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Noosh to Host Webinar on eProcurement Winners

Friday, November 01, 2002

Forrester Research Director, Laurie Orlov, to Discuss Best Practices in e-Procurement SANTA CLARA, CA - October 31, 2002 – Noosh, a leading provider of collaborative e-business solutions for print management and other custom goods and services, will host a free online seminar focused on trends and best practices in e- procurement, at 2:00pm ET on Thursday, November 7th, 2002. Laurie Orlov, research director, Forrester Research, will be the featured speaker. Her presentation will include an overview of the current state of e- procurement and an analysis of recent research from the Institute of Supply Management and the Hackett Best Practices study of purchasing departments. Orlov will provide insight on: - Current adoption rates – by industry and by type of online purchasing tool - Satisfaction ratings for preferred vendors - Why streamlining associated process steps, not just procurement, is critical - Matching performance to best practices - How e- procurement is evolving Julie Murphree, Editor-In-Chief of iSource Business will moderate the 60-minute seminar that will also include a brief overview of the Noosh application and a question and answer period. "A weak economy and consolidation have reduced the clutter and confusion in e-procurement," said Mike Gardner, President & CEO, Noosh. "Purchasing professionals with an eye on creating strategic advantages should find this seminar very valuable." Registration information is available at: http://www.noosh.com/news_events/webinar_upcoming.asp