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Peter Bonney

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5 Ways to Increase Your Procurement Team's Performance

Posted by Peter Bonney on Jun 21, 2018 9:05:00 AM

The role of traditional procurement teams is changing.

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Topics: Procurement

Are You Writing Engaging RFPs?

Posted by Peter Bonney on Jun 12, 2018 8:50:00 AM

What’s the difference between an acceptable RFP versus a stellar one that engages suppliers to put forward their best possible response?

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Topics: RFP, Sourcing

5 Benefits of eSourcing for Both Purchasers and Suppliers

Posted by Peter Bonney on Jun 5, 2018 9:00:00 AM

The benefits of eSourcing may be clear for buyers, but streamlining the procurement process tends to be met warily by vendors. The apprehension stems from the impression that any level of process automation commoditizes their products and services, and that eSourcing platforms are largely one-sided in favor of the purchaser.

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Topics: Sourcing

3 Ways Feedback Can Improve Vendor Relationships

Posted by Peter Bonney on Mar 13, 2018 8:53:00 AM

For any organization, ensuring that your vendors are able to meet your requirements and expectations is critical. However, this is not just a matter of choosing partners and then passively waiting for them to delight or disappoint: how you manage your vendor relationships can have a major influence on whether they succeed or fail.

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Topics: Vendor Management

February Product Update

Posted by Peter Bonney on Mar 5, 2018 3:27:51 PM

Introducing Vendorful product updates released in February 2018:

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Topics: Product Updates

January Product Update

Posted by Peter Bonney on Feb 1, 2018 10:16:00 AM

Introducing Vendorful product updates released in January 2018:

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Topics: Product Updates

What We've Got Here is Failure to Communicate

Posted by Peter Bonney on Jan 29, 2018 8:05:00 AM

 

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One of the best things about working on an eSourcing platform is that I get to talk to people in an incredibly broad set of fields because procurement is a universal function across all enterprises in all verticals. Since I talk to such a broad range of people, it is always striking when I hear the same complaints over and over again: it suggests the existence of a big problem.

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Topics: Purchasing, SaaS, Sourcing, API

December Product Update

Posted by Peter Bonney on Jan 3, 2018 10:21:00 AM

Introducing Vendorful product updates released in December 2017:

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Topics: Product Updates

A Procurement Nerd’s Thoughts on the Amazon HQ2 RFP

Posted by Peter Bonney on Dec 8, 2017 2:07:00 PM

The Amazon HQ2 RFP has gathered quite a bit of buzz due to cities competing to become the new home for the tech giant. This will be the biggest individual sourcing project that the company will likely ever undertake, by a wide margin. The money involved is huge, the commitment massive, and the time scale extremely long... this project will span an entire career for some members of the Amazon sourcing team.

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Topics: RFP

November Product Update

Posted by Peter Bonney on Dec 5, 2017 9:02:00 AM
Introducing Vendorful product updates released in November 2017:
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Topics: Product Updates