Increase Procure-to-Pay Productivity in a Mobile App

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We all love our smart phones. Voice calls, texting, email and calendaring are all daily activities we have access to right at our fingertips.  Plus you can find an app for just about any service you need. So why not utilize our phones more to speed the procure-to-pay process and help keep things moving while […]

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What is Procurement?

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Running a procurement department is like herding cats.  Promoting preferred suppliers, ensuring contract compliance, and searching for savings opportunities are just the beginning of the challenges.  Take the first step toward becoming a powerhouse of efficiency and value by gaining a fundamental understanding of procurement and its processes. You engage in the procurement process more […]

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Become a Procurement Compliance Power House in 9 Simple Steps

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When it comes to procurement compliance, there isn’t one standard all organizations adhere to. And we wouldn’t expect them to. Every organization has unique compliance needs, including yours.  So how do you develop, plan and implement a framework for compliance that works for your organization? Here are nine steps to get you started. Word to […]

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What Does Procurement Compliance Even Mean?

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Generally speaking, compliance means doing what you’re supposed to do. So what does it mean when we talk about procurement compliance? Surprisingly, there is no one definition of compliance, or even one group of compliance issues, common across all procurement departments. That’s not to say there aren’t commonalities. Procurement compliance often includes the percentage of […]

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eProcurement Software is Much More than Just a Pretty (Inter)face

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Today, practically every tech product includes the phrase “simple, easy, intuitive user interface” as part of the feature description. It’s such a common part of our zeitgeist, it’s usually ignored, but in the world of eProcurement and eSourcing software solutions, the user interface is a critical feature to consider. It’s not just Window Dressing A […]

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Do you have a championship procurement team?

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Michael Jordan once said, “Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence wins championships.” It’s pretty easy to see what he meant when it comes to sports. On the talent side, how many games have been won by the contributions of a few key players? On the flip side, how many losses have been attributed to […]

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Herding Cats is not a Strategy: Move Beyond Tactics to Align for Procurement Success

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When your workday is consumed by the tactics of managing procurement, it’s nearly impossible to look ahead and plan an organizational strategy for success. Join our expert panel as they discuss procurement best practices and coming trends for putting practical strategies into place. You’ll walk away with everything you need to prepare yourself (and your […]

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Jump Start Your Year with Our Quick Procurement Process Checkup

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January is a month we associate with many things: resolutions, fresh starts, winter weather – and for those of us in corporate America, detailing for the C-Suite how we’ll do even more with even less in the coming year. If you’re a procurement pro, the challenge to do more with less presents a golden opportunity […]

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4 Ways to Reduce Your Procurement Costs Overnight

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They say the latest recession is over but already many are forecasting another. In this evolving economic environment, every organization is striving to reduce costs, as it becomes harder to increase revenue and profits. If you’re working to cut procurement costs, you might be making some mistakes that are actually costing you more money than […]

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Rethinking the Procurement Value Equation

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A common issue we see within procurement departments is that they are bogged down in manual, cumbersome processes. While some organizations focus on one pain point at a time, automating the entire Source-to-Pay (S2P) process with a unified solution can drive more value across your organization. Read this white paper and learn: How the Source-to-Pay […]

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