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SourceDay, Supplier Collaboration, and EDI

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We often get asked how SourceDay, a supplier portal, and EDI solutions compare. It’s a great question. EDI has been around for a long time and is a great way for businesses to transfer electronic data files between systems without human involvement. How SourceDay and EDI Compare? As we mentioned in a previous blog, EDI …

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What to Know When Choosing an EDI Solution

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We run into many companies who are interested in implementing an EDI tool or are already using EDI and “don’t have supplier pain”. Although there are valid reasons to adopt an EDI solution, before you take the plunge, there are a few things you ought to know. EDI, at its core, is data transformation between …

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Is your ERP system a user trust buster?

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ERP systems seem to be naturally low on the trust/adoption index, making it an uphill battle to ensure that all data and transactions flow through them. Ironically, it is that lack of trust that leads to the exact conditions that effect adoption, creating a circular and self-fulfilling prophecy for failure. Although we’re surrounded by technology, …

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Make the Move to Mobile Technology

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In a recent post, we discussed some important considerations for companies to address early on in the process of implementing a mobile technology program. These considerations include program objectives, the devices themselves, the environment they will be used in, the benefits to manufacturers, and the implications for suppliers. If there is an additional factor that …

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Close the Gap Between Vision and Action with Mobile

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In 2015, 81% of CEOs told PwC that mobile technologies are strategically important to their enterprise. 86% of the same respondent group said that there’s clear vision for how digital technology – including mobile – contributes to having a competitive advantage which is a key success factor. Those insights may be critical, and even transformational, …

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3 Ways to Improve Your Supplier Relationship

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The buyer-supplier relationship can be tenuous at times because so much depends on performance. Boost your supplier relationship and your performance. Communication Is Key As a buyer for manufacturing, your product development and assembly are completely dependent upon your suppliers. Those parts, however small, must be delivered on time with the exact specifications in order …

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