“Supplier      Risk And Performance Management Software: The Criteria To Look For In A      System”: In a climate of increased regulation and greater economic,      political, and environmental risk, savvy sourcing professionals are      investing in supplier risk and performance management (SRPM) software to      provide a holistic view of their supply base. SRPM tools go well beyond      traditional SLA-based supplier performance measurement based on business      intelligence (BI) platforms. They help sourcing and vendor management      (SVM) professionals get more value from their most strategic suppliers by      evaluating supplier risk, compliance, and performance across the      enterprise. This report explains why SRPM is the fastest growing      subcategory within ePurchasing and highlights which criteria SVM      professionals should consider when selecting an SRPM system.

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