Categories: Cost Management, Finance, Guest Post, Procurement Financials Spend Matters welcomes this guest post form Steven Krueger, principal, and Matt Polvara, senior manager, at Ernst & Young LLP. With more interest rate hikes a likelihood, banks are poised for growth. Show More Summary
Disclaimer, possible MASSIVE spoilers ahead. I have procured most of this information from WatchersontheWall which is to Game of Thrones as TheSpoilingDeadFans is to The Walking Dead. Take heed. We last saw Jon Snow (played by Kit Harrington)...Show More Summary
With Dishonored 2, Arkane Studios procures a game in which women populate all walks of life while also improving on the original’s core gameplay, with an even richer variety of abilities to employ and situations to tackle.
CineFix’s David and Henry Dutton have lovingly re-created the hit Netflix show Stranger Things as a faux '80s-style 8-bit video game, complete with teeny-tiny missions like procuring an advance on your paycheck, offering your strange new guest a wig and a waffle, or having sex with Steve. The midi version ... More »
Policymakers need to recognize that sustainability criteria in public procurement can go a long way in saving our forests. The sheer volume and value of public procurement in forest risk commodities can be a game changer. It is time we moved from directives to law.
Think about the last time you bought something off of Craigslist. Was it a computer? Did you happen to find anything ancient and awesome on it? Most might shudder to think what could be procured from older tech these days, but one Redditor lucked out when they purchased an old 1980s Macintosh SE to flip into a working computer. Via: The Next Web
Categories: eProcurement / Procurement, P2P, Procurement, Solution Providers, Technology Tags: PRO During the last few years, procurement technology provider Coupa has used the slogan “Savings as a Service,” a catchy phrase for a company serving procurement organizations. Show More Summary
Categories: Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Technology Tags: Contingent Workforce & Services, L1, Technology We recently had the chance to speak with Jason Ezratty, the president and co-founder of Brightfield Strategies. Show More Summary
Ever since Daenerys emancipated the cities of Slaver’s Bay, her trusty translator Missandei has celebrated her freedom like any self-respecting woman would: procuring a high-level government job, making out with a hot soldier, and wearing tops of whatever damn length she pleases. While Khaleesi may be the queen of going-out tops, ... More »
Categories: Guest Post, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Technology Tags: Contingent Workforce & Services, Guest Posts, Technology Spend Matters...Show More Summary
India’s recently announced plans to review its defense procurement policies could prove to be a game changer in domestic defense innovation and production, according to one of the country’s homegrown manufacturers.
Categories: I tend to avoid the “predictions for procurement” game because I just have a feeling it would be the same things I’ve been saying for years... more technology, value not savings and so on. So I’m a bit cynical about the various lists that come out this time of year. Show More Summary
Categories: Procurement Strategy & Planning, Risk Performance and Compliance, Supplier Risk and Compliance Management Tags: Plus As our examination of supply risk management best practices for 2016 continues, we turn our attention to...Show More Summary
In their ongoing mission to procure all our cash monies, Microsoft has confirmed they’re working on a feature that will expand the Xbox One’s library of digital titles to include Xbox 360 games. This ought to pair nicely with the hundreds of games that will eventually be updated to support backwards compatibility on the new […]
Categories: Procurement Strategy & Planning, Supply Chain Management, Supply Risk, Supply Risk Management Tags: Plus We continue our outlook on how to manage supply risk in 2016 by paraphrasing the adage that advises folks to think globally and act locally, and breaking it down for procurement practitioners. Show More Summary
Tom Brady did not have a football game to play today, so he spent his time as any respectable family man would by … procuring a poorly (...)
There's a strong porchetta game in Rome, where most neighborhoods boast their own rosticceria for procuring succulent slices of seasoned pork on crusty bread. The best I'd ever had was at a poorly named takeout-style spot in the Trastevere area—that was until I tried the version they're making at Mekelburg's in Clinton Hill. Show More Summary
Categories: Research Download, Services and Indirect Spend, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management Tags: Process & Best Practice Let’s play a little game, Spend Matters style. We all...Show More Summary
Categories: Going back to our “10 commandments for procurement” theme that we’re looking at this summer, it's been pointed out to us that there is an excellent list in the book (recommended), “The Procurement Game Plan” by Charles Dominick and Soheila R. Show More Summary
Categories: Analysis, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Sourcing, Technology Tags: L1, Technology If you’re still skeptical about the relative importance of work intermediation platforms (WIPs) as a potential game changer...Show More Summary