Information Technology

Gartner Glossary

E-Procurement

E-procurement applications support indirect spending by giving casual users (i.e., employees who are not procurement professionals) a self-service solution for requisitioning and ordering goods and services. Although e-procurement solutions are geared toward indirect spending management by enabling individuals to initiate the requisition process and select purchases, they are occasionally configured for direct materials procurement, when plan-driven inventory replenishment isn’t practical.

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