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spend analysis

Procurement Software Providers – How To Know Who Suits You?

Spend Matters’ quarterly procurement tech provider ranking and market intelligence tool, SolutionMap, has just announced its Q3 2018 Update. SolutionMap is a one-of-a-kind means of […]

Best of 2017 – Five Principles of Sourcing and Spend Analysis Insight

Continuing today our review of the papers we published this year, let’s turn to Trade Extensions. We have worked extensively with the firm over the […]

Galp Energia and WPP Explain their Procurement Journeys at BravoConnect

Today, we’ve got a couple of customer stories from the recent BravoConnect event in Madrid (BravoSolution's main customer event).  Those sessions are often a highlight […]

How Many Decimals of π Does Procurement Really Need?

Pierre Lapree is Founder of Per Angusta, which helps procurement organisations manage their sourcing pipeline. Pierre's expertise lies in international agreements negotiation, contractual negotiation, and supplier relationship […]

Spend Matters 50/50: Sievo – A Provider to Watch in 2015

We announced here and here our two (not ranked) lists: Spend Matters 50 To Know and 50 To Watch firms for 2015/2016. In the first case, […]

Don’t Allow Tail Spend Management to Impact Opportunities for Competitive Advantage

Our Hot Topic for the month of June is Tail Spend Management - how organisations can achieve better efficiency and effectiveness, not to mention savings, […]

Spend Matters 50/50: BravoSolution – A Provider To Know in 2015

We announced here and here our two (not ranked) lists: Spend Matters 50 To Know and 50 To Watch firms for 2015/2016. In the first case, […]

Selecting the Right Outsourcing Provider

Milan Panchmatia, Director at 4C Associates, leading procurement consulting / outsourcing services provider, gives professional advice on procurement outsourcing.  Deciding to bring on a third-party provider can have […]

SAP quietly closes Fieldglass acquisition, Spend Matters introduces “procurement school”

Announced in a small post on their blog without fanfare, SAP has closed its billion dollar acquisition of Fieldglass. Unsurprisingly, we have thoughts on this. Also, while hour long webinars can be extremely valuable (we should do, we put on a ton of them), there's also something to be said for a quick hit of information on a Friday morning (or afternoon, for the UK!). Welcome to our new webinar format, procurement school: You. Jason Busch. Spend Analysis. 20 Minutes. Join Us. All this and more, in our Spend Matters US update.

Cost Plus 673 Percent? Some Organisations Still Paying Way Over the Odds Procuring IT Products

We are pleased to welcome a guest post from Al Nagar, Head of Benchmarking at Mercato Solutions, highlighting the overspend on IT equipment by some sectors, […]

Spend Analytics; where is the Marriott on your Spend Radar?

I arranged to meet Cindy Barlow, Marketing VP of Spend Radar last week for an introductory chat and coffee (more about them later). She's an […]