Procurement Technology: An Update from Spend Matters in Baltimore

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Today I travelled to Baltimore to attend the ISM/Spend matters Global Procurement Tech Summit. I will be speaking on procurement analytics tomorrow, but got to attend a set of great sessions over the first half of the day. The first speaker was Anne Rung, Administrator from the Office of Federal Procurement Policy. Next up was Dan Carrell, Vice President of Global Procurement at IBM.

What are Block Chains? – Jason Busch on the Future of Money, Trust and Transparency

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Jason Busch provided a great view on Block Chains, and their impact on the future of funds in the supply chain, at the Global Procurement Tech Summit in Baltimore. And procurement systems are complex – 70% of payments require manual intervention. Analytics Big Data Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Procure to Pay Strategic Cost Management Supply chain analytics Supply Chain Economics Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Students Working Capital Management Supply chain finance

Maryland Department of General Services Announces eMaryland Marketplace Advantage Goes Live

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Maryland Department of General Services Office of State Procurement launches new e-procurement system. BALTIMORE, MD – The Maryland Department of General Services today announced the Office of State Procurement launched the state’s new e-procurement system eMaryland Marketplace Advantage (eMMA). This initiative is a direct result of Governor Larry Hogan’s 2016 Commission to Modernize State Procurement, led by Lt.

Do No Harm…

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Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 1943. _. They also enable the evaluation of networks for both sales and procurement relationships to optimize the flows upstream and downstream.

If You Are Not a Step Ahead, You Are Behind.

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A couple of weeks ago, ISM and Spend Matters had their first Eprocurement Technology Summit in Baltimore, Maryland on the Inner Harbor. My advice to supply chain and procurement executives is to get in step with these trends or be run over by those who are.

Taming the Supply Chain. Will It Ever Be Social?

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The ends of the supply chain–both in customer and procurement– are fragile. It believe that it will become part of the existing processes of order-to-cash and procure-to-pay. It is a beautiful day in Baltimore. The supply chain is knotted. It is unruly. It is complex. Will it ever be tamed through social?

When the Heavy Hand of Government is Not a Burden

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What is to stop individuals from using other gateways in the region such as Baltimore or Washington DC to enter the country? As an alternative to stockpiling locally, decision makers in the public and private sectors should consider a pooled procurement process, says Goentzel.