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E-procurement – huge opportunities, low adoption rates

By: Alexandra Pogacean | August 29, 2019

Many companies already have in place some piece of digital procurement technology. Implementing a new end-to-end procurement solution however, can be a very difficult and challenging task to fulfill. These past years have seen multiple big changes in the way organisations meet their business objectives. Digital transformation on its own has brought with it extraordinary […]

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Meet the Team – Delia Demian – OPS Team Lead

By: Alexandra Pogacean| August 5, 2019

August’s meet the team section features Delia Demian, one of our Operational Procurement Support Team Leads, based in Cluj-Napoca. Delia is a true professional, always happy to help our clients and colleagues. She has 2 cats, loves playing video games and reading.   1. Tell us about your time/journey in Xoomworks I started working in […]

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Speeding up the invoice approval time

By: Alexandra Pogacean| July 22, 2019

Organisations nowadays have the fundamental need to cut costs and be more efficient. As a result, companies have started taking a much closer look at how they manage and track their spend. Having an e-invoicing solution can help bring a lot of advantages to these activities.  Even today the invoice approval process can still be […]

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Benefits of supply chain analytics

By: Alexandra Pogacean| July 2, 2019

Analytics is the foundation for making data-driven decisions, based on a summary of relevant, trusted data, often using graphs, charts and other means. Supply Chains typically generate massive amounts of data. Supply chain analytics can therefore generate very valuable insights for your business and help you improve on all aspects. Thoroughly monitoring your supply chain […]

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Transaction support services – Does your organisation need it?

By: Alexandra Pogacean| June 20, 2019

Developing world class procurement with a clear path to a commercially mature function delivers collaborative, digitally enabled, procurement services for a variety of industry and sector specific transformations. Having a clear end to end remit that elevates procurement’s broader value proposition, will maximise shareholder value, drive profit enhancements, mitigate strategic risk, provide visibility and control […]

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Blockchain – What are the opportunities for procurement?

By: Alexandra Pogacean| May 27, 2019

Blockchain technology is not only related to crypto-currencies, that only scratches the surface of blockchain which has the capability of going far beyond the means of just financial transactions. Even though when thinking about blockchain the first thing that comes into mind is finance, blockchain technology can transform your procurement function too.  Blockchain is revolutionising […]

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Solutions for release management in eProcurement software

By: Alexandra Pogacean| May 15, 2019

Removing the risk of adverse impacts to your production environment, as a result of new system upgrades, is a priority for effective release management. Release Management services deliver this by managing the activity spikes when upgrades are applied and provides recommendations of new functionality that improve the use of the system. Changes in your procure […]

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Procurement payment terms – part 2 – Opportunities

By: Alexandra Pogacean| April 24, 2019

In part 1 of this blog series we talked about procurement payment terms as a general approach. In the second part of the series we will delve a bit deeper into how optimising your procurement payment terms can significantly improve your overall cost savings. These are the areas to focus on in order to take […]

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Meet the Team – Paul Tempest, Service Delivery Manager

By: Alexandra Pogacean| April 15, 2019

This month’s meet the team section welcomes Paul Tempest, Service Delivery Manager. Paul has been working at Xoomworks for more than a decade and he manages the Operational Procurement Support centre.    1. Tell us about your time/journey in Xoomworks I joined Xoomworks back in 2002 as an Analyst working on a number of procurement […]

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