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Technology

20 Yrs Ago 3% of Knowledge Was Digitised, Today Just 3% Isn’t: Procurement’s Tipping Point

A future led by the likes of AI, robotics and 3D printing will change the workplace as we know it. What this might mean for procurement, […]

A New Kind of Procurement Conference and an Exciting Opportunity for Start-Ups

There’s a new event entering the European procurement conference playground this September – Digital Procurement World. It’s the brainchild of Matthias Gutzmann (formerly of Vizibl […]

Community Intelligence – a Procurement Revolution

Procurement people and organisations have pursued collaboration with others outside of their own organisations for many years, with varying degrees of success. Collaborative procurement bodies […]

IT Supply Chain Developments and Their Impact on Buying Decisions

Ian Nethercott, MCIPS, Supply Chain Director at IT digital marketplace Probrand,  returns to kick off 2019 with his monthly roundup of the latest movements in the market […]

Digital Procurement, Digital Transformation – Five Important Points for Procurement Leaders to Consider

We have a new briefing paper to bring you today, Digital Procurement, Digital Transformation - Five Points for Procurement Leaders to Consider Now, which was […]

Getting IT Onboard with Procurement Technology Decisions

One more paper from 2018 to update you on ... How to get IT onboard with your procurement technology business case, was sponsored by leading spend […]

Barclaycard Partnership with Coupa Pay – P2P Becomes P&P

Following the recent announcement that Barclaycard has partnered with Coupa Pay (part of Coupa’s business spend management [BSM] suite) we talked to Barclaycard to more […]

Eight Years of Procurement Software Part 2 – Fantasies and Failures

In part 1 of our look back at the procurement software market over the 8 years I’ve been here at Spend Matters UK/Europe, we looked […]

Eight Years of Procurement Software Part 1 – the Success Stories

Today, a look back on how the procurement technology world has changed in the eight years I’ve been writing here at Spend Matters UK/Europe. I […]

Cost Estimation and Data Mining Tool Determines the Cost of New Products or Services

You’d like to think that the cost of your products and services is nailed down in the form of negotiated contracts with suppliers, but that […]

CloudTrade – and How Would YOU Make Invoicing Sound Exciting?

Last week I caught up with Philip Padfield, who was CEO of Science Warehouse for several years until earlier this year when he was instrumental […]

How Blockchain Might Revolutionise the Procurement Process

This guest post comes from Ana Farr, Community Manager at ecommerce-platforms.com and Unblock.net. Blockchain has made a lot of noise in the digital world, and at […]