Spend Matters welcomes a guest post from Abigail Green, at Mintec Ltd. With Christmas only a week away, many of us have probably heard the […]
The drought drags on. Springfield Mulls Water Restrictions As Drought Drags On -- Abnormally low precipitation this year has parched the Mississippi and Missouri River […]
First on our list today is reiterating the importance of how and why details matter. The proverbial guy with horns and pitchfork lurks everywhere details live, and data cleansing and classification is no exception. And unfortunately, cleansing and classification efforts are actually more complicated than they might seem at first glance. The corporate data point of reference is usually the A/P vendor master – and the reports you (the SD professional) are expected to come up with on a regular basis, are typically rear-view mirror activities that are concerned only with how much your company paid to SMWBE firms in the previous quarter, year, or by contract (especially if you have federal contracts).
When it comes to group purchasing organizations (GPOs) in healthcare and beyond, most procurement professionals first think about how such organizations can potentially bring value […]
What do aggregators engaged in relocation services focus on? They aggregate demand for most every area of addressable spend listed below in a cafeteria-style menu […]
Over on Spend Matters PRO, we're busy wrapping up four-part analysis exploring the future of social collaboration and information within procurement applications, including an current […]