Oracle Sourcing is the enterprise application that drives more and better sourcing through online collaboration and negotiation. It is a key component of Oracle Advanced Procurement, the integrated suite that can dramatically cut all supply management costs. Because strategic sourcing is typically time-consuming and complex, few organizations are able to exploit all available sourcing opportunities. Oracle Sourcing increases the sourcing bandwidth of procurement professionals, so they can exploit many more savings opportunities and capture more value from each. Online collaboration and negotiation makes it easy for experts from multiple organizations to exchange information, define requirements, conduct negotiation, and create new contracts. Buying professionals, business experts, and suppliers can all collaborate to create agreements that provide the best terms.
As the heart of the Oracle Advanced Procurement suite, Oracle Purchasing provides a rich store of policy and supplier information, an enterprise class automation platform, and a robust workbench for buying professionals.
Oracle Sourcing is the third major enhancement delivered in Sourcing in as many years. Following Roll-up 1 and Roll-2, Oracle Sourcing will equip sourcing professionals to tackle more complex categories and implement virtually any sourcing and negotiation strategy. Major enhancements include: