Procurement data: the key to unlock strategic sourcing

Procurement data: the key to unlock strategic sourcing

Now more than ever, procurement is gaining recognition as a strategic contributor to the organization, rather than simply an administrative or support department. After all, procurement teams play a crucial role in ensuring that internal departments get the goods and...
The 3 C’s of successful IT procurement for K-12 schools

The 3 C’s of successful IT procurement for K-12 schools

Experts predict that most of the jobs that today’s students will hold do not even exist yet. K-12 schools have an imperative to evolve curricula and teaching methods to ensure students are equipped with the technological skills, problem-solving abilities, and...
5 risks of an Excel-based RFP evaluation process

5 risks of an Excel-based RFP evaluation process

Excel is used by approximately one in seven humans worldwide — including many utilities procurement teams, who rely on Excel for the evaluation of bids and RFPs. It may be a familiar tool in the toolbox, but it was not built for the complexity and collaboration...