing: GEP

    Posted: 08/29/2019 - 23:11
    Innovations in Outsourcing: GEP

    Can you outline why your team embarked on this project and the problem that needed to be solved?

    The client, a telecommunications major, was looking to optimize their procurement operations and streamline their ongoing technology transformation initiative. Owing to GEP’s depth of offerings and expertise in procurement and supply chain, and top-of-the chart analyst ratings, the client chose GEP as their procurement services partner to address the following challenges: 
     

      All Rise for Poland: A Thriving Outsource Destination

      Posted: 05/16/2019 - 02:13
      It’s hard to believe that up until 1989, Poland was governed and ruled by the crushing grip of Communism as the Soviet Union took over Eastern Europe after World War II and strangled economic growth. At that time, Poland was seen as a powerless country with no business prospects and frankly, no real future. 
       
      A Thriving Economy
       

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