Category: Spend Analysis

Cutting Cost with Zero-Based Budgeting


There’s been a lot of “buzz” recently around Zero Based Budgeting (ZBB) and the use of this method to achieve corporate leanness. Although this budgeting method has been around since the 1970’s, there has been an uptick in corporations actively […]

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The Amazon Dash Revolution

Amazon Dash Buttons bring Procurement to a whole new world of opportunities

Why procurement can’t afford to ignore Amazon Dash Introduced a year ago, the Amazon Dash Button is a small wireless-enabled device that is programmed to order one specific item through the buyer’s Amazon prime account. The idea behind Amazon Dash […]

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5 Principles of Successful Proof-Of-Concept Implementations

Learn the best practices to implement the best POC by following simple principles such as limiting the size, allocating adequate time, defining KPI, preparing use cases and involving the right users

A Spend Management solution proof of concept (POC) brings a vendor’s product in-house to ensure that it will work in your Procurement environment and function the way it was promoted.

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The Annual Budget Process as a Contact Sport

Procurement will help you plan your budget

If your company closes its books with the calendar year, there is a good chance the budget review process is quickly approaching. With it come the games departments play. The annual Budget Games are at minimum a contact sport, and at their most extreme a blood sport.

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Can Technology Cure Procurement’s
Budget Blues?

frustrated young business man working on laptop computer at office

Procurement technology can play a bigger role in budgeting than it does today.

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