Risk & Compliance
Software & Technology
More from Anne Field
Interview with Tom Slaight: Fight Resistance. Embrace Change.
The B2B industry no longer exists in shadows that obscure prices and information. Visibility, afforded by the light of enabled technologies and processes, has created some resistance in the marketplace. Tom Slaight, interim president of eBreviate, warns that this resistance should be aggressively counteracted, lest companies lose their competitive edge.
December 1, 2001
Sourcing & Procurement
An Interview with Randy Ford
The world of e-commerce may be fast-paced, but Randy Ford knows that, instead of rushing through the implementation process and leaving it riddled with inefficiencies, taking it slow and being thorough is invaluable. As the director of BMO ePurchasing Solutions, Ford talks with
about this challenge and how technology enablers often become the catalyst for making traditional organizations improve their business processes.
August 1, 2001
When Great Isn't Good Enough
ERP systems are big investments that shouldn't be ignored while Web-enabling software is being favored. One company found a way to jump the integration hurdle, discovering that ERP doesn't have to be a roadblock, but a building block.
July 1, 2001
Interview with a Supply Chain Fan
The ability to forecast the future is a pretty nifty trick, for anyone. In business, it's especially handy. Just take a look at Tehseen Ali, co-founder of Charlotte, N.C.-based Verian Technologies, who zeroed in on the potential for supply chain management seven years ago while attending the University of South Carolina business school. I found it was a space that faced many challenges and that current technology wasn't addressing them, he says. It was a ripe area for change.
April 1, 2001