by Vishal Patel
Enterprises today must remain agile in a global marketplace fraught with uncertainties. ePurchasing software today are designed to help companies better serve their customers. To win and retain customers, companies are embracing solutions that can improve organizational functions. As a procurement solution provider, we meet firms that are eager to deploy a solution to improve global performance but do not know where to focus or how to begin. Designed to help CIOs find the best suite, Forrester’s 2016 to 2017 report highlights the new vendor landscape.
Findings by Forrester:
Finding the right ePurchasing suite can be a challenge. Finding a suite that appeals to internal stakeholders with different functions in the organization can be a nightmare. Forrester’s vendor landscape report offers sound advice on what consumers look for when buying from companies. With this, companies can adjust their processes to improve all stages of the buying process and better utilize ePurchasing suites.
The report offers a landscape of vendors in suite categories to help CIOs identify differentiators and choose a suite that best fit their needs. The list highlights four ePurchasing suites: broad ePurchasing suites that cover all the bases, CPO core product suites that combine eProcurement, eSourcing and CLM, P2P product suites that cover transactional processes of procurement and invoicing, and SVM suites that cover sourcing to contract.
To read the full report by Forrester, click here (available to subscribers or for purchase).
Vishal has spent the last 15 years in various roles within the Procurement and Supply Chain technology market. As an industry analyst, he researched and advised organizations in various industries on best and innovative practices, digitization and optimization. He brings a thorough understanding of market trends and digital technologies that can help enterprises be more effective with their Procurement and Supply Chain strategies. He works to ensure that organizations are empowered with technology platforms that enable flexibility, innovation, and agility.
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