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2019 ProcureCON Indirect East Report

A better alternative to ERP-Based Indirect Sourcing:  How modular sourcing solutions help large and small companies achieve profitability and cost savings ‘right out of the gate’.

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2018 State of the RFP Benchmark Study

Using our unique insight into how billions of dollars of purchasing decisions are made, we investigate key RFP benchmarks and how they are changing year to year.

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Thought Leadership | The Optimized RFP

Thought Leadership | The Optimized RFP

A roundtable discussion with procurement professionals about the ‘typical’ request for proposal process and how it can be advanced. The Request for Proposal (RFP) is a tried and true purchasing vehicle, used by organizations worldwide to ensure transparent, high value...

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eBook | The True Cost of your Paper RFP Process

eBook | The True Cost of your Paper RFP Process

Many procurement teams are still using paper and spreadsheets to run their competitive bidding and RFP process, even while other areas of the organization modernize. There are many reasons for keeping paper around, whether it’s lagging laws that require paper copies,...

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eBook | Driving User Adoption of Sourcing Software

eBook | Driving User Adoption of Sourcing Software

Poor user adoption can derail the success of your sourcing software: the desired efficiency gains never materialize, the return on investment goes unrealized, and—let’s face it—the optics are bad. If you are considering bringing on a new procurement software solution,...

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eBook | Vendor Fees – Are they worth the risk?

eBook | Vendor Fees – Are they worth the risk?

For years, there has been a discussion in the public sector about the viability of vendor-funded procurement software as a method of offsetting the cost of procurement software to the organization. In this model, vendors are charged fees to access open RFPs or bids,...

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eBook | Why Better Procurement Software Matters

eBook | Why Better Procurement Software Matters

Public sector organizations can no longer afford to run their procurement using manual processes that have been the 'status quo' for years. Tightening compliance and the imperative to 'do more with less' make manual procurement processes increasingly fragile. In this...

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eBook | The Hardest Part of the Hardest Job

eBook | The Hardest Part of the Hardest Job

Procurement teams have the insight and expertise to deliver strategic impact to their organizations—but when supplier selection is conducted using manual processes, it's difficult to realize truly strategic sourcing. Relying on paper submissions, Excel-based scoring,...

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