Hackett CPO Agenda 2019: Procurement focus areas

Hackett CPO Agenda: What’s Top of Mind in Procurement?

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“Do more with less.” Words that send a shiver down many a manager’s spine. But with budgets growing more slowly (1.3%, versus 2.7% in 2018) and expectations of cost and efficiency savings growing faster than ever, that is the reality faced by procurement professionals. The Hackett Group’s CPO Agenda is always eagerly awaited, and this […]

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Maverick Spend: It’s Not Just about the Money

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In a world where nearly any purchase is just a click away, keeping maverick spend in check has become one of the top challenges facing procurement. The vast majority of maverick or “rogue” spending happens for perfectly innocent reasons: convenience, laziness, ignorance, or people just being in a hurry. True, sometimes there is an element […]

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5 Tips To Maximize Your Conference Experience at ISM 2019

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We’re gearing up for the Institute for Supply Management’s (ISM) Annual Conference, ISM 2019, in Houston, Texas, at the George R. Brown Convention Center, one of the largest events in the procurement world with over 2,500 attendees. Whether or not your organization is attending ISM, it’s important to make the most out of any conference experience. […]

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They Bought WHAT? Fascinating Finds from Our eProcurement Catalog

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It’s National Procurement Month. That’s a real thing. It has a hashtag: #CelebrateProcurement. We celebrate procurement every day at JAGGAER, but we still felt like the month deserved a little fun recognition. So with that, we bring you  the oddest, most outlandish, strangest and weirdest-sounding items customers source through our eProcurement catalog. We didn’t make […]

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How to Choose the Best eProcurement Solution

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With technology at the center of practically everything we do, eProcurement solutions will play a critical role in moving the industry forward. 85% of all procurement organizations believe that digital transformation will fundamentally change the way they deliver services. But, only 32% of procurement organizations have implemented a digital strategy.1 So, why do most CPOs […]

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Digital Transformation and Procurement: Hype vs. Reality

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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 Amen Reghimi Defining Digital Transformation Q: Thanks for joining us, Amen. Can you start by […]

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The Value of Benchmarking

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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 Q. What role should benchmarking play in understanding both the current […]

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JAGGAER’s eProcurement Suite—Offering Customers More Flexibility, Scalability, and Business Intelligence

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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 Mark Pugh, Director of Product Development, JAGGAER We recently chatted with Mark Pugh, Director of Product Development at JAGGAER at the REV2018 Conference […]

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Five Trends Procurement Officers Need to Succeed in Higher Education 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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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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