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Vizibl Supplier Management Platform – Our First Close Look

We’ve mentioned Vizibl a couple of times previously over the last two years or so  without having had a real look at the product. Vizibl […]

CityFibre Makes the Business Case for P2P – A Coupa Symposium Highlight

At the recent Coupa executive Symposium in London, perhaps the most interesting presentation came from an unlikely source. It wasn’t from Spend360, recently acquired by […]

IBM and SAP Ariba Partnership Announced, Emptoris Product “Sunsetted”

Rumours have been swirling around for a few weeks now. We wrote here about IBM Emptoris and stories of its demise or sale. But yesterday […]

Professor Handfield on The Digital Procurement Era – BravoSolution Webinar

The next webinar in the BravoSolution Real World Procurement series is on May 23rd with Professor Robert Handfield telling us all about “The Digital Procurement […]

BravoSolution Real World Procurement – Optimization Webinar Available Now

We have a confession to make. No, let’s be clear from the beginning, I have a confession to make. Not “we”. If I say “we”, […]

Last Month’s IT Supply Chain Developments and Their Impact on Buying Decisions

Al Nagar, Head of Benchmarking, KnowledgeBus, Mercato Solutions, continues his series of monthly advisory pieces sharing recent movements and 'impactors' within key IT product categories, to keep you up to […]

Coupa Acquisition of Trade Extensions: Spend Matters US on “Customer and Partner Recommendations”

We reported here on the acquisition of sourcing optimisation firm Trade Extensions by Coupa, which is now under way.  Since then, the US Spend Matters […]

Spend Matters SolutionMaps℠ – A New Way Of Looking At Procurement Software Choices

Spend Matters (US branch) has thrown the gauntlet down to Gartner. Whilst my colleagues are far too modest to say this sort of thing themselves, […]

The Future of Sourcing – Business Alignment and Cognitive Procurement

In the four short papers published already in our “Five Principles of Sourcing” series, sponsored by advanced sourcing gurus Trade Extensions, we have looked at […]

BravoSolution – Sourcing Optimisation Webinar and New Platform Release

Is it really April already? But Christmas was only a couple of weeks ago surely? Unbelievable. But it does mean I can say that later […]

Koble – The Business Matchmaking Platform Matures and Grows

Last quarter (just) we introduced you to Koble - the “Smarter Business Through Networking” platform. Essentially, it is a social network for businesses that helps enterprise users […]