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data analytics

Three ways to improve payments processes and protect supplier relationships


 This guest post comes to us from Maria Parpou, Head of Product at Barclaycard Payments. Over the past few weeks several well-known brands have come […]

Observations on this year’s 50 To Know, 50 To Watch procurement vendor lists – Rosslyn Data Technologies

As you may be aware, last week we announced the Spend Matters ‘50 to Know’ and ‘50 to Watch’ lists, identifying 100 firms in the […]

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 […]

Master Data Management – Why you’re doing it wrong and how to fix it

More than 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is generated worldwide every day and that number is set to grow rapidly, according to business intelligence provider […]

Barclaycard – how Precisionpay Hub is complemented by Payment Intelligence

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Last month we wrote about a recent Barclaycard Payments/Oxford University survey in which 500 procurement decision makers across the UK were asked about their procurement […]

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 […]

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 […]

This year’s bumper crop of procurement predictions – an analyst’s response

Now that most people are fully back at work this week, you may have noticed that throughout the festive holiday season we’ve been posting a […]

How harnessing data analytics can reduce procurement fraud

We are pleased to publish this post from Andrew King, Co-Founder and CTO of business intelligence firm Qynn. While procurement’s main objective has and always […]

How Supply Chain Professionals and Their Suppliers Can Deal with the Implications of Brexit (Part 2)

Continuing our guest post from Richard Neale, Director of EMEA Marketing, at business intelligence firm Birst, an Infor company. In part 1, I looked at how companies […]

Best Practice – The Holy Grail of Procurement

Another of the presentations we attended at eWorld on March 1st came from Graham Bell and Peter Stediford, both client engagement managers at Capita Integrated […]