INFORMATION INDEPTH NEWSLETTER
Procurement Edition
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NEWS
Generating Savings Outside of Procurement:
Better Tools for Reducing Transportation and Product Costs

Oracle has recently released new versions of two applications that are helping organizations better manage product sourcing and optimize transportation-related bidding and contracting processes.
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Oracle and Deloitte Join Forces for Procurement Transformation
An effective way to manage spending more closely is to transform procurement from traditional, reactive practices into a proactive, demand-driven environment that uses technology to control transactions and maintain visibility, according to Donald Good, senior manager, sourcing and procurement practice for systems integrator Deloitte Consulting LLP.
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Portfolio Strategies: Advance Strategic Sourcing When Resources Are Scarce
The pressure for quick wins often pushes procurement organizations into deals that are penny wise and pound foolish. "You are probably leaving value on the table because you’re not implementing sourcing that's truly strategic," warns Robert A. Rudzki, president, Greybeard Advisors LLC, and coauthor of the book Straight to the Bottom Line.
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BLOGOSPHERE
Spend Matters: For Your Business and Your Life
Editor Jason Busch explores the life expectancy of strategic sourcing.
  • Video: Oracle OpenWorld Procurement Poll Results

  • Oracle OpenWorld Dispatch–Procurement Overload

Oracle Supply Chain Management Blog
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INTERNET SEMINAR
Oracle's PeopleSoft eProcurement
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Oracle Procurement Applications–All Product Lines
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JOIN A USER GROUP
The PO special interest group meets to network with other users regarding the installation, configuration, maintenance, and continued support of Oracle’s procurement solutions, including Oracle Purchasing, Oracle Sourcing, Oracle iProcurement, Oracle iSupplier Portal, Oracle Services Procurement, Oracle Procurement Contracts, Oracle Purchasing Intelligence, and Oracle Procurement and Spend Analytics.

The group meets twice annually, at OAUG and Oracle OpenWorld. To get involved today, join us on LinkedIn.
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EDUCATION
PeopleSoft eProcurement Training from Oracle University
The PeopleSoft eProcurement Release 9 course (4 days) is perfect for functional implementers. Learn the requisition-to-purchase order process flow, direct connect setup, and how to use other tools that facilitate your decisions during implementation. Get complete details here.
oracle.com/education/psft
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SPECIAL OFFERS
Oracle Store
Oracle Validated Integration
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EVENTS
Oracle OpenWorld 2010 On Demand
Unable to attend? Replays of all the sessions–including procurement–are available.

  • See the full details on Oracle OpenWorld On Demand
  • Preview the Oracle OpenWorld On Demand portal
  • Not able to attend Oracle OpenWorld? Purchase Oracle OpenWorld On Demand

COLLABORATE 11
April 10–14
Orlando, Florida
There will be a full procurement track with coverage of Oracle Advanced Procurement, Oracle’s PeopleSoft Enterprise Supplier Relationship Management, Oracle Fusion Procurement, Oracle Procurement and Spend Analytics, and Oracle Procurement.


HEUG Alliance 11
March 27–30
Denver, Colorado
Read the full agenda.


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