Dealing with the P2P skeptics

23 Aug 2015 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Purchase to Pay

Despite over 20 years of progress in Purchase to Pay, there remains a resistance to change in many quarters and a proper approach to change management is key to helping business realize the benefits of P2P. I’ve been guilty of making inappropriate assumptions about the…

Kodak Alaris selects Nipendo

29 Jul 2015 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Purchase to Pay

We’re delighted to see the latest press release from Nipendo announcing the selection of their platform by Kodak Alaris. Nipendo is one of those business that is truly best in class and one of a select few solution providers that really gets P2P. They’ve been…

The trouble with Vanilla

23 Jul 2015 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Purchase to Pay

In every purchase to pay implementation I have been close to there are two things that I have heard every time. First is comment that we might as well just replace the whole ERP system. Perhaps the ERP system is worn out and no longer…

“Business staying in business” is a Responsibility of the Procurement Function

20 Jul 2015 Posted by Alis Sindbjerg Hemmingsen in Ethical Procurement

Organizations have complex supply chains with a range of customers and suppliers of goods and services that influence the way it operates. While customers set specifications and standards that suppliers must meet, suppliers constantly strive to improve the efficiency and profitability of their operations, while simultaneously…

Blah, blah, blah and other P2P jargon

19 Jun 2015 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Purchase to Pay

Have you ever seen babies talking to each other? Between 12 and 18 months old perhaps, they’re familiar with the concept of talking and they try to copy grown-ups by making noises that they think are words. If you get two or more of them…