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Meet the Team – Anca Halalaiu, OPS Team Lead

By: Andrada Sabo | June 26, 2017
Interview with Anca

We are happy to have one of our Cluj-based colleagues featured in the Meet the Team section. Anca Halalaiu is one of our Operational Procurement Support Team Leads and she’s been with Xoomworks for almost 3 years.   Tell us a bit about your journey in Xoomworks. I joined Xoomworks almost 3 years ago, back […]

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Spend analysis – from challenges to benefits

By: Andrada Sabo| June 23, 2017
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Unless you’re lucky enough to have unlimited amounts of money, it is normal to keep a close eye on how much you spend and what you spend it on. The same applies to businesses, and this is commonly termed spend analysis. You would expect a well-run business to be on top of its spend and […]

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Cloud-Based Procurement – eWorld 2017 Q&A session with Telehouse

By: Andrada Sabo| March 29, 2017
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On the 1st of March our Team of Consultants attended the eWorld Procurement & Supply conference. During the event, we had the chance to host a Q&A session with Telehouse – one of our Coupa P2P clients. Telehouse is one of the leading names in the colocation and data centre industry, with a market presence […]

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Managing the Financial Supply Chain: Why CPOs should care

By: rebeccahoward| March 16, 2017
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Running a successful Financial Supply Chain could have a huge impact on the way you could generate significant savings across your business. But knowing how is not always easy. Our latest White Paper provides insight into how your Financial Supply Chain has the potential to make your business more competitive – improving working capital, reducing […]

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Meet the Team – Martin Denham, Operations Director Procurement Consulting

By: Andrada Sabo| February 28, 2017
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Xoomworks Procurement celebrates the 10th anniversary of its Operations Director, Martin Denham, with an interview  –  as we’d like you to know more about the amazing people who make the projects come to life.   How have things changed since you joined? I joined Xoomworks back in 2006 and joined a team of about ten […]

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What makes a good RFP?

By: Ian Dagg| January 24, 2017
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  Writing a clear and detailed RFP helps to create good proposals, which leads to a better and more fulfilling working relationships with your supplier, which leads to better projects and outcomes. This post gives you some ideas about what makes a good RFP:   Solution Fit First and foremost, is the solution fit for […]

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How to run a successful RFx process

By: Ian Dagg| January 4, 2017
How to run a successful Rfx process

    During an RFx process it is important to be open to conversation about what the products you are considering can do and try not to have a very fixed technology landscape in play before you get into the RFI process.   This post walks you through our recommendations for running the process: Seeing […]

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What is the value of the RFx process? Is it worth it?

By: Ian Dagg| December 12, 2016
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Choosing the right new implementation partner or P2P software provider for you can be a challenge. This post highlights the value of pre market preparation prior to starting the RFx process.   It is important to be open to conversation about what the products can do and try not to have a very fixed technology […]

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6 KPIs to measure how effective your e-Invoicing solution really is

By: Dan Butts| November 3, 2016
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  E-Invoicing has been around for years, and the benefits it can provide in the way of increasing operational efficiency, reducing costs, improving supplier relationships and working capital management opportunities are well documented. It is easy to reel off these benefits in a business case, but how do you go about the task of actually benchmarking […]

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