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Sourcing  // Posts tagged as "Sourcing"

Herding Cats is not a Strategy: Move Beyond Tactics to Align for Procurement Success (Webinar)

When your workday is consumed by the tactics of managing procurement, it’s nearly impossible to look ahead and plan an organizational strategy for success. Join our expert panel as they discuss procurement best practices and coming trends for putting practical strategies into place. You’ll walk away with everything you need to prepare yourself (and your...

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BravoSolution: Setting Its Sights on 2016 with Source-to-Settle Innovation

Recently, the analyst team at Ardent Partners sat down with BravoSolution’s President and CEO, Jim Wetekamp, Vice President of Global Marketing, Andrea Brody, and Chief Strategy Officer, Florian Winterstein, for an overview of the company’s recent performance and a detailed discussion of the latest release of BravoAdvantage, the company’s solution suite. Readers may recall that in June, BravoSolution first...

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Technology Round-Up – January 21, 2016

Join us on March 29 & 30, 2016 at the Harvard Club of Boston for CPO Rising 2016: The Event. This executive summit will bring together business executives and supply management leaders for a day and a half of keynote presentations and panel discussions on the issues that they face today. CPOs and procurement practitioners will...

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Technology Round-Up – December 10, 2015

SciQuest Updates Spend Automation Suite with Strategic Sourcing Capabilities Last week, North Carolina-based SciQuest (Nasdaq: SQI), which offers automated spend management solutions for procurement practitioners, announced that it has updated its spend automation suite with a number of strategic sourcing capabilities to make it an end-to-end platform. According to SciQuest officials, the new release integrates Spend Radar, which...

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What is the State of Strategic Sourcing in 2015? Access the Report and Find Out!

Ardent Partners is pleased to announce the publication of The State of Strategic Sourcing 2015: The Four Pillars of Sourcing Success report. Interested readers can download this exciting and informative annual research report by clicking here. In 2015, Chief Procurement Officers (“CPOs”) and other sourcing and procurement leaders operate within a global business environment home to many...

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CPO News – November 6, 2015

Garwood Becomes Corporate VP of Procurement at Rand Logistics Earlier this fall, Rand Logistics, Inc. (NASDAQ:RLOG), a New York-based bulk shipping services provider that serves the Great Lakes region, announced that it has appointed Christopher J. Garwood as its new Corporate Vice President of Procurement, effective immediately. In his new role, Mr. Garwood will be responsible for all indirect...

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Introducing the State of Strategic Sourcing 2015 Research Report!

Ardent Partners is pleased to announce the publication of The State of Strategic Sourcing 2015: The Four Pillars of Sourcing Success report. Interested readers can download this exciting and informative annual research report by clicking here. Every year, the pace of business continues to accelerate, forcing enterprise sourcing teams to adapt to changes and shifts within global...

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What the Defense Contract Management Agency can Teach us about Better Buying

In an article from Federal News Radio, it was reported that the Defense Contract Management Agency (DCMA) is seeking to improve and standardize decision making among its geographically dispersed network of buyers, as well as better manage the performance of defense sub-contractors and second-tier suppliers. Both efforts are part of a larger, Department of Defense (DoD)-wide procurement initiative known...

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Technology Round-Up – October 8, 2015

Tradeshift Enters the eProcurement Market Last week, Tradeshift announced the launch of a new eProcurement solution, Tradeshift Buy, a solution that includes product catalogs, a virtual store, and the collaboration capabilities that are commonplace in Tradeshift products. This is the first procurement-specific solution released on the Tradeshift network, and joins its supplier risk management, accounts...

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Gain a Competitive Edge with eSourcing (Webinar)

Join Ardent Partners and Selectica on Thursday, September 10 at 12:00 PM EST for this free webinar on the value of eSourcing and Supplier-Centric Strategic Sourcing. Register here! For quite some time, the modern business environment has moved at such a pace that enterprises that “go it alone” have been unable to keep up. Innovation, market changes, consumer demand, and a...

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