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BravoSolution Procurement Platform Whitepapers

New Approaches to Procurement Negotiation

By Peter Smith, Spend Matters UK

“Factors such as priming, anchoring and risk attitudes can play a serious role in how we behave in negotiations. Understanding these and other biases, fallacies and illogicalities can help us make sure that a clever […]

Five Steps to Improve Communication with Suppliers and Stakeholders

Procurement teams are under more stress than ever before.  Budgets and employees are stretched to their limits, forcing everyone to move quickly and be laser-focused on their daily to-do lists. Unfortunately, this tunnel vision often causes procurement and sourcing teams […]

The 9 Habits of Highly Effective Procurement Organizations

There’s a well-kept secret fueling the profitability and growth of the world’s most successful companies, and it exists within your company, too. It’s the Procurement team. However, the Procurement teams at companies like Colgate-Palmolive, Intel and Nestle do not resemble […]

Moving Procurement to a Vital, Relevant and Valuable Function

Is Procurement relevant and vital to your business? Does Procurement contribute value beyond merely placing purchase orders and expediting purchases? Does Procurement support top-line and bottom-line strategies and deliver significant results to impact your business?

Is Supplier Diversity a Shell Game?

Greg Thomas, Vice President at BravoSolution US

Leverage diversity programs to maximize business growth and procurement performance.

Procurement is like a game of ‘Would you rather…?’ Would you rather deal with shorter lead times or higher costs? Would you rather give a […]