Cognitive Procurement – Is It the Final Frontier?

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There has been a lot of buzz about disruptive technologies in procurement circles, one being cognitive procurement. But what is it and how can it be leveraged to create efficiencies and economies of scale in the procurement department? This blog will explore these questions, as well as the implications of AI for the future. Artificial […]

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Deploy a Strategic Category Management Solution to Maximize Your Returns

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Defining Category Management Category management has a decades-long history that has lead us to our modern understanding of procurement categories. Created in the 1980s, category management was originally the process of grouping products into categories based on how consumers used them. Originally created by marketing teams, category management helped retailers increase sales by minimizing unproductive […]

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Blockchain Technology Promises Better Trust and Transparency to Procurement

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Blockchain is a revolutionary technology that represents tremendous value for procurement. But what is it and how does it apply to the world of procurement? First, let’s start with a definition. According to Don & Alex Tascott, authors of Blockchain Revolution: “Blockchain is an incorruptible digital ledger of economic transactions that can be programmed to […]

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How to Improve Supplier Communications Through Online Chat

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Online chat has become ubiquitous among all types of businesses and industries looking to drive sales and improve customer relationships. In the same vein, instant communications can become a key tool in the procurement arsenal to improve supply chain relationship management. A perpetual mission among procurement leaders is finding better ways to improve quality and […]

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What to Buy (and Not to Buy) This Labor Day Weekend

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It’s Labor Day here in the US… time to take off your corporate “purchaser” hat and play “consumer”. So let’s have some fun with this quick retail buying guide to the best deals found over the  weekend as we close the book on the summer of 2018. The last hallmark “three-day weekend” of 2018 is […]

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JAGGAER Named Leader in Four IDC MarketScape Reports on Worldwide SaaS and Cloud-Enabled Applications for 2018

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It’s been an exciting year so far for JAGGAER— we continue to see growing adoption and successful deployment of our procurement applications including Procure-to-Pay (P2P), sourcing and supplier management; earlier this year we were industry-recognized as a leader in the P2P space; and most recently, IDC has recognized JAGGAER as a Leader in four of […]

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JAGGAER Placed Highest for Ability to Execute in the Leader’s Quadrant in the 2018 Strategic Sourcing Application Suites Magic Quadrant Report

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JAGGAER is honored to announce it has been named a Leader in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant Report for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites. JAGGAER (Advantage) was placed highest in the Leader’s quadrant for ability to execute. The report evaluated several Strategic Sourcing suites for capabilities including e-sourcing, spend analysis, contract management, and supply base management (SBM). […]

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How Optimizing Transportation Routes Leads to the Perfect Level of Efficiency

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When you’re building a complex, multi-stage transportation route, you have dozens of factors to consider. How quickly do you need goods moved? Is the financial bottom line more important than speed? Will each provider have the capacity to move your full shipment? At what point do you trade simplicity for cost? A single transportation lane […]

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Why was JAGGAER Named a Leader in Procure-to-Pay Solutions in Gartner’s 2018 Magic Quadrant?

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JAGGAER has been named a Leader in Gartner’s 2018 Procure-to-Pay (P2P) Magic Quadrant for many reasons, including Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute. The report evaluated JAGGAER’s P2P portfolio. According to Gartner, “P2P suites deliver four primary capabilities.” These capabilities are: E-purchasing functionality, access to catalog content, E-invoicing, and accounts payable invoice automation. Read […]

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Automated Inventory Management Holds the Key to Better Research

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Perspectives and lessons learned from global life science leaders who are using eProcurement to stay ahead of the research curve. As a researcher, your main objective is to make impactful scientific discoveries that can improve the quality of peoples’ lives. After all, this is why many go into the sciences in the first place—to change […]

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