Basware on the acquisition trail

10 Jul 2011 Posted by Pete Loughlin in News

Basware is looking in good shape according the their H1 2011 interim report and Q2 earnings, just released and it seems to be in an acquisitive mood. Their numbers show continued consistent growth in financial results with a net sales growth of 7.2% to EUR…

State of Flux 2011 SRM survey

30 Jun 2011 Posted by Pete Loughlin in News

State of Flux, the London based procurement and supply chain consultancy, has launched their 2011 global SRM survey.  This year’s survey focuses on the current state of SRM practices, the value they deliver, and the much talked about (but little researched) theme of “customer of…

Supplier data quality – the Achilles heel of your procurement organization

28 Jun 2011 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Global Sourcing, Procurement Best Practices, Purchase to Pay, Spend Analysis

Purchasing is a complex set of interconnected and dependent people, processes and technology. – market knowledge; benchmarking information; purchase to pay and accounting systems and processes and last but by no means least – data. Data – your procurement organization’s Achilles heal.