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Blockchain: A way to drive better visibility in the supply chain?
October 5, 2021 at 10:37 AM
Emerging technologies consistently present new opportunities for Procurement to adapt for their own working practices – especially when it comes to helping improve processes, increase traceability, reduce costs and automate laborious activities. 
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More procurement professionals prefer digital and remote supplier interactions
September 10, 2021 at 10:00 AM
More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, corporate buyers and procurement professionals, in general agree that digital and remote interactions are here to stay according to research and analysis conducted by McKinsey & Company.
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91% of procurement professionals prefer e-procurement over traditional methods
August 6, 2021 at 3:15 PM
A recent survey conducted by Amazon Business with 250 B2B buyers and procurement professionals found that 91% (nine in 10) prefer e-procurement over traditional purchasing.
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The Maistro solution to managing tail spend
July 7, 2021 at 10:50 AM
Tail spend has a specific set of challenges, quite different to those faced with the management of strategic spend. We recently spoke with several procurment leaders about some of these challenges and how they might be addressed.
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Automation - the key to procurement agility
June 28, 2021 at 8:59 AM
To be competitive and efficient in today's market it goes without saying that adopting automation in some guise is almost now a prerequisite. 
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Supply chain leaders lack data and tech for cost-saving decisions
June 1, 2021 at 10:44 AM
In early 2021, IHS Markit conducted a survey with procurement professionals under the title 2021 Supply Chain Insights Global Survey , revealing that "supply chain professionals often lack the tools, data, and platforms needed to diversify their supply chains and optimise their processes."
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Why transactional data shouldnt just be reserved for strategic planning
May 7, 2021 at 2:00 PM
One of the most important tools for procurement professionals when planning for strategic purchasing decisions is having the ability to access solid and reliable data. But when it comes to making the same decisions with non-strategic and lower-value spend in the tail, oftentimes, swathes of transactional data flows through the process going uncaptured and under-utilised.
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Behind every good process should be good tech
April 21, 2021 at 3:43 PM
For many companies, managing tail spend is a big challenge - throw small teams who are seperated geographically into the mix and the challenge may seem too big to tackle.
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Assessing Solutions: Source to Pay vs Procure to Pay
November 20, 2020 at 12:45 PM
‘You need it? You buy it’ - if only procurement was so simple. The reality is, procuring goods - or services - sparks a chain reaction between different departments. The biggest challenge for businesses is to ensure that the process journey runs smoothly and compliantly. So where to start?
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