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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 […]

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 […]

How To Encourage eSourcing Adoption – Tips from Scanmarket

We mentioned in our overview of Basware Connect last month that we would write a bit more about the presentation from Richard Brown of Scanmarket: […]

Jason Busch on eSourcing Past, Present and Future at Scanmarket Event

Last autumn, I spoke at a Scanmarket customer conference and last week I went along to this year's event to hear Jason Busch (Spend Matters […]

Maersk eSourcing Success – A Highlight From the Trade Extensions Event

We are asked reasonably often to give our opinion in terms of which organisations are real procurement "leaders". It is a tough question to answer, […]

Scanmarket eSourcing Summit – Some Good Points from the Media Man

At the recent Scanmarket eSourcing Summit (see part 1 of our review here), we heard an excellent presentation from Jeff Ariz, a Scanmarket client and […]

Scanmarket eSourcing Summit – Milk and a Mystery Man

At the Scanmarket customer eSourcing summit last week, there were some very good client presentations and we also had a chance to speak to quite […]

Scanmarket Announcement – eSourcing Pioneer Still Going Strong

Continuing our series related to recent announcements from major procurement software firms, today we will take a look at Scanmarket. Now we should confess, we […]

Spend Matters 50/50: Pool4Tool – A Provider to Watch in 2015

We announced here and here our two (not ranked) lists: Spend Matters 50 To Know and 50 To Watch firms for 2015/2016. In the first case, […]

Don’t Build Your Own eSourcing System – The Doctor Says So!

We published a short article here giving briefly some reasons why public sector organisations – well, anyone really – should not even think about developing […]

Thinking of Building Your Own eSourcing System – Please Don’t!

Hey you! Yes you, sitting there thinking about building your own eSourcing system - and maybe aiming to build in a few other capabilities whilst […]

NZDF at BravoConnect – Key to Implementing an Integrated eSourcing Solution: Only Chase One Rabbit

Last week we reported on BravoSolution’s very successful, informative and enjoyable annual user conference (at Oatlands Park Hotel, pictured) and gave an overview of the highlights […]