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Procure-to-Pay Suites: How to Choose Your Best-Fit Solution

Published: 26 April 2019

ID: G00384611

Analyst(s): Kaitlynn Sommers

Summary

The typical service life of a procure-to-pay suite is between five and 10 years. This is a long-term commitment to both a product and a vendor. Application leaders should use these best practices to identify differentiating factors and choose the best-fit P2P solution for their organizations.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges

Introduction

Analysis

  • Assemble a Comprehensive Evaluation Team
  • Evaluate P2P as Part of Your Broader Technology Strategy
    • Align With Strategic Goals
    • Identify Key P2P Capabilities and Use Cases
    • Other Considerations
  • Distribute Vendor Demo Scripts That Focus on Your Critical Use Cases
  • Scrutinize the Vendor’s Customer Communities and Partner Ecosystems

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