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Photo app maker VSCO raises $30 million Series B

Photo app and photo plugin software maker Visual Supply Co. (VSCO) has raised $30 million Series B in a round led by Glynn Capital Management that included existing investors Accel Partners and Goldcrest Investments. Founded in 2011, VSCO makes the … Continue reading ?

Lessons in Maximizing Supplier Enrollment from Tungsten Insights 2015

Categories: Conferences, Supplier Management, Suppliers, Supply Chain Management Tags: General News In between presenting this morning at Tungsten Insights 2015, and facilitating a panel discussion later today with suppliers on supplier...Show More Summary

3 Best Practices in Supply Risk Management That You Are Likely Overlooking

SI has written about risk management and best practices quite a lot in the past, and a lot has been written on the subject, but when it comes to a successful risk management program, there are a few key elements that cannot be overlooked or the success of the entire program can be compromised in […]

New Research: Supply Chain Risk Management – Managing the Unimaginable

Categories: Supply Management, Supply Risk, Supply Risk Management Tags: General News Even with the an airtight risk management strategy in place, situations that may be out of your control (political unrest, natural disasters, labor violations, corruptions and more) can hinder even the most prepared organization. Show More Summary

Michael Spencer Joins Hunter’s Specialties as Vice President of Operations

Hunter’s Specialties® has announced the addition of Michael Spencer to the management team as Vice President of Operations. Michael comes to Hunter’s Specialties with over 15 years of manufacturing, sourcing and supply chain management experience in various industries. Show More Summary

In the Desert on a Horse with No Name – Reflections on the IQNsiders Conference, Talent Pools and the Shimmering Future of Contingent Workforce Management

Categories: Analysis, Conferences, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management, Supply Chain Tags: L1, Process and Best Practice IQNavigator’s recent client conference in Pheonix, Arizona, where Jason Busch and I saddled up earlier...Show More Summary

In Selecting a Transportation Management System, Understanding Optimization is Critical

Chris Johnson, a VP Research & Development at LeanLogistics, published an article called Demystifying Supply Chain Optimization.  This article resonated with me because I’m in the process of writing a Transportation Management System (TMS) Supplier Selection Guide.  One section of this guide will include a section on successful adoption strategies [...]

Supplier Enablement and Onboarding Lesson: Use Carrots, Not Sticks!

Categories: Supplier Management, Supply Networks, Trade Financing Tags: L1, Sourcing and Categories Spend Matters recently spoke to a P2P process owner at a Fortune 500 beverage company. The hour-long conversation turned out to be aShow More Summary

The Case for Change Management in Procurement: From the Horses Mouth

Categories: Change Management, Procurement Strategy & Planning, Supply Chain Management Tags: L1, Process and Best Practice Change management in procurement does not get enough respect. But some organizations are making dedicated change management investments that are paying off. Show More Summary

SciQuest’s 15.1 Release Ups the E-Procurement Ante – But How Does it Compare to Ariba and Coupa?

Categories: eProcurement / Procurement, P2P, Spend Management, Supply Networks, Vendor Snapshots Tags: PRO SciQuest launched its Version 15.1 of its suite at its recent NextLevel customer event in Washington, D.C. At the show, the Spend...Show More Summary

Diageo Pledges 50% Water Use Cut Across Supply Chain

Alcoholic beverage giant Diageo has pledged to cut its water use in half and return all wastewater back to the environment by 2020, among other targets published in its new water management strategy. The Water Blueprint outlines how Diageo will protect and manage its water resources globally as the business expands in emerging markets. For […]

SciQuest: The New Suite Dimension That Puts the Supplier First

Categories: Conferences, Sourcing, Spend Management, Supplier Management, Supply Networks Tags: PRO SciQuest has proven to be one of the source-to-pay (S2P) leaders in higher education and life sciences (as well as some public sector areas). Show More Summary

Successful Change Management Meets the CPO and VP of Supply Chain

Categories: Change Management, Supply Chain Management Tags: L1, Process and Best Practice So many change management programs in procurement and supply chain fail – as do broader procurement transformation efforts that seem to be repeated every few years inside far too many companies. Show More Summary

Maverick Spend Analysis, How to Re-Plumb Your Spend and Savings Flow – 50 Shades of Pay: Shade 14

Categories: Analysis, Spend Analysis, Spend Management, Supply Chain Management Tags: Plus In our last edition of the 50 Shades of Pay series, we touched on how to analyze maverick spending and patch a few of the “savings leaks” through reporting and through a fail-safe P2P system. Show More Summary

Overuse of Water by Indian Farmers Threatens Supply

Convincing farmers that it's worth it to reduce their water consumption will rest on our ability to help develop local groups to manage aquifers at the community-level.

Effectively Managing Your Third-Party Risk

Categories: Guest Post, Supply Risk Management Tags: GEP, Guest Posts, Process and Best Practice Spend Matters welcomes this guest article by Ian Cotter from GEP. In today’s current business environment, companies are becoming more reliant on their network of vendors, contractors and partners than ever before. Show More Summary

Freight Farms may be the future of sustainable food

    Freight Farms enable food production to be managed from anywhere, at anytime.  Track air and water quality,  monitor crops anytime through live, in-farm cameras and shop for all your growing supplies. The cloud-connected farm to...

Work Intermediation Platforms – Transformation Engines of the Modern Labor Procurement Supply Chain (Part I – Introduction)

Categories: Analysis, Services Procurement & Contingent Labor Management Tags: L2, Process and Best Practice For decades, procurement in general has had its share of transformational technology inflows (ERP, SCM, exchanges, etc.). Now...Show More Summary

Next Level Purchasing Association Publishes Annual Salary Survey

Categories: The Next Level Purchasing Association has published its fifth annual procurement Salary Survey. Whilst it may not be the largest such survey in the world, with over 1,300 purchasing and supply management professionals from around the world participating, it is well worth a look. Show More Summary

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