How to Use Big Data Analytics to Drive Business Value in Procurement Forward (Part 1)

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Procurement Insights 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 Walter Charles, Chief Procurement Officer at Biogen JAGGAER recently chatted with supply chain and procurement platform thought leader Walter Charles, Chief Procurement Officer (CPO) of […]

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How to Protect Your Institution from Fraud and Fake Suppliers

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How JAGGAER tools can help schools, universities, and other organizations protect themselves against scams, fraud, and fake suppliers. In 2017, the ongoing security battle against scammers reached a new level on a number of fronts. The year saw a notable increase in a particular type of scam: nefarious actors posing as vendors to trick organizations […]

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riskmethods Report: State of Risk – Blind Spots

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Supply chain disruption can happen to any organization, whether they’re caused from a supplier site failure, environmental or geopolitical factors, or even adverse weather. This is why, if it’s not already, risk management should be a top priority for businesses. The consequences from not actively identifying, managing and mitigating supply chain risk can significantly impact […]

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Automated Inventory Management Holds the Key to Better Research

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Perspectives and lessons learned from global life science leaders who are using eProcurement to stay ahead of the research curve. As a researcher, your main objective is to make impactful scientific discoveries that can improve the quality of peoples’ lives. After all, this is why many go into the sciences in the first place—to change […]

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Tejari, JAGGAER re-launches
in Middle East

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Tejari and JAGGAER has re-launched in the Middle East following the recent acquisition of strategic procurement company, BravoSolution. During the highly anticipated re-launch events in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, JAGGAER CEO, Rob Bonavito, and CTO, Zia Zahiri, highlighted JAGGAER and Tejari’s future vision for the region including plans for developing the spend management industry’s first “super suite” that will […]

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Digital Procurement Report: Zooming in on Data

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After looking at some of the general takeaways from our online survey “Digital Procurement: Just Hype Or The New Standard?” regarding the current level of digitalization and the priorities for investments, we now want to dig into one of the key value propositions of Digital Procurement: integration. Data is more important than ever As we mentioned […]

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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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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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Getting a Grip on Transportation Procurement

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Few spend categories combine the broad impact and complexities of transportation. How can shippers optimize their carrier relationships, keeping quality high, risk low, and costs in line? In the transportation context, spend optimization tools accomplish this delicate balancing act by comparing proposals from multiple carriers and logistics providers. Following business rules, they identify the best […]

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Key Findings from Our Digital Procurement Report

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Digital Procurement is the buzzword on everyone’s lips these days. The widespread digitalization that has characterized industry 4.0 is considered to be the greatest revolution to impact procurement in decades. Expectations for new technologies and their application in procurement are high. Technology has already fueled the transformation of many work areas and processes, and these […]

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