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Direct procurement is the acquisition of goods or services that relate directly to the production of the thing your business sells | Vendr
Taylor Bruneaux
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What Is direct procurement?

Learn what direct procurement is, how it's different from indirect procurement, and the importance of vendor management strategy in direct procurement.

Published: Nov 17, 2022
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Taylor Bruneaux
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SaaS Stack Management
Strategic vendor management: benefits, challenges & best practices

Discover how strategic vendor management cuts costs, improves IT governance and risk management, and fosters long-lasting and mutually-beneficial relationships.

Published: Oct 12, 2022
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Taylor Bruneaux
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SaaS Stack Management
Vendor management KPIs you need for success

Learn what vendor management KPIs are and why they’re important for supplier management + get the low-down on the 10 top metrics to track for vendor success.

Published: Oct 11, 2022
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Donovan Chiu
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SaaS Stack Management
SaaS Trends
How to add value for your stakeholders through your procurement process

Procurement is more than just the bottom line and getting good prices. Discover how you can add value for your stakeholders through your procurement process.

Published: Oct 07, 2022
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Taylor Bruneaux
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SaaS Stack Management
How to manage your SaaS contracts

Learn how an effective contract management system streamlines workflows, reduces procurement costs, and helps you develop long-term vendor relationships.

Published: Oct 07, 2022
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Belynda Cianci
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SaaS Buying
7 procurement best practices to improve your SaaS buying process

Procurement best practices lower costs while saving time. Learn to tailor best practices for your company and supercharge procurement with the right technology.

Published: Oct 06, 2022
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Belynda Cianci
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SaaS Buying
Taming the SaaS vortex: A Vendr Fireside Chat with Datadog's Michelle Vita

At DPW Amsterdam 2022, Vendr talked with Head of Procurement Michelle Vita to cover procurement automation, agility, and ways to empower stakeholders. Check out the highlights.

Published: Oct 06, 2022
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Taylor Bruneaux
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Procurement
5 best invoice management systems [2023]

Learn more about the top invoice management systems, so you can choose the platform the best suits the needs of your organization.

Published: Oct 05, 2022
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Belynda Cianci
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SaaS Stack Management
How to ensure vendor compliance when buying and renewing SaaS

Vendor compliance ensures suppliers deliver on their contract requirements and promises. Use this guide to build a comprehensive vendor compliance program.

Published: Oct 04, 2022
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Taylor Bruneaux
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SaaS Stack Management
Top 10 vendor management skills & how to develop them

Vendor management skills are a must-have if the goal is to score better vendor contracts and increase profit margins. Here’s what it takes.

Published: Oct 03, 2022
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Taylor Bruneaux
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Procurement
5 steps to an efficient procurement strategy

A sound procurement strategy ensures a company stays profitable by getting the most return on its resources. Here’s how to implement an action plan.

Published: Sep 30, 2022
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Belynda Cianci
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Procurement
How to build a software procurement project plan to meet your SaaS buying requirements

A software procurement project plan optimizes the way you buy software in support of a project. Learn more about developing a solid software procurement plan.

Published: Sep 29, 2022
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Taylor Bruneaux
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Finance
5 steps to effective spend management

Spend management is a critical part of the overall procurement process. By optimizing it, finance teams unlock cost savings and profitability.

Published: Sep 28, 2022
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Belynda Cianci
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Finance
Tail spend: definition, examples, and how to effectively manage

Tail spend is the small dollar, high volume spending that can overwhelm procurement budgets. Learn how process and automation can help reduce its impact.

Published: Sep 27, 2022
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Taylor Bruneaux
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SaaS Stack Management
10 best SaaS management platforms [2023]

SaaS management platforms help IT teams get a handle on their spend, reduce shadow IT, and optimize their vendor contracts. Here’s how to choose a solution.

Published: Sep 26, 2022
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Taylor Bruneaux
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Finance
Spend analysis 101: how to manage procurement spend

How can spend analysis help you streamline your procurement software? Find out with this comprehensive guide.

Published: Sep 26, 2022
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Taylor Bruneaux
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Finance
What is a three-way match, and why is it important?

Companies use the three-way match process to ensure vendor invoices are accurate by checking PO documents, receipts, and invoices. Here’s what you should know about implementing a three-way match for your finance process.

Published: Sep 23, 2022
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Taylor Bruneaux
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Finance
Spend analytics: a comprehensive guide

Spend analytics form a key part of the larger procurement process for companies to optimize their financial practices and improve vendor outcomes.

Published: Sep 22, 2022
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Belynda Cianci
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SaaS Buying
3 ways to better manage your business expenses

Business expense management helps companies optimize, track, and monitor the purchases their employees make. Make it easier with the right process and software.

Published: Sep 22, 2022
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