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e-sourcing

Atamis and customers show flexibility in times of crisis for the greater good

It’s good to hear that the covid situation has produced some feel-good stories too, among all the uncertainty and fear in the health sector with […]

Need help moving from manual sourcing to electronic? We can answer your questions

From our own conversations with practitioners over the years it is clear that many procurement organisations are still no closer to moving from manual sourcing […]

Bid Ops – ‘Future 5’ makes the 50 Providers To Watch list 2020

Our ‘50 Providers to Watch’ lists were announced recently, identifying 50 firms in the procurement solutions area that our analysts think all CPOs and practitioners […]

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, […]

Introducing Spend Matters Future 5 – Five Innovative Start-Ups for 2019

As many of our readers are aware, each spring Spend Matters launches its ‘50 To Know’ and ‘50 To Watch’ lists. These are the procurement […]

e-Sourcing Strategies: When Choice Is Demotivating

We are delighted to bring you this thought-provoking post from Alan Holland PhD, Founder and CEO of Keelvar which specialises in simplifying complexity via sourcing optimisation. Did […]

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.