A List of Must Read Procurement White Papers

Published October 2018

We've compiled a list of some of the best must read procurement white papers and analyst reports (in no particular order of importance or preference) covering a variety of topics such as supply chain management, tail spend and the future and digitization of procurement.

A List of Must Read Procurement White Papers
  • 2021 CPO Agenda: 2021 Key Issues

    By The Hackett Group

    According to The Hackett Group’s 2021 Key Issues Study, spend cost reduction is firmly back at the top of the procurement agenda.

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  • The Deloitte Global CPO Flash Survey 2020

    By Deloitte

    2020 CPO Flash Survey

    For many years, the Global Chief Procurement Officer Survey has provided a global benchmark of the sentiment or procurement leaders and an insight into the key themes and challenges facing procurement, including market dynamics, value and collaboration, talent and leadership, and digital procurement. Claritum's perspective on the Global CPO survey can be found here.

    Download the full Deloitte report here

  • Digital Supply Network

    By Accenture Life Sciences

    Technology Trends

    Propelled by digital disruption, these technology trends are driving innovation in processes.

    The report can be found here

  • An Introduction to Tail Spend

    Sourcing Innovation - Dr Michael Lamoureux

    And Why You Need a Technology Based Solution

    If you want a good introduction to tail spend then this white paper is a great starting place. This White Paper, written by Dr Michael Lamoureux, Editor of Sourcing Innovation and a contributor to Spend Matters, is an introduction to tail spend and tackles some of the most important questions such as:

    • What is tail spend?
    • How to define the right tail end management process
    • How the right technology can get tail spend under control

    Download here (sign up required)

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There are some great procurement blogs and resources out there to help you stay up to date with all the latest ideas and innovations. Below we have compiled a list of some our favourites, in no particular order of importance or preference. read more

Claritum White Papers

White papers on tail spend, spend analysis, visibility and control and choosing a procurement platform.

Procurement Fact File

We’ve read through some of the best analyst reports and surveys to bring you this procurement fact file containing some of the most interesting findings, statistics and quotes. read more