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Peter Bonney

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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

9 Essential Purchasing Process KPIs and Why Tracking Them Matters

Posted by Peter Bonney on Nov 15, 2017 8:02:00 AM

Goal-setting in procurement is nothing new. After all, it’s not like your procurement team is just wandering into a 7/11 and picking up the first thing that catches their eye. Your company has a need, and it’s the procurement team’s goal to fill that need to the best of their ability. That ambiguous “best of their ability” however, is the catch that we hear skipped time and time again by company executives. Truth be told, many executives have only a high-level understanding of procurement, and what it really means to have that department excel. Here, I’ll get down to brass tacks; I will give you the metrics you need to track your procurement efforts and learn why understanding goal-setting is essential to your purchasing process.

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Topics: Purchasing, RFP

October Product Update

Posted by Peter Bonney on Nov 1, 2017 2:18:00 PM

Introducing Vendorful product updates released in October 2017:

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Topics: Product Updates

September Product Update

Posted by Peter Bonney on Oct 2, 2017 10:03:00 AM

Introducing Vendorful product updates released in September 2017:

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Topics: Product Updates

August Product Updates

Posted by Peter Bonney on Sep 1, 2017 11:45:00 AM

Introducing Vendorful product updates launched August 2017:

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Topics: Product Updates

July Product Updates

Posted by Peter Bonney on Aug 1, 2017 11:44:00 AM

Introducing Vendorful product updates launched July 2017:

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Topics: Product Updates

Purchasing RFP Management Software? Look At These 9 Must-Have Features

Posted by Peter Bonney on Jul 12, 2017 2:11:18 PM

RFP Management software is undeniably useful for any company that uses email, spreadsheets or printed packets of paper to handle their procurement processes. However, not all RFP management solutions are created equal, and these are the 9 must-have features you should consider before purchasing an RFP management solution.

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Topics: RFP