2003 Inside Supply Management Article Index
Term selected: Technology
A valuable reference tool, the Article Index is a comprehensive list of articles that have appeared in Inside Supply Management® (formerly Purchasing Today® and NAPM Insights®) magazine. Articles are organized by subject for easy locating and study.
With careful e-auction planning and communication, common pitfalls can be avoided to ultimately deliver superior purchase cost performance.
Much of the controversy surrounding reverse auctions is attributable to either a lack of understanding of the tool or inappropriate use of the tool.
A supplier's technical capability or "non-capability" affects your organization and its ability to do business.
By investing time and effort in performing due diligence and contingency planning, you can be protected if a solution provider can no longer provide.
To be effective, computer security must become everyone's business, not merely the responsibility of the IT department.
Understanding the differences between purchasing hardware and software can help to ensure that each purchase is handled appropriately.
Use the tools your organization already has to evaluate the health of the business and to make the right decisions.
Technology is capable of positively impacting an organization as long as it is appropriately managed.
On the back side of the tech bubble, e-procurement tools and systems have found their niche in sourcing strategies, and supply managers have been busy optimizing them.
To effectively use the available technology, changes in business processes are required to support it.
Preparing a protective agreement can mitigate the risk associated with a provider's failure to perform.