Procurement questions for Santa

5 Procurement Questions for Santa

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After pulling a few strings, we managed to catch Santa on one of his few coffee breaks at this busy time of year to fire five burning questions at the reigning world champion in procurement. Christmas is a holiday worldwide, but the busiest time at work for you. When does your year start? Actually we […]

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eProcurement catalogue buys

They Bought WHAT? Fascinating Finds from Our eProcurement Catalog

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It’s National Procurement Month. That’s a real thing. It has a hashtag: #CelebrateProcurement. We celebrate procurement every day at JAGGAER, but we still felt like the month deserved a little fun recognition. So with that, we bring you  the oddest, most outlandish, strangest and weirdest-sounding items customers source through our eProcurement catalog. We didn’t make […]

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JAGGAER blog post "10 Things I Learned Working for Tim Cook"

10 Things I Learned Working for Tim Cook

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During the mid-90’s I was fortunate enough to work under Tim Cook (now Apple CEO) when I was a purchasing manager for a company called Intelligent Electronics (IE) and Tim was the COO. I was responsible for the relationship between IE and IBM.  Since Tim had just joined IE from IBM, he took a particular […]

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Unsung Heroes of the Summer Fun Supply Chain

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At last: Summer is (unofficially) here. While generally considered a time to let our cares melt away until Fall, there is a lot going on behind the scenes to make sure your summer delivers all the fun in the sun you expect. We found five examples of supply chain challenges hiding in your summer R&R. […]

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The Mother of All Procurement Posts (Why Your Mom is the Best CPO You Know)

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Mother’s Day is upon us. At last the gift-giving fast that began the day after Valentine’s day is over! Mother’s Day is generally regarded as a day of tenderness and gratitude, when we shower the females who raised us with pampering and trinkets. But we have one-track minds here at JAGGAER, so when we think […]

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JAGGAER Final Four blog post

The Final Four’s Behind-the-Scenes Procurement Madness

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Whether you’re at the games or screaming at the TV, the last thing you’re probably thinking about while watching the Final Four Tournament is procurement. As one of the nation’s largest yearly sporting events, the tournament involves a deep bench of behind-the-scenes decisions related to sourcing and procurement needs surrounding the games. Think about it […]

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The Right Sourcing Tool Eliminates the Real Halloween Scare

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On Halloween night be prepared for fright Ghost, Goblins, Ghouls and the like   Kids and adults all get into the action With costumes, decorations and perhaps a slight infraction   Haunted houses, parties and booing your friends All topped off with a sweet treat at the end   But what if, in all the […]

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