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May 2016

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 […]

Leapfrog the Competition by Transforming Your Supplier Relationships from Tactical to Strategic

By Thomas Kase, VP of Research, and Pierre Mitchell, Chief Research Officer, Spend Matters

Doesn’t that title make it sound so easy? Don’t be fooled: there’s hard work in transforming how you engage your suppliers. This paper will help you better understand how and why organizations are transforming their supplier collaboration practices and provide insight into […]

Navigating the Path from Tactical Procurement Analytics to Strategic Supply Analytics

By Pierre Mitchell, Chief Research Officer, Spend Matters

Spend visibility is foundational to any procurement transformation because to better manage supply, you have to manage spend. Spend is what you pay and supply is what you get, and to manage spend you have to see it. Yet too many procurement organizations work hard to put basic […]

How to Justify Spend Analysis to Finance/IT When There’s No Clear ROI

By Pierre Mitchell, Chief Research Officer, Spend Matters

Analytics are all the rage. And spend analysis is Procurement 101. So, getting some reasonable investment shouldn’t be a problem, right?

Wrong. The problem with analytics is that […]

Real World Procurement Series Global Webinar | Putting Suppliers at the Center of Your Organization

In this webinar, we look at the strong argument for using what we call the supplier lifecycle process and management of that lifecycle. […]

RISK: The Four Letter Word Your Mother Never Told You About

This webinar will focus on the real-world lessons learned in risk management including the strategies implemented by procurement organizations for strengthening supplier engagement in order to effectively assess, monitor, manage and mitigate risk to the business.  […]