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Ask the Expert: Contract Management Dilemmas – To Trust or Track the Supplier

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Trust only goes so far - but the same can be said for tracking! On this Ask the Expert webinar, Peter Smith of Spend Matters UK/Europe walks you through how to achieve a proper balance to assure that you're getting what you need from your suppliers - and they don't roll their eyes every time they receive an email or phone call from you.

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Contract Management: Making the business case for investment (part 3) – Identifying Opportunities

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In the final part of this series, we look at the risks that can be mitigated through effective contract management, and pull together final thoughts on the topic.

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Contract Management: Making the business case for investment (part 2) – Identifying Opportunities

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In the second of this three part series, we look at identifying the various opportunities that can be generated from effective contract management.

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Contract Management – Making the business case for investment

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In the first of a three part series, we look at why procurement should be pushing their organisations to invest in contract management, and the principals behind writing a convincing business case.

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Sourcing, Contract Management, and Supplier Management Cloud

Spend Matters Perspective – Free Research Download Sourcing, Contract Management, and Supplier Management Cloud – Business Users Benefit From Savings Enablement Thomas Kase, Lead Analyst, Spend Matters The past decade has seen significant reinvention of existing procurement tools focused on decision support and information management. Historically, many companies have relied on manual approaches to sourcing, contract management and supplier management (e.g., fax, email, office) or the installed software capabilities of ERP extensions or other third-party solutions, many with limited capabilities. Over the past decade, a period of punctuated equilibria within procurement technology, cloud models have come to dominate a range […]

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