Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Content

Live This Thursday: Strategies for VMS and Services Procurement Selection in the New ERP World

Don't forget! Procurement school is in session this Thursday, with Jason Busch giving a live 20-minute webinar titled Fieldglass and SAP: Prepare for SAP Dominance, or Hedge Your Bets? What is the vision of the combination? What does the Spend Matters team think of it? What are potential solution scenarios? We'd love to see you on Thursday from 1-1:30pm Central.

FedEx Quietly Unveils New Surcharge

Spend Matters welcomes another guest post from Jon Winsett of NPI, a spend management consultancy focused on eliminating overspending on IT, telecom and shipping. For years, […]

Services Procurement: Holding Managed Services Providers (MSPs) Accountable to a BPO-Based Standard (Part 4) [PRO]

The landscape for services procurement BPO is rapidly changing. In recent months, we’ve started to see BPOs such as Procurian take an aggressive stance in buying category-focused specialty firms and analytics providers such as Media IQ (marketing spend). And we know of others on the prowl for similar category specialists across the services spend area including legal, IT/BPO (and vendor management), professional services and related areas.