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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, […]

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 […]

Wax Digital – One of the Standout Providers in this Quarter’s SolutionMap Rankings

Spend Matters recently released its Q2 SolutionMap procurement solution provider and platform capabilities benchmark rankings. Across 12 technology areas it deep dives into solutions and providers and […]

SynerTrade – A Wide Range of Procurement Applications from the Technology Hydrofoil

In the landscape of European e-procurement firms, there are quite a number that are very successful in certain markets but pretty low profile in others including […]

How e-Sourcing Is Used in Practice at Crossrail — a BravoSolution Case Study

We can all read the text book prose that describes why for efficient and effective procurement processes we need to invest in e-procurement, or specifically e-sourcing tools. What that doesn’t tell the heads of procurement who have to make these decisions is how this really works in practice. What's wrong with what we are already doing? Who is actually using this software on a daily basis? What are the business drivers that lead a firm to invest in these tools? How can they realistically transform your procurement process? And what are the real business benefits derived from implementing such tools? Nothing can answer these questions better than a company that has already done the ground work - implemented, tested, surmounted the challenges and reaped the benefits, especially if that company is as widely known as Crossrail Ltd.