Procurement Software and Supplier Intelligence

Overview tealbook recently partnered with The Hackett Group to research the cost, effort, and business impact of supplier discovery and qualification. The resulting data became the foundation of a four-city series of executive roundtables focused on exploring and capturing the strategic impact of … Read more about Procurement Software and Supplier Intelligence

Lessons from a Tech Start Up COO: Deliver Trust to Customers

Editor’s note: Ian Woodbury is the COO of tealbook, and he has played a critical role in making sure that the trust at the heart of the company’s value proposition is also at the core of our organization.  Building trust is simple. Promise to do something. Do it. Repeat. The pace of modern … Read more about Lessons from a Tech Start Up COO: Deliver Trust to Customers

Procurement: How do you retain knowledge on your suppliers?

In a recent blog post, Zoe Meinecke of Openview Partners wrote about the symptoms that are present in organizations that lack a knowledge retention program. As she points out in the following quote, knowledge management is often more theoretical than it is practical, leaving leadership teams … Read more about Procurement: How do you retain knowledge on your suppliers?

Procurement’s Impact: How Agility Leads to Overall Wins

Greg Tennyson and I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Phil Ideson (The Art of Procurement Podcast) to talk about the primary findings of our Executive Roundtables held this past spring. The Executive Roundtable dinners were attended by 40+ forward-thinking procurement executives … Read more about Procurement’s Impact: How Agility Leads to Overall Wins

Next Generation Procurement: Full Supplier Visibility

I have spent my working life building enterprise software companies as a software developer, a designer and an executive. Usually I’ve been involved from the very beginning, but when I joined tealbook as COO it was already growing fast. What really had me hooked was a vision I shared with Stephany … Read more about Next Generation Procurement: Full Supplier Visibility

Procurement Strategy: the Impact of Centers of Excellence

Strategic procurement and process efficiency “Procurement is starting to see value as a path forward to a strategic, consultative role. And companies are structuring their procurement organizations to deliver this mission.” Charlotte Spencer-Smith, The Rise of the Procurement Center for … Read more about Procurement Strategy: the Impact of Centers of Excellence

5 tips for scaling your technology startup

A couple of weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend 48 Hours in the Valley, an event organized by the C100 to help top Canadian emerging companies gain access to The Valley’s elite community of tech founders, mentors, and investors. tealbook was one of 20 carefully selected companies from a pool … Read more about 5 tips for scaling your technology startup

Procurement: Is leadership asking for value beyond savings?

Procurement is increasingly being challenged to provide value beyond savings. Traditionally, procurement focused on bringing more spend under management and driving savings – both of which are easy metrics to measure. I believe that in the near future, procurement will regularly see meetings with … Read more about Procurement: Is leadership asking for value beyond savings?

Procurement’s Digital Revolution: CPO’s Who Think Big

The theme of this week’s Procurement Leaders East Coast Forum in Boston is Next Generation Capabilities to Drive Value & Performance. Among the topics sure to be key to achieving next generation capabilities is the potential of big data analytics: bold, overwhelming, and transformational. The … Read more about Procurement’s Digital Revolution: CPO’s Who Think Big

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