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eProcurement & Procure-to-Pay Resources

A Hidden Cost of PunchOuts: Upsells

Posted by BuyerQuest on July 19, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Many procurement executives know that the use of punchouts as part of the buying process presents a risky proposition. If you are a regular reader to the BuyerQuest blog, you've read about eProcurement and the role of PunchOut Sites Parts 1 and 2, and learned that suppliers embrace punchout sites for a variety of reasons including data mining, market improvements, and a captive audience.
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Indirect Spend and Quick Service Restaurants

Posted by Martin Kelly on July 14, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Tom Finn at Spend Matters recently published an article entitled, "Indirect Spend Management: An Easy Putt for the Quick Serve Restaurant (QSR) Industry" that discussed the industry's unique challenge dealing with indirect spend.
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CPO Rising Procurement Influencer Series: Jack Mulloy of BuyerQuest – Part II

Posted by BuyerQuest on May 26, 2017 at 10:00 AM
Andrew Bartolini, Managing Partner and Chief Research Officer at Ardent Partners recently interviewed our CEO, Jack Mulloy as part of the CPO Rising Procurement Influencers series. The original, two part series appeared on the CPO Rising Website. Below is Part II
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CPO Rising Procurement Influencer Series: Jack Mulloy of BuyerQuest – Part I

Posted by BuyerQuest on May 24, 2017 at 12:33 PM
Andrew Bartolini, Managing Partner and Chief Research Officer at Ardent Partners, recently interviewed our CEO, Jack Mulloy as part of the CPO Rising Procurement Influencers series. The original, two part series appeared on the CPO Rising Website. Below is Part I.
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ConnXus and BuyerQuest to Unify Procure-To-Pay and Supplier Management Solutions

Posted by Matt McCarrick on May 17, 2017 at 1:18 PM
Berea, OH. – May 17, 2017 - The purchasing process is often disjointed for corporate buyers. For small and minority-owned businesses, it can be equally as challenging to keep up with sourcing, RFQ bids, contracting and accounting procedures. ConnXus and BuyerQuest today announced their joint partnership to resolve this procurement disparity.
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Cognitive Buying on Display at ISM 2017 Orlando

Posted by BuyerQuest on May 16, 2017 at 11:46 AM
Next week, more than 2500 global supply chain and procurement professionals will gather in Orlando, Florida, for the Institute of Supply Management's (ISM) annual conference. ISM has assembled a comprehensive agenda that provides attendees with access to content to help personal and professional development, no matter what stage of the attendee's career.
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BuyerQuest Sponsors Procurement Report: "CPO Rising - Tools of the Trade"

Posted by BuyerQuest on May 2, 2017 at 8:00 AM
(Berea, OH) - BuyerQuest announced today the availability of its recently sponsored research report by Ardent Partners entitled "CPO Rising 2017 - Tools of the Trade" This twelfth annual CPO-themed report, CPO Rising 2017, is part of an ongoing dialogue that Ardent Partners has had with CPOs and other procurement leaders for more than a decade.
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Personalizing the Procure-to-Pay Process for Your Employees

Posted by Dave Evans on April 18, 2017 at 8:00 AM
In the early days of enterprise software, the idea of a “personalized’ user experience was non-existent. It was the software equivalent of Henry Ford's famous quote of "Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black.". Of course, things could be “customized” for a fee, creating an environment where for every dollar paid for the software, two or more was paid...
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Putting the “Cognitive” in Cognitive Buying

Posted by Martin Kelly on April 6, 2017 at 10:40 AM
For the modern consumer, “smart technology” is regularly influencing their decision-making. A TV fan just finished binge watching an Emmy-nominated drama, and is suddenly presented with a group of show that may pique their interest. A person gets an email from their favorite online shopping site promoting items, almost all of which are of interest. How do they know? Cognitive computing is how.
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BuyerQuest Webinar on Millennials in Procurement Draws Huge Audience

Posted by BuyerQuest on March 30, 2017 at 12:32 PM
Yesterday, professionals representing more than 200 procurement organizations from more than 30 different countries participated in the interactive, online seminar, “Procurement 2017 – Rise of the Millennials”.
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