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e-Procurement: From Strategy to Implementation by Dale Neef

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Ground Rules for an E-Procurement Project

With the upcoming era of e-procurement initiatives, the last thing the economy or organizations need is a déjà vu of those ERP struggles. Accordingly, there are certain ground rules that have been learned by organizations over the past five years that those involved in an enterprise-wide initiative should ignore at their own peril.

1.
Ensure executive sponsorship and participation.
2.
Make your e-procurement project integral to your overall e-business strategy.
3.
Build a legitimate business case.
4.
Set your guiding principles before you initiate the project.
5.
Develop a strong program of change management.
6.
Redesign your business processes before selecting software.

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