In some industries, the key sourcing problems are mission-critical
and highly specialized.
In those industries, sourcing solutions have emerged that are focused
on these key problems.
We don't think there's any way that a broad-based vendor or an
ERP vendor can match their capabilities or return the value they
return. To get software that was remotely competitive, the broad-based
vendor would have to learn how those problems work, build software
that addresses them, get the software out, test it on willing guinea
pigs, and improve it.
That takes time, and it takes resources, and these days, the broad-based
vendors are reluctant to take on new investments.
A sampling of vendors who have special capabilities for a particular
industry is shown below.
To get our publicly available information about them, click on
the logo. To get the full scoop, contact Rick McLaughlin at (617)
864-9032 or firstname.lastname@example.org.