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15 Dec2016

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

Thursday, 15 Dec 2016

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, C...

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22 Nov2016

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

Tuesday, 22 Nov 2016

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 spe...

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21 Nov2016

Getting smart about value of data and data driven automation

Monday, 21 Nov 2016

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 rel...

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28 Sep2016

Making e-Procurement Smarter for Everyone with WeProcurement™

Wednesday, 28 Sep 2016

Beginning our series on the WeProcurement™, my first post took a look at what it means to build Relevance into an e-procurement system to make e-procurement make sense to users. Continuing with our series, I will continue on the topic of e-procurement be...

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22 Sep2016

Making e-Procurement Make Sense with A Real-World Example

Thursday, 22 Sep 2016

Beginning our series on the WeProcurement™, my previous post took a look at what it means to build relevance into an e-procurement system to make e-procurement make sense to users. In this case study on e-procurement, we’ll look at a real-world exa...

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31 Aug2016

How to Save by Reducing Maverick Spending

Wednesday, 31 Aug 2016

The Hackett Group estimates that maverick spending can cost companies up to 2% of all indirect spending, due to lost savings opportunities and inefficiencies. That amounts to millions of dollars wasted every year.

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24 Aug2016

A Quick Primer on Managed vs. Unmanaged Spend

Wednesday, 24 Aug 2016

The definitions are simple. Any demand for goods and services that management wants directed toward preferred suppliers is considered managed spend.  Demand for goods and services that are left up to individual discretion is considered unmana...

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10 Aug2016

7th Secret for Successful e-Procurement: Keep improving

Wednesday, 10 Aug 2016

It is easy to think that once your e-procurement system goes live, the job is essentially over. The reality, however, is quite different. To realize the full benefits of your new program you’ll need to develop and adjust your procurement management plan....

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03 Aug2016

Procure-to-Pay Best Practices - 6th Secret: Start small and grow

Wednesday, 3 Aug 2016

When creating your new e-procurement strategy, keep in mind that today’s cloud-based solutions and supplier networks make it easier to start small and build from there. One procure-to-pay best practice is to start your e-procurement program with a single...

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27 Jul2016

5th Secret for Successful e-Procurement - Procurement best practices: Get Process Wise

Wednesday, 27 Jul 2016

As a procurement professional, you know all about the processes that underpin your profession. You may of course also have processes that are unique regarding how procurement works in your organization. But if you are to maximize the value of your e-procuremen...

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