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June 2016

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Source-to-Pay Implementation

This webinar discusses what to consider when selecting an S2P system, and how best to implement it. Learn the five common mistakes that often befall major systems projects and recommends the critical factors for success, with a focus on stakeholder management. […]

20 Rules for Better Supplier Relationships

Relationships require work. After all, no pain, no gain. And this not only applies in our personal lives, it applies in business as well. When it comes to companies, there’s a simple formula for success: the better we listen, anticipate, analyze, discuss and take a balanced, reasoned approach, the better our relationships will be with […]

May 2016

Top 10 Reasons Why ERP Fails Procurement

Constrained budgets, leaner workforces, do more with less and the necessity to report on value contribution are all increasing the need for technology to help drive procurement transformation. At first glance, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems get the attention of Finance and IT, but the realities of associated cost, project length and lack of necessary […]

Spend and the Art of Cost Reduction

According to a 2016 survey from Deloitte, three quarters of CPOs cite cost reduction as a strong priority for 2016. Since procurement budgets continue to remain flat, procurement professionals will need to do a lot more with less if they intend to continue working their spending and supply chains to unlock new sources of value.

In […]

Procurement and Spend Analytics: The Key to Driving Value

Looking to improve overall visibility and management of purchase spend? In this webinar, you’ll receive an introduction to procurement and spend analytics and review a case study of how a government client utilized procurement and spend analytics tools, using Bravosolution. […]

Spend Analytics: How to Get More and Unlock Sustainable Cost Savings

Is your spend being invested wisely? Presented by Greg Goelkel, Director of Solution Consulting and Andy Mellors, Director of Pre-Sales both from BravoSolution. The webinar also features the live recording of a Q&A session.

April 2016

Real World Procurement Series Global Webinar | Driving Value from your Sourcing Process

The sourcing process sits at the heart of procurement. That means finding the right suppliers, running competitive processes, negotiating and contracting with the chosen suppliers.

In this session we will look at the end to end sourcing process and give a “refresher” overview of the key elements and issues linked to the process. That will include […]

Putting Suppliers at the Center of Your Organization

Suppliers are essential to the success or failure of many organizations. So how do you get the most from them?

Traditional procurement processes often end up leaving the supplier out in the cold and organizations missing out on the benefits that a more inclusive, supplier-centric approach could bring.

In our new whitepaper, Putting Suppliers at the Center of […]

March 2016

Drive Lasting Savings with Spend Compliance

Spend Compliance Analysis: A Missed Opportunity

Life as a Chief Procurement Officer is challenging, and never more so than in the current climate. CPOs need to manage cost cutting so that their organizations can deliver products and services without disruption, and at margins that can support supplier development – all in the face of market volatility, […]

Real World Procurement Series | Universe of Modern Procurement

In this webinar, we explore the new Universe of Modern Procurement and its constituent parts. Some are modern extensions of their forefathers while others have no ancestral connections. Our goal is to help you identify, in terms of procurement capability, where you’re falling short …and where you’re not, as an individual and as part of a […]