For many companies across the world, the coronavirus pandemic has revealed frightening gaps in the digitalisation of various business areas. However, digitised and automated processes are necessary in order to keep core processes in companies running. That is why you should not postpone digitisation projects. Digital processes are the key to thriving throughout the ongoing crisis and preparing your company to face challenges and seize opportunities in the future. Here are five reasons why you should start the digital transformation in your company today.
The use of automation software enables purchasing to unlock its full potential. However, the implementation of digitisation projects in purchasing often proves to be more difficult than expected. An important reason is the sheer mass of electronic tools: there are more than 200 tools ranging from specialists to full suite providers on the German-speaking market. Here you learn why you should choose a Software-as-a-Servie solution (SaaS) in any case.
For almost a year now, the Corona pandemic has had the global economy firmly in its grip. In spring 2020, it quickly became apparent that Germany was lagging behind when it comes to digitalisation. This is also true for procurement. But what about digital transformation today? Has procurement been able to learn its lessons from the Corona crisis and to live up to the current challenges and requirements?
There is a willingness to automate procurement with the help of software solutions, but the implementation of a digitisation project is often made more difficult by the multitude of existing solutions. So how do you proceed? Checklists can help to pay attention to the right criteria when it comes to the selection. This blog article reveals why the automation solution should enable an uncomplicated and fast digital supplier connection in particular.
AI and big data are drivers of new digitised business models. But many employees in purchasing do not yet have the right tools at hand to benefit from big data in their everyday work. As a basis, you first have to get a grip on the small data. Read here what role clean data plays in procurement and how artificial intelligence can lead to higher data quality.
Process automation in procurement is a key driver of the digital transformation. Procurement is faced with the challenge to professionalise itself and become more efficient, modern and agile. However, the implementation of digitalisation projects in purchasing is often more difficult than expected. One important reason is the sheer mass of electronic tools: From specialists to full-suite providers, there are around 200 digital tools for purchasing on the German-speaking market. Read here how you can find the right software solution for your procurement in just a few steps.
The topic of digitisation in companies can no longer be ignored. In fact, it is advancing to become one of the top issues in industry and economy. Therefore, it is important not to leave the topic of digitisation to the IT department alone but to cover all facets of the topic. Procurement in particular plays a central role in digitisation efforts.
Cloud computing is one of the most important innovative trends in corporate IT, because it is a technology that makes companies modern and future-proof. Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is the most popular service model and has many advantages over an on-premise solution. Read everything you need to know about cloud computing and the SaaS model here, and learn how you can start the digital transformation in your company with cloud-based solutions.