Impact of Brexit on Procurement: Contracts

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We explored the impact of Brexit for procurement on Supplier Management in our last blog. We continued the discussion with procurement expert Peter Smith, Managing Director, Procurement Excellence about the impact on various areas of procurement. In this blog we focus on his responses to questions on the topic of contracts. Q1.  What approaches to […]

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Complex Processes Made Simple with the Power of Digital Solutions

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Bühler Successfully Implements Digital Global Category Management Strategy The Bühler Group is a leading global tech company based in Switzerland. Over the last ten years, Bühler has successfully optimized and digitalized their procurement processes with various JAGGAER solution modules. For Bühler, it was critical to implement a global category management strategy. Everything from the database […]

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How to Protect Your Institution from Fraud and Fake Suppliers

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How JAGGAER tools can help schools, universities, and other organizations protect themselves against scams, fraud, and fake suppliers. In 2017, the ongoing security battle against scammers reached a new level on a number of fronts. The year saw a notable increase in a particular type of scam: nefarious actors posing as vendors to trick organizations […]

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6 STRATEGIES EVERY BUYER SHOULD UTILIZE DURING PURCHASING NEGOTIATIONS

6 Strategies Every Buyer Should Use in Purchasing Negotiations

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How do you, as a buyer, negotiate to get the best prices on goods and services?  There are plenty of sources that list negotiation tactics for sales, but very few tell you how to use them to your own advantage. In that spirit, we offer six strategies you can use to come out on top […]

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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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4 Key Benefits of Adopting a Contract Management Solution

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For large organizations, contract management can be a burden. A largely manual process for many organizations, contract management is often a time-consuming, laborious task that, if not done correctly, can have a huge negative impact. Most large organizations deal with thousands of contracts, each one with its own unique set of stipulations, deadlines and other […]

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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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Adopting Contract Management Best Practices

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If you are following this series of blogs, you know we have already discussed the current state of contract management, with implementation numbers still much lower than we’d like to see, and highlighted some of the benefits of implementing a contract management solution. Armed with this information you may be looking to commit to a […]

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Exploring the Capabilities of Contract Management Software

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In the first part of this series we discussed the Current State of Contract Management Software Adoption. According to PayStream’s 2016 Contract Lifecycle Management Report, a slim 22 percent of organizations currently use a contract management system, yet many more are feeling the pressure both from upper management and with business challenges to better manage […]

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