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ERP Implementation Strategies

January 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Most enterprises implementing a new ERP system adopt either the big bang strategy or the phased roll-out strategy to guide their transition. While the big bang strategy is potentially quicker and less costly, the phase roll-out strategy is potentially [...]

Sciquest Is Now Jaggaer

January 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

From Starbucks to the United States Air Force to Duke University to Safeway, Jaggaer has been delivering results across the business, governmental, and education sectors for more than 20 years. Formerly known as Sciquest, Jaggaer's primary focus [...]

The Great Disruption

January 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Chief Information Officers Challenges The game is changing. Today's startup companies focus on disruption by taking advantage of emerging technology to radically improve operating efficiency. Rampant Emphasis on Efficiency New explorations in efficient business like Lean [...]

Maintaining Network Security

January 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

ERP Research We strive to optimize efficiency and productivity by integrating all departments and operations into one data framework. This all-in-one system provides security benefits and creates security risks. It's important to understand the unique [...]

Wasteful Spending with SaaS

January 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Service as a software (SaaS) is exploding in popularity, and for good reason! The ever-evolving business landscape is making it increasingly more difficult for single-release software solutions to address the changing needs of client companies. Many [...]

ERP Goes Mobile

January 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

As ERP cloud service providers face stronger competition every quarter, there is a growing demand for more user-friendly features in their products. A highly demanded emerging feature is mobile interfaces for users. A push to integrate mobile [...]

Digital Transformation Advisory

January 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

As the digital transformation consulting business grows into multi billion dollar industry, looking for the right digital transformation consulting firm can be confusing. We've broken down the important aspects of a consulting firm to help you narrow down [...]

Applying Strategic Sourcing

January 3rd, 2019|0 Comments

Strategic sourcing applies high-level strategy to key stages in the procurement process. For the sake of illustration, suppose that a given company makes lightweight, ultra-strong, magnesium-alloy chassis for rugged laptops. The company has been using [...]

Porter’s 5 Forces

December 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Porters 5 Forces Porter's Five Forces, identified by Michael E. Porter in his book "Strategic Planning," are factors that determine the power and vulnerability of a business within an industry or market. The five [...]

SWOT Analysis

December 28th, 2018|0 Comments

SWOT analysis is a decision-making and planning tool designed to help uncover a company's optimal strategy with respect to a given objective. The acronym SWOT stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats. These four elements arise [...]

Procurement BPO

December 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Procurement Outsourcing Are you finding that it's difficult to keep up with your purchasing process in-house? Business process outsourcing (BPO) gives you the advantage.  Many companies compare the outsourcing of their procurement processes to outsourcing [...]

Digital Transformation

December 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Using tools to digitize and automate the procurement process enables your procurement organization to speed things up and increase operational effectiveness. ​It is more than just software.  Digital transformation requires a unique combination of people, processes, and technology [...]

All About Communication

November 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Change Management Change is a tough issue. One study reports that only one-quarter of businesses who kick off change management campaigns are able to sustain their gains. A closer look at unsuccessful change campaigns reveals that lack of [...]

Procurement Consulting

October 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Do you want your business to reach its highest potential?  Business insights drive value to your organization, and helps to design procurement strategies that have a lasting impact. ​Every business is unique, but fresh ideas [...]

Procurement Process Design

August 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Procurement Process: 10 Reasons Why Innovation is Essential Innovation is Essential to the Procurement Process ​Creativity and fresh ideas are key factors in driving procurement. Learn why innovation is essential to the procurement process. [...]

Procurement Strategy

July 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Procurement Strategy Results in Increased Efficiency ​Having a detailed plan can streamline any process, including procurement. Here's how a smart procurement strategy can result in increased efficiency. The role of a procurement director includes [...]

ERP and Small Business

May 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is an integrated software platform designed to address a company's needs with a single application. It has generally been used by large companies whose IT departments handle things like customization, analysis of [...]

Indirect Spend Categories

April 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Indirect spend categories are operational costs that are not directly incorporated into manufactured goods.  These are costs to enable the activity of your business. Examples of indirect spend categories include IT, professional services, administrative services, [...]

Competitive Benchmarking

April 27th, 2018|0 Comments

World class procurement organizations use metrics  to continually evaluate their performance. ​There are three categories to consider if you looking to succeed in your benchmarking project and avoid costly mistakes: ​1. Benchmark what is comparable in procurement. 2. Create [...]

ERP Cybersecurity Mistakes

March 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) is an integrated software platform designed to address a company's needs with a single application. It has generally been used by large companies whose IT departments handle things like customization, analysis of [...]

Procurement Staffing

February 27th, 2018|0 Comments

Procurement Staffing ​Whether you need to fill a skill gap on a short-term basis or have a critical project initiative that requires numerous resources with specialized expertise, Gordon Horner LLC will meet your needs.​ [...]

ERP Goes Mobile

January 28th, 2018|0 Comments

As ERP cloud service providers face stronger competition every quarter, there is a growing demand for more user-friendly features in their products. A highly demanded emerging feature is mobile interfaces for users. A push to integrate [...]

Our Clients

December 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Gordon Horner LLC helps procurement organizations gain a competitive advantage to boost profitability, and maximize business and shareholder value. New ideas, innovative solutions, unrivaled subject expertise, and smart, passionate people – this is how Gordon [...]

ERP Cloud Software Products

November 28th, 2017|0 Comments

The popularity of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) cloud software is rising among business owners as they contemplate its many advantages. A software platform consisting of multiple functions in a single application, ERP helps streamline a company's [...]

ERP Cloud Services

October 28th, 2017|0 Comments

ERP software is moving to the cloud. Migrating your ERP to the cloud provides obvious benefits, such as reduced overhead associated and simplified logistics. Many businesses are now able to thrive with little-to-no IT staff and [...]

Top Quality IT Staff

December 28th, 2016|0 Comments

As the corporate landscape shifts towards complete digital integration of software, the needs of Chief Information Officers are growing more complex every quarter. This means CIOs are looking for increasingly more diverse skills when hiring IT [...]

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