Author Archives: Kyle Fitzsimmons



Embracing (and Enabling) the Future of Work: Webinar Tomorrow!

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Join Andrew Karpie, research director of services and labor procurement at Spend Matters, and Stuart Kliman of Vantage Partners tomorrow for an in-depth look at how organizations like yours are preparing to adopt flexible workforces to succeed in today's evolving work climate. Enabling the Future of Work: What Organizations Will Look Like and How to Drive the Necessary Change will take place at 1 p.m. CDT.!

How Your Organization Can Enable the Future of Work — Webinar April 13



Agility is the hallmark of today's leading organizations, especially when it comes to talent. By utilizing flexible talent strategies, these companies are realizing cost savings from their contingent (or flexible) workforce. But how are they (and potentially you) preparing for the future of work? Join Andrew Karpie, research director, services and labor procurement at Spend Matters, and Stuart Kliman, change management expert  Vantage Partners, for a tutorial on what processes will need to change in order to adopt a more flexible workforce.

Risk Management Strategies for a Complex World: Webinar Next Week!



Pierre Mitchell, chief research officer at Spend Matters, joins Icertis to discuss Risk Management Strategies for a Complex World on Thursday, April 6, at 12 p.m. CDT. During the event, they will cover: how to identify the significant risks hidden in contracts, real world stories on how leading organizations have managed risk, the advantages of an enterprise contract management platform and more. Sign up here!

Labor Automation Software: The Time for Adoption is Now

Out with the old and in with the new: Enterprise software has emerged to empower Fortune 500 companies to take on the digital transformation of their workforce. Join Andrew Karpie, research director, services and labor procurement at Spend Matters, and Mousa Ackall, of Work Market, on Thursday, April 6, at 12 p.m. CDT, for Labor Automation & The Contingent Workforce Opportunity.

Sourcing and Engaging Business Talent — Platform It!

The dreaded "talent gap" is here and plaguing businesses everywhere, calling for the need to rethink the ways in which you engage and work with highly-skilled talent. Andrew Karpie, research director of services and labor procurement at Spend Matters, has more in the complimentary research brief: The Role of Platforms in Sourcing and Engaging Business Talent.

This paper covers the following:

  • The struggle enterprises are facing in finding highly-skilled, specialized talent
  • New changes in employment arrangements
  • Why traditional talent intermediaries are no longer an optimal solution
  • How platform intermediaries are offering a solution that is low cost, yet yields better outcomes

Labor Automation & The Contingent Workforce Opportunity – Webinar April 6

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The on-demand economy has grown to a multi-billion dollar entity, calling in spades for businesses everywhere, no matter the size, to utilize a flexible workforce. How are these companies adopting the technology and governance necessary to build this contingent workforce?

Join Andrew Karpie, research director of services and labor procurement at Spend Matters, and Mousa Ackall of Work Market on Thursday, April 6 at 12 p.m. Central for Labor Automation & The Contingent Workforce Opportunity.

This presentation will analyze how leading businesses are overhauling their outdated labour sourcing management processes and onboarding the software necessary to enhance productivity and drive revenue.

Key Procurement Software Trends for S2P, Contract Management: Still Time to Register

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The case study results are in. The University of Chicago Medicine (UCM) deployed a source-to-pay (S2P) contract management technology platform to address their non-labor expenditure reductions. Spend Matters' Xavier Olivera will join the discussion to address the key procurement software trends within the S2P landscape. This webinar will take place March 8th, at 1 p.m. CST, and is sponsored by Ivalua.

Save on Indirect Spend via New Technologies: Webinar Wednesday

The University of Chicago's School of Medicine saved $12 million after successfully deploying a cloud-contract management technology platform. How did they do it, and how can you apply their strategies to your organization? We have the case study results and will present them this Wednesday, March 8, at 1 p.m. CST, during the Spend Matters webinar Keeping Pulse of Your Suppliers and Contracts Using Technology. Sign up today!

Deploying S2P Procurement Software Yields Big Savings: Case Study Results

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Join Spend Matters, MetalMiner, Ivalua and the University of Chicago Medicine for our upcoming webinar that will outline the results of a case study on UChicagoMed's successful deployment of a cloud-contract management technology platform. Spoiler alert: It yielded major savings. Xavier Olivera of Spend Matters Mexico-Latin America will frame the discussion with the evolution of procurement software in the S2P software landscape, spend management trends in healthcare and more.

New Research: Bridging the Contract Lifecycle Management Technology Gap

Contract lifecycle management (CLM) has its fair share of technology dedicated to it, but unfortunately not all of it addresses the comprehensive set of issues facing procurement professionals. In fact, much of the technology focuses too much on the contract while neglecting the lifecycle management aspect. In response, Spend Matters and SirionLabs have teamed up for Where Contract Lifecycle Management Technology Approaches Come up Short and How to Fix Them. This complimentary research brief is now available for download, and it provides a reimagining of CLM technology to drive engagement and value in your commercial relationships.

Emerging Procurement Platform Trends and Technologies: Webinar Tomorrow



Is your procurement function using a platform-inspired approach to transcend savings from simply spend management? If not, then now might be the time. Join Pierre Mitchell and Julien Nadaud, chief product officer at Determine, tomorrow at 10 a.m. CST for Designing the Procurement Virtual Factory — Reinventing Procurement Through a Platform. Pierre and Julien will focus on the digital requirements to support new procurement and spend approaches, as well as how technology firms are trying to cope in a brave new world.

Reinventing Procurement by Platform: Pierre Mitchell Joins Upcoming Webinar

We don't have to reinvent procurement, but we do need to reinvent how it's made. On Wednesday, February 22 at 10am Central, our own Pierre Mitchell will join Julien Nadaud, chief product officer at Determine, for an in-depth discussion and debate on emerging procurement platform trends and technologies. Designing the Procurement Virtual Factory – Reinventing Procurement Through a Platform will specifically focus on the digital requirements to support new approaches, as well as how technology firms are coping with a new frontier. What can you take away from this webinar? Read on!