Procurement leader

What are the Qualities of a Successful Procurement Leader?

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Being a leader encompasses much more than delegating projects to other employees. Peter Drucker, hailed by Businessweek as “the man who invented spend management,” once stated “management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.” Although we can agree that Drucker’s statement is accurate, being a truly successful procurement leader is much more. […]

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Top Ten Key Performance Indicators for Successful Spend Analysis

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Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are specific, measurable and actionable values that are identified as important in determining the success or failure of an activity. KPIs vary by activity, but they can also vary for the same activity, depending on what is important at the time. With spend analysis, KPIs may focus on contract adherence one […]

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How to Conduct a Spend Analysis in Seven Steps

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JAGGAER understands the traditional roadblocks to spend management and how important it is to gain insight into operational ineffectiveness in order to improve your sourcing success. A spend analysis allows you to do just that. Here, we’ve outlined the seven steps necessary to conducting a proper spend analysis. Step One: Identify Identify all the sources […]

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