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Robotic Process Automation – What’s in it for procurement?

By: Andrada Sabo | September 30, 2020

Every day we create technology that is better and faster, which in turn allows us to create new technology that is even better and faster.  Now more than ever, we are changing the way we do business, as everyday processes are being improved by technology and companies all over the world are expanding their market […]

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Why you should continually optimise your Source to Pay system

By: Andrada Sabo| August 25, 2020

We’ve touched on this subject numerous times, as we believe it should be on the radar for any business that has gone live with a Source to Pay solution. Running regular health checks on your system to make sure it is running smoothly and is still delivering against your original business case is an important […]

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Sustainability and Social Value in Procurement

By: Alexandra Pogacean| August 18, 2020

In many countries the idea of sustainable procurement is deeply connected with the aspiration to create more jobs locally and the use of local suppliers to help the local economy grow.  Sustainability has most certainly moved up the agenda for governments, organisations and individuals. Climate change is rarely out of the news and is seen […]

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Creating structure in a procurement implementation project

By: Alexandra Pogacean| August 4, 2020
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After establishing your procurement transformation vision and following the selection of an implementation and enablement partner, it’s time to focus on starting the project and having all your resources mobilised and ready to go.  The Source to Pay implementation consultants you chose are the ones who will be able to advise you on what type of resources will be needed and what capabilities they should have.  Identifying the resources  Generally, the project team will include people from your own organisation, from your selected […]

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How to set the scene for your Source to Pay implementation project

By: Andrada Sabo| July 14, 2020
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Implementing a Source to Pay System is an important step towards better saving opportunities, improved efficiency and better control over spend. However, in order to take advantage of the full spectrum of benefits that come with a new Source to Pay system, organisations need to make sure they get the implementation process right.  The processes […]

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Meet the team – Lyubka Dimitrova, OPS Team Lead

By: Alexandra Pogacean| June 30, 2020

In our Meet the Team section we welcome, Lyubka Dimitrova, one of our Operation Procurement Support Team Leads based in Sofia. She loves to read, watch TV series and sport.   Tell us about your time in Xoomworks I have been with Xoomworks for almost a year and that seems like a blink of an eye. […]

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How to build a successful Source to Pay Blueprint

By: Alexandra Pogacean| June 22, 2020
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  When embarking on a Source to Pay transformation journey we always recommend having a Source to Pay blueprint. The success of Source to Pay and Purchase to Pay projects, deeply depend on your organisation having: A clear vision of the future state of your digital procurement function that will lead and influence your technology investment and project Selected a technology solution that will meet its diverse requirement […]

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Top Business Spend Management pre-implementation tips

By: Alexandra Pogacean| June 16, 2020
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During the business spend management implementation projects we have carried out over the years, we repeatedly encountered issues which can easily be avoided with a bit of pre-implementation preparation. Some delays can be brief and some much longer, but all end up weakening the projects’ momentum. The better prepared an organisation is the smoother a project will run, the quicker they go-live and the greater the benefits will be from day one. There are several high impact pre-implementation activities that can […]

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Remote Cloud – How Procurement Software Implementation Methodology is Evolving

By: Alexandra Pogacean| May 11, 2020

The way we store and manage spend data is ever changing, disruptive productivity suites such as Microsoft Office 365 has led to the migration of long-standing desktop applications to the cloud. Individuals are becoming more and more expectant of their remote technology to support them in this hyper-connected world. But what does the remote cloud […]

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