This blog first appeared on Decision-Achats, 05/09/2017
Today, e-procurement providers are racing to offer ever more features to their customers. The result is often mixed: unused features, and rigid processes that do not really meet each company’s specific business needs.
Most source-to-pay solutions on the market stick to a linear process: purchase requests, orders, receipt and invoice reconciliation. However, this process only works for certain purchase categories. As soon as you want to add more negotiation, teamwork, or contract management, these solutions become complex to implement and use.