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Icertis Have Been Busy – New Announcements in CLM AI

You may have heard that earlier this month, Icertis, the Bellevue, Washington-based firm that provides cloud-based, enterprise contract lifecycle management (CLM) software, opened an office […]

How Next-Generation Automation Tools Are Freeing Procurement from Bureaucracy

In this guest post, James Waite, Head of Technology Product & Enablement for Gibbs Hybrid, discusses the advantages automation tools can bring to the procurement […]

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 Connect on The Trends Shaping Finance and Procurement – An Overview

We're a bit conference-heavy this week having attended various events this mid-conference season - with Peter over in Madrid and Sheena Smith (VP Client Services […]

At Coupa Inspire Today – Two New Announcements

So, today we are at London's Hilton on Park Lane for Coupa Inspire 17. Packed morning with 600-700 delegates - amazing attendance - they are […]

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 […]

A New Buy-side CLM Killer App? How LawGeex Has Created the “Automate” Quadrant for Contract Management

As we said - we had our founder and CEO, Jason Busch, over from Chicago last week. He dropped in on eWorld with us and […]

Why The Robots Will Run Procurement – Pub Debate Arguments (Part 2)

We gave you the highlights of last week’s pub debate here, which debated the contentious motion “This House Believes that Robots will Run (and Rule) […]

AI and Contract Management – Pierre Mitchell Explains

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There have been some really good articles on our colleagues’ Spend Matters US site recently. They are not all written by the Spend Matters team […]

BravoConnect Keynote: Smart 8-Year Olds, Smarter Machines

One of the highlights of the recent BravoConnect conference was the keynote from Mike Walsh, who was described as a “futurist”, which along with his […]

Artificial Intelligence Can Help Procurement Solve Some of the Big Challenges

We are pleased to welcome this guest post on our Hot Topic for April (Procurement Technology) from Andrew Nichols, Tungsten Analytics lead and Head of Procurement […]

Guided Buying and Machine Learning – What Does Microsoft’s Tay Experiment Tell Us?

Microsoft launched an Artificial Intelligence, machine-learning Twitter-bot persona last week, “Tay”, supposedly an “18-24” young woman. Tay started well, but within 24 hours, “she” was […]