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June 2017

Harnessing Supplier Competition For Your Advantage: eAuctions Make It Happen

eAuctions can generally be characterized as one of two types: reverse and forward. In reverse eAuctions, bidders lower their offer price with every bid; in forward eAuctions bidders raise their offer price with every bid. Regardless of which type is used, the bid direction will remain constant throughout the event, so bids will always go […]

Six-Step Quick Guide to Getting Started with Source-to-Pay

When adopting a procurement platform, module prioritization and implementation sequence can be a dilemma, and one’s approach will vary based on how far along the company is in its procurement journey. The complexity that comes with deciding how to go about implementation isn’t defined by a specific module, but by which functional area will directly […]

5 Ways to Maximize Value from Procure-to-Pay Implementations

Purchase-to-pay processes cover the activities supporting the acquisition of goods and services from the perspective of data, administration and payment – so “onboarding” suppliers, the requisitioning and ordering processes, delivery and receipt of goods and services, then finally invoicing and payment.

August 2016

Top Tips to Make Your Procurement Suite RFP Stress Free

In this toolkit, Top Tips to Make Your Procurement Suite RFP Stress Free experts will focus on how to find the right procurement suite to meet the organisation’s strategic goals.This decision on finding the right technology can impact the company’s bottom line.

Look at how to identify the top four frequently overlooked areas that you should consider when choosing […]

7 Reasons why Projects Succeed

Delivering a project on time, on budget and meeting expectations is a great achievement. Where a change management project is concerned, it’s a stunning achievement that can have immediate effects on the wider organisation. Of course, not all projects go to plan but knowing the reasons why projects succeed can go a long way to helping ensure […]

June 2016

Top 10 Reasons why ERP fails Procurement

Constrained budgets, leaner workforces, having to “do more with less” and the necessity to report on value contribution are all increasing the need for technology to help drive procurement transformation. At first glance, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems get the attention of Finance and IT, but the realities of associated cost, project length and lack […]

March 2016

Putting Suppliers at the Centre of your Organisation

For the majority of organisations, suppliers are central to their very existence, and to their success or failure. […]

December 2015

Quick Wins for the New Procurement Leader

In this briefing paper, we look at why it is important for new procurement leaders, in whatever leadership role they hold, to focus on demonstrating some “quick wins” in their relatively early days in the job.

Those quick wins must be aligned with longer-term strategic goals and places, but showing benefits quickly is important for credibility […]

10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Procurement

By Mickey North Rizza, VP at BravoSolution

“Procurement must move to unlocked procurement or risk obsolescence”.

Learn the ten critical steps required to move beyond conventional procurement to the next generation of “unlocked procurement” in order to reap significant value from your procurement processes and supply base.

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The Role of Procurement in Delivering Improved Company Valuation

Improving an organisation’s procurement brings benefits far beyond saving money or raising quality standards. It can dramatically improve the valuation of the organisation as a whole.

At a time when many companies are facing tough times, procurement is becoming recognised as an essential component of corporate strategy for leading organisations. It is well understood by CEOs […]