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Technology

Icertis Webinar – Cloud Contract Management To Release Rapid Value

Last week we participated in a webinar with Icertis, the contract lifecycle management (CLM) cloud solution provider. It was titled  “Accelerating Time to Value with […]

Supply Chain Digital Transformation – Digital-Ready Solutions and Insider Tips

Getting to a more digital or fully digital supply chain is becoming more and more of a requirement (rather than an aspiration) for the majority […]

How Can Procurement & Finance Work Together More Successfully?

Yes, we have a brand new Spend Matters briefing / best practice paper, which looks at the sometimes troubled relationship between finance and procurement, and […]

Procurement & Finance – A Fine Purchase-to-Pay Romance?

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. Samson and Delilah. Kermit and Miss Piggy. Perhaps you have been in that situation personally - you can’t live with […]

Green Screens and the Austin Allegro – Some Things Got Better!

Through August, we’re going to be running some of our “greatest hits” from what is almost seven years of Spend Matters UK/Europe.  We’ll keep bringing […]

Four Steps for Strategic Collaboration Between Marketing and Software Procurement

We welcome this guest post from Jasleen Goindi, Intern (Consulting), at GEP. Jasleen is a full-time MBA student at Michigan State University, pursuing a dual specialisation […]

Meet Companies, Start Relationships, Do Business – Get Kobling!

That sounds like an advert, which it is partly, but only because we think it’s a pretty neat piece of procurement software, linking buyers and […]

Big Data In UK Central Government – Ask Spend Matters

Our colleagues over at Spend Matters US have started a new series that invites readers to send in their procurement questions. Then, the combined intellectual […]

Are B2B Digital Marketplaces The Next Buying Revolution?

We welcome this guest post from Matt Royle, marketing director at Probrand. Marketplaces can be traced back as far as Athens, circa 600BC where they were […]

BravoAdvantage – A Closer Look Reveals Something Procurement Pros Really Want

It’s all happening in the procurement software world with acquisitions, mergers, or major investment pouring into firms. None of this in itself matters much to […]

Breaking News – Proactis Leaps Into Procurement Software Premier League With Perfect Commerce Acquisition

Yorkshire-based spend management software firm Proactis has announced it is acquiring Perfect Commerce, a US headquartered procurement software business in what is a huge deal […]

Two Financial Services Firms Discuss Their Challenges at SAP Ariba Event

Another session from the recent SAP Ariba event in Prague saw two financial services firms discussing the challenges facing that industry. They weren’t your archetypal […]