Article Index - Results

2001 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.

  • Asset Recovery Using the Internet Members Only Content
    Raymond H. Jacobson, CPL, May, Vol. 12, No. 5, p. 10. (Exam Alert: )

    Junk, scrap, trash — or a source of revenue? How does your management view the items that your organization no longer needs?

  • Bells, Whistles, and a Virtual Reality: An In-Depth Look at B2B E-Marketplaces Members Only Content
    Roberta J. Duffy, February, Vol. 12, No. 2, p. 26.

    A new research report provides an objective analysis of the latest business exchanges that are promising returns and penetrating the supply management arena.

  • CIA — Computer Intelligence Applied Members Only Content
    Kevin J. Williams, C.P.M., December, Vol. 12, No. 12, p. 10. (Exam Alert: )

    Timing PC purchases is best accomplished by working collaboratively with the organization’s IT department to devise a sound strategy.

  • Communicating in a Virtual World Members Only Content
    Cynthia L. Duke, April, Vol. 12, No. 4, p. 10.

    With an abundance of communication tools, supply managers must find what works best in communicating with suppliers.

  • E-Commerce's Impact on Small Businesses Members Only Content
    John Yuva, January, Vol. 12, No. 1, p. 54.

    Whether it's using an online distributor, implementing an e-commerce system, or operating through a third party, e-commerce capabilities are becoming a reality for small businesses.

  • Evaluating a Supplier's E-Abilities Members Only Content
    David Throop, February, Vol. 12, No. 2, p. 16. (Exam Alert: )

    In today’s climate of Internet-based business transactions, there is a great dilemma. How do organizations make wise decisions concerning the e-procurement ability of suppliers?

  • Finding a Source Online Members Only Content
    Keven Gray, March, Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 6. (Exam Alert: )

    As with face-to-face supplier agreements, online sourcing requires the same supplier knowledge when doing business over the Internet.

  • Great Expectations: E-Procurement and Work Processes Members Only Content
    Julie S. Roberts, October, Vol. 12, No. 10, p. 24. (Exam Alert: )

    Though few are currently experiencing significant changes as a result of using e-procurement tools, the potential effects on the work processes produce optimism.

  • Knowledge Management — Reaching the Last Hidden Resource
    Peter Stannack, MSc LLB., June, Vol. 12, No. 6, p. 20.

    This article is not available online.

  • Seamless E-Commerce: The Next Step Members Only Content
    Julie S. Roberts, November, Vol. 12, No. 11, p. 12. (Exam Alert: )

    XML is emerging as a buzzword surrounding the e-commerce progression. Learn about the basics and about NAPM’s XML initiative.

  • The Basics about Reverse Auctioning Members Only Content
    Robert L. Neumann, MBA, C.P.M., November, Vol. 12, No. 11, p. 18. (Exam Alert: )

    Few supply managers haven’t heard of reverse auctioning, but what is a reverse auction capable of accomplishing? How do you know if a commodity is right for a reverse auction?

  • The Evolution of Service Providers Members Only Content
    Amy Levy, March, Vol. 12, No. 3, p. 22.

    IBSPs can provide low-cost solutions for various Web-based applications. Discover if they are right for your organization.

  • The Intranet Decision Members Only Content
    Simon Hayward, February, Vol. 12, No. 2, p. 20.

    Second in a two-part series, discover whether an intranet system is right for your organization and whether a hosted or an in-house system would best suit the organization.

  • The Next Step in E-Commerce Members Only Content
    Carolyn Pye Sostrom, June, Vol. 12, No. 6, p. 46. (Exam Alert: )

    Every day, professionals are deluged with statistics and promises about e-commerce tools and trends. How will they affect the supply management function and its leaders?

  • Using Escrow to Protect Your Technology Purchase Members Only Content
    Robert K. Peddycord, September, Vol. 12, No. 9, p. 18. (Exam Alert: )

    Technology escrows can be used to hedge against potential disaster associated with purchasing e-business tools or services.

  • Vertical Marketplaces Members Only Content
    Michael D. Kinder, C.P.M., May, Vol. 12, No. 5, p. 18. (Exam Alert: )

    Learn how vertical marketplaces can facilitate online purchasing within your industry.