Procurement

Budget Planning: 3 Reasons Why Procurement Should Attend Budget Review Meetings

Holiday parties are not the only activities happening around this time of year when the phrase “the more the merrier” rings true. The same can be said about budget review meetings as organizers think about who should attend these sessions. Often, CPOs and Procurement professionals don’t have a seat at the table – but they should. We learned why in a recent podcast on budget planning with Buyers...

Creating a Culture of Spend Stewardship with WeProcurement™: A Case Study

The first installments in our blog series on the WeProcurement™ approach explained what it means to build relevance, intelligence, and awareness into an e-procurement system to achieve maximum user adoption and create a culture of spend stewardship. In this post, let’s take a look at one way to build awareness through WeProcurement with the YMCA of the Twin Cities’ (YMCA) story of spend...

Getting smart about value of data and data driven automation

Accurate and relevant data directly impacts business success. That may seem like an obvious statement, but when you think that many companies don’t have visibility of basic transactional data, it’s very relevant. These organisations can’t rely on the accuracy of their information, so they make assumptions or rely on intuition to guide crucial decisions. Digital data is less prone to manual...

Creating a Culture of Spend Stewardship with WeProcurement™

In recent posts of this series, we took a look at what it means to build relevance and intelligence into an eProcurement system, explaining the first two the pillars of the WeProcurement™ approach. In this post we look at how awareness creates spend stewardship and enables organization-wide spend transformation. Why is Awareness so important for getting e-procurement right? Two words: user...

3 Things We Learned at Basware Connect 2016 in North America

What stood out to our attendees of the 2016 North American Basware Connect user conference? Some may say thought-provoking content, the networking, the amazing food (ok – so we all enjoyed that), contributions from analysts and speakers, the social activities, the demonstration stations, the planking (you had to be there for that one), or maybe some other valuable takeaway. While we’re always...

Making e-Procurement Smarter for Everyone: A Case Study

In recent posts of this series, we took a look at what it means to build relevance and intelligence into an eProcurement system, explaining the first two the pillars of the WeProcurement™ approach. This week, let’s look at procurement case study using a real-world example and see how Cornell Scott-Hill Health Center (CSHHC) used Intelligence to meet their goals in automating purchasing and...

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