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2018 Strategic Roadmap for Automating the Procure-to-Pay Process

Published: 20 November 2017

ID: G00338226

Analyst(s): Patrick Connaughton


Interest in P2P solutions is surging, as organizations seek to better control spending. Application leaders responsible for modernizing procurement applications will improve ROI by aligning stakeholder interests with this Strategic Roadmap for technology investment.

Table Of Contents


  • Future State
    • Streamlined User Experience Promotes Greater Adoption, Resulting in Higher Value Realization
    • Embedded Analytics Links Strategic Goals to Operational Metrics, Supporting Continuous Improvement
    • Tighter End-to-End Integration Enables Fully Automated Processes, Lower Operating Costs
    • Mesh App and Service Architectures Pave the Way for Deeper Levels of Functionality
  • Current State
  • Gap Analysis and Interdependencies
  • Migration Plan
    • Higher Priority
    • Medium Priority
    • Lower Priority

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