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CPO Rising: Towards a standard definition of “spend under management”

In this year’s CPO Rising report, author Andrew Bartolini, Managing Partner and Chief Research Officer at Ardent Partners, and Publisher of CPORising.com, the first independent media site written for and about Chief Procurement Officers announces a bold year-long initiative to create an industry standard definition for “spend under management”.…Read blog post

CPO Rising: Agile procurement requires e-Sourcing

The new CPO Rising report for 2014 is here! If you’re in procure-to-pay, you’ll want to get your hands on this report, as it contains a wealth of insights on what the future holds and how you can prepare. Looking ahead, as the pace of business quickens and procurement…Read blog post

Three fatal business case blunders and how to avoid them

So your department wants to buy some technology to undertake a business process transformation? Take a number and get in line. Getting support and funding for your initiative is a competition in which you’ll likely be vying against ten or twenty other initiatives for the limited dollars available with…Read blog post

CPO Rising: Roadshows and embedded procurement operatives key to fostering collaboration

The new CPO Rising report for 2014 is here! If you’re interested in the future of procure-to-pay, you’ll want to get your hands on this report, as it contains a wealth of insights based on a survey of 270 procurement professionals on what’s coming down the pipe and how…Read blog post

Integration is the key to widespread SaaS adoption

Today questions like “Why do we need a Cloud strategy? And, “Should we consider a SaaS solution?” are no longer being asked. The out of the box functionality that  SaaS solutions provide and, and the ease with which they can be configured, modified and upgraded, are all driving factors…Read blog post