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CPO Rising: Five AP Metrics that Matter
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Five AP Metrics that Matter

Building a business case for accounts payable (“AP”) automation is a critical piece part of transforming the invoice management process. Without a detailed business case that can convince stakeholders to invest in automating the AP function, the unit will remain beholden to time – intensive manual processes that drain enterprise resources.

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The Rise of the Platform is Procurement’s Future
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The Rise of the Platform is Procurement’s Future

The platform concept centers on building technology ecosystems that allow all participants to more easily “plug and play” new capabilities, apps and value-added services on top of core functionality.

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Just What is an End-to-End Platform for Source to Pay?
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Just What is an End-to-End Platform for Source to Pay?

Procurement is constantly evolving; so are its needs. Best-of-breed platforms are those that help power that evolution with efficiency, effectiveness and value. Download this whitepaper to learn how platforms are powering the future of procurement.

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Determine On-Demand Webinar | Contract Management: It's time to think about the user! Self-Service CLM is Within Your Reach.
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Contract Management: It’s time to think about the user!

Self-Service CLM is within your reach.

Watch our webinar to learn about how to expand access of contract management.

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Defining the Next Generation Source-to-Pay Platform
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Defining the Next Generation Source-to-Pay Platform

In this final part you’ll learn why, if procurement is to deliver on its mission providing support across the strategic sourcing and buying lifecycle, platforms are the only way forward. Download this whitepaper to learn what to look for in a next-generation platform.

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Ardent Partners | Savings and Risk: The Rise of Analytics for Procurement
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Ardent Partners | Savings and Risk: The Rise of Analytics for Procurement

In this whitepaper, you’ll learn how analytics can help align procurement with corporate goals through data.

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E-Invoicing: How To Diagnose if Your Deployment and Solution is World-Class
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World-class e-invoicing doesn’t happen by chance. And solution capabilities and organizational requirements are highly varied, making evaluations difficult. In this Spend Matters PRO research brief Xavier Oliver shares five key elements needed to diagnose the scope, capability and coverage of your e-invoicing deployment.

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PayStream Advisors: Budgeting for Electronic Procurment
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PayStream Advisors: Budgeting for Electronic Procurement

This report presents a closer look at current procurement trends and offers a guide to today’s leading procurement budgeting tools.

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Spend Matters | World Class E-Invoicing
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Read this Spend Matters PRO series white paper to find out what is takes to align procurement and accounts payable (A/P) with broader business outcomes and metrics.

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CPO Rising: How Source-to-Settle Solutions Manage (and Leverage) Big Data - Spend Analysis
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CPO Rising: How Source-to-Settle Solutions Manage (and Leverage) Big Data – Spend Analysis

This series explores further each of the eight sub processes to illustrate just how Big Data can be managed and leveraged to make procurement’s life easier and extract the most value out of the data residing inside and outside of the enterprise. First up – one of our favorites – spend analysis.

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Determine | The Ultimate Contract Management Starter Kit
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Wondering how to get your contract management initiative started? We’ve packaged our most popular guides so you can learn the basics, avoid common problems, and choose the solution that best suits your needs.

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Spend Matter Research - Determine: Vendor Snapshot
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This Spend Matters PRO research brief traces the history of Determine and its solutions, including the recent re-platforming of the b-pack technology architecture.

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It Pays to Pay Electronically.
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It Pays to Pay Electronically. What does paperless mean to you?

For many in Procurement and Accounts Payable, going paperless cuts out a lot of the pain associated with manual processing. ePayments are often described as a digital easy button. But not so quick – unfortunately, getting suppliers to accept your electronic payments can be a struggle…

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CLM 101 The Standard Contract Management Platform
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Good CLM supports enterprise CLM, or e-CLM, which connects buy- and sell-side contract management from source to settle and has become the aspiration of many leading organizations. But just what is CLM?

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Savings and Risk: The Rise of Analytics for Procurement
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During this hour session, learn how analytics is changing the role of the CPO from our panel of experts: Andrew Bartolini (Founding Partner – Ardent Partners), Lou Galczynski (Senior Manager – Endo Pharmaceuticals), and Bill DeMartino (SVP, Corporate Strategy – Determine). You’ll see how the rise of analytics has impacted procurement organizations today and in the future.

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Understanding the Dynamics of Cloud Computing for Procurement in 2016
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Given the benefits of reduced capex and maintenance, improved flexibility and increased reliability, many procurement organizations have fully embraced the use of cloud applications.

Are you ready?

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Procurement and Finance: How to Close the Budget Loop
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This report presents the best practices shared by companies from diverse industries and sizes that improve spend management and promote greater control and visibility.

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P2P and Network Buying Tips
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Looking for a Procure to Pay (P2P) solution? Generally, a recognizable brand gets first consideration. If you’re in the market for P2P software, you could feasibly see at least 10 or 15 demos. How do you discern fact from hyperbole?

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Exploring ‘Total Cost’ as a Productivity KPI for the P2P Process
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Total cost of ownership of the procure-to-pay process is about tracking and managing all P2P processes as a business key performance indicator.

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How General Counsel & Procurement Are Leading the Adoption of Contract Lifecycle Management
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Watch our on-demand webinar with guests Dan O’Connor from Kellogg Company, and Prashant Dubey of Sumati as we outline the key opportunities and challenges of CLM implementation.

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Predictive Contract Negotiations: Get full value from CLM tools
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Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) is moving from the back of the procurement kitchen to center stage. Why?

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Budget-Centric Purchasing: Eliminating Rogue Spend
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What is the relationship between budgeting and procurement at your organization? Our research shows that many organizations’ procurement activities take place independently, without the benefit of a solid foundation of budgeting controls to maintain oversight.

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The Four Pillars of Strategic Sourcing
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What are best-in-class sourcing organizations doing to maintain their competitive edge? All organizations need to be deliberate and focused on their sourcing activities to succeed today and in the years ahead.

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Building a Holistic Business Case for Procurement Technology
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Watch this webinar with Forrester Research Vice President Duncan Jones. We look at the complete source-to-pay process and discuss how to:

  • Build a wider eProcurement application strategy by combining specific solutions with broader suites in your procurement technology roadmap like supplier management
  • Secure budget for vital eSourcing and ePurchasing software projects
  • Manage procurement projects that complement and enhance wider stakeholder needs
  • Understand the holistic procurement approach and recognize the metrics of progress
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The Evolution from Savings Focused to Supplier-Centric Strategic Sourcing
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During this 60-minute webinar we will:

  • Explain the four primary elements of the modern strategic sourcing process – spend analysis, eSourcing, contract management and supplier management
  • Learn how organizations can optimize cloud technology to blend sourcing, supplier management and spend analytics to advance sourcing efforts
  • Share real-world case study problems, solutions and results
  • Discuss new agile and intelligent strategic sourcing approaches
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Better Contract Governance Through Workflow
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Learn how to engage the right people to contribute at the right time. Pick up some practical tips on managing risk by driving better contract governance with contract workflow.

During the on-demand webinar we discuss:

  • Why workflow has become such an essential building block in contract management
  • The business use cases for enabling workflow
  • How to define and manage effective contract workflow to achieve continuing successes
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Successful Sourcing From Functioning to Flying
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Global organizations today are increasingly challenging their supply chains on multiple dimensions, including flexibility, cost reduction, and predictable risk management. Supply chain solutions help ensure that you have reliable sources and can also be a competitive advantage.

Topics discussed include:

  • How analytics enhances the value and perception of the procurement function
  • Optimal organization structures for top sourcing departments
  • How to facilitate, achieve and maintain stakeholder engagement with the help of SIM and CLM
  • Tips on developing your company’s most valuable assets, its employees, training, best practice center, category expertise and more
  • What you should expect from sourcing technology today, and in the future
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Collaborative Contract Management: Procurement’s Role in Enhancing Compliance and Mitigating Risk
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Collaboration is the name of the game – and the key to decreasing risk, ensuring compliance, and increasing savings.

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Creating strategic value from contract management
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Managing contracts digitally is essential to CLM. Today, companies are adding even more value by using an enterprise-centric strategy. Read how you can have a holistic view of all your contracts.

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Determine Forum | Patrick Stakenas France 2015
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This video presents highlights from the Determine Forum in Paris France, where 200 Procurement, Purchasing and Finance industry professional met to share innovative and collaborative business cases for P2P technology. Attendees and presenters discussed their visions and goals for procurement, including topics such as what it takes to have a complete source-to-pay process and how to collaborate with key stakeholders across an organization.

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Why Enterprise CLM (ECLM) Works
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Many enterprises today are demanding more from their contract management systems. This guide shows you what’s driving the evolution and how ECLM can provide visibility to opportunities.

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Collaborative Contract Management: Procurement’s Role in Enhancing Compliance and Mitigating Risk
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This webinar looks at collaborative approaches Chief Procurement Officers and their departments should consider for advancing contract management.

Watch this on-demand webinar video to learn about:

  • The shift in the criticality of contract management for procurement
  • Best practices for improving collaboration in contract management
  • Technology approaches for improving contract management collaboration
  • Integrating contract management as part of supplier management
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CPO-Visibilty What Does it Mean in the Contract Process
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What can greater contract visibility do for you? This article highlights the top areas in which procurement leaders and contract managers need to have visibility…

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Accelerating Procurement’s Impact on the Bottom Line
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Building Corporate Consensus by Enabling a 360° View of Savings.

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Selectica enterprise Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM) and eSignature with DocuSign
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Bring order to contract chaos by analyzing data from every corner of a business. An enterprise-centric strategy enables you to generate, negotiate, authorize and sign a contract quickly and efficiently.

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Defining a New Context for CLM: Removing the Silos of Contract Management
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Given the constant change around regulations and increased scrutiny on how organizations operate, many companies today are placing contract management high on their corporate agendas.

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Improving Retail Procurement Insights
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Procurement organizations are forced to find better ways to increase insight, promote collaboration to create recurring savings, and still manage a potentially endless list of supplier profiles and information. This whitepaper explains how thinking beyond cost can help deliver innovation.

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Leveraging Modern BI Approaches for Improving Procurement’s Performance
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Turning TMI into ROI means having an airtight business intelligence approach that helps organizations and CPO professionals quantify, analyze and exploit data.

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Improving Supplier Risk Management in the Age of Big Data
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Think you’re on information overload now? Gartner predicts a 650% increase in data over the next five years. Learn how best practices will help break down Big Data into business intelligence.

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Integrating Contract Management with Your Procurement Strategy
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Managing spend has a huge impact on the bottom line. Integrating strategic sourcing with contract management is the key to transforming spend data into process efficiency, performance analysis and savings.

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Creating Strategic Value from Contract Management
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In this webinar, Andrew Bartels of Forrester Research, Inc. and Determine’s Chief Strategy Officer, Patrick Stakenas share their thoughts on:

  • The strategic business value you can gain from adopting an ECLM approach
  • Key CLM functionality for point and enterprise applications
  • Benefits and paybacks of linking contracts to multiple business processes and transactional systems
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Contract Management Webinar
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In this webinar recording, Patrick Stakenas and Lloyd Alexander will take you inside Determine Contract Discovery so you can:

  • Gain insights based on Gartner, Inc. research, etc. into corporate counsel, procurement, and contract management trends influenced by changing compliance needs, processes, and technologies
  • See a comprehensive overview of contract discovery, migration, and management best practices that can provide a positive impact for your organization
  • Learn from use cases on what works and what to avoid in the context of contract lifecycle management for the modern enterprise
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The Forrester Wave: Contract Life-Cycle Management
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Comparing and contrasting CLM vendors? Read the report that calls out Selectica as, “a perfect fit for companies focused on the sell-side, seeking a subscription model, and/or running salesforce.com.”

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Agile Contract Governance
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Today’s highly competitive – and regulated – business world demands agility and proactivity. Agile contract governance gives you total control over every aspect of contracting, turning data into wisdom and contracts into advantages.

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Selectica CLM and eSignature with DocuSign
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In this webinar, Patrick Stakenas, Anu Gardiner and Samson Koletkar explains the impact of digital on businesses so you can:

  • Understand why and how corporate law, strategic sourcing, procurement, and IT teams collaborate to utilize contract management solutions to address C-level strategic imperatives including regulatory compliance, driving process efficiencies, and accelerating revenue growth.
  • Gain insights on industry trends with research via Determine, DocuSign, Gartner, Forrester Research, and Spend Matters.
  • Learn how eSignature enables remote approval on mobile devices, lowers costs, and improves the experience for requesters, approvers, and vendors alike.
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New (and Not-so-New) Strategies to Drive Savings Implementation
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Incorporating a savings strategy (and mindset) at the beginning of the sourcing process is a much more effective method for optimizing spend. Do it right and make it stick— this whitepaper shows you how.

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Strategic Sourcing in the Euro-Area: Nordics on the Rise?
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A common currency requires uncommon approaches to strategic sourcing and managing spend. The Eurozone offers unique challenges to organizations; the right strategy will turn those into unique opportunities.

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The Rise of Best-of-Breed in a Global Economy
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Do you know the right technology for managing modern strategic sourcing processes? This white paper explains the importance of incorporating upstream processes that can accommodate advanced sourcing features, contract management, spend analysis, and supplier management.

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Advancing Visibility Into Spend Diversity through Modern Sourcing
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Supplier diversity may be a corporate mandate…or a regulatory one. Learn how leading organizations integrate supplier diversity in this whitepaper to create a competitive edge.

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Determine | NASDAQ Ringing the Bell
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Determine ringing The Opening Bell at NASDAQ

Let us power your journey.

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Spend Matters Research | Supplier Management 101 (Part 1): Introduction
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Spend Matters Research | Supplier Management 101 (Part 1): Introduction

Exactly What Does “Supplier Management Mean Today?
Supplier management has evolved – outgrown, really – it’s post-contract position. It’s now a much bigger process; a whole methodology with its own lifecycle. It overlaps source-to-contract and P2P processes, affecting everything from strategic planning to compliance and risk management. And that’s just the start.

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What Procurement Organizations Need Most – Flexibility & Agility

In today’s highly uncertain, competitive and digital environment, we understand that only businesses that are responsive, adaptable and agile will thrive – but what is the procurement organizations role in enabling this? Is it to stay laser focused on delivering savings and controlling spend or is it much more? Hear directly from former CPO of Cushman & Wakefield, Joanna Martinez on this very topic. Agility comes in many shapes and sizes, from market intel and access to data to customer service and supplier relationships.

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PayStream Advisors: P2P for Indirect Spend Report 2016
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PayStream Advisors: 2016 P2P for Indirect Spend Report

This report explores trends in indirect P2P among today’s organizations. It also highlights the features and benefits of advanced P2P automation tools, including eProcurement, eInvoicing, supplier information management, and ePayables solutions.

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Source to Pay Advanced by a Business Centric Cloud Platform
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This Determine newsletter featuring Gartner research highlights key issues and best practices around solution suite implementations, integration and adoption.

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Contract Lifecycle Management [CLM]: Bridging procurement and supply management

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Contract Governance: An Invisible Risk | Why managing contracts is a mammoth task
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Contract Governance: An Invisible Risk | Why managing contracts is a mammoth task

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