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Mining a new type of ‘less conventional’ Spend Matters procurement intelligence


Our readers will be aware of the incredible breadth of content that Spend Matters produces on a daily basis to help the procurement professional be more informed and effective. What many readers may not realise, however, is that behind all the research, intelligence and reporting that constitutes the Spend Matters machine, sits some very real and super clever people with real-world procurement and supply chain experience and expertise. Our analysts hail from diverse backgrounds and many have become authorities on the purchasing and supply chain industry.

As Spend Matters heads into a new era of diversifying our knowledge to cater to a more diverse procurement readership, we are also providing a new type of procurement intelligence that aims to advise and help procurement professionals with the less conventional challenges of the day, while offering topics for dialogue and debate. One of those voices will come from our chief research analyst Pierre Mitchell — meet him here.

Five Secrets For a Killer Analyst/Influencer Pitch [Plus+]

Let us apologize in advance for the practitioners and consultants reading this analysis today. Many of you will probably not find the following list of five detailed tops for creating a killer analyst/influencer pitch helpful in the least. But hopefully, at least if you’re mildly curious about the topic, it will help you to understand what makes the team at Spend Matters and other analyst/research organizations tick in terms of what truly captures our attention the most when we speak to providers that we report on, analyze and vet for you.

Some Secrets of the Industry Analyst Briefing

Over on Spend Matters PRO, my colleague Peter Smith recently penned a must-read column for software providers, BPOs and consultants in the procurement and supply […]

Navigating the Microsoft Services Landscape

Spend Matters welcomes a guest post from Liz Herbert, a Principal Analyst at Forrester Research serving Sourcing & Vendor Management professionals. It's no secret that […]