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Archived Since:August 14, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Freelancer Limited – Anatomy of a Large Global Work Intermediation Platform

Categories: Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Solution Providers, Technology Tags: PRO Continuing our coverage of work intermediation platforms (WIPs), a focus on Freelancer Limited should help practitioners begin to appreciate the unique nature of these platform intermediaries. Show More Summary

Happy August Bank Holiday!

Categories: It is a Public Holiday in the UK today, celebrating the end of the summer season and heralding the "back to school" moment - what still feels to me more like the true start of the year than January 1st. We've been storing...Show More Summary

Reading Festival Saturday Review – Metallica, Catfish, and Nothing but Thieves Impress

Categories: A better day than Friday musically (for us anyway) but not for the weather, with drizzle and some heavier showers. We started with The Mini Band, five kids from Newbury, just down the road, (12-14 years old) whose video of them playing a Metallica song went viral a few years ago. Show More Summary

Reading Festival Friday Review – How Were the Mumfords?

Categories: The first day at Reading Festival (pictured  five minutes after the gates opened in its pristine loveliness) was dry, muddy in the campsites (by the look of it), and a good rather than stunning day for us anyway. Of the bigger...Show More Summary

Spend Matters 50/50: CIPS – A Provider to Know in 2015

Categories: Featured, Solution Providers Tags: 2015 Almanac, 50 Providers to Know 2015, General News CIPS is one of our 50 Providers to Know. We will be highlighting 100 companies (50 to Know, 50 to Watch) from our 2015 Spend Matters Almanac over the span of 100 days. Show More Summary

How Procurement Protects Your Most Valuable Commodity: Your Time

Categories: eProcurement / Procurement, Guest Post, Procurement Tags: Guest Posts, Process & Best Practice, Vroozi Spend Matters welcomes this guest article by Vroozi. With more websites and online companies competing for your attention,...Show More Summary

Afternoon Coffee: Chinese Manufacturing Workers Strike, US Coast Guard Monitors Cargo Coming From Tianjin, China

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Possible supply chain risk: Chinese workers in the manufacturing industry are increasingly protesting as factories relocate or go out of business. And, the US Coast Guard is monitoringShow More Summary

NLRB Drops a Worker Classification and Contingent Workforce Bombshell – What You Can Do About Co-Employment Risk

Categories: Analysis, Industry News, Risk Performance and Compliance, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management Tags: General News In a potentially landmark...Show More Summary

Hot-off-the-press Research: The New Independent Workforce and Worker Classification

Categories: Research Download, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management Tags: Process & Best Practice, Research How do we classify our workers? This might seem like a simple, cut-and-dried issue, but that may not be the case. Show More Summary

Friday Rant: Home Delivery Dystopia – My Own Nightmare on Elm Street

Categories: Commentary, Friday Rant, Logistics Tags: Friday Rant, Incendiary Tidbits In recent months I have noted a disturbing phenomenon: the increasing number of delivery people bringing packages of all sizes to different addresses along my home street. Show More Summary

Down the Procurement Pub with IBM, Raj Sharma, Robot Overlords and All We Are

Categories: I’ve had a busy and quite eventful week considering it is supposed to be deep into the holiday season. It was a real pleasure to meet the CPO of one of the largest and most influential firms in the world (still) – Bob Murphy of IBM. Show More Summary

Spend Matters View: Realizing Accenture’s New PaaS Applications (Part 2)

Categories: eProcurement / Procurement, Innovation, Technology Tags: Enterprise Irregluars, L2, Technology As a follow-up to the first installment in this series highlighting future supplier network-based applications made possible through...Show More Summary

Austin Allegros and Bad Procurement Software

Categories: (In this holiday period, when news is somewhat thinner on the ground, we thought we would take a few articles from the Spend Matters archives – even the Procurement Excellence blog archives – and feature them again here, with a touch of editing / updating where necessary. Show More Summary

Procurement Provider Patents and the Potential Risk to Practitioners

Categories: Analysis, Solution Providers, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management Tags: Plus On this Flashback Friday we look back to another one of our most popular Ask the Expert webinars, this one originally held in July 2014. Thomas...Show More Summary

Public Spend Matters Europe – Highlights from this Week

Categories: So, what have we published for you this week on our site dedicated to exciting and fascinating matters connected with European public sector procurement? And before you even think about switching off... around Europe, weShow More Summary

Spend Matters 50/50: Browz – A Provider to Watch in 2015

Categories: Featured, Solution Providers Tags: 2015 Almanac, 50 Providers to Watch 2015, General News Browz is one of our 50 Providers to [Watch/Know]. We will be highlighting 100 companies (50 to Know, 50 to Watch) from our 2015 Spend Matters Almanac over the span of 100 days. Show More Summary

Sourcing and Managing Engineering Services – A Strategic Approach

Categories: Guest Post, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management Tags: GEP, Guest Posts, Process & Best Practice Spend Matters welcomes this guest article...Show More Summary

Afternoon Coffee: Port of New York and New Jersey Sees Record Traffic in July, Cargo Thefts Increase in Second Quarter

Categories: Afternoon Coffee Tags: General News Container volume at the Port of New York and New Jersey was up 14.1% during July from a year earlier. Cargo thefts were up 8% during the second quarter of 2015, and the value of stolen products increased 70% from the same time last year to more than $19.5 million. Show More Summary

New E-Book: Unlocking Maximum Value with Category Management

Categories: Category Management, Complex Categories, Research Download Tags: Process & Best Practice, Research This is more than just our standard research paper. We teamed up with BravoSolution to produce an entire e-book filled with secrets that will help you unlock any and all potential value through category management. Show More Summary

Convicted Murderer Drives for Uber: Is ‘Misidentification’ Risk Heightened in a World of Platforms and Independent Workers?

Categories: Industry News, Risk Performance and Compliance, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management Tags: L1, Process & Best Practice While the use of work...Show More Summary

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