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May 21, 2019

New Technology Drives eProcurement and Sourcing

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, Sourcing, E-procurement

The hype cycle is always an interesting view of technology and the most recent report from Gartner on procurement and sourcing is no exception.
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May 07, 2019

Spend under management – the OpusCapita way

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, Sourcing, E-procurement

In many of my blogs I talk around a subject and really do my best to avoid any kind of sales pitch – which is probably the way you like it.
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April 25, 2019

Procurement is the key driver for transformation - But nobody knows it

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

Working in Sales I get to meet a lot of our customers and prospects and it’s really interesting, hearing from different companies and people.
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March 19, 2019

e-Procurement Benefits Calculator - the value of transformation

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, Sourcing, E-procurement, Invoice Process Automation

When companies make the decision to modernize or digitally transform part of their organization, lots of hard work is involved in building a solid business case.
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March 18, 2019

Imagine knowing 100% of your spend was under management – We can help

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, Sourcing, E-procurement

In order to stay in control of your procurement spend, it’s important to get ahead of the game. You should be aware of the latest trends driving procurement transformation.
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February 15, 2019

Why a content strategy for e-procurement matters

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, Sourcing, E-procurement

No content strategy for your e-procurement process? If procurement transformation is in your near future then you should definitely read on.
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October 16, 2018

The Inevitable Challenges with Procurement of Services

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

Procurement of services continues to be a challenge for the procurement departments. Read this blog to find out why and learn how to overcome the challenge.
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October 10, 2018

CFO, Why You Too Should Care About Spend Under Management

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, Sourcing, E-procurement

Bringing more spend under management is a priority for the Chief Procurement Officers. This blog discusses why the metric matters for the Chief Financial Officers, too.
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August 28, 2018

3 Trends That Are Driving Procurement Transformation

by Digitalization, Industry Trends and Technology, Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

The 2018 ProcureCon Benchmarking Report gives insight into the collective mind of the Chief Procurement Officer. This blog highlights 3 trends we think you should be aware of.
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August 21, 2018

Mission Impossible: Can You Achieve Total Spend Visibility and Control?

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

Is it possible to achieve 100% of spend under management? Or even hit close to this ultimate procurement goal? Yes, it is, but it doesn’t come easy.
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July 17, 2018

Who Knew MRO Was So Complicated?

by Industry Trends and Technology, Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

On top of the everyday complexities of MRO, those in the industry need to tackle disruptions affecting supply chains and increasing risks. What keeps MRO Managers up at night?
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July 02, 2018

4 Concrete Steps to Purchase-to-Pay Implementation Success

by Digitalization, Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement, Invoice Process Automation

What are the keys to a successful purchase-to-pay implementation? Samira Jaakkola, Procurement Manager at HDL, shares her experiences and insights after a determined project
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May 28, 2018

Why Does Amazon-Like User Experience and Guided Buying Matter in E-procurement?

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

If your organization’s employees aren’t happy with the usability of the e-procurement system, it is hard to reach procurement targets. Here’s what guided buying means in practice.
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April 13, 2018

Supplier Performance Management: Why Should You Care?

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

Why should corporations turn their focus to their suppliers? In short, effective supplier performance management will reduce various risks and save money.
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February 22, 2018

Where Does It Hurt? The State of Purchasing Practices in Health Care

by Digitalization, Procurement Trends, E-procurement

Inflexible and time-consuming phases in ordering complicate daily work in health care organizations. This blog discusses the findings of a recent study by OpusCapita.
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February 19, 2018

3 Reasons Why You Should Care About Quality Catalog Content in E-procurement

by Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

You should not underestimate the importance of the quality of your catalog content to your procurement efficiency. Here are 3 KPIs across your organization that are affected.
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October 13, 2017

Costs in One Bucket, Benefits in Another? This Is How P2P Works to Remove Silos

by Digitalization, Industry Trends and Technology, Point-of-View, Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

Siloed thinking in P2P prevents businesses from doing the right things. Read Pete Loughlin’s guest blog and find out how the new business paradigm will change the situation!
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July 30, 2017

Smooth and Compliant Procurement of a Million Spare Parts Captures Savings on the Bottom Line

by Digitalization, Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

Ramirent struggled to capture the negotiated savings on the bottom line. To close the gap between sourcing and spending, they chose to implement OpusCapita’s e-Procurement system.
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June 01, 2017

The State of E-procurement in 2017

by Procurement Trends, E-procurement

In the following blog post I’ll try to summarize my thinking on the recent report produced by SSON and OpusCapita titled Indirect Procurement: 2017 Market Report.
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May 05, 2017

Hands-Free Procurement

by Digitalization, Industry Trends and Technology, Procurement Trends, E-procurement

Web-based procurement (or e-procurement) was originally seen first and foremost as a better way to order catalog products than with older desktop-based procurement systems.
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April 30, 2017

Procurement Takes the Lead in Building the P2P Value Chain

by Digitalization, Procurement Trends, Source-to-Pay, E-procurement

Procurement function is uniquely positioned to raise the game for the whole organization. It is time to put the emphasis on the first P in the purchase-to-pay chain!
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April 19, 2017

Smarter Procurement in MRO

by Procurement Trends, E-procurement

MRO management is a balancing act that demands a modern procurement platform with workflow automation. It’s about allocating and managing resources as efficiently as possible.
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March 29, 2017

Modern Procurement Systems Bring Simplicity to Complex Business Environments

by Procurement Trends, E-procurement

When operations are demanding and time is of the essence, an effective procurement process should bring simplicity and peace of mind.
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March 21, 2017

B2B Procurement: Shopping That Won’t Exhaust You

by Procurement Trends, E-procurement

I bet all of you have either been or seen that guy in a department store, sitting on the courtesy couch (love that couch!) near the changing rooms waiting for his wife.
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February 24, 2017

Six Good Reasons to Invest in Electronic Procurement Right Now

by Digitalization, Procurement Trends, E-procurement

Digital transformation is the talk of the town, or should we say industry. In this blog, we'll share convincing arguments for pushing digitalization in procurement.
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October 02, 2016

Why the Cloud Is Winning

by Industry Trends and Technology, Point-of-View, Cash Management, E-procurement, Invoice Process Automation, Product Information Management (PIM)

With effortless information security and regular enhancements to software functionality, it’s easy to see why cloud-based software services are increasingly the first choice.
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