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eProcurement and P2P: Contractual Flexibility + Quantifying Usability in Financial Terms

eProcurement and P2P: Contractual Flexibility + Quantifying Usability in Financial Terms | Spend Management | Scoop.it
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Supplier Collaboration Comes Before Supplier Innovation - OLD ST LABS

Supplier Collaboration Comes Before Supplier Innovation - OLD ST LABS | Spend Management | Scoop.it
Mark Perera explores the importance of a companies internal collaboration & supplier collaboration in order to unlock the value of supplier innovation.
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10 Guiding Principles for successful Supplier Relationship Management

10 Guiding Principles for successful Supplier Relationship Management | Spend Management | Scoop.it
Ivalua, Inc.'s insight:

"Organisations that deploy SRM successfully report additional value benefits of 2% of total spend, right through to 40+% from specific key relationships."

 

Successful SRM can have a huge impact !

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Business Agility: Procurements New Imperative

Business Agility: Procurements New Imperative | Spend Management | Scoop.it
Speed of innovation & shortening of product life-cycles, are forcing procurement to focus on driving competitive advantage through business agility.
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Buyers Challenged To Find New Cost-Cutting Opportunities

Most
mature managed travel programs have devised effective sourcing strategies for
the key categories of air travel, car rental, lodging and travel management
services. But many
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Supplier Risk Management - from 360° Supplier View

Here as promised is another taste of the excellent report, "Supplier Management - Market Insight", from Declan Kearney of consulting firm 360° Supplier View. (You can download it here). Kearney loo...
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The Best (and Worst) Countries for Cloud Computing

The Best (and Worst) Countries for Cloud Computing | Spend Management | Scoop.it
U.S. moves up, European Union nations slide in the second annual cloud computing scorecard from a leading software trade group.
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Implementing Responsible Procurement Innovation

Innovation is a word that has been used all too frequently in recent times, and has become something of a cliché. However, there is also a chance that if you
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Supply Chain News: Interesting Look at Procurement Benchmarks in the Industrial Sector

Supply Chain News: Interesting Look at Procurement Benchmarks in the Industrial Sector | Spend Management | Scoop.it
Percent of Total Spend Managed by Procurement Continues to Grow, While Only 50% are Currently Using E-Auctions
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Social Media & Supply Chain: Top 5 Tips You Need to Know

Social Media & Supply Chain: Top 5 Tips You Need to Know | Spend Management | Scoop.it
Using Social Media to Connect & Engage with your Supply Chain is a Whole New Frontier. Here are my Top Five Tips for Success.
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The perfect time for pushing SRM - Procurement Leaders

The perfect time for pushing SRM - Procurement Leaders | Spend Management | Scoop.it
If there was ever a time for a concerted effort on supplier relationship management (SRM), the time could be now.
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Purchase to Pay best practice – the cost of ignoring it

Purchase to Pay best practice – the cost of ignoring it | Spend Management | Scoop.it
How much does it cost to implement purchase to pay best practice? Having spoken to many senior finance and procurement people, I get the imp
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Nike moves faster to clean up its supply chain

Nike moves faster to clean up its supply chain | Spend Management | Scoop.it
The shoe and apparel giant has established a new partnership for easier access to sustainable materials and chemicals.
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Gartner predicts the death of the traditional sourcing model by 2015

Gartner predicts the death of the traditional sourcing model by 2015 | Spend Management | Scoop.it
Gartner’s been gazing at its crystal ball again, and has forecast that service-led solutions – software as a service (SaaS), infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS) and so forth – will displace more traditional sourcing...
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Cloud drives up global enterprise software spend

Cloud drives up global enterprise software spend | Spend Management | Scoop.it
Greater adoption of cloud-based software will drive a "modest" increase in worldwide software spend through to 2014, market experts predict.
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Beyond Procurement: Top 5 Game Changers

Beyond Procurement: Top 5 Game Changers | Spend Management | Scoop.it
Where will procurement go next? Top Line Contibution, Innovation, Collaborative Buying, Extended SRM? What are Beyond Procurements options?
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Supply Chain, Not Sustainability, Should Manage Your Carbon Footprinting

Supply Chain, Not Sustainability, Should Manage Your Carbon Footprinting | Spend Management | Scoop.it
The Economist's June 2 article "Following the footprints" explores the latest developments in carbon reporting and what companies are learning as they wade into the challenges of measurement.
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Manage your e-Sourcing easily with Ivalua Buyer - Your Spend Solution

Manage your e-Sourcing easily with Ivalua Buyer - Your Spend Solution | Spend Management | Scoop.it

Ivalua Buyer’s e-sourcing solution provides end to end collaborative management of the different stages of the sourcing process: from the requirement gathering to contract, including the identification of suppliers and the management of RFPs and bids.

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How will the sequester impact logistics operations?

How will the sequester impact logistics operations? | Spend Management | Scoop.it
The Strategic Sourceror: How will the sequester impact logistics operations?, procurement, strategic sourcing, cost reduction and supply chain news by the Strategic Sourceror
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Lack of Clarity in Business Strategy Reveals Itself in Sourcing

Most people agree that operational activities have some connection to corporate strategy. But most people probably feel that t...

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How to Select a Supplier Relationship Management System - OLD ST LABS

How to Select a Supplier Relationship Management System - OLD ST LABS | Spend Management | Scoop.it
Guest post from Declan Kearney on the internal steps and the key factors of selecting a Supplier Relationship Management system.
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