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Procurement is changing

Digital procurement technology, or “Procuretech”, is a key enabler.

For Procurement or Finance professionals who are curious or confused about where to start on their organisation’s digital transformation journey.

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Podcast Episodes

Affordable, easy to use E-Sourcing and Auctions – Nicholas Martin from Market Dojo

Affordable, easy to use E-Sourcing and Auctions – Nicholas Martin from Market Dojo

A tool that’s easy to use and affordable, but also very versatile in terms of what it can do and the add-ons that go with it.

We continue our mini-series of e-sourcing solutions today with Market Dojo.

They’ve grown a feature rich e-sourcing tool that is offered as a simple, pay monthly software but also comes with many different additional modules to complement the core RFx / e-auction software on offer.

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E-Souring plus Vendor Relationship Management – David Wadler from Vendorful

E-Souring plus Vendor Relationship Management – David Wadler from Vendorful

We’re back with the third in our 5-part series on e-sourcing platforms, and this week we’re looking at how e-sourcing can fit into a wider scope.

How can an e-sourcing requirement be married together with upstream and downstream features to create a mini-suite centred around vendor management, with e-sourcing at its core?

This is what my guest this week, David Wadler, has created with the Vendorful platform, and he’s here to walk us through how

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User Experience at the Heart of E-Sourcing – Jack MacFarlane from DeepStream

User Experience at the Heart of E-Sourcing – Jack MacFarlane from DeepStream

We explore a topic that is becoming ever more important when it comes to selecting a piece of software in the B2B space.

Adoption and acceptance of procurement technology within an organisation is highly dependent on a software’s ease of use. And yet very little is spoken about this when we look at awards for procurement software. 

This week’s guest is Jack MacFarlane, CEO of DeepStream Technologies, an e-sourcing platform with UX at the heart of what they do. But can it compete and hold its own against established solutions already on the market?

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Leveraging E-Sourcing for Non-Price Factors – Lukas Wawrla & Tim Grunow from Archlet

Leveraging E-Sourcing for Non-Price Factors – Lukas Wawrla & Tim Grunow from Archlet

This week we kick off a mini-series of 5 podcasts on e-sourcing software.

On the one hand, this is a mature market, with lots of established players. Indeed, many of the larger suites started out as auction platforms back in the day.

But this is now being challenged by fresh thinking and new technology, especially as businesses realise that there are way more possibilities to drive value here than just through a traditional e-auction platform.

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The Lowdown on Spend Matters 50 To Know, 50 To Watch and ProcureTech 100

The Lowdown on Spend Matters 50 To Know, 50 To Watch and ProcureTech 100

This week is a solo episode. I rarely do them, and I thought long and hard before publishing this.

I’m just someone who has a keen interest in digital procurement technology. I’m not an academic or a researcher, but I do take a passionate interest in what is out there and I have some strong views on what I feel should be the priorities when it comes to digital procurement transformations.

I genuinely hope this episode provides value and helps people.

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Procurement Summit Live Sessions: Part 3 – Services Procurement Startups

Procurement Summit Live Sessions: Part 3 – Services Procurement Startups

We’re back with the final part of our 3-part series of live episodes recorded at Procurement Summit in Berlin on 29 and 30 September 2021.

Each podcast features a different theme, focusing on some of the newer, less well-known startups who pitched and exhibited during the summit. This one looks at 3 solutions who are tackling the lucrative and under-served niche of digitsing services procurement.

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