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IBM – The procurement people behind the Big Blue

Unless you’ve been to some of the procurement-focused events in recent years, you’d be forgiven for thinking IBM were keeping a relatively low profile, given […]

IWD: Women in Procurement – what makes it an attractive career?

In supporting International Women’s Day and in conjunction with Carina Hoogeveen, senior director of marketing EMEA at Icertis, we have gathered the thoughts and insight […]

IWD: Women in Procurement share their voices

In support of International Women’s Day on March 8, we have been talking with Carina Hoogeveen, senior director of marketing EMEA at contract lifecycle management […]

IWD: Data Classification – AI and RPA are NOT taking over the world according to this expert

We mentioned here in our overview of eWorld last week that we met a lady who ‘cleans, fixes and classifies dirty spend data’ and maintains […]

A chat with Avetta’s ‘new’ CEO – what the next 12 months hold for Europe (Part 2)

Yesterday we wrote about the first half of our interview with the fairly new CEO of Avetta to catch up with plans for Europe following […]

How to start a career in Procurement

As we enter a new year of new opportunities, you might be considering a new career. It’s true that some careers have more appeal than […]

The Spend Matters Analyst Team – What Makes Them Great!

The culmination of Spend Matters’ research efforts, including getting out into the procurement world, meeting vendors, getting to know their products, services and culture inside-out, […]

What do your Procurement career development options look like?

'Procurement & Spend Management Insider,' the report that looks at conditions and trends in the European procurement recruitment market, from international recruitment firm Edbury Daley, […]

More on Magnus – Our New Spend Matters Analyst

As you likely heard yesterday, Spend Matters has procured a new analyst – Magnus Bergfors – and we are thrilled about working with him. One […]

Justin Sadler-Smith: the new face of Basware UK shines a light on a well kept secret

From SAP Ariba to Basware; several people I’ve chatted to in the past couple of weeks have been theorising about the move of Justin Sadler-Smith […]

How to identify and recruit top procurement talent

We welcome this advisory post from Daniel Ball, business development director at Wax Digital. Good news, your procurement team is growing, and you need a new team […]

Breaking News! Justin Sadler-Smith Leaves SAP Ariba and Moves to Basware

We heard this morning that Justin Sadler-Smith has left SAP Ariba where he was head of UK & Ireland, Ariba Cloud Procurement, to become General […]