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October 26, 2017

October DetermiNews: The month in source to pay and contract management

October DetermiNews: The month in source to pay and contract management

Relational theory states that objects are only meaningful in relation to other objects. In source-to-pay and contract management, it means relations between people, organizations, tasks, data, documents, decisions, and so on.

Contracts, for instance. They’re a system of commitments with interrelational components that only have meaning in relation to each other. In the same way, they help define the relationship you have with your suppliers.

October was filled with other examples of relationships: processes to tools, goals to milestones, vision to success, to name a few. From a Determine Cloud Platform standpoint, relationships mean integration of data and processes; collaborative tools that put people on the same page; modularity that lets you add on solutions as needs dictate. In other words, we put relational theory into practical context you can use to empower success.

Speaking of relationships, learn how you can strengthen your supplier relationships in our upcoming webinar with PayStream Advisors – Strategic Supplier Relationships: Supplier management that reduces risk and improves bottom-line impact. Register soon!

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Green lights for Determine to dominate Source to Pay market

All Systems Go.

For a lot of companies, change is what happens to them. For Determine, change is what we have always created for ourselves. President and CEO Patrick Stakenas lays out the path.. Read On >>

Contract Compliance: Why it Matters to ProcurementPerformance Enhancement.

Our webinar with Spend Matters explored the concepts and best practices behind building an enterprise-wide contract “ownership” mentality. Compliance is everyone’s job. Watch Now >>

Dave Quillin of Alliant Credit Union at ProcureCon West

Shop Talk.

Dave Quillin of Alliant Credit Union, a valued Determine customer, presented at ProcureCon Indirect West about the strategy behind selecting technology: process or tools first? Watch Now >>

Determine OutLoud: 008 featuring Tony Abel, Managing Director of Protiviti

Zero Tolerance.

Tony Abel of Protiviti, a Determine partner, explains why risks to your company created by 3rd parties are your responsibility, and how to mitigate them. Listen In >>

Salon Solultions Main 2Succession Plan.

Millennials are driving a revolution in procurement tech. They’re capable, ambitious, talented and demanding – in a good way. To leverage this future talent base, be prepared. Read On >>

Product demo on aligning budget management

Public Relations.

Our SolutionWise Product Demo Webinar on aligning supplier and contract management processes shows you how to replace risk with business results. Watch Now >>

Top Guns.

Determine welcomes Bill Angeloni and Steve Sovik to the Determine Board of Directors. As long-time industry veterans, they both bring an exceptional amount of talent, expertise and energy to the company.. Read On >>

Service Centered.

Selecta TMP AG, a leading European self-serve retailer, signed a multi-year commitment with Determine for Smartsource Suite from Source to Contract, Supplier Management and Analytics. Read More >>



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