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Does eSourcing Help Smaller Bidders? Our Experts Comment

I was going back over some very old documents on the server, sorting out files and deleting rubbish, and started reading some Spend Matters articles […]

Q4 SolutionMap – A Deep Analysis of Procurement Tech Products

We mentioned the new Spend Matters US SolutionMap initiative a couple of weeks back – this really is the most detailed and insightful analysis of […]

HSCN Access Framework: The Supplier Perspective

The NHS Digital new Health and Social Care Network comes into force replacing N3. We reported on the transition in Public Spend Forum Europe. We […]

HSCN Access Framework: The Buyer Perspective

The NHS Digital new Health and Social Care Network comes into force replacing N3; we reported on the transition in Public Spend Forum Europe. We […]

Coupa’s Deep Learning and How It Applies to Spend Optimisation

At Coupa Inspire last week, we attended the ‘AI – Beyond the Marketing Fluff’ session with Paddy Lawton, Coupa’s General Manager of Spend Analytics. AI […]

Basware – Ability to Capture Data is Most Important Criteria for P2P Solutions

The opening keynote at Basware Connect came from Eric Wilson, VP P2P, where he talked about the ‘mega’ trends that Procurement and Finance are facing […]

More on Coupa Inspire – Product Enhancements and a Step Change in Complex Sourcing

Last week we wrote an overview of Coupa Inspire 17, and focused on the two main announcements of the day: Coupa’s acquisition of AI fraud […]

Average Markup Being Paid to IT Suppliers Going Up – Not Down

KnowledgeBus, part of Mercato Solutions, which benchmarks prices for IT procurers, has surveyed 200 IT buyers with annual budgets of over £50,000 across 29 sectors about […]

The Crown Marketplace – Vision, a Successful Pilot and Broad Functionality

As this week sees the ground-breaking Public Spend Forum public technology symposium in Washington DC (you can still register here for online access), we thought […]

Public Spend Forum Technology Symposium Next Week

Next week, our friends at Public Spend Forum (PSF) in the US are holding the first Public Procurement Technology Symposium in Washington DC on October […]

Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Cloud? – Getting To Grips With Supplier Collaboration

It's not uncommon at eWorld for exhibitors to use their speaking slot as an advertisement – but sometimes we can forgive that, as on this […]

Paddy Lawton at eWorld – Machine Learning and Procurement Benefits

At the recent eWorld Procurement and Supply event, Paddy Lawton, founder of Spend360, the analytics firm bought by Coupa earlier this year, spoke about The […]