Idea Lounge


Aug
3

What you May be Missing

By Editor

Too often, strategic sourcing initiatives are far better at identifying potential savings than delivering real savings that clients can actually measure. Real results often bear little resemblance to projected savings – with shortfalls exceeding 20 to 30% in many…

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Jan
12

Solving the Best of Breed vs. Incumbent Sourcing Problem

By Editor

Spend Matters’ Pierre Mitchell packs an enormous amount of actionable advice in his recent blog post, “Solving the Best of Breed vs. Incumbent Sourcing Problem – Beyond Selecting Technology.” Specifically, applying strategic sourcing best practices across categories, evaluating the…

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Dec
31

Category Approach, Simply Tactical Excellence

By Editor

Asking the right questions can help procurement departments evaluate their category approach and can show value and contribution to the overall P&L via a demonstrable, end-to-end sourcing process. Click here to read “Category Approach, Simply Tactical Excellence” by…

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