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SAP Ariba Live Day 2 – Some Excellent Responses to Some Very Tricky Questions

Following on from the article from our ex-colleague and contributor Peter Smith yesterday, Day 2 is as impressive and big as Day 1. There really […]

Ensuring Supplier Transparency in Uncertain Times – D&B Supply Chain Risk Report

We are pleased to feature this guest post from Chris Laws, Head of Product Development - Supply & Compliance at Dun & Bradstreet. Supply chain […]

AI in Procurement – A Breakfast Briefing Invitation

You may remember towards the end of last year we ran a breakfast briefing with HICX (at the very nice Searcy’s restaurant at the top […]

HICX Solutions – Diving Into the Product (Part 2)

In part one of our interview with Costas Xyloyiannis and Hassan Ismail, founders of HICX Solutions, we looked at the history of the software-as-a-service firm. […]

The Future of Procurement: Accurate Vendor Master Data

We welcome this post from APEX Analytix, P2P optimisation experts, on the importance of accurate vendor master data for the future of procurement. Accurate supplier […]

Louis Fernandes of Basware – Future Proofing Your Tech Investments

We still see many speakers at conferences who work for software firms and basically give a 20-minute sales pitch for their firm. That’s fine if […]

Public Spend Forum Europe – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum is dedicated to public sector procurement and aims to be a global community and knowledge network for improving public procurement and the public sector […]

How Many Decimals of π Does Procurement Really Need?

Continuing our selection of favourite guest posts from 2016; Pierre Lapree is Founder of Per Angusta, which helps procurement organisations manage their sourcing pipeline. Pierre's expertise lies […]

The Merger – Our Story of Procurement, Data and Sexual Tension

We published last week our “novella” titled The Merger, written by Peter Smith of Spend Matters and Steve Cobley of Ivalua. Rather than the usual […]

Warning – Don’t Always Trust the Data! It Can Cost You Your Business

Data is everywhere these days. Increasingly, it isn't just data, it is "big data", although what exactly is the difference between small data, medium-sized data […]

Contract Management, reliance on data, and near disaster on the M1

The traffic that afternoon on the M1, the UK’s second busiest motorway, was very heavy, but moving steadily. I was doing around 70 miles per […]

What does the US surveillance programme mean for procurement systems and people?

We’re delighted to welcome a guest post from Jessica Warren of Hubwoo, eProcurement and b2B business network providers. A French company, we should point out […]