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Spend management is the way in which companies control and optimize the money they spend. It involves cutting operating and other costs associated with doing business. These costs typically show up as "operating costs" or SG&A (Selling, General and Administrative) costs, but can also be found in other areas and in other members of the supply chain.
Published By: Elementum
Published Date: Sep 03, 2018
While everyone is scrambling to make sure their income statements reflect a profitable year by squeezing procurement costs, it’s actually the balance sheet that tells the full story of long term financial health.
To identify the strategic priorities of CFOs and senior finance professionals over the next two years, The Economist Intelligence Unit conducted a survey, commissioned by Coupa, of 507 finance executives across industries and located in the US, UK, France and Germany.
Whether you’re looking to make your first eProcurement purchase or expanding technology usage across the full range of spend management process, the Forrester Wave: eProcurement Report identifies leading eProcurement solutions.
Published By: CMO.com
Published Date: May 10, 2016
According to ADI's research, U.S. summer online travel spend on flights and hotels is expected to grow 5.5% in 2016, reaching $82.9 billion. Memorial Day weekend is expected to generate $3.05 billion, July Fourth weekend $3.22 billion, and Labor Day weekend $2.92 billion.
The value proposition of unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) is multidimensional. UC&C empowers workers to streamline the collaborative process, raising productivity to new heights, enables individuals to collaborate in real time with coworkers, partners, customers and suppliers in different parts of the globe, and can significantly reduce communications costs.
Managing a rapidly evolving workforce with outdated tools and manual processes drags down HR. It saddles you with too many administrative tasks, and can keep you from focusing on what you do best: engaging with employees.If this sounds like your current reality, then it’s time to evaluate your workforce management system. Download this new eBook to learn:
This White Paper explores the context in which Managed Document Services has gained traction among business leaders and gives the best tips on evaluating the viability of an MDS deployment in your organisation.
Published By: Comview
Published Date: Dec 10, 2014
Download this white paper, and uncover the steps this HIT team took to manage their IT and telecommunications portfolio, translating to millions in savings on their operations budget! Discover the hidden costs of your organization’s technologies, and their massive impact on the annual IT and telecom budget.
Today data is the new currency of business. But many organizations have yet to make the most of data insights that drive better outcomes. This e-book describes how businesses can manage information with greater efficiency, speed and continuity for improved ROI through.
Financial organizations are under intense pressure to grow their business while keeping costs in check and meeting regulatory requirements. This can be a huge challenge for banking leadership and especially those managing payments infrastructures. How can banks improve business agility and ensure faster compliance? Integrated transaction management hubs deliver differentiated products to customers now, provide a platform for future and enable ongoing market share growth.
Agile methods have become increasingly popular because they empower organizations to more quickly address emerging opportunities, to better ensure accurate fulfillment of functional requirements and to significantly enhance team productivity. Many organizations, however, are hesitant to employ agile methods for their safety-critical systems—since they have serious concerns about compromising those systems and thereby exposing themselves to completely unacceptable consequences.IBM Rational Chief Evangelist Bruce Powel Douglass explains how best practices for project management can assist organizations in experiencing all the benefits of agile development while continuing to maintain rigorous standards essential for successful delivery of safety-critical systems.
Agile methods have a reputation for being fast and adaptive and can enhance both quality and team productivity. For these reasons they are attractive to software teams in many different domains - including safety-critical systems development. But how can agile methods be adapted to meet the needs of such a challenging domain? In the fourth episode of the series, IBM Rational Chief Evangelist, Bruce Powel Douglass discusses how agile practices can be adapted to meet the evidence needs of safety-critical projects.
With its in-depth guidance and independent third-party vendor evaluations, Gartner's Magic Quadrant market assessment can assist your organization in implementing an effective social business software solution.