Five easy pieces
From the June 2022 print edition of Supply Professional
Extensive disruption at the beginning of the decade put resilience at the top of the agenda for most organizations. Now, more attention than ever is being placed on how digital procurement solutions can be used to boost agility.
But as digital transformation accelerates and procurement teams look beyond their established P2P or S2P suites to address pain points, this shouldn’t be done in a haphazard way. To be successful, organizations need a plan as to how new software is identified, selected and implemented.
When adopting best-of-breed technologies, what should procurement consider? The following are five key factors.
- Stop comparing best-of-breed versus single suite
One of the greatest advantages of developing a best-of-breed stack is that organizations can benefit from vendor expertise in a particular area. With best-of-breed you are accessing this specialist knowledge. This means that specific issues can be addressed more rapidly and with greater success, which translates into better user experience and adoption.