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April 25, 2017

Aligning Procurement and Finance:
An Inside Perspective.

Aligning Procurement and Finance: An Inside Perspective.

The podcast series that’s all about minding your business in contract management and source to pay.

As a prelude to Determine’s webinar with Spend Matters on aligning Procurement and Finance, I decided to get an insider’s perspective from our own Chief Financial Officer, John Nolan. In this episode of our podcast, my conversation with John explored his experience around aligning finance with procurement and other departments, as well. Given his varied background in companies of all sizes, public and private, his perspective is invaluable as Determine works to help our own customers get aligned.

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January 31, 2017

Sometimes a “Platform” is just a platform

Sometimes a “Platform” is just a platform

A closer look:

This past week I had the opportunity to be the first guest on Determine’s new podcast series, “Determine OutLoud,” hosted by Constantine Limberakis. If you missed it – listen here – the fast-paced conversation was far more fun than talking about procurement is supposed to be.

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October 25, 2016

BPM and Procure-to-Pay: The engines driving the digitalization of the Procurement—Finance relationship

BPM and Procure-to-Pay: The engines driving the digitalization of the Procurement—Finance relationship

At the Salon Solutions trade show in Paris on September 21, a Round Table event was held on the topic of BPM (Business Process Management). I was invited along with a number of other experts to present my views on the topic of “How to deploy BPM: a powerful engine driving enterprise digitalization.” Here are some of my thoughts from that discussion:

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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

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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July 14, 2016

Deciphering the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for P2P

Deciphering the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for P2P

Deciphering the latest Gartner Magic Quadrant for P2P: Determine scored No. 1 for out-of-the-box P2P functionality for projects*

A recent article in the French procurement magazine, Décision Achat, suggests a closer analysis of the situation in the world market for Procure-to-Pay software companies, such as the one conducted by the global analyst firm—Gartner.

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