1998 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.
There is more than one way to go when implementing Electronic Commerce. Which route will you take when you get to a fork in the road?
Is your computer ready for the new millenium? Here's a plan to put you Year 2000 computer compliance on the fast track.
If you've attended NAPM's Annual International Purchasing Conference in the past few years and walked the floor of its vast Educational Exhibit area, you might have noticed the increased dominance of third-party electronic commerce service providers and software companies. All the same, you say? Hardly.
The digital signature picks up where the pen left off in the world of electronic contracts.
The risk of infection from computer viruses continues to grow. Here's how you can protect your computer.
Do custom programs yield better results?
Customizing a purchasing software program can prove to be rewarding for organizations of all sizes. Different electronic options can be used to ensure that approval requirements and other needs are met. One of the many challenges purchasing professionals face today is the receiving and the processing of accurate data submitted on requisitions by the individuals in the field. Improper and/or incomplete purchasing requests cost time and money.
What's the latest information on personal digital assistants?
What are the differences between information technology and electronic commerce?
New ways to get the most from your e-mail are developed almost daily.
What do your fellow purchasing professionals think the future holds?
Online purchasing — what it's done for one organization.
Organizations face a challenge when it comes to aligning their information technology and business strategies.
The multi-faceted relationship between IT departments and purchasing and supply departments presents many interesting opportunities and challenges.
Two purchasing departments share the content of their intranet sites.
The Internet offers professionals world wide resources to learn about computers and information technology.
Check out all your options when using search engines.
Small and medium-sized businesses can also benefit from the Internet and online buying.
Purchasing and supply professionals have a vision for the perfect online catalog, gleaned through personal experience with contemporary systems. Find out where these fledgling directories are now, and where they're heading.
In the world of online catalogs, whose catalog is the best to use?
One company gives examples of its purchasing-related intranet content.
Purchasing Today® gathered recent news briefs on electronic commerce that can impact purchasing and supply professionals' work environment.
What are some considerations for purchasing and using an encryption package?
Form a cross-functional team in order to help select the best supplier.
As on any business trip, e-commerce travelers should be armed with the latest lingo.
Purchasers share the successes and challenges of international electronic commerce.
Putting together the right recipe of e-commerce tools can help purchasing and supply managers make the most of today's technology.
Electronic commerce security issues may leave purchasers unnecessarily fearful.