2002 Inside Supply Management 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.
If you're not an IT expert but are responsible for buying like one, here are 10 steps to making an expert IT decision.
Special Report Supply Networks
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When choosing a model, supply management organizations should pick one that minimizes the downsides while amplifying the advantages.
If supply managers don't know what they're purchasing, it's hard to prioritize category-specific improvement projects.
Experience and knowledge from the first generation of online reverse auctions is opening the door for more organizations to reap the benefits.
The process for selecting the right system involves using unique criteria to find benefits that impact the return on investment.
Training, the use of consultants, and learning from past experience can help make ERP implementations successful.
Every organization's ideal payment strategy is different. Tailor the right solution using these steps.
E-procurement tools can make collaboration more common and useful in the supply chain.
Seamless e-commerce between organizations requires better standardization. Learn what various industry groups are doing to promote this.
Working together, IT and supply management professionals can apply their collective knowledge to implement successful technology initiatives.
With the goal of optimizing its global supply chain, one organization used a pilot program to determine if a particular e-sourcing tool would meet its needs.
When purchasing e-procurement tools, supply managers must examine specific evaluation criteria to ensure the right ones are chosen.
Are you looking for a new software tool to enhance supply management processes? Consider project management software.
In the second of a two-part series, discover how project management systems could benefit a supply management organization.
Learn how to overcome one of the biggest hurdles to purchasing services on the Internet — getting started with the right tool.
Supply managers who have participated in reverse auctions strongly agree that it's necessary to use them in order to stay "competitive" in the pharmaceutical industry.
Whether implementing an initial ERP system or an updated version of a system, success is contingent on preparation, training, and change management.
How is the Internet changing the processes of supply management organizations? Organizations are working more closely with suppliers and saving time on tactical tasks.
The question is: What does the organization need the technology to do? An understanding of Web terminology will aid in addressing that question.
Selecting the right sourcing tool requires choosing from a variety of functionalities — standard, advanced, and next-generation — to find the one that will suit an organization best.