Hackett CPO Agenda 2019: Procurement focus areas

Hackett CPO Agenda: What’s Top of Mind in Procurement?

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“Do more with less.” Words that send a shiver down many a manager’s spine. But with budgets growing more slowly (1.3%, versus 2.7% in 2018) and expectations of cost and efficiency savings growing faster than ever, that is the reality faced by procurement professionals. The Hackett Group’s CPO Agenda is always eagerly awaited, and this […]

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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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How to Choose the Best eProcurement Solution

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With technology at the center of practically everything we do, eProcurement solutions will play a critical role in moving the industry forward. 85% of all procurement organizations believe that digital transformation will fundamentally change the way they deliver services. But, only 32% of procurement organizations have implemented a digital strategy.1 So, why do most CPOs […]

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Digital Transformation and Procurement: Hype vs. Reality

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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 Amen Reghimi Defining Digital Transformation Q: Thanks for joining us, Amen. Can you start by […]

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[Podcast] The Value of Benchmarking in a Procurement Team

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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 Deb Stanton Setting Benchmarks in Procurement Teams Q. What role should benchmarking play in understanding […]

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JAGGAER’s eProcurement Suite – Offering Customers More Flexibility, Scalability, and Business Intelligence

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JAGGAER InsideSpend Thought leadership Series – In this blog series we profile leaders in the procurement industry. We hope their insights and experiences inspire you to achieve greatness in procurement. A conversation with Mark Pugh, Director of Product Development, JAGGAER JAGGAER’s eProcurement Suite – Offering Customers More Flexibility, Scalability, and Business Intelligence We recently chatted with […]

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5 Trends Higher Education Procurement Officers Need to Succeed Today

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JAGGAER InsideSpend Thought Leadership Series In this series, we profile leaders in the procurement industry. We hope their insights and experiences inspire you to achieve greatness in procurement. A conversation with Paul Harris and Ian Robbins of E&I Consulting Group JAGGAER recently chatted with Paul Harris and Ian Robbins of E&I Consulting Group at its […]

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Deloitte CPO Survey 2018: A Need for Strategic Leadership

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It’s that time of year again…the Deloitte CPO Survey 2018 is here! For the past seven years, the survey has been a valuable benchmark for trends, developments, issues, and challenges in procurement as seen by procurement leaders around the world. This year, over 500 procurement leaders from 39 countries participated in the survey, providing key […]

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How to Improve the Value of Procurement: Is Your ERP System Enough?

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As chief procurement officer (CPO), is one of your goals to be considered a more relevant, strategic area for the company? If the answer is “yes”, here are four ways to improve your value through eProcurement. No doubt, the number one challenge which manufacturing organizations face today is to reduce cost while increasing efficiencies. But, […]

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Multi-Stage Optimization: Your Supply Chain, Evolved

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Imagine this: You own a popular restaurant on the East Coast—let’s say it’s a Tex-Mex/Thai/New England seafood fusion restaurant—and business is going so well that you want to open a second location…in California. Now, in order for it to be as successful as the flagship location, the new restaurant will need to have the same […]

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