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future of procurement

Help Influence Procurement’s Role and Purpose of the Future – New Survey

International business consultancy, and one of Europe’s leading specialists in procurement and supply chain management, Inverto, is spearheading a survey of procurement leaders across the […]

Amazon Business Exchange Conference Overview – It’s All About Innovation

What looked like about 500 people turned out yesterday for the first ever Amazon Business conference (Amazon Business Exchange – ABX) held in London. It […]

eWorld – Some Sessions Not To Be Missed!

Only three weeks to go for the eWorld Procurement and Supply conference this year. September 24th at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, London, will […]

Innovation Summit Part 2 – Procurement’s Roles Will Be Driving Innovation, Supplier, Customer and Stakeholder Relationships

Yesterday in Part 1, I gave an overview of the main themes of the Tradeshift Innovation Summit in Copenhagen recently. Today, I’ll let you in […]

Innovation Summit – Tech Will Automate 90% of Our Procurement Decisions within 3 Years

I hadn’t realised that Denmark is internationally recognised as a leader in several aspects of innovation, including clean technology, biotech and IT. It’s no surprise […]

Ivalua in Paris – Painting an Impressive Picture, Part 2

In his first article on the Ivalua Now conference recently in Paris, Peter Smith focused on the firm itself, with some thoughts on AI. Today, he […]

Alexa Can Wait – Technology Basics In Procurement Must First Be Secured  

Ed Cross, Executive Director of Cheshire-based procurement advisory firm, Odesma, discusses the role of voice-activated assistants in procurement. While voice-activated assistants such as Alexa are becoming […]

More Ripping Yarns — Spend Matters Guest Articles 2018

In part one we reminded our readers of some of the most-read, most topical guest posts from the first half of last year. While we […]

Interview with Malcolm Harrison, CIPS New CEO (Part 3 – Future of Procurement)

In part 1 of our interview with the relatively new CIPS CEO, Malcolm Harrison, we looked at a number of issues, including the commercial focus […]

AI – How Can We Future-Proof Our Organisations, Lives and Careers

We previewed futurist Rohit Talwar before the recent Basware Connect event, and thought he would be good – and he didn’t disappoint. He asked us […]

Join the Debate – Is the Digital Revolution Driving More Effective Procurement?

Efficio recently took to finding out how 225 senior procurement professionals from around the world think the digital procurement landscape is impacting their organisations. Now […]

Futurist Rohit Talwar on AI and the Next Frontiers of Business

There has obviously been a lot of careful thought and preparation gone into the structure of this year’s Basware Connect conference. Basware, who provide enterprise […]