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Influence of Technology in Procurement Process

This infographic from Raconteur shows a compilation of data from various sources comparing the enterprise use of technology across Europe.

Former CPO Proctor & Gamble on Measuring Value and Key leadership Qualities

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Rick Hughes worked as the Chief Procurement Officer at Proctor & Gamble for over 30 years. He discusses the skills procurement officers need […]

Understanding the Contract Cycle in Business

Business contract cycle is a period of time in which the economic activity of the business is discussed among the parties in action and then they come with up with a fixed contract; the contract may be indefinite or applicable to a limited number of years. Unless there is a provision built into the […]

5 Rules of Wise Spending for Purchasing Software

If you have a small business or you’re a first-time entrepreneur, then you might face a problem related to issues of scalability of technology software in general, but specifically purchasing software. SMBs face a variety of challenges involving start up costs and getting the software they need for today that fits today’s budget while allowing […]

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    10 Things to Consider Before Buying Procurement Software: Part 2

10 Things to Consider Before Buying Procurement Software: Part 2

Tuesday we looked at the first 5 things to consider and today we will finish out the list.

6. Is the Software Scalable?

We all know the rapid rate of change for software. You buy a laptop with the best specs and a year or two later and it has no room left on the harddrive, […]

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    10 Things to Consider Before Buying Procurement Software: Part 1

10 Things to Consider Before Buying Procurement Software: Part 1

Part 1: Here in this article we will look at the first five things to consider when it comes to buying procurement software. Some are more obvious, but others may bring up some valid points to consider in your search.

 

1. Pricing of software:

How is the software priced? Is it a flat rate? Is it […]

The History of Software

Technology surrounds us and is involved in every part of our lives. From the simple alarm clock that starts your day, to the complex software used in business, smartphones, tablets and everything in between. As we look forward to bigger and better advancements in 2015, let’s pause for a moment and look back to […]

Advancing Your Procurement Career in 2015

As a purchasing professional what do you want to see take place in your career in 2015? It is natural to want more income, more prestige, more responsibility, a better title. Are those things you are hoping to see as you advance your procurement career? But it takes more than hope to advance your […]

What are Your Purchasing Goals for 2015?

The countdown to 2015 has begun. This is the time when people start talking about setting New Year’s resolutions; sometimes they follow and sometimes don’t. Sometimes the resolutions are a mix of personal and professional and other times the focus is on one or the other. Still others will invest a good amount of […]

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    Watch Out for Purchasing & Procurement Fraud: A White Collar Crime

Watch Out for Purchasing & Procurement Fraud: A White Collar Crime

White collar crime is a term that refers to the passive behavior or rightly said as unlawful behavior committed by professionals in the field of both business and government or commonly know as white collar workers, hence the word for such type of crime is fairly well known as white collar crime. It is […]