While many service providers offer cloud-based technology, none so far offers an overarching solution to ensure supplier compliance across all parameters -- ranging from financial risk status to identifying and working with diverse suppliers.
Software maintenance and support fees usually range from 18–25 percent of the license cost. However, some third-party support providers have faced legal penalties for violating intellectual property rights.
Buyers are finding it difficult to manage scientific, technical, and medical (STM) subscriptions despite the supply market being consolidated by aggregators and leading publishers.
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