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What goes on after implementing a Source to Pay solution?

By: Andrada Sabo | December 5, 2019

Implementing a Source to Pay solution is a major step towards better spend management. It can help your organisation to capture savings, improve efficiency and gain control. The strongest organisations keep project momentum going from the very start of the implementation journey straight through to completion, these businesses really deliver against the e-procurement business case. […]

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Meet the Team – Ann Jenkins, Account Manager

By: Alexandra Pogacean| October 22, 2019

This month’s meet the team section welcomes Ann Jenkins, Account Manager. Ann is passionate about working with different clients from different industries. In her spare time, she spends time with her cockapoo Bentley and loves all things vintage and a good bargain.   1. Tell us about your time/journey in Xoomworks  I have been with […]

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Key successful change management strategy and outcomes

By: Alexandra Pogacean| October 14, 2019

When considering implementing a change management strategy, alongside a procurement software implementation project, it is very important to start your journey with a strong set of objectives and success measurements. All it takes is good planning. Having a well-documented understanding of your project and its objectives can guarantee the success of the overall change management […]

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e-Procurement implementation – the final leg of the journey

By: Andrada Sabo| October 1, 2019

Going live with a new e-procurement solution brings a huge sigh of relief to most organisations and very often, due to the go-live excitement taking up everyone’s attention, the “aftercare” stage can be neglected.  In part one and part two of this blog series we talked about the prerequisites for a successful e-procurement implementation project […]

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Meet the Team – David Dolan, Principal Consultant

By: Alexandra Pogacean| September 24, 2019

September’s meet the team section features David Dolan, one of our Principal Consultants based in UK.  David is currently involved in Coupa projects and outside of work he enjoys swimming and spending time with his lovely family!   1. Tell us about your time/journey in Xoomworks I started working for Xoomworks in November 2012 and […]

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Guided Buying – What is it and why do I need It?

By: Peter Rolfe| September 16, 2019

Why you should implement Guided Buying in your organisation and some Best Practice tips. What is Guided Buying? As an organisation you want to make best use of your skilled procurement people but may be wary of opening up purchasing to other users in the business. Guided Buying is the solution which enables you to […]

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e-Procurement implementation – during the journey

By: Andrada Sabo| September 9, 2019

In our previous blog we were talking about how organisations tend to focus more on the actual “implementation” part of an e-procurement project, while sometimes neglecting the before phase and aftercare. There are some very common mistakes and misunderstandings made during the implementation phase which can easily be avoided. For example, the business case and […]

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e-Procurement implementation – the start of the journey

By: Andrada Sabo| September 2, 2019

It is a known fact that most companies focus heavily on the “during” stage of an e-procurement implementation project. It is thought to require the most attention, and more often than not, companies don’t take the time to properly understand their business needs before implementation and forget about aftercare. In this blog series we plan […]

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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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