Article Index - Results

2000 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.

  • Auctions in the Virtual Marketplace Members Only Content
    Kimberlee Marslender, April, Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 18.

    The online auction and reverse online auction give purchasing and supply professionals another tool for improved purchasing and supply practices.

  • Browsing the E-Procurement Marketplace Members Only Content
    Andrew Reese, October, Vol. 11, No. 10, p. 44. (Exam Alert: )

    Electronic marketplaces are barely more than a year old, but supply chain professionals in organizations small and large are already gaining experience in using these third-party sites to meet their supply management needs.

  • Comparing Software Licensing Needs and Costs Members Only Content
    Patrick Egan, March, Vol. 11, No. 3, p. 20.

    The more knowledge of a product and the direction of the industry a purchaser possesses, the more leverage he or she will have in negotiation.

  • Data Warehousing at Work Members Only Content
    Carolyn Pye Sostrom, March, Vol. 11, No. 3, p. 65.

    As purchasing and supply professionals attempt to maximize efficiencies within their department and organization, many are turning to data warehousing to accomplish this task.

  • Decoding Encryption Technology Members Only Content
    William Crowell, October, Vol. 11, No. 10, p. 22.

    A number of factors from encryption export controls and lack of international policies governing the use of cryptography to the need for infrastructure have combined to hamper the growth of security systems for B2B e-commerce.

  • E-Procurement Technology to Empower a More Strategic Supply Management Organization Members Only Content
    Srini Krishnaswamy, December, Vol. 11, No. 12, p. 18.

    Supply managers are taking their organizations to strategic levels with the help of e-procurement systems.

  • E-procurement The New Competitive Weapon Members Only Content
    Cherish Karoway Whyte and Julie Murphree, April, Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 24. (Exam Alert: )

    How does "no more paper pushing" grab you? Better yet, how about a 300 percent return on investment? Businesses are increasingly recognizing electronic procurement as the most lucrative branch of electronic commerce.

  • Electronic Commerce for the Not-So-Big Members Only Content
    James Pitts, September, Vol. 11, No. 9, p. 14.

    With the benefit of automated processes and faster customer responsiveness, smaller organizations are implementing e-commerce processes.

  • Enterprise Resource Planning - A Closer Look Members Only Content
    Gregory A. Buchanan, Pete Daunais and Charles Micelli, C.P.M., February, Vol. 11, No. 2, p. 14. (Exam Alert: )

    It's important to know how an enterprise resource planning system will impact an organization before deciding to go forward with the project.

  • From Desktop to Palmtop Members Only Content
    Joe Boudrie, MCSE, CAN, MCP+I, July, Vol. 11, No. 7, p. 18.

    Palm computing devices are offering purchasing and supply professionals a handheld alternative to conventional desktop applications.

  • Get a Grasp on ASP's Members Only Content
    Renae Hesselink, C.P.M., A.P.P., CPIM, August, Vol. 11, No. 8, p. 20.

    With the need to establish an e-commerce system, supply management organizations are considering ASPs as an alternative e-commerce solution.

  • Get a Grasp on ASP's, Part 2 Members Only Content
    Renae Hesselink, C.P.M., A.P.P., CPIM, September, Vol. 11, No. 9, p. 20.

    ASPs are becoming a more recognized e-commerce alternative for supply management organizations.

  • Looking Out for Artificial Intelligence Members Only Content
    Joseph Yacura, January, Vol. 11, No. 1, p. 18.

    Organizations are struggling to retain experts to help foster artificial intelligence applications.

  • Mining for Parts on the Internet Members Only Content
    Jo Ellen Hatfield, May, Vol. 11, No. 5, p. 22.

    With the click of a button, purchasers have eliminated wading through paper listings and placing telephone calls to locate materials.

  • Moving to Real-Time Collaboration Members Only Content
    Lewis Ward and Julie S. Roberts, November, Vol. 11, No. 11, p. 26.

    With the high price of information, organizations are weighing their options for the most effective avenue for real-time collaboration.

  • Negotiating through the Software Minefield Members Only Content
    Patrick Egan, February, Vol. 11, No. 2, p. 22.

    Choosing the appropriate software licensing agreement is critical when planning the future of your organization's software needs.

  • Purchase High-Tech at Low Risk Members Only Content
    Debra Thornton and Joe Boudrie, MCSE, CAN, MCP+I, July, Vol. 11, No. 7, p. 8.

    Broad knowledge of a custom software purchase will reduce the risks associated with custom purchases.

  • Putting Asset Management Programs to Work in Procurement Members Only Content
    Steve Caulk, October, Vol. 11, No. 10, p. 58.

    Assets can be tracked and scheduled for repair or obsolescence, parts ordered, and requisitions created with one system working with an e-procurement system. The one-stop record keeping is effective and cost-saving, but the ease and savings come at a price.

  • Supply Base Rationalization in the Age of E-Procurement Members Only Content
    Andrew Reese, July, Vol. 11, No. 7, p. 60. (Exam Alert: )

    The Internet offers seemingly limitless potential for identifying new suppliers, but organizations entering the virtual marketplace view e-procurement systems as enablers for their supply base rationalization strategies.

  • Taking Advantage of Technology Members Only Content
    Mary Siegfried Dozbaba, August, Vol. 11, No. 8, p. 26. (Exam Alert: )

    For as many applications and uses of technology as the market can provide, supply management professionals are finding ways to reap the benefits of the latest tools.

  • The E-Procurement System Checklist Members Only Content
    Sylvia Manna-Czaplicki, November, Vol. 11, No. 11, p. 14. (Exam Alert: )

    Before implementing an e-procurement system, supply managers need a reliable checklist of the essential features.

  • The Language of XML Members Only Content
    Torrey Byles and Robb McNabb, June, Vol. 11, No. 6, p. 22.

    The production of materials and services is no longer viewed as an activity by larger organizations.

  • The Licensed Scope of Use Checklist Members Only Content
    Michael D. Feldman, C.P.M., A.P.P., February, Vol. 11, No. 2, p. 6.

    Check all details when purchasing software to ensure a license agreement covers all needs.

  • Today's Use of EDI: Its Place in E-Procurement Members Only Content
    Robert L. Olsen, CPIM, August, Vol. 11, No. 8, p. 69. (Exam Alert: )

    Underlying e-procurement initiatives is the need by organizations to enable uniform systems to structure data so all can use it.

  • Travel Using the Web Members Only Content
    Anne B. Jones, C.P.M., September, Vol. 11, No. 9, p. 12.

    Web-based travel arrangements can save organizations money without losing convenience and customer service.