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The importance of a successful RFx process

By: Alexandra Pogacean | March 4, 2019

  Before choosing a P2P implementation partner or a P2P software provider your organisation should ensure that you are aiming for the best possible outcome for your needs rather than just the best in breed solution. It is important to be willing to have a real conversation about what the products can or cannot do, […]

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Meet the Team – Loredana Dobos, OPS Team Lead

By: Alexandra Pogacean| March 1, 2019

This month we had the pleasure of chatting with our colleague Loredana Dobos, one of our Operational Procurement Support Team Leads, based in Cluj-Napoca. Lore is a true professional when it comes to her job but also a very kind person. She loves SciFi books and has 2 very cute pets (a cat and a […]

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Category management vs Strategic sourcing – What are the differences?

By: Andrada Sabo| February 22, 2019

Purchasing the best goods or services available, at the best price-quality ratio, with the optimal delivery time, from suppliers that comply with your company’s values, while also optimising the procurement process and achieving savings, can be quite a hassle whether you are a small company or a huge enterprise. There are many theories around the […]

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e-Procurement implementation – reducing the risk of delays

By: Alexandra Pogacean| February 19, 2019

It’s not just about implementing a source to pay solution. Most companies tend to focus too heavily on the implementation period, putting the majority of their efforts and attention on this section of the journey. However, the two areas that seem to get the least attention, but are equally as important, are the pre and […]

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Upskill your procurement team

By: Alexandra Pogacean| February 13, 2019

Having a world class procurement function has become a hot topic over the past few years with more and more procurement departments really stepping up their game in order to deliver a greater return on investments for the business.   Challenges As the Deloitte’s global chief procurement survey pointed out, 51% of procurement leaders believe […]

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Digital trends affecting Procurement – RPA and P2P (part 3)

By: Andrada Sabo| February 7, 2019

Technology is fascinating. It makes us realise that what we used to consider Sci-Fi as children is becoming normal, everyday reality. We’ve now covered what AI and ML can do for procurement, how they’ve simplified complicated task and automated rigorous processes. And this is merely a small part of what AI and ML technologies can […]

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How to transform your supplier collaboration into a competitive advantage

By: Alexandra Pogacean| February 5, 2019

Procurement systems are most powerful when the majority of spend and suppliers are flowing through it. In turn, this helps improve the user experience, increase compliance and savings and reduce costs. Supplier enablement services can dramatically increase the number of suppliers enabled onto your systems and in turn increase the benefits your organisation can achieve. […]

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Digital trends affecting Procurement – ML and Source to Contract (part 2)

By: Andrada Sabo| February 1, 2019

In part 1 of our “Digital Trends and how they are affecting Procurement” blog series we tried to paint a picture of where technology is today and the way in which procurement is making use of this new technology; and we started off the conversation with Artificial Intelligence. When talking about artificial intelligence you can’t […]

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Digitising payment processes – the first step to digital transformation

By: Alexandra Pogacean| January 30, 2019

These days the benefits of digital automation are increasingly well-recognised. When so much of our business and personal lives are digitised, it seems almost ancient to still have teams of people handling paper invoices. One of the most important steps in bringing a company into the 21st century is digitalisation.The P2P landscape is changing rapidly […]

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