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.

When is free really free?

22 Jun 2011 Posted by Pete Loughlin in e-invoicing

There’s been a good debate on linkedin over the past few days full of insightful and educated opinions on every side of the e-invoicing discussion. It was started by Christian Lanng from Tradeshift asking what free really means but it spawned into a wide debate…

Taulia Acquires BillFLO

20 Jun 2011 Posted by Pete Loughlin in News

Taulia, Inc., the leading cloud-based dynamic discounting solution provider for SAP®, today announced that it has acquired billFLO.  billFLO helps small businesses monitor cash flow and identify liquidity gaps by automating the accounts payable, accounts receivable and expense reporting processes.  The combined company turns the…