Boost Your Procurement Value Engine

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McKinsey & Company research confirms that procurement pays. In our white paper, Boost Your Procurement Value Engine, we provide an in-depth analysis at the how, why and what of procurement and provide a new paradigm from which to view procurement as a value engine. You’ll learn how to increase the Value-for-Money (VfM) of procurement by […]

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6 Reasons Why an ERP is Not the Solution to all Your Procurement Problems

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Most of the time when CFOs are shopping for business-management software, they gravitate towards ERP solutions, or enterprise resource planning software. ERPs can be attractive with the depth and all-in-one package they market to organizations. Because of this, ERPs have been the talk of the industry and the must have for businesses, until the reality […]

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The Best Solutions for Automating Your Business Processes

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Have you ever tried to streamline your procurement and spend workflow to eliminate as many paper-laden processes as possible? If so, you’ll know it’s difficult because finding a system everyone can use can be overwhelming. So how do you optimize your business process automation? Business process automation can happen in many forms, whether it be […]

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Increase Procure-to-Pay Productivity in a Mobile App

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We all love our smart phones. Voice calls, texting, email and calendaring are all daily activities we have access to right at our fingertips.  Plus you can find an app for just about any service you need. So why not utilize our phones more to speed the procure-to-pay process and help keep things moving while […]

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Sustainable purchasing

Taking the Next Step Towards Sustainable Purchasing

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One of the most powerful facilitators of sustainability is habitual purchasing practices. Adopting environmentally friendly business practices makes real business sense, but our customers are taking it a step further. They are weaving sustainability purchasing best practices into their statements of direction. As it is up to procurement to manage an organization’s supply chain, you […]

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Meet the Most Complete Contract Management System on the Market!

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Contract management is a logical next step to create additional value in strategic sourcing and eProcurement.  We are all juggling multiple contracts from a variety of vendors, so a central method of storing and managing contracts can only help. Larger organizations also need to track contract authoring and approval processes. Whatever your size, though, when […]

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Do you have a championship procurement team?

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Michael Jordan once said, “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” It’s pretty easy to see what he meant when it comes to sports. On the talent side, how many games have been won by the contributions of a few key players? On the flip side, how many losses have been attributed to […]

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Supplier Management: How to Capture Information and Take Sourcing to the Next Level

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Managing supplier lists when sourcing goods and services is a challenge that many companies face. From collecting and managing basic contact information, quotes, contracts, product information and geographies served, to including additional information such as performance data that is critical in making informed decisions. There is a lot of supplier information to collect and manage, […]

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Jump Start Your Year with Our Quick Procurement Process Checkup

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January is a month we associate with many things: resolutions, fresh starts, winter weather – and for those of us in corporate America, detailing for the C-Suite how we’ll do even more with even less in the coming year. If you’re a procurement pro, the challenge to do more with less presents a golden opportunity […]

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Achieve Sustainable Management of Research Chemicals – A Guide to Critical Capabilities

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Let’s be honest. No research lab ever has made a major discovery solely by acquiring and managing chemicals well. Does that mean all research chemical management is equal, or that chemical acquisition and management can’t add value for research organizations? Definitely not. Download our latest guide to discover: What makes research labs different when it […]

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