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A fresh look for the RFP dashboard

February 02, 2017 by Rain Öpik

We're excited to launch a visual overhaul to DeltaBid request dashboard.

A new look and layout to better support your various screens, easily find your requests with the new filter tool and visualize your savings or supplier engagement with Analytics Charts.

 

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Where Procurement Shines: Making the Right Choice

October 25, 2016 by Guest Contributor

This series of articles focuses on one of the most strategic activities at every company and indeed on every team: making decisions. We’ve explored how the building blocks of decision-making—defining goals and developing options—are exercised and honed daily by sourcing and procurement...

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The Strategic Procurement Skill of Developing Options

October 18, 2016 by Guest Contributor

DeltaBid welcomes the third article in this four-part series by expense management specialist Jack Quarles. He highlights one of top strategic skills of procurement professionals: providing internal stakeholders with options and guiding them through the decision-making process.

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A Goal Focus: Graduating from Resources to Results

October 11, 2016 by Guest Contributor

DeltaBid welcomes this guest post from Jack Quarles, an expense management specialist. The second in a four-part series, this article discusses how procurement professionals can become trusted advisors in their organizations.

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Procurement’s Epic Fail – and Golden Opportunity

October 04, 2016 by Guest Contributor

DeltaBid welcomes this post from expense management professional Jack Quarles. In this article, the first in a four-part series, he says Procurement has failed to create an identity which promotes its true value to the organization.

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Does Your RFP Process Leave Easy Cash on the Table?

September 20, 2016 by Hillary Ohlmann

One of the most frequently used tools in the procurement professional’s toolbox is the RFP and its cousins, the RFI and RFQ. Requests for proposals, information and quotations, when done correctly, can go a long way towards building relationships with suppliers and capturing savings by ensuring...

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Putting Together a Team: 5 Steps for New Procurement Managers

September 13, 2016 by Jeremy Kirsten

In a previous post I laid out a checklist to follow for procurement managers beginning a new position. Point #6 in particular mentioned the importance of getting your whole team onto the same page right from the outset.

There's another dimension to this objective. Imagine you are a procurement...

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A Checklist for New Procurement Managers

September 06, 2016 by Jeremy Kirsten

I put together this checklist for procurement managers starting a new position based on some pointers I shared with a LinkedIn colleague.

As a procurement professional, there are a few fundamentals that I endeavor to stick to from the beginning of any job.

Here are my 8 tips to help get you...

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A Successful Start to the RFP Process

August 30, 2016 by Guest Contributor

DeltaBid welcomes this guest post from purchasing professional André Kleinhenz. His research with European and American companies has shown that the most successful RFPs are for highly customized goods or services. Read on to find out why.

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How Do You Recognize a Good Procurement Deal?

August 16, 2016 by Guest Contributor

DeltaBid welcomes this guest post from KP Singh, a procurement manager at Myer with experience in a variety of indirect categories. As a procurement professional, you know when to be happy with the deal you've closed, and in this article, KP shows us how to explain a "good" procurement deal to...

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