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Meet the Team – Adina Stocolos, Senior Supplier Integration Analyst

By: Andrada Sabo | March 7, 2018
meet the team

We’re proud of our team from the Cluj Knowledge Center, and this month, in the Meet the Team section we’re featuring an interview with Adina – one of our Coupa Subject-Matter Experts (SME) and Senior Supplier Integration Analysts from the team in Cluj.   Tell us about your time/journey in Xoomworks I joined Xoomworks’ OPS […]

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Procurement Technology – the Dos and Don’ts of Going Digital

By: Andrada Sabo| February 21, 2018

Implementing a new procurement software solution can be a challenging process and one that requires an extensive analysis and involvement from a number of stakeholders within the business. It cannot simply be a task delegated to the Procurement department. Nor can it be a matter of just going with the “best” software on the market. […]

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Supply Chain Optimisation. It’s not as easy as it looks..

By: Andreas Schroeder| February 7, 2018

The problem There is this fundamental problem in the financial supply chain: Suppliers want to get paid as early as possible, while buyers want to pay as late as possible. This is the age-old conundrum that organizations face, creating friction around payment terms. Small and midsized business suppliers are waiting longer and longer to be […]

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S curve and procurement: Key to innovation

By: Alexandra Pogacean| January 25, 2018
s curve and procurement

When talking about business growth and innovation people consider the S curve to be a good method to follow. The term was first used by Gabriel Tarde in 1903 and the process has been proposed as the standard life cycle of innovations.   The 4 stages of the S curve are: startup – growth – […]

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Strategic Procurement Alignment – Pitfall Avoidance 101

By: Andrada Sabo| January 22, 2018
Strategic Procurement Alignment

Achieving procurement excellence should be every company’s dream, as it can help transform a business into an effective organisation and revenue generator. Although, this sounds ideal, if not handled properly it can also turn into a company’s nightmare.   Integrating with the business strategy This is why we believe it is of utmost importance for […]

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Digital Procurement Change Management – Humans before Robots

By: Nicolas Millet| January 17, 2018
change management

After looking back at over 100+ eProcurement implementations we found that change management is almost always underestimated.   Digging a bit deeper into the areas of most neglect when estimating the impact of change we found forecasting 3rd party support time, internal and external communication resourcing, and employee objection handling as the most common.   […]

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Romania knowledge center celebrates its 10-year anniversary

By: Andrada Sabo| December 13, 2017
Xoomworks 10 year anniversary

Celebrating our people Ten years! 10 years of togetherness, 10 years of happiness, 10 years of sharing, 10 years of trust. It was 10 years ago that the Xoomworks management team decided to open its knowledge center in the heart of Romania, in Cluj-Napoca. They started off as a small group of people in a […]

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E-procurement tools: Get excited about new releases

By: Nicolas Millet| November 29, 2017
release management

The upgrade of a Procure to Pay tool is often eagerly awaited by our customers because it is synonymous with correcting anomalies, and the provisioning of new features. It is however often feared by the teams in charge of deployment when it comes to measuring the total impact to the business (technical and operational). In […]

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Xoomworks at eWorld September 2017 – Event Highlights

By: Andrada Sabo| October 12, 2017
eworld procurement and supply logo

It has now become tradition for Xoomworks to attend eWorld, the leading bi-annual event for procurement innovation; and the September event was all about innovation, from procurement automation, risk management through to how the internet is affecting procurement. For us this was a great opportunity to catch up with other industry leaders, connect with potential […]

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