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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Leading Practices for Automating Statement of Work Services Procurement 09-Apr-2014 Deborah R Wilson
Don't Let Your Multienterprise Solution Be the Weak Link in Your Security Strategy 03-Apr-2014 Deborah R Wilson, Peter Firstbrook, Nathan Wilson, Joseph Feiman
2014 Strategic Road Map for Supply Risk Solution Deployment 13-Feb-2014 Deborah R Wilson, Ray Barger Jr
Agenda Overview for ERP and Enterprise Suites, Finance and Procurement, 2014 03-Jan-2014 Alexander Drobik, Nigel Rayner, Deborah R Wilson, John E. Van Decker, Christopher Iervolino, Magnus Bergfors
Toolkit: How to Scope a Supply Risk Program and Solution 05-Dec-2013 Deborah R Wilson, Ray Barger Jr