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Solution Providers

Despite Freezing Conditions – Die-Hards Turn Out for eWorld

It was bitterly cold, but the procurement ice warriors turned out in force yesterday at the QEII Centre Westminster for the first big international procurement […]

50 Procurement Providers To Know & To Watch – Questions and Answers

Last week, Spend Matters launched our 50 to Know and 50 to Watch lists for 2017/18. We published the full lists here.  These lists – […]

Emptoris: A Eulogy from Jason Busch for a Great Company

We featured here the news that the Emptoris product line is to be gradually phased out by IBM over coming years and IBM / SAP […]

Spend Matters SolutionMap℠ – Determine Reveals What’s Behind Its Leader Ranking

You've probably been hearing a lot from Spend Matters recently on the launch of its brand new concept in assessing solution providers: Spend Matters SolutionMap℠ […]

Edbury Daley Q3 Procurement Recruitment Report – Some Worrying Signs?

The quarterly market update from recruitment firm Edbury Daley is always worth a read, and the latest Q3 issue (available from their website here) is […]

Coupa – A Customer Perspective of the Latest Offering

Anthony Ryan, head of Procurement Operations at eir, attended the Coupa Inspire event in London last week. He was impressed by some aspects of the […]

Trade Extensions Reports Good Results, Strong US Growth

We wrote yesterday about the forthcoming IPO for software firm Coupa. That is going to raise $75 million, based on a valuation of the firm […]

Big Data – Revolutionary, or a Truck Full of Young Male Cattle? *

“Advances in technology are making it possible to generate more data than ever before. We can quantify, measure and track every interaction, transaction and engagement […]

Give Us Solutions and Benefits – Selling to the CPO, part 2

Continuing our look into the CPO’s head, aimed at solution providers and others selling into these fine individuals! Part 1 was here. If you can […]

Gartner Procure-to-Pay Report: Useful But Do Consider What YOU Need

We don’t tend to report on Gartner “magic quadrant” type reports much,  to be honest in part because Spend Matters, in particular our subscription PRO […]

Observations on the Spend Matters 50 to Know and 50 to Watch Lists

Last week, we published the Spend Matters “50 to Know” and “50 to Watch” lists. We’re sure you have pored over them with great interest, […]

Spend Matters 50 to Know and 50 to Watch – Questions and Answers

Spend Matters has launched our 50 to Know and 50 to Watch lists for 2016/17, as we explained in our post yesterday. These lists – […]