Molly Fletcher speaking at JAGGAER's Global Procurement Forum, REV 2019, on negotiation

The Heart of Negotiation: A Conversation with Molly Fletcher

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Procurement experts know that making deals is a key part of the job. From agreeing on bulk pricing with a supplier to working out budget numbers with internal stakeholders, procurement teams are locked in a constant give and take. But negotiation doesn’t have to be a battle and learning the steps to success is simpler […]

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European supply chains

How Europe is Coping with Supply Chain Disruption

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Adapting to the present and future challenges of COVID-19 Can the complex global supply network survive the COVID-19 pandemic? And, assuming it can, how will it adapt to the new realities? Define your procurement response strategy. Catch the on-demand webinar on building business continuity plans and business strategies for the short, mid and long-term. Just-in-time […]

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Augmented analytics

What Does Augmented Analytics Mean for Procurement?

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It’s OK, we understand. Here we are throwing another buzzword at you. But bear with us because it is not really the words that matter, but the thinking and the technology behind the words. And most importantly, what augmented analytics can do for you. Read up on How Augmented Analytics Will Transform Your Organization: A […]

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Strategic supplier management

What Makes a Supplier “Strategic”? Not Spend Volume.

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The recent disruptions to supply chains caused by the coronavirus epidemic in China have given supply managers the world over pause for thought. Now more than ever, businesses must improve the efficiency of their supply chains not only to maintain a competitive advantage but also to reduce risk. Leverage your supplier management for maximum benefit […]

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Annual supplier meeting

Forgotten About This in Your Annual Supplier Meetings?

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With 2020 well and truly begun, the timely question of whether you’ve had you had your annual supplier meetings yet, or not, springs to mind. If you haven’t, do your suppliers know what you expect from them? And if your answer is ,”Definitely! All done. We’ve updated prices so everything is now sorted”, ask yourself […]

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TJ Nguyen, of Coca-Cola Buyers' Sales and Services, speaks about change management in procurement

Technology is Not a Panacea: Change Management with TJ Nguyen

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At REV2019, JAGGAER sat down with some of our speakers for a podcast series on the biggest questions facing the procurement industry today. Among them was TJ Nguyen, Senior Director of the Procurement Center of Excellence at Coca-Cola Bottlers’ Sales and Services Company, or CCBSS. CCBSS is the consortium buying arm of all the bottler-owners […]

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The Top 5 Pitfalls of Software as a Service (SaaS) Implementation Projects  - and How to Avoid Them!

How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Procurement SaaS Implementation

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Procurement departments are under pressure to transform their processes digitally. Software as a Service (SaaS) makes it easier, because the underlying software is available over the cloud with transparent pricing models. Yet things can easily go wrong. We look at the main pitfalls and how you can circumvent them. Download our free white paper, “Why [...]

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Global eInvoicing Compliance – Your Questions Answered

Global eInvoicing Compliance – Your Questions Answered

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Audience members at our recent eInvoicing webinars raised some interesting questions in the Q&A session, here’s a selection of the most commonly asked below: Q. What processes or rules should be put in place to ensure that suppliers select the appropriate tax rates on invoices and then marry them to the appropriate tax codes in […]

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Standards for eInvoicing continue to push the AP revolution

eInvoicing Standards Continue to Push the AP Revolution

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With Brexit, trade wars, economic crises and recessions, 2019 has been far from boring. One of the measures governments often take to address tough economic conditions, by strengthening the collection of indirect and customs taxes, is to implement electronic invoicing mandates. New mandates announced or implemented in the last year include Italy, Greece and India, [...]

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Seven things to consider before implementing your SaaS solution

7 Things to Consider Before Implementing Procurement SaaS

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What is SaaS?  When you decide to deploy a SaaS solution for procurement, you are choosing the provider of a service. You don’t choose any of the server, storage, or networking specifics, and you don’t choose an operating system, or even a language to develop new tools in. Rather, you get an application, such as eProcurement or Supply Chain Management. However, you can choose the specific settings in the application, the […]

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