Killing your compliance effort

The #1 Thing that Will Kill Your Procurement Compliance Effort

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You identified a compliance problem within your procurement process. You came up with a plan. You created PowerPoints and ROI spreadsheets worthy of an award. Your boss loved it. Now all you have to do is get everyone else on board. With a plan that makes such obvious sense, it should be a piece of […]

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category management

Deploy a Strategic Category Management Solution to Maximize ROI

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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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5 Tips To Maximize Your Conference Experience at ISM 2019

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We’re gearing up for the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Annual Conference, ISM 2019, in Houston, Texas, at the George R. Brown Convention Center, one of the largest events in the procurement world with over 2,500 attendees. Whether or not your organization is attending ISM, it’s important to make the most out of any conference experience. […]

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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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EU and British Procurement

The Procurement Economy in 2019: The UK and the European Union

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In our last blog post we examined the factors impacting the 2019 economic climate in the United States. However, any global organisation will tell you that their concerns reach past North America. So what does the economic forecast look like in Europe? In this series, JAGGAER dives into the 2019 economic outlook both in the […]

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Procurement in the United States in 2019

The Procurement Economy in 2019: The United States

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As we start 2019, it’s critical to understand how current events, changes in governmental policy and the general economic climate may affect the global procurement market and supply chain. In this blog series, JAGGAER will dive into the 2019 economic outlook both in the U.S. and the European Union, and examine how procurement organizations can […]

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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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Smart Assistant

Emerging Technologies: The Evolution of the Smart Assistant

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Everywhere we turn, there is a constant buzz around new technologies such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, and cognitive intelligence. These emerging trends are expected to revolutionize procurement. According to Supply Management, “Cognitive procurement will drive the procurement profession forward” and early adopters may certainly gain a competitive advantage.  Industry experts appear concerned primarily with […]

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Freight Procurement Solutions Are Transforming Supply Chains

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Why You Should Consider Freight Procurement Sourcing Solution Procuring raw materials or finished goods is one thing, but the processing of moving those goods from one place to another brings its own set of challenges. Whether you’re in charge of ordering the “things” or managing how and where those things get from A to B, […]

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Customer conversation - customer reviews of JAGGAER's strategic sourcing suite, a Gartner Peer Insights Customer Choice

JAGGAER Strategic Sourcing Application Suite: Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice 2018

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JAGGAER is the Only Full Suite Provider Named as a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites and as a Leader in Two Gartner Magic Quadrants In a year full of recognition from industry analysts, JAGGAER was named by customers as a 2018 Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for Strategic Sourcing […]

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