Higher education

Higher Education Institutions Can Increase Value and Minimise Risk with Holistic Supplier Management

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Holistic supplier management is a concept that is gaining ground in many sectors and has been given further impetus in recent months by the uncertainties, risk, and disruptions to supply chains created by the coronavirus pandemic. But what are the specific challenges for supplier management in the higher education sector? Download our white paper on […]

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Transforming a Team’s Value Proposition

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REV It Up: A Procurement Podcast Series with Procurious In this blog series, powered by Procurious, Philip Ideson sits down with speakers from JAGGAER’s REV2018 conference to discuss the latest trends in procurement and what the future holds. A conversation with Sandy Hicks Establishing Core Values Q: What are the core values of your procurement team? […]

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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 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 the world. […]

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7 Ways to Take Control of Your Costs Through Spend Analytics

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Key spend analytics insights afford higher education procurement teams more strategic decision-making, higher visibility into suppliers, and consolidation of resources for a competitive advantage. In a time when education costs have skyrocketed to astronomical proportions, CPOs have a unique opportunity to contribute strategically to optimizing and streamlining operational costs for their universities and colleges. And […]

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“Currents of Collaboration” Flowing at #NACUBO2017

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JAGGAER representatives are currently in Minneapolis, MN for the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) Annual Meeting, which concludes tomorrow. Built around the theme “Currents of Collaboration,” this year’s meeting places focus on the powerful effect of higher education communities working together toward a shared vision for the future. The NACUBO wisely […]

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Spend Analytics in Education: Joint Q&A With E&I Consulting

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It’s true! Spend analysis can help you identify and realize hidden cost savings, optimize your supply base, and reduce risk. But how do you know your organization is ready and able to leverage this technology to its fullest? Brett Cornell, VP of Value Consulting for JAGGAER, and Vince Patriarco, Executive Director of E&I Consulting Group, […]

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Higher Education Leaders Talk Revenue, Workload Constraints at Advisory Board Meeting

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When you gather Chief Procurement Officers from the nation’s leading colleges and universities together to discuss procurement trends in higher education, you can expect to fill up a lot of flip charts. That’s exactly what happened when JAGGAER convened its Higher Education Customer Advisory Board (CAB) on April 18. The group shared their insights on […]

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Buying is Simpler and More Effective for Red Raiders at Texas Tech University

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The procurement challenge is bigger at Texas Tech University, which supports more than 51,000 students and comprises four component institutions. To enhance the buying process, the university’s procurement team enlisted JAGGAER to develop a comprehensive source-to-pay solution that would reduce costs and improve efficiency. According to Jennifer Adling, Managing Director of Procurement Services at Texas […]

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Talking Higher Education at #eLive2017

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We’re back in Orlando this week for the fifth annual Ellucian Live Conference. Ellucian Live is designed specifically for higher education procurement professionals, bringing together 8,400 attendees from 1,300 higher education institutions. The conference provides a meeting ground for a global community intent on conquering the changing landscape of technology and its role in higher […]

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Customer Focus and Innovative Approach Elevate the Role of Procurement at the University of Colorado

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The University of Colorado’s procurement group, which oversees more than $1 billion in spending across four campuses recently upgraded its procurement system to save millions and delight its customers. The University of Colorado’s Procurement Spending Center serves tens of thousands of users across hundreds of departments. Its customers include students, faculty, researchers, doctors, coaches and […]

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