- The comprehensive guide to Web-enabled procurement. Achieving rapid ROI with e-procurement Discover start-to-finish planning and implementation strategies that work in real enterprise environments. Flexible, a gile e-procurement architectures Define technical architectures and business processes that can take advantage of rapid change and new opportunities. Electronic trading communities e-markets, auctions, reverse auctions, ex changes: who'll dominate and how will it affect you? Security and trust Overcome the security and trust obstacles that prevent many companies from fully leveraging e-procurement. Structuring the project Master e-procurement strategy, project scoping, prioritization, planning, analysis, and design. Managing change in an e-procurement project Change management lessons learned from ERP: making sure your new processes actually get used. The complete guide to Web-enabled procurement Proven solutions based on real enterprise experience Covers every e-procurement model: sell-side, buyer-managed, vertical and horizontal e-markets, ASPs, auctions, and mor e Explores today's leading e-procurement technologies, including XML Explains how to make e-Procurement work: in-depth, start-to-finish lifecycle coverage e-procurement is hot and important-and no wonder! Leading companies are already saving millions of dollars annually with it. Best of breed CEO's like GE's Jack Welch and Cisco's John Chambers are on record that e-procurement will save their companies millions, perhaps billions, of dollars. Now, there's a start-t o-finish guide to implementing e-procurement in any enterprise. Dale Neef covers it all-from making the business case to designing the solution, managing the risks to reaping the benefits. Neef begins with an up-to-the-minute overview of t he promise of B2B e-procurement in supporting globalized, extended enterprises. He reviews every option for deploying e-procurement, including sell-side one-to-many systems, buyer-managed/hosted markets, independent portals, online trading communities, ve rtical and horizontal e-markets, auctions, reverse auctions, ASPs, and more. Coverage includes: Making the business case for e-procurement: process efficiencies, compliance, leverage, and beyond Designing the optimal e-procureme nt solution Identifying the most appropriate role for integrators and consultants Leading approaches, from ERP-centered solutions to enterprise application integration e-procurement opportunities in the pu...
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