The Top Five Barriers to Successful eProcurement

Despite the obvious advantages that eProcurement promises, Forrester Research found that resistance from staff and suppliers is a major obstacle to realizing those advantages. In a nutshell, solutions that are inadequate to the task, and solutions that cannot adapt to the buyers’ and/or suppliers’ procurement universe, make the procurement process more inconvenient rather than less.

Here are the top five ways in which eProcurement solutions fail the companies that have deployed them, and solutions that will ensure that your deployment could instead become a model on how eProcurement realizes its promise.