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Sourcing

Are You Prepared for Brexit? Really!

Deloitte and SAP Ariba are publishing a series of articles on the Digitalist website around the theme of Brexit and how organisations should be preparing […]

Jaggaer Product Roadmap – Somewhat Complex But Also Pretty Smart

Let’s take you back to last week’s Jaggaer Rev customer event in Munich. From the firm’s point of view, one big goal of the event […]

“You’re Too Expensive” – The Ethics Of Lying To Suppliers

We wrote about Japanese auctions here and the ethics of not telling a supplier when their “bid” is the lowest, but instead allowing them to […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. […]

Catch-Up With Coupa – Acquisitions & Enhancements Increase Capability Further

We were disappointed to miss the Coupa European Executive Symposium in March, but luckily we were able to catch up recently with the EMEA Senior […]

Market Informed Sourcing – Where Next For Market Leaders?

Over the years of Spend Matters UK/Europe, we’ve published a huge number of briefing papers and the like, on a wide range of procurement topics […]

Sourcing Raw Materials? New Platform Bomfire Goes Live!

At the recent eWorld event, one of the more unusual presentations came from William Bridgman, MD of Warren Services, based in Thetford, Norfolk. Unusual, because […]

Per Angusta – Growth for Procurement Visibility Solution

A couple of days ago we had the chance to speak with Pierre Lapree, the founder and chief executive of Lyon-based Per Angusta (which is […]

The Royal Mail Bicycles Procurement Story – Myth, Misguided or Masterful?

Did you know the Royal Mail procurement function saved millions by buying cheaper bicycles? Yes, the organisation used to buy these really expensive models from […]

BravoAdvantage – A Closer Look Reveals Something Procurement Pros Really Want

It’s all happening in the procurement software world with acquisitions, mergers, or major investment pouring into firms. None of this in itself matters much to […]

The Five Principles of Sourcing – The Future

If you have followed the progress of our “Five Principles of Sourcing” series, you will know that in the four briefing papers we have published […]

Five Principles of Sourcing – “Commerciality” Must Include Negotiation Skills

We’ve published the penultimate paper in the Five Principles of Sourcing series, produced with support from our friends at complex sourcing technology firm, Trade Extensions. […]