The Best Solutions for Automating Your Business Processes

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Have you ever tried to streamline your procurement and spend workflow to eliminate as many paper-laden processes as possible? If so, you’ll know it’s difficult because finding a system everyone can use can be overwhelming. So how do you optimize your business process automation? Business process automation can happen in many forms, whether it be […]

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How can the Chief Procurement Officer Influence Supplier Relationship Management?

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Note: This is the second in a series of 5 blogs about Supplier Relationship Management. You can see all the blogs at https://www.jaggaer.com/blog/tags/supplier-relationship-management As we discussed in the first blog of this series, Supplier Management Relationships: Shifting from Adversaries to Partners, often procurement professionals neglect to engage suppliers as strategic partners, and this oversight is […]

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5 Best Practices to Ensure Supplier Enablement Success

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It happens to even the savviest of procurement pros. You begin the process of on-boarding a supplier only to realize you’re not 100 percent sure you’re leveraging your supplier enablement process to maximize the value in your relationship.  Not to worry. We’ve gathered five best practices that will ensure your supplier enablement is a success: […]

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How Automated Supplier Management Helps Europe Meet New Sustainability Rules

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The European Union (EU) has shown a strong interest in promoting green public procurement and sustainability among its member states. This interest culminated in legislation that took effect in April, influencing both the public and private sectors. As of April 18, the EU is subject to new directives for public procurement. The old regulations sought […]

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Procure-to-Pay Tips from Tetris: Fill the Gaps in Your Process

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Tetris: the fun puzzle game you played as a kid (or as an adult, no judgement here), where a “level-up” is the reward for your strategic block placement. Every new game begins with the blank screen. You put the first blocks down, filling in blank spaces and developing a game plan as you go. Each […]

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Suppliers and Buyers: A Modern Supplier Network Love Story

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For Valentine’s Day, we celebrate love – and we want to highlight one of the most important relationships you have, the one between suppliers and buyers. While having dinner recently with some single friends of mine, I was regaled with stories of what it’s like to be a part of the online dating scene. Having […]

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6 Benefits of Supplier Performance Management

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The second blog in our Supplier Performance Management series highlights the six benefits of implementing SPM An MIT study found that 77 percent of companies surveyed said two out of the top three major procurement risk factors were related to suppliers – specifically “dependency on supplier” and “supplier quality problems.” Over-dependency on a supplier and […]

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The Supplier Management Journey to Best in Class

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Companies that have achieved top performance for supplier management have many factors that contribute to their results, but nearly all of them followed a similar path in moving from laggard to average to “Best in Class.” Let’s take a quick look at the main elements of their journeys. Understand What You Have Today They all […]

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