Len Riley

Contributing writer

Len Riley is the IT Sourcing & Commercial Advisory Practice Leader at UpperEdge, with over 20 years of IT procurement and financial management experience, including the former head of IT Finance & Procurement at CVS Health and leader of AMR Research’s IT Sourcing & Commercial Advisory Practice.

Articles by Len Riley

8 strategic imperatives for SAP transformation success
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8 strategic imperatives for SAP transformation success

Organizations undertaking business transformations centered on SAP would be wise to take an integrated approach to their sourcing strategy and partnerships. Here’s how to get it right.
August 11, 2022
Is your SAP SI partner evaluation missing the mark?
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Is your SAP SI partner evaluation missing the mark?

The selection of the partner who will usher in your digital transformation is just as important as the software you choose. Common errors in selecting your consultant can mean long delays, business mismatches, higher costs or worse.
July 3, 2018
Software audits continue to rise
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Software audits continue to rise

With software audits on the rise, especially from major ERP suppliers, this article summarizes steps to take to mitigate your risks.
July 18, 2017
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The CIO’s playbook for managing an SAP relationship

Many organizations are challenged with truly understanding the state of their commercial relationship with SAP. Part of 1 of this series shows how CIO’s are challenging their organization to baseline and assess their SAP relationship well in advance of a negotiation.
February 17, 2016