Direct Materials P2P: Research Survey Findings

by: Donna Fritz, September 08, 2014

Bill McBeath continues his series on Direct Materials P2P with research survey findings from interviews with over 120 manufacturers about their level of direct materials P2P automation, why they automate, the KPIs they use to measure success for their direct P2P, and [...]

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Internet of Things: The Great Equalizer for The Mid-Market

by: Josh Noble, August 25, 2014

For mid-market businesses focused on manufacturing, distribution, or logistics, the Internet of Things can add new competitive advantage across the supply [...]

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Direct Materials P2P: Receiving, Invoicing, Payment Automation

by: Bill McBeath, August 18, 2014

Guest blogger Bill McBeath, ChainLink Research, discusses how automation on both sides (supplier and buyer), combined with a shared platform/Single-Version-of-the-Truth, can help companies get much closer to 100% straight-through errorless processing of [...]

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Relationship Intensity and P2P Processes pt 2

by: Bill McBeath, July 21, 2014

Guest blogger Bill McBeath, Chief Research Officer, ChainLink Research, continues his series on how P2P processes vary across industries with pt 2 of his deep dive into relationship intensity and how it plays out in the "build-change-deliver" [...]

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How Relationship Intensity affects Direct Materials Procure-to-Pay Processes

by: Bill McBeath, June 23, 2014

Guest blogger Bill McBeath, Chief Research Officer, ChainLink Research, continues his series on direct materials P2P with a dive into how "relationship intensity," or how much negotiation and dialog is required at each stage, affects P2P processes in various [...]

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