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IACCM Conference: Day 1 – Integrated Relationship Management, Path to Commercial Excellence

Monday was day 1 of the annual IACCM (the International Association for Contract & Commercial Management) conference, and of course Spend Matters was there. IACCM […]

Jim Wetekamp at BravoSolution Connect – New Product Enhancements in Advantage Platform

We started our coverage of the BravoSolution Connect customer conference last week, and as well as our exclusive here, my Spend Matters US colleague Pierre […]

Nightmare on Procurement Street: How NOT to Do a P2P Implementation

June is turning into quite a month for webinars here at Spend Matters. We have THREE in the works right now, and while not all of them are a fit for everyone, we hope you'll be able to join us for one of the following: 6/18 - Declaration of the New Purchasing: A Buying Manifesto. 6/25 - Understanding Risk Exposure: An Analysis of Apple’s Contract Terms For Their Suppliers. 6/30 - Nightmare on Procurement Street: How NOT to do a P2P Implementation.

Is Procurement Doomed? Two Weeks to the Pub Debate!

"Grandpa, tell us about procutement again, please!" Procurement, you mean. Oh I don't know, young Alex, I've told you before ... "Please Grandpa!" Alright then. […]

ProcureCon Marketing Day 2: Optimising the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Marketing Procurement

We were at ProcureCon Marketing last week – well most of it. You can read our impressions of Day 1 here and here. Day 2 […]

Apple’s contract terms: are they shifting risk onto suppliers?

We got our hands on some of Apple's (publicly available) contract templates, got together with Seal Software and IACCM (International Association for Contract and Commercial Management) to analyze them, and we're presenting our findings during a webinar on June 25. We'd love it if you would join! More US procurement news after the jump...

IACCM Europe Forum – a Chat with Founder and President, Tim Cummins

We featured here the forthcoming IACCM (the International Association for Contract & Commercial Management) Europe Forum , which is being held at the Hurlingham Club […]

Down the Procurement Pub from Porto!

So it had to be Porto, and my trip to the European e-public procurement conference this week. My wife had never been to Portugal, so […]

ProcureCon Marketing – Opportunity to Tap Into the Knowledge of Procurement Marketing Leaders

In just over two weeks’ time, senior decision makers from marketing procurement across all industries will gather at the world’s only pan-European event dedicated to […]

This Week’s Summary of Articles from Public Spend Matters Europe

Here's a summary of our stories from around Europe on Public Spend Matters Europe this week. There’s a new article every day so the volume […]

Procurement Aggregation and Consolidation Shuts the Door to Innovation – Let’s Discuss at Breakfast on May 14th

We have told you about our forthcoming breakfast with Coupa on May 14th, and we now have a really interesting list of people who are […]

Procurement Events This Week – Pub Debate, Real World Sourcing and Procurious

A new week dawns! Here are our final reminders for three procurement events which you might like to consider, and although they are London-centric in […]