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  ...

Magnus concludes his 5 tips for procurement tech selection

In part 3 of his five tips for choosing the right procurement technology, European analyst Magnus Bergfors focuses on meeting your requirements and reviewing and redesigning processes as part of the preparation and implementation. His first recommendation was to identify the root cause for why you want to invest in procurement technology, then moved on to focusing on the basics. His series is worth a read before you think about investing, and although it is part of our Pro subscription, some of it is not behind the paywall – here.

A Q&A with Scanmarket CEO

Our US editor talks to Denmark-based provider of strategic sourcing software, Scanmarket, following its sale to Verdane earlier this year to raise capital. Will it still be a family-run business?

And in other news …

JAGGAER is a recipient of Supply & Demand Chain Executive magazine’s 2019 Green Supply Chain Awards, for helping customers achieve their sustainability goals

SoftBank invests $1.65 billion in supply chain finance. Why?

SourceDay ups its RFQ, AP automation game

Workforce upskilling platform Degreed acquires total talent platform Adepto

Online payment solution Payoneer acquires Munich-based optile, a tech company that streamlines payment acceptance processes 

Coupa launches findings of its Q4 Coupa Business Spend Index (BSI)
Read also our Analyst's questions

Troubled acute trust appoints another interim CEO

United Utilities renews Total Facilities Management Contract with EMCOR UK

Germany-based Delivery Hero has agreed to acquire South Korean leading food delivery app operator Woowa Brothers for $4bn

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