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SaaS buying, management and procurement resources for growing teams.

The entire modern software procurement process, step by step

Effective procurement management means something different in the age of SaaS. Getting by with spreadsheets is no longer effective and can cost more ...

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Better manage SaaS vendors with one of these supplier management models

If your organization has prioritized improving supplier performance and management, it’s important to know where to start, what frameworks and ...

Indirect procurement: How to improve this crucial business function

If your finance team is like most, a good deal of time goes into trying to control costs. As the price of goods and services increases, the need to ...

Embracing an enablement mindset in your Procurement practice

We all know getting a good price is important. But if you ask the best minds in modern Procurement, the bottom line isn’t everything. Often, the ...

What is a SaaS buying platform, and does your company need one?

If your company is growing, department heads and employees are likely starting to ask how they can procure their own software solutions. Or worse, ...

How to practice cost avoidance when buying software

Often, a procurement department touts its ability to save money. Procurement professionals are savvy negotiators, knowledgeable in the benchmarks and ...

The difference between software sourcing and software procurement

Sourcing and procurement are valuable practices for saving money, supporting supply chain management, and ensuring a competitive advantage when ...

What is maverick spend, and 5 ways to avoid it

While it’s good to be a maverick in some situations, the company bank account isn’t the place for it. Yet every day, thousands of dollars disappear ...

Improve your software negotiations with these strategies from the experts

It’s the most critical part of the SaaS buying and renewal process: the negotiation table. Software buyers may not be used to negotiation. Most ...

What is procure-to-pay, and why does your company need it?

Procure-to-pay is a part of the larger procurement process that deals with ordering, approval, delivery, invoicing, and payment of goods and services ...

3 ways to make your procurement process more efficient

Key takeaways: Achieving efficiency in procurement is a continuous function that evolves as an organization changes.  Increased transparency in ...

How to improve your software buying process

If you’re stuck in a procurement, negotiaton or onboarding cycle, it feels like getting a new piece of software in place takes forever. If a software ...

Building better culture: A visit with former Airtable DEI&B leader Albrey Brown

Building a diverse and inclusive team should be a top priority of every growing organization. Healthy diversity practices not only give you access to ...

When to lean on Vendr during the software evaluation process

When your department identifies a business need, the first instinct is to do some research and find out who’s who in the space. Within a few minutes ...

October 2021: Top SaaS companies hiring for procurement and finance

With Q4 underway, many SaaS companies are eager to fill key roles before the close of 2021. For those in the procurement and finance spaces, this ...