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SaaS buying, management and procurement resources for growing teams.

Remote onboarding 101: The ultimate strategy & checklist

For most hiring managers, recruiting talent can be one of the most expensive yet rewarding activities when growing their business. After all, your ...

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August 2021: Top SaaS companies hiring for procurement and finance

August has delivered another round of fresh roles in the procurement and finance space, with interesting challenges to be addressed at some of the ...

The state of SaaS procurement: Q&A with Michael Denari, Head of Global Spend at Canva

Starting out in Accounting at Sonos, Michael Denari (current Head of Global Spend and Business Systems at Canva) remembers being in the office ...

7 DevOps SaaS tools to add to your tech stack today

Supporting the modern engineering team is a multi-faceted job. A thriving department or team — often distributed across the country or the world — ...

SaaS security checklist: 4 fail-safe steps to SaaS buying

Key takeaways: A SaaS security checklist is a comprehensive set of actions and considerations a SaaS buyer should go through before purchasing a new ...

7 best practices to optimize your purchasing process

Key takeaways: The purchasing process is an integral part of a company’s success.  The purchasing process includes a request for purchase, spend ...

The procurement management process: Managing the bottom line

Key takeaways: The procurement management process is a cyclical process of key steps involved with procuring goods or services to ensure teams get ...

The top 10 SaaS buying mistakes and how to avoid them

SaaS buying is a time-consuming process with a lot of moving parts and players. So it goes without saying, sometimes mistakes happen. Some are the ...

What are enterprise license agreements (ELAs)?

SaaS solutions are prolific in the business world. We found that app usage continued to rise 30% year over year in companies of all sizes from 2018 ...

5 best practices for software license management

In 2020, company spending on SaaS tools went up 50 percent. SaaS waste is expanding, too. Suppose your company is growing fast without a protocol for ...

SaaS agreements: What to know before signing the dotted line

Key takeaways: SaaS agreements define the legal commitments between you and your suppliers in definite terms, so you know exactly what you’re paying ...

Procurement vs purchasing: Are they one and the same?

Key takeaways: Procurement and purchasing are often confused as being the same, but each serves different purposes within a company.  Purchasing ...

Why invest in onboarding software? [+ 4 tools]

Your onboarding experience is your employee’s first look at the culture and practices of your company. A poor employee onboarding process can leave a ...

9 Essential Steps To Choosing An HRIS System

“Startups are built to solve specific problems. When starting out, we focus all our energies on solving that specific problem. Any effort spent on ...

How anyone can lead a successful procurement negotiation

Key takeaways: You don’t need a background in procurement to be a good negotiator. Use the tips below to lead your next purchasing conversation like ...