Gartner Research

Don’t Assume You Have to Use an S2S Suite to Digitalize Procurement and Sourcing

Published: 24 April 2019

ID: G00385357

Analyst(s): Magnus Bergfors

Summary

Interest in source-to-settle suites continues to grow as vendors increase marketing and sales efforts. But for most organizations a single end-to-end suite strategy is not realistic. Application leaders for procurement and sourcing should use this research to inform their application strategies.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Use a Broader Suite for Nondifferentiating Procurement Capabilities
    • Support Differentiating Capabilities by Selecting and Implementing Best-Fit Solutions
    • Leverage Existing Integration Capabilities

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