When Hosted Catalogs become a bear to manage

If you’ve been around e-Procurement for as long as we have you may remember when there were just a handful of hosted catalog formats like Ariba CIF files.  Creating a file was a matter of downloading the Excel template, populating the data and re-uploading it to the...

Just-in-time…..for e-Procurement?

I read a fascinating article about Las Vegas Sands last week that talked about an interesting concept, just-in-time purchasing. We’re all familiar with JIT for the manufacturing industry, which has been critical in the supply chain efficiency gains we’ve seen over the...

Greenwing Technology Sponsors Ariba Live 2019

Greenwing Technology is excited to announce our sponsorship of SAP Ariba Live 2019 in beautiful Austin, Texas. Bookmark your calendars for April 1-3 and be sure to stop by for a visit. SAP Ariva Live is one of the largest procurement conferences in the world and...

Ariba Guided Buying for Suppliers

As an organization using Ariba you may be implementing Guided Buying. Guided buying allows buyers even more visibility and simplicity in the procurement process. It can step the user through the guidelines set by your organization and reduce questions about process...

All about e-Procurement and Ivalua

As we approach the 3rd decade of e-Procurement’s existence it’s important to look back at its roots. E-Procurement began as an extension of an organizations’ procurement department. If we look back to the late 1990’s, when an organization needed supplies such as pens...

Challenges For Laboratory Suppliers with e-Procurement

Laboratory suppliers have unique challenges when it comes to selling their products. Not only do you need an extensive background in biology or chemistry, but you also need to know practical applications. Knowing your product is only rated for -10°C is great, but...

Turn a cXML customer requirement into an opportunity

Turn a cXML customer requirement into an opportunity Lately we’ve been hearing from potential clients who have been asked to accept purchase orders from their customers in an electronic format. Very often these potential clients begrudgingly accept that they need to...

UNSPSC for e-invoicing in Latin America, Mexico

Doing business in Latin America and Mexico can present any number of challenges for an organization. With regulations tightening many countries are turning to the Procure-to-Pay process to help enforce regulations. When a country or local county/municipality launches...

ILDA Spring Meeting 2017 Wrap Up

Greenwing Technology, Inc. attended the ILDA Spring meeting, which was a fun event filled with networking, good food and awesome people. Daniel Geiger represented Greenwing for this three day event, held at the Resorts Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City. The weather...