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Sierra-Cedar Survey Drives Innovation for Finance & Supply Chain

By: Blair Felter on April 17, 2017

Many organizations in the finance and supply chain industries are confronted with the challenge of understanding upcoming trends in enterprise technology. Fortunately, some industry-based consulting firms have explored the opportunity to address technology investments for the finance and supply chain by proactively accessing the latest data and research.

Innovation Through Research

Sierra-Cedar, Inc., a long-time customer of vXchnge, has recognized this opportunity and is leading the way to equip organizations, in all industries, with the insight they need to make smarter financial and supply chain technology investments. Sierra-Cedar conducts annual research on HR technology trends to empower businesses with information that will help drive smarter deployment, management and optimization of enterprise technology. Their latest survey is designed to be valuable to the entire finance and supply chain community, equipping companies with industry-best research for better approaching essential topics like…

  • Strategy, Process, and Structure
  • Core Financial Applications
  • Supply Chain Management Applications
  • Projects and Grants Applications
  • Budgeting Applications
  • Business Intelligence/Financial Reporting
  • Application Vendor Landscape and Satisfaction
  • Emerging Technologies and Innovation

A Partnership That Drives Change

Like Sierra-Cedar, vXchnge prides itself on being at the forefront of research and innovation. According to Stacey Harris, Vice President of Strategy and Analytics at Sierra-Cedar, this shared commitment to innovation is what makes Sierra-Cedar’s partnership with vXchnge so strong.

Harris explains, “Research provides insight, and insight gives us foresight. Every organization can use a window into tomorrow’s technology landscape. Through collaboration we hope to combine your voice and solid research methods into a shared understanding of the current Finance and Supply Chain systems landscape, as we have in the HR Systems Industry for over twenty years.”

In this way, vXchnge and Sierra-Cedar view the 2017-2018 Finance and Supply Chain Systems Survey as an opportunity to continue to promote the ideas, processes and insights that drive change.

“Beyond the hype of today’s marketing messages, data can give us a genuine business case for making change,” says Harris.

Be on the Cutting Edge of Research

Sierra-Cedar has opened their survey process and welcomes all in the finance and supply chain community to participate in offering information and insights. Learn more about Sierra-Cedar or take the survey now before the deadline on April 30th. The first 100 respondents will receive a $5 Starbucks gift card. $100 gift cards will also be awarded to the 1st, 101st, and 1,001st respondents.

The best part? The results from the survey are completely free to the public. This information is to aid all industries with reliable and trusted research to help guide technology decisions while considering the cloud or enterprise space.

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