Contrary to what systems-driven IT leaders have you believe, the missing link between finance and procurement is not a better transactional procurement system – it’s a common language, understanding and framework to implement and manage savings and overall purchasing performance. Yes, P2P tools matter. But they matter far less in the scheme of bottom-line impact compared to this larger opportunity. While the gap between finance and procurement coordination and agreement around savings, budgeting and planning in far too many organizations is significant, it is not insurmountable.
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