SAPinsider Publishes New Article - "How Are You Elevating Procurement's Role in Your Enterprise?"

Dedham, MA (PressExposure) January 25, 2012 -- In the current market, many companies are focused on bottom-line savings and top-line growth, and the latest wave of procurement technology can help drive both. In this Q&A with Chris Salis, Global Vice President of Procurement Solutions and Emily Rakowski, Senior Director and Head of Procurement Solutions Marketing at SAP, readers can learn how these new innovations are changing the role of procurement.

This article discusses the optimization of procurement processes using SAP solutions. Procurement technology adoption provides provable ROI by capturing the organization's spending before and after the use of the technology. SAP Supplier InfoNet OnDemand, a cloud-based analytic application, SAP Supplier Lifecycle Management, and SAP Commodity Procurement are examined as procurement solutions, concluding with Salis' and Rakowski's examination of the broader effects of procurement organization.

"How Are You Elevating Procurement's Role in Your Enterprise?" by Chris Salis and Emily Rakowski is now available at The article can also be found on page [Page Number] of the January-March 2012 issue of SAPinsider, both in print and via the SAPinsider mobile app for Apple and Android platforms.

About the author
Chris Salis
Global Vice President of Procurement Solutions, SAP

Emily Rakowski
Senior Director and Head of Procurement Solutions Marketing, SAP

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