Source One's series for keeping up with the most recent highlights in procurement, sourcing, and supply chain news week to week. To stay updated on the latest supply management articles, check in with us every Monday.50 Providers to Know and 50 Providers to Watch for 2017
Nancy Clinton, Spend Matters, 5/22/2017
The Spend Matters industry analysts have shared their official lists of 50 providers to Know and 50 Providers to Watch for 2017. These lists are the results of careful consideration, intense debate, lengthy discussions and multiple refinements, and feature firms that have demonstrated innovative efforts in their work as professionals in the industry. Source One Management Services, LLC is pleased to be included on the 50 Providers to Watch list, being recognized as an organization that pushes the envelope and strives to find unique solutions through world-class procurement practices.
Supply Management Technical Difficulty Part 1
Michael Lamoureux, AKA The Sourcing Doctor, Sourcing Innovation, 5/17/2017
The Sourcing Doctor differentiates between the aspects of e-Sourcing that are truly challenging and those that don't actually offer a technical challenge. While decision optimization and contract analytics are exceptions, baseline e-Sourcing can be acquired through a variety of providers. They may not all be equal, as some possess the true decision optimization and genuine contract analytics that surpass their competition and take the challenge out of coding. In Part II, the Doctor discusses
e-Procurement, followed by Part III with supplier management.
Why Should I Update To A Responsive Website?
Shawn Fitzgerald, ThomasNet, 5/18/2017
Coding best practices are evolving regularly with updates in technology, and applying these allow for more convenient, efficient, and attractive digital interactions. It's important to stay up to date with these developments to allow for a better user experience, faster loading times, and increased trust with partners, clients, etc. Updating your site regularly to meet these new solutions will also make it easier as mobile use increases over time. People are accessing the internet through their mobile devices more than any other system, and as that amount increases you will want to be prepared for this new standard of online formatting.