3 Ways Procurement Can Help Grow Revenues (Part 2)


In part 1 of this blog I looked at how procurement can actually create new revenue opportunities. Here I’ll take a look at two other ways that procurement can help support growth. These are less revolutionary than the first but not used to their potential at most organizations.

Procurement strategies shifting to restore growth post-COVID-19, reveals Ivalua research


Ensuring supply chain continuity, identifying new revenue opportunities, and improving decision making are key focuses as firms recover from the pandemic.


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Procurement Strategies Shifting to Restore Growth Post-COVID-19, Reveals Ivalua Research


Ensuring supply chain continuity, identifying new revenue opportunities, and improving decision making are key focuses as firms recover from the pandemic.

What is Contract Lifecycle Management (CLM)?


A Guide to Contract Management Tools and Processes including a guide to the key steps of the Contract Lifecycle Management Process and to the benefits that using Contract Management software can bring to your Procurement processes. An Overview of Contract Lifecycle Management.

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What Happens When Machine Learning Meets Ocean Shipping?

Read how Unilever developed a first-of-its-kind digital Control Tower with ClearMetal that provides extremely accurate real-time visibility across their sea freight operations.

ERP vs. Best-in-Class — What is Best for Managing the Healthcare Supply Chain


ERP vs. Best-in-Class for Healthcare Supply Chain Management? They both do the same thing, or do they? Are ERP systems better than best-in-class supply chain solutions for managing healthcare supply chains?

How Green Supply Chain Strategies will help your Company Grow


What are Green Supply Chain Strategies? A recent survey that Ivalua did in the UK, “ Gaining the green view, How smart procurement can kick-start sustainability initiatives ” showed that 87% of UK businesses see “greener” supply chains as a competitive advantage.

Using Digitization to Unlock Supply Chain Value for Manufacturers


The role that procurement plays in manufacturing organizations is a difficult one. This function must simultaneously balance cost reduction, quality, and assurance of supply in their quest to maximize profits. .

8 Steps to Building Supply Chain Resilience for Manufacturers in a Post-Covid World


Sajid Kunnummal, Vice President and CPO at Navistar, was interviewed in late 2020 by Philip Ideson from Art of Procurement.

Three Reasons Public Sector Must Transform Grants Management NOW


Reason No. 1 – Grants are Mission Critical. The U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) estimates federal grants to states and local governments in FY2019 totaled nearly three quarters of a trillion dollars.

The Business Costs of Supply Chain Disruption

Supply chains have weathered a lot recently: a pandemic, natural disasters, trade wars and more. The Economist and GEP surveyed 400 senior execs to find out their real business impacts. The results? Shocking, but not surprising. Read the report now.

Webinar: Becker’s Healthcare | Supply Chain Powered Transformation at Select Medical


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Will 2021 be about Cost Reduction or Strategic Supplier Relationships?


PWC has been publishing the annual procurement survey since 2015, capturing many of the trends in procurement that we now see in organisations, such as the focus on supplier risk management.

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What are the best Supply Chain Strategies for 2021


Supply Chain Strategies: What the Pandemic Has Taught Us So Far? In a blog at the very start of the COVID-19 outbreak when confirmed cases had just exceeded 40,000, we discussed the considerations for organizations facing the outbreak.

Supply Chain Solutions: ERP vs. Best-in-Class


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Demystifying Control Towers: What Drives Effectiveness?

Speaker: Mauro Gonzalez, Founder and CEO of Alkimius Group & Andrew MacMillen, Principal Analyst at Nucleus Research

There are several competing definitions of supply chain control towers. Here to demystify their meaning and what it takes to have a successful implementation is Principal Nucleus Research Analyst, Andrew MacMillen in conversation with Alkimius founder & CEO, Mauro Gonzalez.

Digitally Transforming the Automotive Supply Chain


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Accounts Payable Superheroes, It’s Time to Empower your Suppliers


Why does Accounts Payable Need Heroes? When the pressure is on the last thing you need is that unwanted distraction. In Accounts Payable, it’s the Supplier inquiry. However, could this interruption by your supplier be turned into an automation opportunity.

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Paris 2021 – FR – Effectively Managing. – 3-55pm


Gérer efficacement les données, les risques et la performances des fournisseurs.

AMER 2021 – Carter Marshall


Carter Marshall. Co-op Program and Special Projects Coordinator, State Procurement Office. Carter recently graduated from Arizona State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management and started with the Arizona State Procurement Office in early 2019.

Webinar On-Demand: 3 Ways to Make Your Operational Execution More Robust With S&OE

Speaker: Sander van Lokven and N.S. Krishnan

S&OE provides an early warning system that helps business stakeholders sense and optimize their responses. This keeps the supply chain out of firefighting mode, smoothens relationships with customers and suppliers, and helps sustain margins by reducing the cost to serve.

Amer 2021 – Aurea Jimenez – Flex


Aurea Jimenez. VP, Indirect Procurement. Customer Keynote. Maximizing Supply Chain Resiliency. For many organizations, Covid-19 created a detour along procurement’s transformation, shifting priorities and disrupting plans.

Ivalua NOW 2021 to Showcase How Procurement Can Help Restore Growth and Ensure Business Resilience


Ivalua NOW 2021 – Premier event for Procurement & Supply Chain practitioners will showcase latest spend management innovations and extensive line-up of industry leaders . Redwood City, CA.

3 areas of development for Supplier Relationship Management


Supplier Relationship Management has taken on new meaning in the unprecedented times in which we find ourselves living. Now is the time to rethink supplier relationships for 2021 and beyond. Supplier Relationship Management – time to rewrite the rule-book?

Steps Government Can Take To Bring Resiliency to Their Supply Chain


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Leading Advertising and Analytics Company Outperforms With a Graph Database

Xandr, a division of AT&T, has built an identity graph that connects information on people, households, and more. The company is using this graph to provide advertisers an ability to deliver commercials more successfully than ever before. Learn more.

Ivalua Partners with International Association for Data Quality, Governance and Analytics to Improve Procurement Decision-making


REDWOOD CITY, Calif., 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Ivalua, a global leader in Cloud Spend Management solutions, and the International Association for Data Quality, Governance and Analytics (IADQGA) today announced a partnership to improve the use of data in procurement and supply chain decisions.

Supply Chain Powered Transformation at Select Medical


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Invoice Hub – the Next Horizon for AP Automation


My journey in Accounts Payable started back in 1998, when I worked on my first Accounts Payable automation solution combining scanning, OCR and workflow. It was a fun project and it felt like the first step towards something more powerful.

John Cockerill selects Ivalua spend management to digitize all procurement processes and cover all spend in one single system


Ivalua’s ease of integration, flexibility to cover a diverse range of activities across multiple geographies and a seamless user adoption experience are key drivers in streamlining John Cockerill’s transformation journey.

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Perfect Delivery: The New Rules for Survival, Innovation, and Growth

As supply chain complexity increases, so do challenges to achieving the perfect order. ARC Advisory Group shares: hurdles faced in achieving the perfect order, opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and reduce costs, and how cloud SCM contributes to operational flexibility.

How Modern Software Empowers Procurement with Agility and Resilience in Times of Crisis


The pandemic wreaked havoc on businesses and their supply chains, but even in these trying times, there’s a silver lining. What we learned about agility and resilience can be applied to future-proof the source-to-pay (S2P) process and help organizations meet any new challenge with confidence.

Why Procure-to-Pay Software is Critical Today


This month Gartner published its eagerly awaited Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay (P2P) Suites , ranking the top 14 vendors based on ability to execute and completeness of vision.

AMER 2021 – Jorge Pont – Google


Jorge Pont Director, Commodity Management – Memory, CPU/GPU/OEM H/W, Google Cloud. Jorge and his team work with the Google data center platforms engineering teams selecting. memory and processor technology and suppliers. He manages the memory and processor.

Amer 2021 – Cleveland – Speaker


John D. McCullough CPHIMS, RHIA, MBA, Interim Associate Chief Information Officer & Executive Director, ITD Digital Business Applications. John D. McCullough, CPHIMS, RHIA, MBA is the Domain Lead of ITD Digital Business. Applications at Cleveland Clinic.

New Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design

Many companies are looking to redesign their supply chain network to lower costs, improve service levels and reduce risks in the new year. Check out our updated Buyer's Guide for Supply Chain Network Design Software with research insights and learnings!