Article Index - Results

1999 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.

  • But Can They Use It? Members Only Content
    Dan Steggell, C.P.M., A.P.P. and Frances Richards, June, Vol. 10, No. 6, p. 10.

    End-user-friendly systems mean purchasers often train today's "electronic" buyers.

  • Demystifying the Software Purchase Members Only Content
    Michael D. Feldman, C.P.M., A.P.P., June, Vol. 10, No. 6, p. 44.

    Between the technology and the terminology, software purchases, while essential and exciting, can also be very complex.

  • Digital Versus Digitized Members Only Content
    Michelle Jolicoeur Bell, March, Vol. 10, No. 3, p. 16. (Exam Alert: )

    Web signatures are replacing wet signatures, and choosing an appropriate, secured technology is critical for your online transactions to be tamper proof.

  • Dust Off the Data in Your Warehouse Members Only Content
    Darrell Clark, MCSE and Terry Miller, July, Vol. 10, No. 7, p. 19.

    Purchasing and supply departments need to take advantage of the research and decision-making opportunities only data warehouses can offer.

  • E-Mail Based RFP Management Members Only Content
    Brian Caffrey, August, Vol. 10, No. 8, p. 16.

    If you recognize e-mail as a versatile electronic commerce tool that supports your purchasing and supply efforts, you might consider it as the medium for helping manage your RFP processes.

  • Enterprise Agreements: Hit or Myth? Members Only Content
    Paul Lanigan and Gregory A. Buchanan, October, Vol. 10, No. 10, p. 10.

    Software enterprise agreements do offer valuable solutions - if you know the myths and realities of purchasing and implementation.

  • Get a Handle on IT! Members Only Content
    Michael Galaty, Jr., July, Vol. 10, No. 7, p. 12.

    The actual technology contract negotiation is the place to help you ensure you avoid cost overruns in your technology purchase.

  • How to Think Fail-Safe with Your Technology Members Only Content
    Steven Clayborn, C.P.M., September, Vol. 10, No. 9, p. 16.

    Following a natural disaster, organizations can be left without an office, equipment, and important documents needed to resume operations. However, by planning ahead and protecting a firm's information technology, you can begin the rebuilding process.

  • Impairments? Technology Makes Them Seem Obsolete Members Only Content
    Lydia Enderle Bell, March, Vol. 10, No. 3, p. 55.

    Purchasing and supply professionals acquiring assistive technology for the disabled have seen a dramatic price decline during the last four to five years.

  • In the Spotlight Members Only Content
    Anthony McGeary and John Soebbing, December, Vol. 10, No. 12, p. 16.

    As today's technology expands and improves, purchasing and supply must respond to main a competitive edge in the marketplace.

  • Information "Body Guards" Members Only Content
    Phillip Green, Ph.D., February, Vol. 10, No. 2, p. 16.

    The latest in high-tech identification promises to make the Internet a safe haven for business deals.

  • Logistics Goes High-Tech Members Only Content
    Geoff Trukenbrod, April, Vol. 10, No. 4, p. 62.

    Beef up your logistics function with systems that give an impetus to cost and time-saving operations.

  • Reducing Application Integration Cost Members Only Content
    Virginia Sharpy, October, Vol. 10, No. 10, p. 16.

    How can purchasing and supply and information technology work together during the technology buy to ensure that the right information is gathered, assimilated, and properly maintained?

  • Saving Big Time Members Only Content
    Robert D. Stoops, CPIM, April, Vol. 10, No. 4, p. 18. (Exam Alert: )

    One organization effectively uses the Internet for its integrated supply process.

  • Say Goodbye to Downtime Members Only Content
    James T. Parker, May, Vol. 10, No. 5, p. 19.

    Checkmark all the reliability issues including backup and clustering systems before you sign on the dotted line of your information technology contract.

  • Spammed and Scammed: Internet Fraud Presents Challenges Members Only Content
    Kevin J. Williams, C.P.M., November, Vol. 10, No. 11, p. 18.

    The Internet has opened many doors for businesses, and at the same time slammed many organizations in the pocketbook.

  • Storage in a Digital World Members Only Content
    Renae Hesselink, C.P.M., A.P.P., CPIM, June, Vol. 10, No. 6, p. 20.

    Low cost and easy accessibility are key to choosing or developing an electronic record-keeping system.

  • The Art of the Software Deal Members Only Content
    Michael D. Feldman, C.P.M., A.P.P., January, Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 6.

    You probably can't avoid business software, so prepare to negotiate its purchase with some additional knowledge

  • The State of Electronic Commerce Members Only Content
    Terri Tracey, August, Vol. 10, No. 8, p. 22.

    A recent NAPM study suggests that the purchasing and supply function is still struggling in the electronic commerce world. How is your organization doing compared to others?

  • Voices through the Internet Members Only Content
    Charles Tyrrell, C.P.M., A.P.P., January, Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 14.

    Internet telephony has the potential to emerge as a major contender for cost savings.

  • We're Not There Yet! Members Only Content
    Cherish Karoway Whyte, January, Vol. 10, No. 1, p. 40.

    Electronic commerce activity — specifically on the Internet — has exceeded the expectations of business analysts, but its true potential to revolutionize the procurement process remains a distant goal. Here's where we are now, and where we're headed.

  • Your E-Commerce Link in the Supply Chain Members Only Content
    Julie Murphree, November, Vol. 10, No. 11, p. 26.

    Intensely competitive organizations are focused on managing their supply chains. And, after incorporating improved supply chain processes, technology is allowing them to link their chains electronically.