Are e-procurement solutions necessary anymore?

09 Aug 2017 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Blockchain, Procurement Best Practices, Procurement Process, Procurement Software, Purchase to Pay, Purchase to Pay Process, Purchasing Process

In the early days of e-procurement – the 1990s – the solutions that were emerging were transformational and to understand why, we need to recall what the procurement landscape was like then. For a start, people didn’t have computers on their desks and if they…

Perfect Commerce to be Acquired by Proactis

07 Jul 2017 Posted by Pete Loughlin in News

According to the press release issued today, the proposed acquisition of Perfect Commerce is “Transformational” and will significantly accelerating PROACTIS’ strategy. Here’s the rest of the press release: PROACTIS, a global Spend Control and eProcurement solution provider, today announces that it has conditionally agreed to…

The Purchase to Pay Surge

10 May 2017 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Hackett, Purchase to Pay

There appears to be a new wave in Purchase to Pay. I’ve probably said this many times before but there are signs that P2P is becoming a big deal again. At the turn of the century (and it’s now safe to use that expression without…