Article Index - Results

1996 Purchasing Today Article Index
Term selected: Automation and 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.

  • 'Net Profits Members Only Content
    Jim Merritt, April, Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 4.

    Sometimes, purchasing managers need to wear a "sales hat" to promote the benefits of Internet use.

  • A Web of Opportunity Members Only Content
    John A. Pettepiece, C.P.M., CPIM, March, Vol. 7, No. 3, p. 20. (Exam Alert: )

    We continue to hear more and more about the wealth of information available to "surfers" of the Internet and the World Wide Web (WWW). And while the focus remains primarily on connecting to external sources of information, a rapidly growing number of organizations are beginning to use Web technology to deliver a wide variety of company-related information to user desktops within their own organizations through the use of internal corporate webs, also recently dubbed the "Intranet."

  • Achieving Use...Not Abuse
    James T. Parker, C.P.M., April, Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 6.

    This article is not available online.

  • Adult Learning Turns High-Tech Members Only Content
    Terri Tracey and Jo Appogast, March, Vol. 7, No. 3, p. 36.

    Well-designed computer-based instruction includes adult-learning principles that may seem different from the classroom instruction you remember.

  • Conquering Contract Paperwork
    Richard L. Goldberg, C.P.M., James Robertson, A.P.P., C.P.M., CIRM and David M. Allen, May, Vol. 7, No. 5, p. 16. (Exam Alert: )

    This article is not available online.

  • Cyberpurchasers in Action Members Only Content
    Carolyn Pye, August, Vol. 7, No. 8, p. 19. (Exam Alert: )

    See how your fellow purchasing professionals are using technology to do their daily jobs more efficiently.

  • Cybersourcing for Suppliers Members Only Content
    Jamie P. Chandler, June, Vol. 7, No. 6, p. 12. (Exam Alert: )

    The Web provides a wealth of information at your fingertips with only minimal research efforts.

  • E - Commerce Explodes Members Only Content
    Cherish Karoway, April, Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 18. (Exam Alert: )

    We've got the technological infrastructure and secure software. By year's end, organizations expect the electronic transfer of information, as well as monetary funds, to blast off.

  • E-Mail Lists for Purchasing Managers Members Only Content
    Patricia Carlson, Ph.D. and Jonathan Frank, Ph.D., August, Vol. 7, No. 8, p. 12.

    Gather information from a variety of sources via listserv.

  • Faster Than a Speeding Bullet Members Only Content
    Steve Albritton, C.P.M., CPIM and Bill Bunker, C.P.M., CPIM, February, Vol. 7, No. 2, p. 12. (Exam Alert: )

    The impact that the proliferation of electronic computing and communications technology has on our lives is remarkable. Every day, we are touched by technology in the form of satellite pagers, cellular telephones, e-mail, voice mail, and laptop computers. How often do you hear something about the Internet or the information superhighway?

  • Finding the Right Sites Members Only Content
    Steve Kesinger, C.P.M., December, Vol. 7, No. 12, p. 12. (Exam Alert: )

    How can you find effective Web sites for use by your purchasing staff?

  • Freeware and Shareware - The Low-Cost Software Alternatives Members Only Content
    Brent F. Stansen, June, Vol. 7, No. 6, p. 36.

    Shareware and freeware offer purchasers a way to expand their software horizons.

  • How Safe Is Cyberspace? Members Only Content
    James P. Litchko, April, Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 28. (Exam Alert: )

    A toy manufacturer receives an order for 100,000 dolls and delivers them, only to discover that the customer actually ordered 10,000. Loss of integrity.

  • Information Technology - Use It or Lose It Members Only Content
    Joseph A. Yacura, August, Vol. 7, No. 8, p. 4.

    Don't use only 10 percent of the software capabilities found on your office computer. Use it all!

  • Mining the Internet for Supplier Financial Information Members Only Content
    Jamie P. Chandler, November, Vol. 7, No. 11, p. 14. (Exam Alert: )

    The Internet offers a resource to do "cyber research" for financial information on suppliers.

  • New Technology Keeps You in Touch Members Only Content
    Erika Kreider and Carolyn Pye, October, Vol. 7, No. 10, p. 14. (Exam Alert: )

    From enhanced laptops to wireless Internet access, today's high-tech tools continue to evolve.

  • No More Techno-Fear! Members Only Content
    Karen M. Holman, C.P.M., A.P.P., August, Vol. 7, No. 8, p. 6.

    Are your employees reluctant to use technology? Address their fears on a case-by-case basis.

  • Password Protected Members Only Content
    Charles Hofaker, Ph.D., July, Vol. 7, No. 7, p. 18.

    Creating a hacker-proof password is one step toward keeping your firm's information secure.

  • Software is Fueling the Technology Revolution
    Julie Murphree, January, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 41.

    This article is not available online.

  • Spinning Your Web Members Only Content
    Brian Caffrey, September, Vol. 7, No. 9, p. 16.

    Is your company putting up a Web site? Here's how purchasing can add to its content.

  • Streamlining Purchasing Via CD-ROM Members Only Content
    Jaime P. Chandler, January, Vol. 7, No. 1, p. 17.

    Not just for video games, CD-ROM has plenty of applications for purchasers.

  • Tackling Tasks with Technology Members Only Content
    Ernest L. Nichols, Jr., Ph.D., August, Vol. 7, No. 8, p. 32.

    Current technology can be matched with the basic functions of the purchasing and supply management profession.

  • The Ins and Outs of "Intranet"
    John A. Pettepiece, C.P.M., CPIM, April, Vol. 7, No. 4, p. 12.

    This article is not available online.

  • The Intranet - Your Own Companywide Web Members Only Content
    Cherish Karoway, August, Vol. 7, No. 8, p. 28.

    You already have the networking infrastructure. Now, with a Web server here and a Web browser there, you've got the makings for a powerful, new-generation corporate tool.

  • We're in This Together Members Only Content
    Kevin Williams, C.P.M., August, Vol. 7, No. 8, p. 8. (Exam Alert: )

    Purchasing managers can play a critical role in supporting information technology managers.

  • What's New in Distance Education? Members Only Content
    Terri Tracey, August, Vol. 7, No. 8, p. 35.

    Technology continues to redesign the way we learn. How can you use these advancements to improve your skills?