Big Data and Procurement

Big Data and Procurement

Everyone is talking about Big Data and procurement and here at Claritum we’re looking at: How can you measure what you don’t know Why tracking cost data can drive down purchase costs Value of big data and how to manage high volumes of metrics Why you need top end tech...

Purchasing is evolving

As we slowly creep toward brighter economic times, the focus on cost cutting that comes naturally during austere periods is moving on too. While 88% of CPO’s believe they have fulfilled or exceeded their savings targets over the last five years, only two thirds...

Multi-layered print services need shrewd procurement

In this guest post, Procurement Leaders invites Office Depot’s Craig Brown to discuss how procurement can manage a fragmented, multi-layered print market. When it comes to print, businesses not only vary in size, they also have a wide variety of design requirements...

Councils ignorant on SME information

Nearly half of local councils (49 per cent) are unaware of the size of the companies they trade with, according to a Federation of Small Businesses(FSB) survey. The survey highlighted how SMEs may be losing out on getting their share of the estimated £88 billion spent...

Procurement outsourcing value hits $11 billion

The amount of global outsourced procurement deals and the value of them have both increased for the second year straight. Procurement Outsourcing Annual Report 2012 – The PO Market: Steadily Marching Forward, published this week byEverest Group, said the cumulative...

Capture every order – globally

Claritum have recently launched an upgrade to its powerful Catalogue capabilities. The Catalogue enables large numbers of users to quickly and easily order a range of products and services including standard and personalised items, print on demand and re-orders. Users...

Accurate data critical to savings

Half of procurement managers admit their spend data is poor and they are unable to measure its quality – even though 95 per cent of the information is key to achieving their goals. Buyers said the unsatisfactory data is a barrier to accurate and reliable purchasing...

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