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future of procurement

Meeting Michael — Coupa’s new CPO on procurement at its most pivotal time

We were delighted to talk with Michael van Keulen recently - the new CPO at Coupa. Michael had been in the seat for just two […]

Proactis at eWorld – the next decade of procurement

In our overview of eworld, we said we would tell you more about the session on What Might the New Decade Have in Store for […]

Essential Trends and Impacts Presentation for Procurement Executives – a GEP event

On Tuesday March 3, just after eWorld and at a nearby venue, procurement and supply chain solutions experts, GEP, will be hosting a drinks and […]

Help Influence Procurement’s Role and Purpose of the Future – New Survey

International business consultancy, and one of Europe’s leading specialists in procurement and supply chain management, Inverto, is spearheading a survey of procurement leaders across the […]

Amazon Business Exchange Conference Overview – It’s All About Innovation

What looked like about 500 people turned out yesterday for the first ever Amazon Business conference (Amazon Business Exchange – ABX) held in London. It […]

eWorld – Some Sessions Not To Be Missed!

Only three weeks to go for the eWorld Procurement and Supply conference this year. September 24th at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, London, will […]

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 […]