In Case You Missed It … Procurement and Supply Market Roundup

We can't comment on every press release that hits our desks, but here are a few market news stories this week that we thought we should bring to your attention, and some of our own you may have missed - we may have more from our analysts in the coming days  ...

Jaggaer interview – consolidation and growth

This week we held an extensive interview with new Jaggaer CEO Jim Bureau. Jason Busch talks to him about the newly consolidated and named Jaggaer One platform, Jaggaer’s strengths, their knowledge of market verticals, and where they serve and intend to grow in the European marketplace. Read that here. And in Part 2, they discuss Jaggaer’s partner network, the company’s future following the three big changes this year, what its products will look like further into the future and what the company hopes to accomplish. Read that here.

Wax Digital Acquisition

We covered the exciting news in the market that UK-head-quartered e-procurement firm Wax Digital was acquired by global accounts payable (AP) invoice automation solution provider, Medius. Following the announcement, in a series of Nexus briefs, Jason Busch looks deeper into why Medius would buy Wax Digital, the company background, its product strengths and weaknesses, and the rationale behind the deal. In a following brief he looks at the Wax Digital customer base and integration considerations.

Per Angusta – Darkbeam Partnership

Last night we broke the news that SaaS-based Procurement Performance Management (PPM) solution provider, Per Angusta, has partnered with Darkbeam, which specialises in the collection, processing and analysis of data to provide bespoke digital risk solutions. The partnership means procurement teams can better understand the cyber threats and vulnerabilities within their supply base and reduce the threat of digital risk. Read more about that here.

Givewith and SAP Ariba Partnership

SAP Ariba announced a partnership this week for Givewith’s social impact solution to integrate with Ariba’s sourcing module to enable companies to find nonprofit groups that can help improve the companies' corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability efforts. A series of Pro briefs analyse the partnership further, what Givewith’s solution has to offer and why it’s important.

And in other news …

Edbury Daley publishes Procurement & Spend Management Insider recruitment market report

Salesforce announces expansion of AWS partnership to include telephony and call transcription

Amazon Business Prime launches in France

Basware introduce new features into its Marketplace eProcurement offering

SAP rethinking plastics consumption 

Amazon launches new Dash Smart Shelf aimed at small businesses inventory management


And don’t forget Q4 SolutionMap Release launches December 3!



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