The world is literally and figuratively breathing easier today now that the global pandemic is finally on the wane. But, at the same time, increased product and services costs, geopolitical instability, combined with delivery delays and inflation, have created the perfect storm for every company worldwide, both large and small. Most companies are again turning to their Procurement and Supply Chain (PSCM) organizations to come to the rescue. However, in the last three years since the start of the pandemic, most of these organizations have experienced staff shortages, and have found their systems are unable to optimize the gigabytes of data from each incident.
CLEVELAND— December 16, 2020 - Nitor today announced that its Nitor CONNECTOR for SAP® Ariba® and Qualtrics® XM for Suppliers is now available on SAP® App Center, the digital marketplace for SAP partner offerings. This new application integrates SAP Ariba solutions and Qualtrics XM for Suppliers, available on the Qualtrics XM Platform™, enabling automatic supplier feedback requests, distribution and data collection from within SAP Ariba solutions.
CLEVELAND— August 25, 2020— Nitor today announced that its Nitor DATA ASSURE app is now available for online purchase on SAP® App Center, the digital marketplace for SAP partner offerings. Nitor DATA ASSURE automatically validates supplier data in one step, without human interaction.
"Nitor DATA ASSURE is now integrated with the SAP Ariba Supplier Lifecycle and Performance solution, validating supplier data, including legal name, address, US tax number, Office of Foreign Control (OFAC) check and more," said Sean Sollitto, Principal with Nitor. “This app will help reduce inefficiencies associated with supplier data integration, automate the supplier data gathering process and help ensure clean supplier data in ERP.”
SAP Ariba is a powerful procurement tool. Microsoft Teams is an easy to use collaboration tool. Together, they create a unified and efficient environment to streamline the requisition process. That’s right, SAP Ariba and Microsoft Teams have been seamlessly integrated to streamline your collaboration and communications. Introducing Nitor CONNECT.
In our previous blog, Selecting a S2P Technology Part I – Requirement Gathering, we discussed the steps necessary to gather your requirements and prepare your RFP documentation for a Source-to-Pay (S2P) Technology. In Part II of our blog, we will explore how to go to market for a S2P Technology solution.
Ask any master woodworker what the most important skill is in woodworking. The answer won’t have anything to do with saws, chisels, or hand planes. It won’t be about design, planning, or building. The most important skill is fixing their mistakes. Master woodworkers will saw outside their line, they’ll have an errant hit with a chisel, they’ll ding the corner of their piece. They all make mistakes. Great woodworkers, however, know how to fix their mistakes.
Congratulations! Your company has made the decision to streamline and simplify the way they do business by investing in a source-to-pay (S2P) software solution.
Now, how do you get your suppliers to adopt the idea of transacting electronically? This S2P implementation impacts more than just your company; if your suppliers are not onboard with this change, it could create a strain on your relationships and negatively impact the bottom line.
Source-to-Pay (S2P) deployment projects are a large undertaking for any organization. These initiatives require a large resource investment, so there are high expectations on value delivery. There can be pressure to complete the project quickly leading many organizations to dive right into the deployment, which can cause challenges and risks to project delivery.
The U.S. Department of Defense has pressed the pause button on its search for a cloud computing vendor.
Earlier this month reports in NPR said only a few weeks before the government was slated to announce the winner of a 10-year, $10 billion cloud computing Project under Project Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (Project JEDI), newly-appointed Defense Secretary Mark Esper decided to halt and review the process.
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. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford.