Integration: is it the most important word in procurement?

We all know technology advancements changed the way we live and work, so the fact that integrated working should be at the heart of procurement’s...

3 steps to achieving sourcing success

Discover how one of the world’s leading leisure and travel groups was able to travel to the next level of spend management and achieve seven...

3 steps to optimise strategic sourcing

Our recent research revealed that a whopping 83% of growing UK organisations don’t challenge their suppliers on cost or performance, leading to difficulties in managing...

The spend analysis dilemma

How do you report on supplier spend when your data is all over the place? We recently conducted some research, asking 200 senior business management...

Procurement is everywhere, but it wears hundreds of disguises

It’s fair to say that, as a concept, procurement tends to be associated with large businesses. However, any organisation from the smallest to the largest...

Are you ready for the future?

We welcomed Mike Ryan, Manchester’s first Digital Futurist, to speak at our annual user group and give us an insight into the eye-opening possibilities of...

5 steps to better contract management

We’ve all been there – when you found out you were hit by unexpected costs, or locked into poor pricing and service terms, and it...

Can proof of concept help your case for new technology?

The process of selecting a business software solution such as in Procurement, or in any other business function for that matter, requires a carefully thought...

How good procurement practice can turn rising costs to your advantage

Research conducted by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) has revealed that more than half of small to medium-sized firms plan to improve the control...

Learn how to transform your procurement processes with next generation technology at eWorld Spring 2017

Following the success of the last eWorld conference we are proud to be sponsoring eWorld Spring 2017, on Wednesday 1st March at the QEII Conference...

What will the future of procurement look like?

Today’s uncertain economic landscape, new expectations, and predicted future ‘mega trends’, are all collectively redefining procurement’s role. In our exclusive webinar with Spend Matters‘ Jason...

In-house vs Off-the-shelf Procurement Software

When making a case for a procurement or finance software investment, any business with a sizeable IT function will inevitably need to consider whether to...