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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 […]

Emerging Trends in Source-to-Settle – Nick Bacon at eWorld

Another highlight at the recent eWorld event was Nick Bacon, partner at EVR, a specialist in eProcurement system selection and implementation, telling us how to implement […]

The Tradeshift / IBX Deal Could Be A Game-Changer

We gave a brief overview here of last week’s news that Tradeshift is acquiring IBX, a division of giant IT firm Cap Gemini, to form […]

What’s the Future of Procurement? How the Rogues Will Become the Heroes

In another of eWorld’s 30-minute briefings, Jon Vass, Account Executive at Tradeshift, the business commerce flexible platform, talked to us about Procurement’s future. By that […]

GlobalData’s Jessica Figueras on Public Sector IT Spend – Challenging Time for Large Providers

We chatted recently to Jessica Figueras, Chief Analyst at technology analysts Kable. Hang on, it’s not Kable anymore! The firm is now branded in line […]

Tradeshift Buys IBX From Cap Gemini

Last night, Tradeshift announced the acquisition of IBX Business Services from giant French IT firm Cap Gemini. There is talk of a “new long-term partnership” […]