January 2019

Top pain points in an RFP process and how to overcome them

2019-03-19T14:07:07+02:0022. January 2019.|Other, Procurement, Procurement Professionals|

„Use your own experiences and pain points to identify an opportunity. Be arrogant thinking you can do it better than others.“ (C. Hughes) Top pain points in an RFP process and how to overcome them Whether we look at things from the Buyer’s or from the Supplier’s perspective, we can all [...]

February 2018

Ethics in Procurement

2019-02-19T10:01:26+02:0027. February 2018.|Procurement, Procurement Professionals, Procurement Tuesday|

"There's no way to succeed in business without the highest ethical standards." (J. Belfort) Ethics in Procurement Ethical behavior plays a very important role in Procurement. It’s a department that cooperates with a large number of suppliers on a daily basis: procurement professionals select and evaluate suppliers, negotiate with them and conclude contracts that [...]

January 2018

5 Tips for Successful Negotiations

2019-02-18T15:24:07+02:0016. January 2018.|Procurement, Procurement Professionals, Procurement Tuesday|

“In business as in life, you don't get what you deserve – you get what you negotiate.” (C. L. Karrass) 5 Tips for Successful Negotiations The main task procurement professionals have is to procure products or services by getting best possible deals and maintaining good quality. Some people are born with good negotiation skills, [...]

Top 3 Procurement Trends in 2018

2019-02-18T15:16:29+02:009. January 2018.|Digital Transformation, Procurement, Procurement Professionals, Procurement Tuesday|

“Innovation is change that unlocks new value.” (J. Notter) Top 3 Procurement Trends in 2018 Every New Year brings new trends. With great excitement we await for predictions and announcements of innovation and new technology that will bring positive changes in our lives in the forthcoming year. Since we’re very curious, we’ve done some [...]

November 2017

Will technology replace procurement professionals?

2019-02-18T13:54:56+02:0021. November 2017.|Digital Transformation, Procurement, Procurement Professionals, Procurement Tuesday|

“The question of whether a computer can think is no more interesting than the question of whether a submarine can swim.” (E. W. Dijkstra) Will technology replace procurement professionals? Procurement is one of the most important departments of the company. However, in many companies it is still very traditional, slow to [...]

Ensolva as a part of the 12th Procurement Conference

2019-02-18T13:49:07+02:0020. November 2017.|Digital Transformation, Other, Procurement, Procurement Analysis, Procurement Professionals|

Ensolva as a part of the 12th Procurement Conference Last week, we've been a part of the 12th Procurement Conference, named Digital Era of Procurement. It took place in Westin Hotel Zagreb on 16th November and was organized by Lider business weekly and the Croatian Association of Procurement Activities (HUND). At the conference, greatest [...]

October 2017

Building strategic relations with suppliers

2019-02-18T13:19:01+02:0024. October 2017.|Procurement Professionals, Procurement Tuesday|

“Networking is not collecting contacts! Networking is about planting relations.” (Michael Rajiv Shah) Building strategic relations with suppliers Nowadays, doing business is faster than ever and collecting information about suppliers, as well as maintaining good relationships with them plays the key role for success. Quality cooperation brings quality relationships and therefore better conditions for [...]

Two 2017 Procurement Software Awards Now Belong to Ensolva

2018-12-04T10:06:55+02:0023. October 2017.|Procurement, Procurement Professionals|

Two 2017 Procurement Software Awards Now Belong to Ensolva We are very proud to share some exciting news with our partners: our procurement software has just become the winner of Rising Star Award for 2017 and the prestigious Great User Experience Award delivered by FinancesOnline. This reputed software reviews platform featured our product in a [...]

How to Make Procurement an Added Value to Your Company

2019-02-13T16:00:31+02:0017. October 2017.|Digital Transformation, Procurement, Procurement Professionals, Procurement Tuesday|

“Not adding value is the same as taking it away.” (Seth Godin) How to Make Procurement an Added Value to Your Company As written in our Creative Procurement blog, Procurement should be an added value for your business - not an added weight. However, it’s easier said than done, so we bring [...]

Creative Procurement

2019-02-12T13:40:33+02:003. October 2017.|Digital Transformation, Procurement, Procurement Professionals, Procurement Tuesday|

"All grown-ups were once children... But only few of them remember it." (Antoine de Saint-Exupery) Creative Procurement Are procurement and creativity really miles away, seen as two incompatible, contradictory concepts? We definitely don’t agree with that. In fact, creativity is one of the essential skills of an individual that separates excellence from [...]