Availability, performance, user interface... Nobody cares. The age of the enterprise is here! Customers are now automatically purchasing any product you release, ensuring the longevity of your enterprise.
The objective of this white paper is to review various aspects of retail financial management and to draw important lessons for small and mid-size retailers. The paper addresses a wide range of topics that impact a retailer’s financial success. Many of these are common to retailers of all sizes, but some are specific to mid to small tier businesses and many cautionary notes are given.
Published By: CrownPeak
Published Date: Jun 30, 2009
Congratulations you've decided to embark on the journey to implement a content management system (CMS) for your Web site. This document assumes that you have already built the business case for purchasing a CMS and has been signed off on by the appropriate stakeholders. Learn more today!
If the go-go 1990s, with its fast money and flush credit seeking rapid and steep returns, created the demand for "renaissance" Chief Financial Officers ("CFO"), who could manage (and market) both the strategic and financial operations of the enterprise, the more sobering decade that followed led directly to the creation and subsequent rise of the Chief Procurement Officer ("CPO"), who could reduce costs, build internal relationships, and develop strategic suppliers efficiently and effectively.
In today's highly-competitive markets, more and more procurement and sourcing professionals are looking to streamline processes and drive superior performance. In the quest for higher savings, more spend under management and increased compliance, sourcing executives must turn to their own repository of spend data to effectively identify opportunities for savings and gain a deeper understanding of their corporate spend.
The global recession is taking no prisoners. Neither industry, nor region, nor company-size has provided shelter from its impact. Within the enterprise, few business functions have been unaffected. Yet, as this business downturn continues, the Chief Procurement Officer's ("CPO") agenda and the CEO's agenda have started to converge.
The strategic sourcing group has faced myriad challenges over the last two decades, including a fluctuating economy and increased expectations to bolster the enterprise bottom-line. However, the last few years have brought about a new, complex challenge: continue to drive procurement performance while finding fresh cost savings within other areas of corporate spending.
Spend analysis has gradually become the top process in the procurement executive's toolbox, placing itself in the top tier of functionalities alongside e-sourcing, e-procurement and strategic sourcing solutions.
Spend Matters research has long considered Hackett Group metrics to be the gold standard of P2P benchmarking. As part of the collaboration for the research for this report, Hackett agreed to share with Spend Matters some of the findings from its latest P2P benchmarks.
Spend Matters has long argued that spend visibility and contract management have always been two sides of the same coin. Companies can leverage an integrated spend analysis, contract management and P2P solution set to institute real-time controls to validate a number of possible spend variables.
Published By: BlackBerry
Published Date: Mar 12, 2013
Leverage your investment in BlackBerry® solutions. Through to December 31, 2013, organizations purchasing BlackBerry® 10 smartphones can trade up their existing BlackBerry Enterprise Server licenses one-for-one – free.
In this white paper we will explore the leasing option for technology asset acquisitions and IBM’s particular suitability to this market. We will also use several case studies to provide examples of how this works including the toy company LEGO and the telecommunications services provider, Packet One. By the end of the paper you will be able to see the leasing proposition clearly and understand the advantage of doing business with IBM.
View this customer success video to learn how D&S Manufacturing has utilized Epicor ERP throughout their business processes, including purchasing, operations, planning, engineering, and shipping/receiving. In the video below, D&S Manufacturing unveils how Epicor ERP has provided the foundation to integrate all aspects of the business and deliver continued commitment to their customers.
Millennials’ purchasing power will soon exceed that of every other generation, yet the key factors that influence their purchasing decisions are sometimes a mystery to merchants. This article will help explain these factors and provide valuable actionable tips to help you succeed in converting Millennials to loyal customers.
This white paper will walk you through 10 key considerations to make while evaluating which time and attendance system you’ll end up selecting. We trust that you’ll also experience some added peace of mind in the process
More and more, manufacturers realize, that for increased productivity, they need a fully integrated, job-based manufacturing software system that has functionality for quoting, scheduling, job tracking, costing, purchasing, performance metrics and customer relationship management to name a few. In this white paper, Business-Software.com profiles the leading discrete manufacturing software vendors.
So far, most data centers have virtualized their least-critical workloads as a matter of basic cost containment. Virtualizing mission-critical applications is still forthcoming for the majority,though, largely due to infrastructural concerns. Complicating matters is the shift in IT purchasing decisions from IT to business management.
Integrated Computing Platforms (ICPs), private cloud computing, and public cloud services all leverage virtualization to achieve a number of IT and business goals, including increased ROI, reduced OpEx, and business process improvement. Now more than ever, it makes sense to explore the benefits of ICPs.
Find expert data center considerations here.
Onvia’s 3 Trends Shaping State & Local Contracting Growth in 2015 reflects on important trends that are expected to shape government contracting this year.
Highlights from the report:
Onvia’s 3 Trends Shaping State & Local Contracting Growth in 2015 reflects on important trends that will shape government contracting over the coming year.
Highlights from the report:
• 2014 Review: A “slowing trend” in competitive opportunities, due to macro political-economic factors, with context for expected changes in 2015.
• 2015 Trend 1: Potential for stronger growth driven by an expected rebound in government tax revenue and greater bond income for large debt-financed infrastructure projects.
• 2015 Trend 2: Technology contracting volume gains traction in non-IT industry sectors, with insight into five niche technologies shaping 2015 procurement.
• 2015 Trend 3: Cooperative purchasing influences the overall state and local agency market, with implications for both local and national competitors.
Published By: DocuSign
Published Date: Feb 13, 2017
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