Analyst Profile
Deborah R Wilson
Deborah R Wilson
Research VP
Dunbarton, NH USA
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Years of Experience
8 years at Gartner
16 years IT industry
Areas of Coverage
Enterprise Business Applications & ERP

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Roles and Responsibilities
Debbie Wilson leads Gartner's research on evaluating and deploying procurement and sourcing technologies, cross-industry and cross-technology. Solutions covered include spend analysis, e-sourcing, contract lifecycle management, e-procurement, buy-side catalog management, supply base management and contingent workforce management solutions. Ms. Wilson's special interests at Gartner are multienterprise solutions and the impact of software as a service (SaaS) on markets and clients.
Previous Experience
Ms. Wilson has more than 25 years of experience in procurement, 13 of which were spent as a practitioner. Before Ms. Wilson joined Gartner, her boutique consulting firm helped Fortune 500 companies navigate the procurement technology marketplace, and she created the procurement solution industry's first blog.
Professional Background, Founder and Principal, 8 years
Bay Networks , Business Unit Manager, Senior Purchasing Manager, 8 years
Kurzweil Music Systems, Purchasing Manager, Senior Buyer, Buyer, 5 years
Industry Awards/Accolades
Certified Purchasing Manager, 1990
Class valedictorian and winner of the Dean's Service Award - Hult International Business School, 1998
Supply and Demand Chain Executive "Pro to Know," 2001 and 2002
M.S., Management (with distinction), Hult International Business School
B.S., Business (with honors), Business Economics and Organizational Administration, Miami University

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Build a Compelling Procurement Business Case for Indirect Procure-to-Pay Technology 02-Jun-2014 Deborah R Wilson
Procurement Leaders Need to Deploy Work-Stream-Specific P2P Solutions to Maximize ROI 02-Jun-2014 Deborah R Wilson
How an Enterprise Software Vendor Acquisition Affects the Product 20-May-2014 Kimberly Collins, Deborah R Wilson, Jeff Freyermuth
How an Enterprise Software Vendor Acquisition Affects Vendor Relationships 20-May-2014 Kimberly Collins, Deborah R Wilson, Jeff Freyermuth
Leading Practices for Automating Statement of Work Services Procurement 09-Apr-2014 Deborah R Wilson