Continuing on with our analysis of the impact of social collaboration and information tools on procurement applications, we come to the impact of individuals and profiles in the application community itself. The idea of extending the master data we keep within procurement beyond what we’ve historically thought of is probably the most important step toward fully taking advantage of social collaboration.
Spend Matters welcomes a guest post from Mark Schaffner of Verian. I was recently talking to one of our long-term clients about the evolution of […]
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In sales, it's often said that you earn the right to do business with a customer. The opposite is all too often the case for […]
In terms of cost management strategies, we all too often jump to strategic sourcing and negotiation efforts without addressing the compliance side of procurement. It's […]
More and more businesses, including many small and middle market organizations, are beginning to think about how they can "smooth" costs associated with volatility, taking […]