The e-Sourcing Handbook is your modern guide to Supply and Spend Management success which utilizes and enhances strategic sourcing technology and best practices. Covering the full spectrum of the e-Sourcing cycle, the handbook helps you understand not only what spend analysis, e-RFx, e-Auction, decision optimization, and contract management are, but where and when to apply these technologies for maximum benefit. Furthermore, by including blog posts in addition to the factual and informative content that comprises the main text, the handbook allows the reader to see where the boundary lies between information and advocacy through their juxtaposition. It is the goal of the authors that, through this ground-breaking effort, the reader will gain a better understanding of e-Sourcing and how to take their supply and spend management efforts to the next level.
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Michael Lamoureux is the Editor-in-Chief of Sourcing Innovation - the industry leading blog with the mission to educate the supply and spend management world. An accomplished lecturer, architect, and consultant in technology, e-Commerce, and e-Sourcing and e-Procurement, Michael has considerable experience and respect in the space and is well known as an expert in optimization, modeling, and solution design. He personally implemented an early shopping cart system in the mid-nineties when the technology was still emerging, implemented the first strategic sourcing decision optimization engine with multi-line item support, and led the development of one of the first e-Commerce platforms that connected re-sellers, distributors, and third-party shippers through a single turn-key solution.
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Book Description Iasta Publishing, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110981684904