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What is Spend Analysis?

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016
What is Spend Analysis?

By Kerri McMurray
Spend analysis is the process of identifying, gathering, cleansing, grouping, categorizing and analyzing your organizations spend data with... Read More

Spotlight on the 2016 World Procurement Awards

Thursday, May 26th, 2016
Spotlight on the 2016 World Procurement Awards

By Roberta Patterson
SciQuest’s EMEA team recently put on the ritz for the World Procurement Awards at London’s Intercontinental - The O2. Now in... Read More


Wednesday, May 25th, 2016
5 Best Practices to Ensure Supplier Enablement Success

5 Best Practices to Ensure Supplier Enablement Success

By Suzanne Christopher
It happens to even the savviest of procurement pros. You begin the process of on-boarding a supplier only to realize you’re not 100... Read More

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016
How do You Optimize Addressable Spend?

How do You Optimize Addressable Spend?

By Kerri McMurray
Pop quiz, Hot Shot: Your organization’s total spend is $1 billion.  Your procurement department oversees $800 million of your... Read More

Thursday, May 19th, 2016
Discover How to Minimize Risk and Maximize Procurement Strategies at the NAEP Annual Meeting

Discover How to Minimize Risk and Maximize Procurement Strategies at the NAEP Annual Meeting

By Allison Gillespie
Contracts of all shapes and sizes are an everyday part of business operations and procurement strategies. They are critical in creating and... Read More

Thursday, May 19th, 2016
Is your procurement strategy missing out on mobile?

Is your procurement strategy missing out on mobile?

By Melissa Maurides
Businesses around the globe are investing in procurement software across the source-to-settle spectrum to increase spend under management.... Read More

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016
Sharing Public Finance Procurement Solutions and Strategies at the GFOA Conference

Sharing Public Finance Procurement Solutions and Strategies at the GFOA Conference

By Raj Aggarwal
The annual Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Conference will take place May 22-25 in Toronto, Canada.  Thousands of... Read More

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
Get to Know the Savings Management Benefits of Portfolio Savings Manager!

Get to Know the Savings Management Benefits of Portfolio Savings Manager!

By Kerri McMurray
Have you heard?  We recently released our newest product Portfolio Saving Manager (PSM), and it’s ready to start you down the... Read More

Monday, May 16th, 2016
Portfolio Savings Manager Solves Your Savings Management Challenges

Portfolio Savings Manager Solves Your Savings Management Challenges

By Karen Sage
One of the principles we live by at SciQuest is, “feedback is a gift.” So when two of our customers spoke to us about the... Read More

Thursday, May 12th, 2016
6 Strategies Every Buyer Should Utilize During Purchasing Negotiations

6 Strategies Every Buyer Should Utilize During Purchasing Negotiations

By Kerri McMurray
How do you, as a buyer, negotiate to get the best prices on goods and services?  There are plenty of sources that list negotiation... Read More

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
6 Reasons Why an ERP is Not the Solution to all Your Procurement Problems

6 Reasons Why an ERP is Not the Solution to all Your Procurement Problems

By Raj Aggarwal
Most of the time when CFOs are shopping for business-management software, they gravitate towards ERP solutions, or enterprise resource... Read More

Tuesday, May 10th, 2016
What Does Procurement Compliance even Mean?

What Does Procurement Compliance even Mean?

By Melissa Maurides
Generally speaking, compliance means doing what you’re supposed to do. So what does it mean when we talk about procurement compliance... Read More

Sunday, May 8th, 2016
Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

By Kerri McMurray
Today we salute our hard-working moms! We're so fortunate to have moms all over the country (and the world!) working to help take care... Read More

Friday, May 6th, 2016
Discover the Value of the Source-to-Settle Suite at ProcureCon Indirect Europe

Discover the Value of the Source-to-Settle Suite at ProcureCon Indirect Europe

By Kerri McMurray
The European Union (EU) recently passed new rules for public procurement that promotes sustainability initiatives and SME’s in the... Read More

Thursday, May 5th, 2016
From Sustainable Purchasing to Supplier Diversity – ISM Addresses Top Procurement Priorities

From Sustainable Purchasing to Supplier Diversity – ISM Addresses Top Procurement Priorities

By Allison Gillespie
Conferences are a great place to learn. From inspirational keynotes and exhibitor showcases to smart speakers sharing useful tips on... Read More

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
Adopting Contract Management Best Practices (Part 3 of a 3 Part Series)

Adopting Contract Management Best Practices (Part 3 of a 3 Part Series)

By Raki Prasad
If you are following this series of blogs, you know we have already discussed the current state of contract management, with implementation... Read More

Friday, April 29th, 2016
Eliminate your supplier enablement challenges and achieve savings success

Eliminate your supplier enablement challenges and achieve savings success

By Suzanne Christopher
Your e-Procurement system is only as good as the suppliers you have in your system.  However, getting those suppliers live is where... Read More