Trends and Advantages of Digitalization in Manufacturing Procurement

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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 Georg Rösch – Vice President, Direct Procurement Product Management at JAGGAER. Trends and Advantages of Digitalization in Manufacturing Procurement We recently chatted with […]

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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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[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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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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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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Procurement Through the Ages

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March is National Procurement Month: a fine time to review procurement’s history and evolution. In the ancient world, supplies, materials, and workers were routinely recorded. One of the earliest known examples of this date back to the construction of the The Great Pyramid of Giza (2325 BCE). Using papyrus scrolls, scribes tracked orders through fulfillment, […]

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Maximizing Your ROI Through Process Automation

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A digital procurement platform that automates common purchasing activities reduces process costs and lead times. It also frees up budget and staff to pursue new opportunities, from new sourcing partnerships to new markets and products. Every business should have a procurement function that continuously delivers value (is sustainable), provides value to all departments and stakeholders […]

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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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Can your Procurement Vendor(s) Pass This Test?

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Procurement software should make your life easier. Choosing that software, however, can be an arduous and confusing process. These systems are a huge investment and you want to be sure you’ve done the due diligence to see the return on that investment. You can banish buyer’s remorse by making sure all the procurement software vendors […]

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Q&A from The Holy Grail of Contract Management: Harmony Between Procurement, Sales and Legal Teams Webinar

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JAGGAER and Consilio hosted a webinar examining how organizations handle contract management within and between their procurement, sales and legal teams. Our speakers, John Lawlor, general counsel for JAGGAER, and Robin Snasdell, managing director for Consilio, discussed solutions for this difficult process to increase output while decreasing risk. Below, our speakers answer a few lasting […]

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