Blog

SciQuest Blog


Stay informed, sign up to receive blog updates

Next Level 2016 Continues Unlocking Procurement Value

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016
Next Level 2016 Continues Unlocking Procurement Value

By Roberta Patterson
After a full day of sessions and a night out in Nashville, Next Level attendees congregated Tuesday morning for three keynote sessions by... Read More

Next Level 2016 Opening Remarks

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016
Next Level 2016 Opening Remarks

By Roberta Patterson
Next Level is in full swing! To kick things off on Monday morning, SciQuest CMO, Karen Sage reminded us in her welcome remarks to connect... Read More


Monday, August 22nd, 2016
Next Level 2016 Blasts Off with Training and Welcome Reception!

Next Level 2016 Blasts Off with Training and Welcome Reception!

By Roberta Patterson
3… 2… 1… Blast off to unlocking your procurement value! Next Level 2016 has officially started! Customers expanded... Read More

Friday, August 19th, 2016
Why is Brexit a Game Changer for Procurement and Financial Professionals?

Why is Brexit a Game Changer for Procurement and Financial Professionals?

By Zohre Massoudi
The shock was not only for Britain. UK leaving the European Union, aka “Brexit”, has shaken the global markets and left... Read More

Thursday, August 18th, 2016
Quarterly Business Reviews: Vital to Getting the Most Out of Strategic Supplier Relationship Management

Quarterly Business Reviews: Vital to Getting the Most Out of Strategic Supplier Relationship Management

By Chris Farrell
Note: This is the fifth in a series of 5 blogs about Supplier Relationship Management. You can see all the relevant SRM blogs at http://www... Read More

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
The City of Raleigh Tells Their Procurement Transformation Story at NIGP

The City of Raleigh Tells Their Procurement Transformation Story at NIGP

By Roberta Patterson
The accolades continue to pile up for The City of Raleigh.  It’s been named one of the hottest markets for start-ups, for young... Read More

Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
Business Intelligence: The Hidden Power of Your Data

Business Intelligence: The Hidden Power of Your Data

By Raki Prasad
With the onset of the modern procurement platform, organizations have started to see the efficiency gains by moving to platforms that are... Read More

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
Must-See Next Level Agenda Picks for Tuesday

Must-See Next Level Agenda Picks for Tuesday

By Roberta Patterson
Next Level is right around the corner! Have you put together your itinerary yet? With such an extensive role-based agenda, top notch... Read More

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016
How Suppliers and Organizations Can Work Together Towards a Shared Vision of Success

How Suppliers and Organizations Can Work Together Towards a Shared Vision of Success

By Donna Yeaw
Note: This is the 4th in a series of 5 blogs about Supplier Relationship Management. You can see all the blogs at http://www.sciquest.com/... Read More

Monday, August 15th, 2016
Must-See Next Level Agenda Picks for Monday

Must-See Next Level Agenda Picks for Monday

By Roberta Patterson
Before attending a conference, I like to put together a “cheat sheet” so I can stay on track and use my time efficiently to... Read More

Monday, August 15th, 2016
Sigi Osagie Explains How Procurement Will Get Its Mojo Back At Next Level

Sigi Osagie Explains How Procurement Will Get Its Mojo Back At Next Level

By Roberta Patterson
Procurement is rapidly evolving from what was once a manual laden process to one where technology is enabling practitioners to deliver... Read More

Friday, August 12th, 2016
Rocket Science: Get Social and Win at Next Level

Rocket Science: Get Social and Win at Next Level

By Kerri McMurray
We couldn’t be more excited about Next Level, or about our “Build the Rocket” social media contest.  All Next Level... Read More

Thursday, August 11th, 2016
Top 10 Reasons Why Portfolio Savings Manager Will Move the Savings Needle For You

Top 10 Reasons Why Portfolio Savings Manager Will Move the Savings Needle For You

By Allison Gillespie
Portfolio Savings Manager – or PSM – is a new savings management solution that automates the management of savings initiatives... Read More

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016
Influencing the Shift in Supplier Relationship Management: The Role of Administrators

Influencing the Shift in Supplier Relationship Management: The Role of Administrators

By Stephanie McDonald
So far in this blog series we’ve discussed how we as procurement professionals need to change our view of supplier relationship... Read More

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016
Why Supplier Management is More Critical Than Ever to Global Organisations

Why Supplier Management is More Critical Than Ever to Global Organisations

By Ian Clemens
Your business needs rapid access to key products, raw materials and consumables from your supplier network. Timely acquisition and... Read More

Monday, August 8th, 2016
The Best Solutions for Automating Your Business Processes

The Best Solutions for Automating Your Business Processes

By Stephanie McDonald
Have you ever tried to streamline your procurement and spend workflow to eliminate as many paper-laden processes as possible? If so, you... Read More

Friday, August 5th, 2016
How can the Chief Procurement Officer Influence Supplier Relationship Management?

How can the Chief Procurement Officer Influence Supplier Relationship Management?

By Pawana Burlakoti
Note: This is the second in a series of 5 blogs about Supplier Relationship Management. You can see all the blogs at http://www.sciquest.... Read More