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Martin Kelly

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Are you focusing on the right "P" in P-2-P?

Posted by Martin Kelly on August 31, 2017 at 10:49 AM
When procurement experts discuss procure-to-pay,  they most often focus on the "pay" portion. The reality is that the number of users impacted during payment is minuscule compared to the number of buyers. Consider a company that has 100 employees. Conservatively, maybe 1 or 2 of them work in accounts payable. However, at that same company, all 100 employees have probably purchased something on...
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Indirect Spend and Quick Service Restaurants

Posted by Martin Kelly on July 14, 2017 at 9:00 AM
Tom Finn at Spend Matters recently published an article entitled, "Indirect Spend Management: An Easy Putt for the Quick Serve Restaurant (QSR) Industry" that discussed the industry's unique challenge dealing with indirect spend.
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Putting the “Cognitive” in Cognitive Buying

Posted by Martin Kelly on April 6, 2017 at 10:40 AM
For the modern consumer, “smart technology” is regularly influencing their decision-making. A TV fan just finished binge watching an Emmy-nominated drama, and is suddenly presented with a group of show that may pique their interest. A person gets an email from their favorite online shopping site promoting items, almost all of which are of interest. How do they know? Cognitive computing is how.
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BuyerQuest and McDonalds Explain How to Successfully Transform the Procurement User Experience Across a Distributed Footprint

Posted by Martin Kelly on December 5, 2016 at 10:45 AM
Mike Riordan, CPO for McDonald’s Corporation, and Jack Mulloy, CEO of BuyerQuest, presented to the Procurement Leaders community last week.  The topic was  “Bringing Change Across the Organization by Revolutionizing the User Approach”. Mike spoke about the complexities the indirect spend team faced within the McDonald’s organization due to McDonald’s unique corporate structure and autonomous...
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