Procurement Process

Fundamentally, why would you implement e-procurement?

Posted by Pete Loughlin in e-Procurement, e-Procurement Software, Procurement Best Practices, Procurement Process, Procurement Software, Purchase to Pay, Purchase to Pay Process, Purchasing Process, Spend Analysis

There are lots of reasons to do e-procurement but most of the stated reasons are not the real reason at all. Indeed, most of the reasons stated for implementing e-procurement are impossible to deliver. But there is one very good reason to implement e-procurement and…

The broken promises of e-procurement

Posted by Pete Loughlin in e-Procurement, e-Procurement Software, Procurement Process, Procurement Software, Purchase to Pay, Purchase to Pay Process, Purchasing Process

I’ve been working with e-procurement in a wide variety of guises and in many different organizations for nearly 20 years. Before the widespread use of the internet there were some proprietary on-line purchasing systems that were, by and large, the same as a modern incarnation…