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March 5, 2019

The Procurement Maturity Curve: Collaboration is Value Creation – Series Summary

The Procurement Maturity Curve: Collaboration is Value Creation – Series Summary

Exploring procurement’s continuing evolution.

In this series of posts, we have looked at how procurement can have a greater impact on enterprise risk by starting our work sooner, keeping it top of mind throughout the whole contract lifecycle, and considering each category of spend from inside and out. It’s critical to embrace procurement’s impact on risk mitigation by focusing on risk earlier in the process, and by staying proactively informed throughout the term of the contract.

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February 28, 2019

February DetermiNews: A Review of the Month in Source to Pay and Contract Management

February DetermiNews: A Review of the Month in Source to Pay and Contract Management

Seems like a lot of February news got buried beneath the Polar Vortex (along with large portions of the US), but the two biggest stories to come out of Determine this month were the launch of our Contract Management App for Salesforce, and the announcement that the company has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Corcentric. Glad it’s the shortest month of the year.

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February 19, 2019

The Procurement Maturity Curve – Managing Risk Inside & Out – Part 1

The Procurement Maturity Curve – Managing Risk Inside & Out – Part 1

In the past, we’ve taken a close look at how the procurement maturity curve affects its focus. Two recent posts addressed issues concerning the evolving role of procurement savings, information and technology. In this two-part blog series, we’ll consider supply chain risk in the context of procurement’s maturity. We start by looking at supplier risk and the available methods to monitor and mitigate it. Then we’ll examine internal vs. external sources of risk.

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February 12, 2019

Determine Contract Management App for Salesforce: Product Sheet

Determine Contract Management App for Salesforce: Product Sheet

Expanding the value of contracts by leveraging relationships on the Salesforce platform.

As the leading authority on all things contract related, The International Association for Contract & Commercial Management (IACCM) has a truer picture of the current state of contracts at any given time than anyone. As such, IACCM looks at the impact of contracts and the relationships they represent beyond just the legal department, and they are big proponents of using contracts as “living documents” to maximize the potential they hold to benefit all parties involved.

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February 7, 2019

The Determine Contract Management App for Salesforce: How it works.

The Determine Contract Management App for Salesforce: How it works.

Integrating Determine contracts with Salesforce contacts to drive business opportunities.

The Determine Contract Management App on the Salesforce Appexchange is yet another way to be more agile, proactive and responsive in the ever-competitive business world. Teams that can jump on opportunities to build sales and secure new third-party relationships by immediately initiating the contract process on the spot give themselves – and their organizations – every advantage in empowering bottom-line results. The following screenshots show you how easy it is to request, manage and collaborate on contracts between our Salesforce app and Determine Contact Management solution.

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February 5, 2019

The Determine Contract Management App for Salesforce: Empower your bottom line.

The Determine Contract Management App for Salesforce: Empower your bottom line.

Harness the power of Determine Contract Management, directly in your Salesforce opportunities.

For those who aren’t that familiar with Salesforce, here’s a little background. Salesforce, a global giant and the world’s leading customer relationship management (CRM) platform, helps companies customize, personalize, track, and analyze prospect and customer journeys. Boasting over 150,000 customers, the cloud-based platform provides its clients with insight, visibility, and control into their sales cycles – all the way from developing a new sales lead to the decision of “Let’s Do Business.” That’s why so many sales teams — likely yours — rely on it.

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January 29, 2019

Procurement Agility

Procurement Agility

What do Katelyn Ohashi’s “Perfect 10” floor routine and agile procurement organizations have in common?

Determine recently hosted an event as part of its Procurement breakfast series to discuss the whys and wherefores of Procurement Agility with valued customer RCI Bank and Services (part of the Renault group) and our implementation partner Segeco. We covered a lot of ground during this thought-provoking event at the Maison de l’Alsace on the Champs Elysées, Paris. What follows are the key takeaways.

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