Here we discuss applications of Trade DaaS including ERP/GTM integration, supply chain risk management, sourcing optimization, supplier discovery, price discovery, total landed cost, compliant duty optimization, should-cost modeling, ecommerce, real-time denied party screening, competitive intelligence, lead generation, and KYC.
Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
Use of total cost analysis in sourcing and other decisions.
Outcome-based Business Models for Enterprise Software
A few pioneering enterprise software solution providers offer pricing and business models based on achieving specific outcomes for their clients, rather than just charging for software.
Highlights from SuiteWorld
From new Omni-Channel capabilities, to integrated Service Resource Planning, great customer stories, and more, there were a lot of sweets at SuiteWorld.
Reversal of the Offshoring Tide
The past two decades have witnessed a massive shift of manufacturing from the U.S. to China. Now there are signs of a reversal. What are the implications for those responsible for managing these supply chains?
Momentum 2012 and McKesson’s Total-Cost-to-Serve Project
Highlights from Manhattan Associates’ annual conference, with a description, lessons learned to-date, and expected benefits from McKesson’s implementation of Manhattan’s Total-Cost-to-Serve product.
Innovating Cheap: The Key to Tapping the Enormous Potential of Emerging Markets: Part Two
How was Tata able to build a $2,500 car? Here we dig into some examples of their ‘frugal engineering’ approach.
Innovating Cheap: The Key to Tapping the Enormous Potential of Emerging Markets: Part One
Design innovations enabled Tata to build a $2,500 car. Now that is how you get into an emerging market such as India in a big way.
Cloud Economics Part One – Cost Drivers
Cloud cost drivers provide insights on how Total Cost of Ownership for users will change.
Congress Passes Financial Reform
The ChainLink team hypothesizes on the potential impacts to Supply Chain investments.
Contract Management: Negotiating, Creating, and Monitoring Compliance
Skillful contract negotiation and management are vital to realizing a company’s spend management and supplier performance goals. Here we explore how to negotiate better agreements with your suppliers, effectively manage contracts, and monitor compliance.
Into the Clouds: MIT Cloud Panel – Part 1
Private vs. Public and Internal vs. External Clouds, security concerns and more from a panel discussion at MIT.