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December 1, 2016

Procure to Pay: Best practices in six key points

Salon Solutions is always an exciting event, and a great chance to hear the latest buzz and get a feel for what’s going on in our industry. As Senior Solutions Strategist for Determine in France, I am pleased to say that this three-day show in Paris was hugely successful in terms of attracting attendees to our booth and engaging them on a personal level. What’s more, speaking at various events was a chance to share our vision and technology around Procure-to-Pay with a much wider audience. The following six key factors for success are from my presentation during the Best Practices Round Table.

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November 8, 2016

Investing in Corporate Governance to Ensure Compliance

Governance and compliance are terms that are often used interchangeably to describe the “law and order” part of procurement’s responsibilities. That being said, they are not quite the same thing. Governance captures the rules in place regarding purchasing and spend management, while compliance is the adherence to (and/or enforcement of) those rules. In a perfect world, governance is what you do and compliance is what you get in return.

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August 2, 2016

Managing Source to Pay in the “Postmodern” ERP Era

Managing Source to Pay in the “Postmodern” ERP Era

As enterprise technology has evolved with the notion of ERP, so has the need for organizations to understand how to adopt it in a modern context. Source to pay is no exception.

In the early eighties, many looked to enterprise resource planning, or ERP systems, as the panacea to all the woes of working with MRP systems. ERP was going to solve the problem for organizations looking to manage all distinct software solutions under one umbrella, and make it easier to see how all these functions work together.

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July 28, 2016

July Determinews: Gartner, SpendMatters and The Next Big Thing

July Determinews: Gartner, SpendMatters and The Next Big Thing

Summer may be a time for hammocks, the beach and tall, cool drinks with umbrellas in them, but not for us. We’re beating the heat by releasing some of our coolest technology features ever on the latest Determine Cloud Platform and Determine Core. They’re opening up brand new possibilities for collaboration and workflow across users, solutions, departments and entire enterprises. And it’s just the start. We’ve provided links below for you to learn more about the new release.

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