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future of procurement

Innovation Summit Part 2 – Procurement’s Roles Will Be Driving Innovation, Supplier, Customer and Stakeholder Relationships

Yesterday in Part 1, I gave an overview of the main themes of the Tradeshift Innovation Summit in Copenhagen recently. Today, I’ll let you in […]

Innovation Summit – Tech Will Automate 90% of Our Procurement Decisions within 3 Years

I hadn’t realised that Denmark is internationally recognised as a leader in several aspects of innovation, including clean technology, biotech and IT. It’s no surprise […]

Ivalua in Paris – Painting an Impressive Picture, Part 2

In his first article on the Ivalua Now conference recently in Paris, Peter Smith focused on the firm itself, with some thoughts on AI. Today, he […]

Alexa Can Wait – Technology Basics In Procurement Must First Be Secured  

Ed Cross, Executive Director of Cheshire-based procurement advisory firm, Odesma, discusses the role of voice-activated assistants in procurement. While voice-activated assistants such as Alexa are becoming […]

More Ripping Yarns — Spend Matters Guest Articles 2018

In part one we reminded our readers of some of the most-read, most topical guest posts from the first half of last year. While we […]

Interview with Malcolm Harrison, CIPS New CEO (Part 3 – Future of Procurement)

In part 1 of our interview with the relatively new CIPS CEO, Malcolm Harrison, we looked at a number of issues, including the commercial focus […]

AI – How Can We Future-Proof Our Organisations, Lives and Careers

We previewed futurist Rohit Talwar before the recent Basware Connect event, and thought he would be good – and he didn’t disappoint. He asked us […]

Join the Debate – Is the Digital Revolution Driving More Effective Procurement?

Efficio recently took to finding out how 225 senior procurement professionals from around the world think the digital procurement landscape is impacting their organisations. Now […]

Futurist Rohit Talwar on AI and the Next Frontiers of Business

There has obviously been a lot of careful thought and preparation gone into the structure of this year’s Basware Connect conference. Basware, who provide enterprise […]

Future of Procurement – A Round Up of This Summer’s Series

It’s that back to school, start of a new academic year feeling this week, and suddenly the daily email load will jump 50% as everyone […]

The Future of Procurement: Accurate Vendor Master Data

We welcome this post from APEX Analytix, P2P optimisation experts, on the importance of accurate vendor master data for the future of procurement. Accurate supplier […]

Koble Signs Huge Deal With Xpand In Asia For Procurement Matchmaking Tool

Exciting news today from Koble … the firm we’ve featured over the past couple of years for two reasons. Jason Busch and I were initial […]