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Technology

Technology policy trends to look out for in 2020

Access Partnership, a UK-based public policy consultancy, has recently published its top ten tech policy trends to look out for in 2020. Here we provide […]

Breaking News! McKinsey acquires spend analytics firm Orpheus GmbH

In a press release just published, global management consulting firm McKinsey & Company announces its acquisition of Orpheus GmbH, a Germany-founded leading provider of spend […]

Catching up with VORTAL – growth, expansion and developments

Supplier compliance

Since we last caught up with integrated supplier marketplace and source-to-pay solution provider VORTAL, back in 2014, the landscape has been changing for this 20-year-old, Portugal-born […]

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 […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. On […]

What to do? … What to do? Our analysts tackle some Procurement Predicaments

Over the past couple of weeks, the Spend Matters analysts have been creating a series of ‘procurement predicaments’ articles, each analyst covering his own area […]

The evolving art of supplier negotiation – more data analytics please!

Yesterday, Barclaycard Payments revealed the findings of its survey in conjunction with Oxford University, asking more than 500 procurement decision makers across the UK from […]

Partnering with the specialists for fully automated services spend management

The procurement of services is a growing and important sector and is now one of the largest “master spend categories” for an organisation. But procurement […]

IT Supply Chain Developments and Their Impact on Buying Decisions – December/January

Ian Nethercot, MCIPS, Supply Chain Director at IT digital marketplace Probrand, continues his monthly roundup of the latest movements in the IT market to help […]

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 […]

Public Spend Forum – Public Procurement Highlights from this Week

Public Spend Forum (PSF) is a public sector procurement global community and market intelligence platform dedicated to improving public procurement and the public sector market. On […]

SolutionMap Q4 2019 – The Europe Contingent

Earlier this month Spend Matters released its Q4 2019 SolutionMap, comparatively ranking 59 procurement software companies across 12 solution categories, including E-Procurement, Sourcing, Spend Analytics, […]