BravoSolution Whitepapers

Building a Business Case for Contract Management – Part One: Making the Business Case for Investment

“If we’re not prepared to take on the ownership of Contract Management across our organisations, who else do we think has the desire and the skills to do that?”

This paper is the first in a short series of three which […]

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

By Spend Matters UK & BravoSolution

In a world where procurement organisations are continuously tasked to do more with less, we’ll take you way beyond the 2×2 matrix and to a place where cross-functional, multidimensional category management goes way beyond cost savings. […]

Creating Effective Supplier Scorecards

By Sherry R. Gordon, President at Value Chain Group LLC

Supplier scorecards are considered a basic tool in the supply management toolkit. When developed as a part of an integrated supplier performance management process, they can be highly effective. Yet, scorecards […]

The Twelve Procurement Days of Christmas

By Peter Smith, Spend Matters UK

Now, after years of research, Spend Matters and BravoSolution can bring you the truth about the old, traditional song Twelve Days of Christmas. It wasn’t written to accompany a pagan fertility rite, or to remind […]

Conflict Minerals: A Bloody Sourcing Risk

Blood diamonds may get Hollywood attention, but it is the sourcing of lesser-known natural resources, known as conflict minerals, that fuel civil wars in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda.

Conflict minerals (including tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold, among others) are core components in […]