Inclusion – the key to successful purchase to pay

28 Aug 2014 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Purchase to Pay

One of the issues that procurement professionals complain about is respect. Or status. “Procurement isn’t taken seriously”. “They only involve us when things get difficult”. It’s a very common issue for procurement in many organizations. I’ve seen it at it’s most extreme in financial services…

The inordinate cost of poor spend analytics

18 Jul 2014 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Spend Analysis

It’s reckoned that more than 50% of businesses employ between 2 and 5 people to prepare and create procurement dashboards and spend reports. This was revealed just recently as an output to some research performed by Rosslyn Analytics but it will come as no surprise…