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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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]

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.

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Six Benefits of Supplier Value Management Technology

The days of managing suppliers through phone calls and BASS email exchanges are long gone. With the modern supply chain presenting new external pressures and complexities, procurement departments need collaborative and flexible tools to manage the entire supplier lifecycle. The result has been a global shift away from the traditional approach of supplier performance management […]

Bridging the Health and Wellness Gap with Collaborative Sourcing

Wal-Mart Stores and U.S. drug distributor McKesson have expanded their joint alliance to procure generic medicines so they can lower costs. According to George Riedl, senior  VP and President  of the health and wellness division of Wal-Mart in the U.S., “The joint alliance enables both companies to work together, combine their size and scale and […]

BravoSolution Goes Social with BravoAdvantage

Social procurement drives enhanced collaboration and performance

CHICAGO, April 20th, 2016–BravoSolution, the leading global strategic procurement provider, is paving the way to social procurement with its integrated, end-to-end procurement platform, BravoAdvantage. The solution suite brings social collaboration to the strategic procurement process by creating a single channel for engagement and information-sharing between buyers and suppliers.

By lowering […]

Webster Bank Boosts Sourcing, Spend Management Performance with BravoSolution

One of the Nation’s largest banks fosters greater spend visibility and process efficiencies with a strategic, transformative approach to procurement

CHICAGO, April 18th, 2016 – Webster Bank, one of the nation’s 33 largest banks, is working with BravoSolution, the leading global strategic procurement provider, to obtain greater visibility into its spend data, shorten sourcing cycle times and […]