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The Dangers of Single Sourcing in Your Supply Chain

Resilinc

Avoid the pitfalls of single sourcing and learn strategies to build a more resilient supply chain. Yet, within the pursuit of efficiency lies a lurking peril: single sourcing. The pandemic was a wake-up call to the dangers of single sourcing. What is single sourcing and sole sourcing?

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Inflation + Source-to-Pay Strategies: The Cure for the Common Price Hike

ivalua

One way of doing this is by leveraging Source-to-Pay (S2P) solutions, which can provide procurement with the tools needed to manage their supplier relationships and identify opportunities for cost savings. S2P: Where to Start Ivalua provides a comprehensive set of integrated solutions that span the entire Source-to-Pay lifecycle.

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What is Responsible Sourcing?

ivalua

Responsible sourcing is the incorporation of ethical, sustainable and socially conscious principles into sourcing, procurement and overall supply chain management practices. Responsible sourcing requires a shift in thinking and priorities. There is a growing trend among consumers for responsible sourcing or ethical sourcing.

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How Diverse Power Sources Shape Our World

IT Supply Chain

By Christine Baker (pictured) Content Writer The post How Diverse Power Sources Shape Our World appeared first on IT Supply Chain.

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How One Manufacturer Used GEP SOFTWARE To Save $45M in Direct Material Sourcing

In response to these challenges, a leading heavy equipment manufacturer selected GEP to redesign its source-to-contract processes and implement a convergent data model to help manage procurement data across its multiple locations.

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Teaching Cases – “Global Sourcing at Nike” and “IKEA Goes Online”

SCM Research

The first is called Global Sourcing at Nike and takes the perspective of Amanda Tucker, Vice President of Sourcing at Nike (authors: Michael W. It is always exciting to discover new teaching cases, especially when they are of very high quality. Two cases have just won awards in the 2023 Case Center Awards and Competitions.

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Unlocking Success: Why Strategic Sourcing Is Important for Your Company

Precoro

To enhance their competitive edge, companies across industries are adopting a key tactic: strategic sourcing. Strategic sourcing is a holistic approach to supply chain management that includes tactics for optimizing the total cost of ownership, improving supplier relationships, and ensuring long-term value creation.

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Rethinking Direct Materials Sourcing: The Tools You Need To Manage Costs, Risks and Sustainability

Direct materials sourcing is evolving, with procurement now tasked not only with cost efficiency but managing sustainability and risk management. The environment is marked by heightened demand and expectations, compounded by challenges such as rising input prices, supply chain disruptions and geopolitical tensions.

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How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Contract Management in Telecom & High-Tech

What’s Inside: Exploring the importance of having a dedicated buy-side contracting team Leveraging tools to enhance efficiency and empower the legal and sourcing teams Establishing processes to gather and analyze contract data to spot trends

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LinkedIn + ZoomInfo Recruiter: Better Data for Better Candidates

That's where ZoomInfo Recruiter comes in, helping bridge the gap when job sourcing and communication efforts stall on LinkedIn. LinkedIn Recruiter is an effective way to start the recruitment process for an open position. But that doesn't mean there aren't some frustrating roadblocks on the network.

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes.

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualization Will Never Be Enough

Turning embedded analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become commonplace.

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New Study: 2018 State of Embedded Analytics Report

Why do some embedded analytics projects succeed while others fail? We surveyed 500+ application teams embedding analytics to find out which analytics features actually move the needle. Read the 6th annual State of Embedded Analytics Report to discover new best practices. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

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5 Early Indicators Your Embedded Analytics Will Fail

Many application teams leave embedded analytics to languish until something—an unhappy customer, plummeting revenue, a spike in customer churn—demands change. But by then, it may be too late. In this White Paper, Logi Analytics has identified 5 tell-tale signs your project is moving from “nice to have” to “needed yesterday.".

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.