Molly Fletcher speaking at JAGGAER's Global Procurement Forum, REV 2019, on negotiation

The Heart of Negotiation: A Conversation with Molly Fletcher

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Procurement experts know that making deals is a key part of the job. From agreeing on bulk pricing with a supplier to working out budget numbers with internal stakeholders, procurement teams are locked in a constant give and take. But negotiation doesn’t have to be a battle and learning the steps to success is simpler […]

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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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Slaying and Saving with Verticalization at #ISM2017

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When you think of going to Disney World, you don’t necessarily think of a business conference, but for over 2,000 procurement professionals, industry specialists, and accomplished public leaders, that’s exactly what the iconic destination was last week for the annual ISM conference. Over the four-day event, the JAGGAER team at ISM introduced our new corporate […]

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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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Register for Denali’s Category Management Academy and Save 10%

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Category Managers are invaluable to a high-functioning procurement process. The requisite skill set is complex and often nuanced: managing critical relationships, possessing specific category expertise, and providing strategic sourcing insight to help drive value for their organizations. JAGGAER Partner Denali hosts a popular training opportunity called Denali Academy to help develop and train category managers. […]

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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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Conquering the Next Frontier at the Procurement Leaders Americas Congress

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This week, the JAGGAER team is attending the 4th Annual Procurement Leaders Americas Congress at Turnberry Isle Miami, Fl. This two-day event attracts highly experienced senior procurement professionals along with a diverse group of up-and-coming procurement innovators and thought-leaders. Whether it be keynote speeches, interactive roundtables, or practical breakouts, attendees have the opportunity to absorb […]

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Discover the Value of Relationship Based Leadership at the AP & P2P Fall Conference

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In just a few days, some of us will be headed off to Las Vegas for the 2016 AP & P2P Fall Conference to be held at Caesars Palace. This is a great opportunity to take part in one of the best accounting and procurement events of the year and return the office with new […]

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5 Habits of Highly Successful Conference Goers

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With conference season in full swing, it’s likely that you or a colleague will soon be attending an event. These events are great places to gather information. But the best benefit of attending a conference is the opportunity to meet with a lot of likeminded people in one place. Not surprising, face-to-face interactions still rank […]

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7 Tips to Maximize Your Conference Experience

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You have pitched your boss on the value you would get by attending conferences and the boss has given you the green light to attend a few shows.  With the staggering number of conferences out there, how do you select the right show and maximize your experience so that you walk away with the most […]

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