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August 24, 2016

Improving Insights Into Third-Party Risk (Series 1 of 4)

Introduction to SIM & CLM:
Why supplier risk isn’t just a Fortune 100 company issue.

The responsibility for managing suppliers and supplier contracts has taken on a heightened level of interest and concern in recent years. Highly regulated industries including finance, healthcare and food services, are forced to re-evaluate how supplier information is collected and how contracts are managed. With fines that can be in the millions, the potential of being audited and penalized due to non-compliance is real.

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August 18, 2016

August Determinews: Time to catch up on your summer reading

August Determinews: Time to catch up on your summer reading

If your summer reading list was more about John Grisham and Paula Hawkins than the latest in S2P and ECLM, now’s a good time to catch up. Along with being hard at work on innovating (including the release of our new 16.6 platform), we’ve been sharing lots of content. So if you missed some of our blogs, here’s a selection of our popular summer hits.

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August 16, 2016

Featured Resource: Improving Retail Procurement Insights

Featured Resource: Improving Retail Procurement Insights

Thinking Beyond Cost for Delivering Innovation

Whether addressing merchandising or non-merchandising spend, retail is facing some big challenges. Regulation, compliance and pressure to manage supply base against performance and risk are increasing. The retail industry in particular runs a high supply chain risk – perhaps the highest of any industry segment. This creates a need for better awareness of sourcing processes and supplier management.

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August 11, 2016

On the Curve of Innovation — Part 4: Managing for bespoke attributes creates efficiency and insight in Source to Pay

Managing for bespoke attributes creates efficiency and insight in Source to Pay

The quest to push the use of an eProcurement solution in any organization has always been predicated on the ability to easily find what you are looking for. But how do you manage bespoke catalog attributes; for example, make sure that the vendor provides services in French or the product is available in XXL?

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August 9, 2016

A New Era of EU-US Data Protection: The Privacy Shield

A New Era of EU-US Data Protection: The Privacy Shield

[Originally posted on ACC Docket]

European and US regulators hammered out a data protection framework to smooth digital business across the Atlantic.

The news of the Privacy Shield may not have stolen headlines in popular media, but it’s welcomed news that US and European regulators have approved a data protection framework that aligns the two trade giants on data and consumer privacy.

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