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Mobility Center of Excellence Meets Wireless Cost Management

When I ask CIOs to describe wireless cost management within their business, their responses inevitably vary somewhere between “a challenge” and “a nightmare.” There’s a long list of reasons why companies overpay for wireless – ranging from carrier pricing disparity to the general lack of visibility into how wireless is being consumed across the business. But, that’s just half of the mobility spend management challenge. What about the spend management discipline required to identify and implement the mobile applications and initiatives that will increase productivity or boost revenues?

Sourcing Validation as a Best Practice

Spend Matters welcomes another guest post from Jeff Muscarella of NPI, a spend management consultancy focused on eliminating overspending on IT, telecom and shipping. In […]

Tackling Tail Spend and Spot Buys (Part 2)

Hackett suggests that the largest opportunities for improving process effectiveness for spot, tactical and tail spend buying focus on four areas: complexity and compliance, supplier […]

Tackling Tail Spend and Spot Buys (Part 1)

Spot buys and tail spend represent a large and potentially untapped opportunity for savings for moderately mature procurement organizations that have already invested in other […]

Achieving Savings in the Temporary Staffing Category

Spend Matters welcomes a guest post by Anshu Vazirani of GEP. The temporary labor market trend follows the economy’s growth and recession cycle very faithfully. […]

4 Reasons Why Your SMAC Initiatives May Underperform

Spend Matters welcomes another guest post from Jon Winsett of NPI, a spend management consultancy focused on eliminating overspending on IT, telecom and shipping. Virtually […]

Three Words to Remember: Price. Isn’t. Everything.

Spend Matters welcomes another guest post from Jeff Muscarella of NPI, a spend management consultancy focused on eliminating overspending on  IT, telecom and shipping. “Price […]

Transformation Promises of P2P Systems and Fad Diets

Spend Matters welcomes a guest post from Mark Schaffner of Verian. Beware fad diets and P2P systems that promise total transformation by following a painless […]