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The Procurement Resource Centre: All Resources

Computer Peripheral Company Improves Decision-Making With Business Intelligence

Computer Peripheral Company Improves Decision-Making With Business Intelligence

Learn how this global computer peripheral company improved their supplier performance and value management over a two-year period, exceeding their ...
Sourcing and Procurement Transformation: Multinational Medical Manufacturer Gains Unprecedented Business Value

Sourcing and Procurement Transformation: Multinational Medical Manufacturer Gains Unprecedented Business Value

Learn how this multinational medical manufacturer completely transformed their procurement narrative over a twenty-year period, and how ...
Upcoming Webinars | Register Now: 2018 Real World Procurement Series

Upcoming Webinars | Register Now: 2018 Real World Procurement Series

Now entering its seventh year, the Real World Procurement Series is designed to provide procurement professionals with essential insights into ...
Procurement Needs Better Analytics to Help Demonstrate Value

Procurement Needs Better Analytics to Help Demonstrate Value

BravoSolution commissioned a study conducted by Forrester Consulting to survey 150 procurement, sourcing and finance professionals around the world ...
On Demand: Real World Procurement Series | Procurement Planning for 2018

On Demand: Real World Procurement Series | Procurement Planning for 2018

In this webinar, Managing Director & Founder of Real World Sourcing Ltd, Guy Allen, provides steps you can take towards Procurement Planning for ...
Digital Transformation Reduces Strategic Sourcing Costs and Cycle Times by 30%

Digital Transformation Reduces Strategic Sourcing Costs and Cycle Times by 30%

In this report, The Hackett Group shares the results of their s 2017 Sourcing Cycle Time and Cost Measurement Study
Register Now | Achieving Digital Transformation: Why Procurement Needs to Invest Now

Register Now | Achieving Digital Transformation: Why Procurement Needs to Invest Now

In this BravoSolution-Hackett Group webinar, Kurt Albertston will explore the results of The Hackett Group’s 2017 Sourcing Cycle Time and Cost ...
On Demand: Real World Procurement Series | Strategic Cost Management

On Demand: Real World Procurement Series | Strategic Cost Management

In this webinar, Executive Director of the Supply Chain Resource Co-Operative, Robert Handfield, discusses how Strategic Cost Management can drive ...
VIDEO: BravoAdvantage Analytics

VIDEO: BravoAdvantage Analytics

BravoAdvantageTM Analytics empowers sourcing teams by providing them with the visibility and insights needed to make informed business decisions
BravoSolution-ISM: P2P Best Practices for Generating Business Value

BravoSolution-ISM: P2P Best Practices for Generating Business Value

During this webinar, Al Jacobs, P2P expert with BravoSolution, provides insight into BravoAdvantage Procurement, a powerful automated purchasing ...
The Petroleum Institute

The Petroleum Institute

Learn how The Petroleum Institute, a world-class engineering university, transformed a manual, time-consuming procurement process into a ...
On Demand: Real World Procurement Series | Creating Transparency in the Supply Chain to Reduce Risk

On Demand: Real World Procurement Series | Creating Transparency in the Supply Chain to Reduce Risk

In this webinar, Executive Director of the Supply Chain Resource, Robert Handfield, discusses how procurement can work with stakeholders to create ...
Leading Health Insurance Provider

Leading Health Insurance Provider

Learn how one of the nation’s top managed care providers successfully streamlined all purchasing activities and procedures resulting in ...
Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts

Read how Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, a world- class entertainment and hospitality company, transformed their procurement processed and ...
Boart Longyear

Boart Longyear

Read how Boart Longyear, the largest provider of drilling services and drilling products for the global mining industry, achieved 82% spend ...
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Rhode Island

Learn how Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Rhode Island transformed their current procurement capabilities to become a best-in-class class strategic ...
Transforming Procurement in the Oil and Gas Industry

Transforming Procurement in the Oil and Gas Industry

Learn how an independent oil and gas company achieved structure and visibility in the procurement function, improved management and compliance for ...
Real World Procurement Series | SVM: The Five Program Killers

Real World Procurement Series | SVM: The Five Program Killers

In this webinar, David Atkinson, MD of consultants Four Pillars, provides a model for developing your organization’s supplier management strategy ...
Toronto Community Housing Corporation

Toronto Community Housing Corporation

Toronto Community Housing Corporation(TCHC) provides clean, safe, affordable, well-maintained homes to 60,000 low-income households across the ...
Real World Procurement Series | Finding Hidden In-Year Savings

Real World Procurement Series | Finding Hidden In-Year Savings

In this webinar, Real World Sourcing’s Managing Director, Guy Allen, identifies where you can look to find savings that will deliver in the ...
SIG-BravoSolution | BravoAdvantage Procurement: Simply Powerful Purchasing

SIG-BravoSolution | BravoAdvantage Procurement: Simply Powerful Purchasing

During this webinar, Al Jacobs, P2P expert with BravoSolution provides a “deep dive” look into BravoAdvantage Procurement, a powerful automated ...
Five Ways To Maximize Value from Procure-to-Pay Implementations

Five Ways To Maximize Value from Procure-to-Pay Implementations

This briefing paper looks at purchase-to-pay (P2P) implementations and key points to consider to maximize the value that can be obtained from such ...
P2P: Five Ways To Maximize Value from Procure-to-Pay Implementations

P2P: Five Ways To Maximize Value from Procure-to-Pay Implementations

This briefing paper looks at purchase-to-pay (P2P) implementations and key points to consider to maximize the value that can be obtained from such ...
Harnessing Supplier Competition For Your Advantage: eAuctions Make It Happen

Harnessing Supplier Competition For Your Advantage: eAuctions Make It Happen

This whitepaper examines the role eAuctions play in a procurement practice and offers practical, actionable insight into how to succeed when running ...
Spend Matters Reviews BravoSolution

Spend Matters Reviews BravoSolution

This report provides an in-depth analysis and technology review of the entire BravoAdvantage integrated, strategic procurement platform  
How Governance of Data & Technology Drive the Intelligence Spectrum in Supply Chain & Procurement

How Governance of Data & Technology Drive the Intelligence Spectrum in Supply Chain & Procurement

This first annual procurement data governance survey is an early attempt to find the prevalence, maturity, expectations and direction of data and ...
How Governance of Data & Technology Drive the Intelligence Spectrum in Supply Chain & Procurement

How Governance of Data & Technology Drive the Intelligence Spectrum in Supply Chain & Procurement

This first annual procurement data governance survey is an early attempt to find the prevalence, maturity, expectations and direction of data and ...
Six-Step Quick Guide to Getting Started with Source-to-Pay

Six-Step Quick Guide to Getting Started with Source-to-Pay

When an organization is planning for implementation of a full end-to-end procurement platform, whether source-to-contract or source-to-pay, how do ...
IT Guide to Procurement Digital Transformation

IT Guide to Procurement Digital Transformation

Digital business transformation is a key enabler to help world-class procurement organizations deliver value by transforming service delivery, ...
IT Guide to Procurement Digital Transformation

IT Guide to Procurement Digital Transformation

Digital business transformation is a key enabler to help world-class procurement organizations deliver value by transforming service delivery, ...
The Do’s and Don’ts of Active Spend Analysis

The Do’s and Don’ts of Active Spend Analysis

Spend analysis is a powerful asset for procurement and any other internal stakeholders that need a better understanding of where the organization’s ...
Real World Procurement Series | The Digital Procurement Era

Real World Procurement Series | The Digital Procurement Era

As organizations move to an environment characterized by cloud computing, the Internet of things, distributed computing, and mobile applications, it ...
Proving Your Procurement Value

Proving Your Procurement Value

This whitepaper looks at how procurement can forecast, track, communicate and realize the benefits and value that we all believe are possible through ...
Creating Effective Supplier Scorecards

Creating Effective Supplier Scorecards

Supplier scorecards are considered a basic tool in the supply management toolkit When developed as a part of an integrated supplier performance ...
Taking the First Step on Your Next Level Supply Management Journey

Taking the First Step on Your Next Level Supply Management Journey

This whitepaper defines a basic 3-tier maturity model that an organization can use to figure out where it is on the maturity curve and what it needs ...
Top 10 Technologies for Supply Management Savings

Top 10 Technologies for Supply Management Savings

The average company is sitting on a goldmine of untapped savings opportunities that it fails to realize because it doesn’t even know about the ...
Real World Procurement Series | Sourcing Optimization: Understanding the Process and the Benefits

Real World Procurement Series | Sourcing Optimization: Understanding the Process and the Benefits

In this on-demand webinar, Peter Smith gives an overview of optimization, how it works, and the key factors to consider if you are considering ...
5 Ways to Tell if Your Procurement Team is Customer Centric

5 Ways to Tell if Your Procurement Team is Customer Centric

In this whitepaper we take a look at 5 ways you can identify if your procurement team is customer centric and explore the steps your organization can ...
Real World Procurement Series | Innovative Data Leveraging for Procurement Analysis

Real World Procurement Series | Innovative Data Leveraging for Procurement Analysis

In this on-demand session, Dr Robert Handfield explores the types of problems and questions faced by procurement executives that can benefit most ...
INFOGRAPHIC | How Procurement Can Enable Enterprise-Level Digital Transformation

INFOGRAPHIC | How Procurement Can Enable Enterprise-Level Digital Transformation

The way procurement is delivering services is changing Is your procurement organization leveraging technology now to prepare for the future
Top Tips to Help IT Evaluate Procurement Suite Technology

Top Tips to Help IT Evaluate Procurement Suite Technology

It’s crucial to select the right procurement suite for your organization This whitepaper discusses the common areas that are overlooked by ...
Real World Procurement Series | Is An Integrated Source to Pay Solution Right for You?

Real World Procurement Series | Is An Integrated Source to Pay Solution Right for You?

In this on-demand webinar, procurement expert Peter Smith, explains exactly what is meant by ‘Source to Pay’ software and looks at why it ...
Gartner Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Strategic Sourcing Application Suites

Learn why BravoSolution is an industry leader and read the Gartner research report to review the results
INFOGRAPHIC | 10 Reasons Why ERP Fails Procurement

INFOGRAPHIC | 10 Reasons Why ERP Fails Procurement

This infographic highlights how strategic procurement software can drive quicker turnarounds and foster better communication between an organization ...
INFOGRAPHIC | The Procurement Conundrum

INFOGRAPHIC | The Procurement Conundrum

In this infographic you will learn about balancing a diverse web of stakeholder interests and how to make sense of complex spend management
Real World Procurement Series | Leveraging Supplier Innovation

Real World Procurement Series | Leveraging Supplier Innovation

To fully exploit and create an analytics culture will require an approach that leverages third party solutions In this on-demand webinar, Dr Robert ...
Next Generation Supplier Management

Next Generation Supplier Management

Learn more about the five principles that define next generation supplier management: value-focused, collaborative, procurement, responsible, and ...
Next Generation Supplier Management | Maximizing Value through Strong Supplier Relationships

Next Generation Supplier Management | Maximizing Value through Strong Supplier Relationships

In this webinar, procurement expert, Kristian O’Meara, SVP Value Engineering, BravoSolution, looks at the latest thinking in the area of supplier ...
Global Procurement Trends | Survey Report

Global Procurement Trends | Survey Report

This report provides some valuable insight on how your peers are approaching and measuring strategic procurement within their organization
2017 Real World Procurement Series

2017 Real World Procurement Series

Now entering its sixth year, the Real World Procurement Series is designed to provide procurement professionals with essential insights into ...
Walter Investment Case Study

Walter Investment Case Study

This organization foresaw a decline in profit numbers and turned it around with P2P Download the full case study to see how BravoSolution is helped ...
Department for Work & Pensions

Department for Work & Pensions

The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) is the UK ministerial department responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy Faced ...
Real World Procurement Series | Proving Your Procurement Value

Real World Procurement Series | Proving Your Procurement Value

In this session, we look at how procurement can forecast, track, communicate and realize the benefits and value that we all believe are possible ...
Real World Procurement Series | Planets of Value: Procurement Creates New Wealth for Organizations

Real World Procurement Series | Planets of Value: Procurement Creates New Wealth for Organizations

In this webinar, Principal, Procurement Advisory Services, Craig Lardner,  looks at how the definition of ‘value’ has changed in recent ...
Real World Procurement Series | Nurturing Procurement Talent in the Millennial Era

Real World Procurement Series | Nurturing Procurement Talent in the Millennial Era

There is a shortage of talent in the procurement profession  So what can procurement executives do about this Simply poaching staff from other ...
Closed-Loop Spend Analysis: Catalyst for Transformation

Closed-Loop Spend Analysis: Catalyst for Transformation

By Jim Wetekamp, CEO of Bravosolution Is your company sitting on a goldmine of untapped savings opportunities This whitepaper will ...
World Class Public Sector Organizations Leverage BravoAdvantage to Unlock the Power of Procurement

World Class Public Sector Organizations Leverage BravoAdvantage to Unlock the Power of Procurement

This whitepaper discusses how Public Sector organizations around the world leverage the capabilities of BravoAdvantage to help them unlock the ...
Real World Procurement Series | The 5 Principals of Next Generation Supplier Management

Real World Procurement Series | The 5 Principals of Next Generation Supplier Management

In this 45 minute-webinar, procurement expert and former CPO, Peter Smith, looks at the latest thinking in the whole area of supplier management ...
5 Common Procurement Mistakes that Leave Value on the Table

5 Common Procurement Mistakes that Leave Value on the Table

 At no other time have procurement organizations been in the position they are today – with immense opportunity to move beyond cost-control to ...
Henkels & McCoy

Henkels & McCoy

The nature of the construction industry, whereby works and services are carried out on a project-by-project basis, means the sourcing approach is ...
Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK is the world’s foremost independent charity dedicated to cancer awareness, research, prevention, diagnosis and treatment Working ...
Expectations of Procurement Are Higher Than Ever Before

Expectations of Procurement Are Higher Than Ever Before

This is the opening video to the 4th annual BravoConnect conference! BravoSolution hosted the procurement event of the year – connecting with ...
Category Segmentation: A Roadmap for Improving Your Procurement Strategy

Category Segmentation: A Roadmap for Improving Your Procurement Strategy

Having a complete command of your procurement strategy across all products and services can be the difference between run of the mill outcomes and ...
VIDEO: BravoAdvantage Supplier Value Management

VIDEO: BravoAdvantage Supplier Value Management

With BravoAdvantageTM Supplier Value Management, you gain a comprehensive view of your organization’s suppliers across the entire procurement ...
VIDEO: BravoAdvantage SourcingPlus

VIDEO: BravoAdvantage SourcingPlus

With BravoAdvantageTM SourcingPlus, you can leverage advanced analytical capabilities as part of a complete, end-to-end strategic procurement ...
Real World Procurement Series | Compelling Messages for your Executives on Modern Procurement

Real World Procurement Series | Compelling Messages for your Executives on Modern Procurement

In procurement huddles we have long lamented how the top table don’t engage, don’t understand, and don’t seem to value what we do So whose ...
How ERP Fails Procurement

How ERP Fails Procurement

Constrained budgets, leaner workforces, do more with less and the necessity to report on value contribution are all increasing the need for ...
Advice from the Experts: Unplugged

Advice from the Experts: Unplugged

Take advantage of the years of procurement experience and industry knowledge our team of experts has to offer One of the main reasons customers ...
Procurement is Easy?

Procurement is Easy?

Procurement is easy, right All you have to do is please… everyone! Like finance, ethics professionals, and your stakeholders Of course, you ...
It’s Time to Unlock the Power of Procurement

It’s Time to Unlock the Power of Procurement

BravoSolution continues to strengthen a global reputation influencing innovation in strategic procurement and supply management helping organizations ...
It’s Time to Unlock the Power of Procurement

It’s Time to Unlock the Power of Procurement

BravoSolution continues to strengthen a global reputation influencing innovation in strategic procurement and supply management helping organizations ...
Four Value Levers of Procurement

Four Value Levers of Procurement

This BravoSolution eBook provides an at-a-glance look into how you can deliver more value to the business through the four value levers of ...
Top Tips to Make Your Procurement Suite RFP Stress Free

Top Tips to Make Your Procurement Suite RFP Stress Free

In this toolkit, Top Tips to Make Your Procurement Suite RFP Stress Free experts will focus on how to find the right procurement suite to meet the ...
Coni, Online Procurement and Contracting for Total Transparency

Coni, Online Procurement and Contracting for Total Transparency

The Purchasing Office of Coni Servizi (part of the operating company of the Italian National Olympic Committee’s activities) has been using a ...
Taking eSourcing to the Next Level | Ardent Partners & BravoSolution

Taking eSourcing to the Next Level | Ardent Partners & BravoSolution

“Sourcing teams that leverage sourcing optimization generate savings rates that are on average 10% higher”
How Can Your Sourcing Team Evaluate…in Minutes Not Weeks…Hundreds of Bids to Get More Savings?

How Can Your Sourcing Team Evaluate…in Minutes Not Weeks…Hundreds of Bids to Get More Savings?

Are you using sourcing optimization to unlock hidden savings During this webinar, BravoSolution sourcing experts Dave Aichinger and Anthony Mignogna, ...
Real World Procurement Series | From Graduate to CPO: Leadership Career Building in Procurement

Real World Procurement Series | From Graduate to CPO: Leadership Career Building in Procurement

Every young professional thinks hard about what they want to achieve and how they might get there Early on, there are many choices and little clarity ...
Scottish Government: Caley Construction

Scottish Government: Caley Construction

The Scottish Government has made considerable progress in standardising and simplifying the tender process for suppliers and particularly SMEs, which ...
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Source-to-Pay Implementation

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Source-to-Pay Implementation

This webinar discusses what to consider when selecting an S2P system, and how best to implement it Learn the five common mistakes that often ...
20 Rules for Better Supplier Relationships

20 Rules for Better Supplier Relationships

Relationships require work After all, no pain, no gain And this not only applies in our personal lives, it applies in business as well When it comes ...
Top 10 Reasons Why ERP Fails Procurement

Top 10 Reasons Why ERP Fails Procurement

Constrained budgets, leaner workforces, do more with less and the necessity to report on value contribution are all increasing the need for ...
Spend and the Art of Cost Reduction

Spend and the Art of Cost Reduction

According to a 2016 survey from Deloitte, three quarters of CPOs cite cost reduction as a strong priority for 2016 Since procurement budgets continue ...
Procurement and Spend Analytics: The Key to Driving Value

Procurement and Spend Analytics: The Key to Driving Value

Looking to improve overall visibility and management of purchase spend In this webinar, you’ll receive an introduction to procurement and ...
Spend Analytics: How to Get More and Unlock Sustainable Cost Savings

Spend Analytics: How to Get More and Unlock Sustainable Cost Savings

During this webinar, BravoSolution procurement experts will focus on the best practices for leveraging a Spend Analysis solution by implementing the ...
Real World Procurement Series Global Webinar | Driving Value from your Sourcing Process

Real World Procurement Series Global Webinar | Driving Value from your Sourcing Process

The sourcing process sits at the heart of procurement That means finding the right suppliers, running competitive processes, negotiating and ...
Putting Suppliers at the Centre of Your Organisation

Putting Suppliers at the Centre of Your Organisation

Suppliers are essential to the success or failure of many organizations So how do you get the most from them Traditional procurement processes ...
Drive Lasting Savings with Spend Compliance

Drive Lasting Savings with Spend Compliance

Spend Compliance Analysis: A Missed Opportunity Life as a Chief Procurement Officer is challenging, and never more so than in the current climate ...
Real World Procurement Series | Universe of Modern Procurement

Real World Procurement Series | Universe of Modern Procurement

In this webinar, we explore the new Universe of Modern Procurement and its constituent parts Some are modern extensions of their forefathers while ...
Leapfrog the Competition by Transforming Your Supplier Relationships from Tactical to Strategic

Leapfrog the Competition by Transforming Your Supplier Relationships from Tactical to Strategic

By Thomas Kase, VP of Research, and Pierre Mitchell, Chief Research Officer, Spend Matters Doesn’t that title make it sound so easy Don’t be ...
Navigating the Path from Tactical Procurement Analytics to Strategic Supply Analytics

Navigating the Path from Tactical Procurement Analytics to Strategic Supply Analytics

By Pierre Mitchell, Chief Research Officer, Spend Matters Spend visibility is foundational to any procurement transformation because to better manage ...
How to Justify Spend Analysis to Finance/IT When There’s No Clear ROI

How to Justify Spend Analysis to Finance/IT When There’s No Clear ROI

By Pierre Mitchell, Chief Research Officer, Spend Matters Analytics are all the rage And spend analysis is Procurement 101 So, getting some ...
Real World Procurement Series Global Webinar | Putting Suppliers at the Centre of Your Organisation

Real World Procurement Series Global Webinar | Putting Suppliers at the Centre of Your Organisation

On Demand Webinar: Putting Suppliers at the Centre of Your Organization Historically, procurement has tended to look at two linked but separate ...
RISK: The Four Letter Word Your Mother Never Told You About

RISK: The Four Letter Word Your Mother Never Told You About

This webinar will focus on the real-world lessons learned in risk management including the strategies implemented by procurement organizations for ...
7 Reasons Why Projects Succeed

7 Reasons Why Projects Succeed

If you are a procurement change agent, this is the resource for you! Based on results from the most recent release of the Best Practices in Change ...
Helvetia Redefines its Purchasing Process and Goes Digital

Helvetia Redefines its Purchasing Process and Goes Digital

Using the integrated platform provided by BravoSolution, Helvetia is now able to manage supplier relationships across all procurement processes, from ...
Putting Strategy into Action – A Roadmap for Procurement in 2016

Putting Strategy into Action – A Roadmap for Procurement in 2016

ON DEMAND WEBINAR: As a procurement professional, defining strategies and turning them into action plans come with the territory But all too often, ...
Quick Wins for the New Procurement Leader

Quick Wins for the New Procurement Leader

In this briefing paper, we look at why it is important for new procurement leaders, in whatever leadership role they hold, to focus on demonstrating ...
Five Transformative Strategies to Unlock Procurement Value

Five Transformative Strategies to Unlock Procurement Value

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR “The best way to predict the future is to create it” -Abraham Lincoln As we head into 2016, many Chief Procurement ...
How to Move from Good to Great: 10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Procurement

How to Move from Good to Great: 10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Procurement

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR In recent years, procurement professionals have witnessed dramatic changes to the procurement and supplier management function ...
Autogrill Procurement Management

Autogrill Procurement Management

Case Study: Autogrill The group now has a presence in 30 countries, with 70% of turnover generated outside Italy, and has reorganised its processes ...
McDonald’s Procurement – Digital Transformation

McDonald’s Procurement – Digital Transformation

Case Study: McDonald’s The web portal created to optimise the procurement process manages the entire relationship online, from selection to ...
Premier Healthcare Alliance

Premier Healthcare Alliance

Case Study: Premier Healthcare Alliance Premier introduced QualityAdvisor in 2010, an innovative solution that can help hospitals analyze ...
The Moray Council

The Moray Council

Case Study: The Moray Council In the Scottish Public Sector, spending on works, goods and services has reached in excess of £10 billion a year The ...
Crossrail

Crossrail

Case Study: Crossrail Crossrail is one of the most significant infrastructure projects ever undertaken in the UK and is currently the largest ...
Children’s Commissioning Consortium Cymru

Children’s Commissioning Consortium Cymru

Case Study: Children’s Commissioning Consortium Cymru The promotion and support of excellence in social services in Wales has for many years ...
Westminster City Council

Westminster City Council

Case Study: Westminster City Council In 2010 Westminster City Council, London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham and Royal Borough of Kensington ...
Countess of Chester

Countess of Chester

Case Study: Countess of Chester The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a 600- bedded District General Hospital which also ...
The Post Office

The Post Office

Case Study: The Post Office The Post Office provides a wide range of products and services to the public Through its UK-wide network of more than ...
Crown Commercial Service

Crown Commercial Service

Case Study: Crown Commercial Service The pan-government spend analysis project identifies massive savings for government The Requirement: Our remit ...
Spend Analysis & Benchmarking – NHS

Spend Analysis & Benchmarking – NHS

Case Study: Improving collaboration, insight and influence with analytics and benchmarking ‘We are enabling procurement professionals with new ...
Supercharging Category Management: Free Yourself from Siloed Sourcing

Supercharging Category Management: Free Yourself from Siloed Sourcing

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR By framing categories holistically and flexibly you can find new ways to model and manage supply markets to extract more value out ...
BravoAdvantage Full Suite Overview

BravoAdvantage Full Suite Overview

BravoAdvantage is the next generation procurement platform that enables organizations to generate more value, influence innovation and reduce risk ...
BravoAdvantage Supplier Value Management

BravoAdvantage Supplier Value Management

With BravoAdvantage™ Supplier Value Management, you gain a comprehensive view of your organization’s suppliers across the entire procurement ...
BravoAdvantage Savings Management

BravoAdvantage Savings Management

BravoAdvantage™ Savings Management empowers you to take control of your organization’s savings management processes by streamlining the ...
BravoAdvantage Spend Analysis

BravoAdvantage Spend Analysis

BravoAdvantage™ Spend Analysis has been refined through years of experience via the implementation of best-practice strategic sourcing processes ...
BravoAdvantage Sourcing

BravoAdvantage Sourcing

BravoAdvantage™ Sourcing enables you to work collaboratively to build, issue and evaluate sourcing events via a secure online solution From ...
BravoAdvantage SourcingPlus

BravoAdvantage SourcingPlus

BravoAdvantage™ SourcingPlus enables you to leverage advanced analytical capabilities as part of a complete, end-to-end strategic procurement ...
BravoAdvantage Contract Lifecycle Management

BravoAdvantage Contract Lifecycle Management

BravoAdvantage™ Contract Lifecycle Management gives unparalleled insight into the contracts you hold with suppliers By providing visibility ...
Risk Management in the Supply Chain

Risk Management in the Supply Chain

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR Typing ‘risk equation’ into Google is easy – you’ll return just short of a billion results Picking a ...
BravoAdvantage Services

BravoAdvantage Services

BravoSolution Services ensure you have the resources you need to achieve your business outcomes Whether you need support to implement a new ...
10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Procurement

10 Steps to Unlock the Power of Procurement

By Mickey North Rizza, VP at BravoSolution “Procurement must move to unlocked procurement or risk obsolescence” Learn the ten critical ...
Supercharging Category Management: Free Yourself from Siloed Sourcing to Unlock Breakthrough Value

Supercharging Category Management: Free Yourself from Siloed Sourcing to Unlock Breakthrough Value

By Spend Matters and BravoSolution This isn’t just any old research paper This is an entire ebook chock full of value-unlocking category ...
Five Transformative Strategies to Unlock More Procurement Value

Five Transformative Strategies to Unlock More Procurement Value

By Ardent Partners and BravoSolution The current generation of procurement professionals has witnessed first-hand a period of unrivaled advances for ...
Procurement of the Future: The Life of a CPO in 2025

Procurement of the Future: The Life of a CPO in 2025

By Mickey North Rizza, Vice President at BravoSolution The future continues to look bright for procurement professionals  As technology evolves, ...
The Role of Procurement in Delivering Improved Company Valuation

The Role of Procurement in Delivering Improved Company Valuation

Improving an organization’s procurement brings benefits far beyond saving money or raising quality standards It can dramatically improve the ...
Three Occasions When Procurement Should Spend More

Three Occasions When Procurement Should Spend More

Procurement and senior executives who manage procurement are often overly fixated on savings and unit cost reduction This is not only short sighted; ...
Our Only Security is Our Ability to Change

Our Only Security is Our Ability to Change

Change can be daunting; it’s riddled with risk and challenges Yet, it is our ability to change and innovate that offers our only security to ...
Top 10 Trends for Supply Management Value Generation in 2015

Top 10 Trends for Supply Management Value Generation in 2015

By Michael Lamoureux, Editor at Sourcing Innovation One year ago, noting that the average company is sitting on a goldmine of untapped savings ...
Five Steps to Improve Communication with Suppliers and Stakeholders

Five Steps to Improve Communication with Suppliers and Stakeholders

By Jessica Sanchez, Global Risk Strategy Manager at CR Bard Procurement teams are under more stress than ever before  Budgets and employees are ...
The 9 Habits of Highly Effective Procurement Organisations

The 9 Habits of Highly Effective Procurement Organisations

By Mickey North Rizza, VP at BravoSolution There’s a well-kept secret fueling the profitability and growth of the world’s most successful ...
Enabling Good Supplier Performance

Enabling Good Supplier Performance

By Sherry R Gordon, President at Value Chain Group LLC You routinely review your suppliers’ performance, but how often do you self-evaluate your ...
4 Ways to Improve Retail Supply Chain Performance through Cost Savings

4 Ways to Improve Retail Supply Chain Performance through Cost Savings

By Chris Horacek, Vice President at BravoSolution Brick-and-mortar retailers are fighting an uphill battle  Thankfully, there is some good news: ...
MRO Sourcing Strategy Content Pack

MRO Sourcing Strategy Content Pack

By Jason Busch, Executive Editor at Spend Matters We know MRO can be a major headache But with so much money on the table, the opportunity to drive ...
Bridging the Gap between Procurement and Finance

Bridging the Gap between Procurement and Finance

By Mickey North Rizza, VP at BravoSolution Bridging the gap between procurement and finance is the easiest, most effective way of driving ...
Changing Roles of the Procurement Leader: The Analytical CPO

Changing Roles of the Procurement Leader: The Analytical CPO

Peter Smith, Chief Research Officer, Spend Matters UK The business world constantly changes, so procurement leaders have to change with it Whilst ...
Category Sourcing Scorecard – Interactive Tool

Category Sourcing Scorecard – Interactive Tool

Andrew Bartolini, Managing Partner & Chief Research Officer at Ardent Partners This interactive tool will help sourcing and procurement ...
Category Sourcing Scorecard – Interactive Tool

Category Sourcing Scorecard – Interactive Tool

Andrew Bartolini, Managing Partner & Chief Research Officer at Ardent Partners If you are looking for a standardized and proven category ...
Moving Procurement to a Vital, Relevant and Valuable Function

Moving Procurement to a Vital, Relevant and Valuable Function

Mickey North Rizza, Vice President at BravoSolution US Is Procurement relevant and vital to your business Does Procurement contribute value beyond ...
Is Supplier Diversity a Shell Game?

Is Supplier Diversity a Shell Game?

Greg Thomas, Vice President at BravoSolution US Leverage diversity programs to maximize business growth and procurement performance Procurement is ...
Becoming a Chief Procurement Officer

Becoming a Chief Procurement Officer

Andrew Bartolini, Chief Research Officer at Ardent Partners It is an interesting time to be working in procurement; perhaps, more interesting than in ...
Taking the First Step on Your Next Level Supply Management Journey

Taking the First Step on Your Next Level Supply Management Journey

By Michael Lamoureux, Editor, Sourcing Innovation VFS Hi-Def Sourcing Next Level Supply Management Next Practices Value Chain Creation The acronyms ...
Closed-Loop Spend Analysis: Catalyst for Transformation

Closed-Loop Spend Analysis: Catalyst for Transformation

By Jim Wetekamp, BravoSolution The average company is sitting on a goldmine of untapped savings opportunities that it fails to realize because it ...
Top 10 Technologies for Supply Management Savings Today

Top 10 Technologies for Supply Management Savings Today

By Michael Lamoureux, Editor at Sourcing Innovation The average company is sitting on a goldmine of untapped savings opportunities that it fails to ...
Market Informed Sourcing

Market Informed Sourcing

By Peter Smith, Managing Editor at Spend Matters UK & Eurpoe Procurement expert, Peter Smith, discusses how advanced sourcing tools can release ...
eSourcing Adoption Measurement

eSourcing Adoption Measurement

By John Shaw, Senior Director of Adoption Services at BravoSolution You are a seasoned leader in the rapidly maturing field of strategic sourcing ...
Knowledge Economy: Is Your Supply Chain Ready?

Knowledge Economy: Is Your Supply Chain Ready?

By Michael Lamoureux, Editor, Sourcing Innovation Today’s economy is a knowledge (driven) economy, “one in which the generation and the ...
BravoAdvantage SourcingPlus Categories for Transportation

BravoAdvantage SourcingPlus Categories for Transportation

Deliver High-impact Results for Complex, Business Critical Categories The Sourcing Challenge For many years, sourcing managers have successfully used ...
BravoAdvantage SourcingPlus Categories for Packaging

BravoAdvantage SourcingPlus Categories for Packaging

Deliver high-impact results for complex, business critical categories for packaging The Sourcing Challenge For many years, sourcing managers have ...
Real World Stories from Real World CPOs

Real World Stories from Real World CPOs

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR SERIES “The BravoSolution Real World Sourcing Webinar Series” BravoSolution and CIPS invite you to join us for our ...
Government Solution Webinar: Significantly Increase Your FPDS-NG Productivity & Spend Analysis Intelligence

Government Solution Webinar: Significantly Increase Your FPDS-NG Productivity & Spend Analysis Intelligence

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR “Significantly Increase Your FPDS-NG Productivity & Spend Analysis Intelligence” View this webinar to learn how the ...
Sourcing Techniques: Does One Size Fit All?

Sourcing Techniques: Does One Size Fit All?

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR Presented by Mickey North Rizza of BravoSolution and Jason Busch of Spend Matters Complex categories can be a headache to tackle, ...
Conflict Minerals Technology Compliance Through Spend Analysis

Conflict Minerals Technology Compliance Through Spend Analysis

ON-DEMAND WEBINAR Presented by Lisa Reisman of MetalMiner, Jason Busch of Spend Matters and Rick Long of BravoSolution Conflict minerals compliance ...