Spend Matters welcomes a guest post from James Hutchings, at Mintec Ltd. Whilst the European economy appears to be successfully resisting any and all efforts […]
Court rules that travel companies must pay taxes too Travel sites ordered to pay $150M in back taxes -- Sobering news for Priceline, Travelocity, and […]
I'm pleased to introduce Sydney Lazarus, our new editorial intern who joined Spend Matters just this morning. We're thrilled to have her as part of […]
To say we live in interesting procurement times is an understatement. For Fortune 500 and middle market organizations alike, global sourcing, supply base localization, supply risk management and regional supplier management are increasingly taking greater chunks of time away from core savings, value, and quality initiatives. Yet fighting skirmishes and larger battles on all of these fronts don’t necessarily have to be more difficult if we’re better informed about the world around us. Some may call this “big data” awareness. What big data represents to procurement is important to understand conceptually, but the ability to locate, analyze and act on increasingly distributed data sets is even more important.
The following post is based on the Spend Matters Compass Series paper Evaluating the Capabilities of ERP Providers Compared to Independent Vendors – Know Your […]
The following post is based on the paper authored by Peter Smith, Managing Director, Spend Matters UK/Europe: Preparing for Procurement in 2020: Negotiation, Contract and […]
Last week, we began a blog series exploring the state of procurement in the small and middle market sectors. See 2013: The Year of Source-To-Pay […]