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CPO News – February 16, 2017

SAIC Names Karen Wheeler Chief Human Resources Officer Northern Virginia-based Science Applications International Corporation (NYSE: SAIC) announced that Karen Wheeler, SAIC’s Chief Procurement Officer of nearly four years, has been promoted to Chief Human Resources Officer, effective February 4. Wheeler had been in her post as CPO since July of 2013 and in fact has...

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Coupa Closes the Loop with Acquisition of Spend360

Last week, Coupa Software, one of the leading supply management solution providers in our industry, announced that it had acquired Spend360 International Ltd. Terms of the deal were not announced. We met with the executive team from the two companies to discuss the deal. The Players Coupa Software is a name that should be familiar...

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Announcing the “State of Procurement 2017” Survey

I am pleased to announce that the survey for our annual “State of Procurement and the CPO” report is now open. If you have 15-20 minutes to spare today or later this week to complete the survey, I would be most appreciative. By taking the survey, you have an opportunity to help advance the collective...

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Technology Round-Up – December 22, 2016

Ivalua Partners with KPMG to Enhance Source-to-Pay Capabilities On December 6, Ivalua, a California-based provider of spend management solutions for the cloud, announced that it has partnered with KPMG, the Amsterdam-based auditing and management consulting firm, in a joint effort to provide enhanced source-to-pay capabilities to procurement departments. As partners, Ivalua will align its cloud-based spend management solutions...

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Ardent Analysis: Impact and Implications of IQNavigator and Beeline Merger

Earlier today, we posted a discussion of the merger that was announced last night between IQNavigator (“IQN”) and Beeline. This article continues that discussion with additional analysis The global contingent workforce is growing at a rapid pace, with 38% of the average business’ workforce considered non-employee (including contractors, freelancers, professional services, etc.). And, with the...

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Navigating Towards the Future: IQNavigator and Beeline Announce Merger

For most technology industries, merger and acquisition (M&A) activity happens on a consistent basis, owing to the progressive nature of software and business requirements. In the world of contingent workforce management, most M&A activity has been limited to larger platforms that expand their breadth of functionality by acquiring smaller solutions to keep up with evolving...

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Technology Round-Up – December 13, 2016

Rosslyn Data Technologies Partners with Dun & Bradstreet for Self-Service Spend Analysis On November 10, London-based Rosslyn Data Technologies, which provides cloud-based big data management and analytics solutions for enterprise procurement teams, announced that it has partnered with Dun & Bradstreet (D&B), the New Jersey-based provider of third-party credit, market intelligence, and risk information, to provide procurement...

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Technology Round-Up – December 6, 2016

Basware Launches Catalog Management Service, Marketplace On November 29, Basware, the Finland-based provider of e-invoicing and purchase-to-pay (P2P) solutions, announced that it has launched Marketplace, a catalog management service on the Basware Network. Marketplace had already been available to customers in the UK, and following a successful run there, it is now being opened up to other countries for...

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CPO News – December 2, 2016

Vivint Appoints New CPO Vivint Smart Home, the largest smart home services provider in North America, announced this week that it has appointed David Porter as the company’s new Chief Procurement Officer. Porter brings 18 years of supply chain experience to the role, including a variety of executive positions at Cummins Inc., the nation’s largest manufacturer of diesel...

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Technology Round-Up – Contingent Workforce Management Edition

Randstad Sourceright Partners with TalentWave to Drive IC Compliance On October 10, Randstad Sourceright, a Netherlands-based provider of talent management solutions, announced that it has partnered with TalentWave, a California-based provider of contingent workforce management (CWM) solutions, in a joint venture to improve independent contractor (IC) compliance for their customers. Under the partnership, Randstad will integrate TalentWave’s...

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