I know we don’t have to preach to the choir. Procurement professionals are all aware of just how practical spend analysis is for them, but sometimes find it challenging to explain exactly why. Some expenses are simply hard to justify. Spend analysis is often seen only as an added value to the organization, rather than an essential piece to uncovering hidden value opportunities. In an applicable paper, Spend Matters suggests 10 ways to justify the expense for spend analysis to the financial decision-makers at your company. Here are some key takeaways…
How supplier management is impacting organizations more than ever.
Organizations are starting to adopt a new attitude when it comes to their suppliers – treat them like customers. This seems basic, but the truth is, supplier management is evolving fast; it is critical not only to catch up but to get ahead of the curve.
Featured Resource: Procurement, platforms and the future.
In the beginning, there were point solutions. Solved a lot of spreadsheet headaches (data misentry, anyone?), but had their own challenges. Enter the solution suite — digitized processes, integrated modules, standardization — and end-to-end automation. Perfect.
August Determinews: Time to catch up on your summer reading
If your summer reading list was more about John Grisham and Paula Hawkins than the latest in S2P and ECLM, now’s a good time to catch up. Along with being hard at work on innovating (including the release of our new 16.6 platform), we’ve been sharing lots of content. So if you missed some of our blogs, here’s a selection of our popular summer hits.
July Determinews: Gartner, SpendMatters and The Next Big Thing
Summer may be a time for hammocks, the beach and tall, cool drinks with umbrellas in them, but not for us. We’re beating the heat by releasing some of our coolest technology features ever on the latest Determine Cloud Platform and Determine Core. They’re opening up brand new possibilities for collaboration and workflow across users, solutions, departments and entire enterprises. And it’s just the start. We’ve provided links below for you to learn more about the new release.