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April 2017

The Time Has Come To Embrace Sourcing Optimisation

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Sourcing as a process sits right at the heart of procurement strategy, activity, and success. Taking a requirement to the market, choosing the right supplier or suppliers, and putting an appropriate contract in place is arguably the central element of what we generally call “procurement”.

Technology has played a role in sourcing for at least twenty […]

February 2017

Source to Pay – A Simple Question? Well, maybe…

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An old friend of mine is the acting Procurement Director for a pretty large and interesting organization, whose business combines elements of services, retail and property management. He called me a few weeks ago and said “Can you answer a simple question? Should we invest in a single source to pay technology platform, or develop […]

Source to Pay – A Simple Question? Well, maybe…

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An old friend of mine is the acting Procurement Director for a pretty large and interesting organisation, whose business combines elements of services, retail and property management. He called me a few weeks ago and said “can you answer a simple question. Should we invest in a single source to pay technology platform, or develop […]