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Navigating the SaaS procurement process

Procurement is ready for disruption: Q&A with Chris Soriano, Head of IT Procurement at Epic Games

As the Head of IT Procurement at Epic Games, Chris Soriano’s inner child couldn’t be more thrilled.  With the incredible success of Fortnite and the ...

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Insights from a 20-year procurement career with Dr. Elouise Epstein

Procurement practices have undergone an evolution over the past two decades. Where once large organization structures spread out the category work ...

Partnering with an IT reseller — Is it worth it?

Key takeaways: An IT reseller is a company that buys technology products or services from a manufacturer, distributor, or wholesaler and then sells ...

Protect yourself with a master service agreement template

Key takeaways: An MSA outlines all possible responsibilities and obligations of both parties and serves as a foundation for all future agreements. On ...

10 SaaS contract best practices used by top companies

Key takeaways: As SaaS stacks grow, some of the fastest-growing companies have implemented best practices to enhance their SaaS contract management. ...

What you need to know about SaaS license agreements

Key takeaways: Software as a service (SaaS) is a subscription for limited rights to software often located in the cloud. There are two standard types ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Save on SaaS: Four actionable insights for purchasing software

One of the highlights of our experience at The CFO Leadership Council’s 2021 virtual conference was the chance to share some insights from our ...

Top learnings from Toast CFO Elena Gomez at A New Hope Conference

If you made it to The CFO Leadership Council’s 2021 A New Hope conference, you’d probably agree that Toast CFO Elena Gomez's fireside chat was a fan ...

SaaS renewal best practices: What to do when you miss a cancellation window

Most everyone knows that sinking feeling of missing a cancellation deadline. An unexpected charge on a corporate card or the "thank you for your ...

Software negotiation strategies: Best practices from over 300M in SaaS

Purchasing software can feel a lot like buying a new car. If you don't have the budget upfront, you can't buy it. Fortunately, we're at work to ...