• Intesource Innovation ’13: Raley’s (Procurement) Comet

    March 13, 2013

    Intesource Innovation ’13: Raley’s (Procurement) Comet

    I just spent the last two days in Phoenix for Intesource’s annual user conference, Innovation ’13. Intesource is a provider of cloud-based sourcing solutions and sourcing services that has a... Read more

  • AP’s Impact on Cash Management

    March 8, 2013

    AP’s Impact on Cash Management

    Before I begin, I want to invite you to take the survey for my upcoming report – ePayables 2013: AP’s New Dawn. The report will provide a view into where... Read more

  • Keeping Score

    March 6, 2013

    Keeping Score

    Even the Chief Procurement Officers who focus almost solely on savings realize that procurement can deliver value across a wide range of areas. To misquote Vince Lombardi, “Savings isn’t everything….... Read more

  • Staples: Cloud-Based Business Apps For Small Biz… That Was Easy

    March 4, 2013

    Staples: Cloud-Based Business Apps For Small Biz… That Was Easy

    Yes, I’m talking about the same Staples where you buy your pens and copy paper. About a month ago, Staples announced the launch of the Staples App Center, an innovative... Read more

  • CPO News – March 1, 2013

    March 1, 2013

    CPO News – March 1, 2013

    All the CPO News That’s Fit to Print New South African Chief Procurement Officer to Lead Transformation and Fight Huge Corruption Earlier this week, South African Minister of Finance, Pravin... Read more

  • AP’s New Dawn

    February 27, 2013

    AP’s New Dawn

    If you have a few minutes over the next week, we invite you to participate in Ardent Partners’ annual ePayables market research report which will publish at the end of... Read more

  • Five Considerations When Selecting a Business Network

    February 25, 2013

    Five Considerations When Selecting a Business Network

    Supplier networks have existed for many years and over the initial years slowly gained in popularity. Today, however, these networks are a quickly growing trend and an increasingly cost effective... Read more

  • Send a Lieutenant

    February 22, 2013

    Send a Lieutenant

    From the Archives (May 19, 2010) but, with a few updates: This one is worth another look if simply for the picture – Wow! In January of 2007, “Mister Softee”... Read more

  • Bring a Lieutenant

    February 19, 2013

    Bring a Lieutenant

    From the Archives (May, 18, 2010 but, with a few updates): I was recently reminded of this article as I exchanged notes with the the CPO profiled in this article... Read more

  • Concentra: An ePayables Case Study

    February 15, 2013

    Concentra: An ePayables Case Study

    Concentra is a health care company that provides occupational medicine, urgent care, physical therapy, and wellness services to workers and the general public from 308 medical centers in 40 states.... Read more