For years, high-tech companies have relied on manual, linear, design-to-deliver processes when selecting, managing, and collaborating with suppliers of components and raw materials. But the digital marketplace has transformed the nature of how business gets done. Digital networks are disrupting business and changing the nature of direct spend management – and just in time to deliver new efficiencies and cost savings needed to compete in today’s complex marketplace.
As new models of manufacturing and retail become prevalent, new sets of challenges await adopters: challenges in supplier selection, sourcing, and planning disconnects, and lack of visibility into inventory availability. Leading manufacturers and retailers are embracing new technologies to source and collaborate with suppliers of direct materials.
Over the next 10 years, companies will face more opportunity and disruption than ever before. Digital transformation is already helping companies redefine their business models, operating processes, and work – and this trend will accelerate as powerful technologies mature. Given that up to 65% of the value of a company’s products or services is derived from its suppliers1, procurement will play a leading role in enabling this transformation.
It is shocking to imagine the world where our use of plastic is leading to:
• Seas containing 500 times more microplastic particles than stars in our galaxy
• Plastic fibers being present in 83% of the world’s tap water and 90% of the world’s most popular bottled water brands
• Widespread contamination of fish in our food chain
• Seas with more plastic than fish by 2050
This is the reality of the situation we are facing today, and yet it only scratches the surface of the challenges ahead of us.
Procurement organizations are moving in substantial numbers to implement integrated technology suites in areas like
source-to-contract and purchase-to-pay. A new generation of technology has made it possible for these technologies
to move to the cloud, simplifying maintenance and administration. A recent Hackett Group study analyzed the use
of e-sourcing suites to uncover trends, benefits and drawbacks to unifying these processes in one solution. For
organizations already invested in optimizing sourcing execution efforts, the arguments for moving to an integrated
suite are compelling.
Quali caratteristiche deve avere un buon leader?
Questo articolo di Ashley Goldsmith, Chief People Officer di Workday, rivela le lezioni che hanno influenzato di più la sua leadership. Leggilo per sapere perché leadership significa essere al servizio dei clienti e uscire dalla comfort zone è fondamentale per avere successo.
Oracle is moving JD Edwards software to “sustaining support,” where there will be no new features or fixes. That’s your cue
to start looking for another ERP application. We thought we’d share some insights so you can make the most informed decision.
As legacy ERP data structures and technology begin winding down, they are making
way for a whole new generation of technology that brings exponential performance
and dramatically new problem-solving capabilities.
IDC sought to capture the voice of the customer by conducting a web-based survey of over 300 SAP customers in nine countries, soliciting the views of SAP customers that are considering, planning for, or have already implemented the new ERP system — SAP S/4HANA.
Published By: Attunity
Published Date: Nov 15, 2018
With the opportunity to leverage new analytic systems for Big Data and Cloud, companies are looking for ways to deliver live SAP data to platforms such as Hadoop, Kafka, and the Cloud in real-time. However, making live production SAP data seamlessly available wherever needed across diverse platforms and hybrid environments often proves a challenge.
Download this paper to learn how Attunity Replicate’s simple, real-time data replication and ingest solution can empower your team to meet fast-changing business requirements in an agile fashion. Our universal SAP data availability solution for analytics supports decisions to improve operations, optimize customer service, and enable companies to compete more effectively.
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