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Supplier Information Management Technology Fundamentals — Part One


For Spend Matters, the best SIM solutions in the marketplace comprise a broad range of features. Ideally, they serve as a repository of data for all internal users. This is an insider’s look at supplier management tools that you’ve never read before.

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Supplier Information Management Technology Fundamentals — Part Two


An insider’s look at a range of supplier management areas including deployment, infrastructure and software selection tips (e.g., when and where multilingual capabilities count – and when they don’t), this research also takes a close look at all elements required in a supplier information management platform, why they matter, and strategies for configuration.

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Beyond One-Off Initiatives and a Virtual Vendor Master – Advanced Use Cases for Supplier Management


We explore advanced use cases, including those based on advanced open registration, advanced closed registration, finance, legal, and operational intersections. If you’re just getting started and want to explore what’s possible or looking to move to the next level, we encourage you to download.

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Supplier Management ROI: Making a Hard Dollar Business Case


Build a business case for SIM systems driven by return on investment (ROI). We explore several business cases, including Accounts Payable (AP)-focused supplier on-boarding and management initiatives, supply risk management – and provide ROI elements and some supporting benchmarks to use in building customized ROI analyses.