CIPS and Spend Matters have launched a global collaboration for the advancement of procurement knowledgeand technology among their respective readers and members.
CIPS members will have special access to select Spend Matters premium content and also discounts on Spend Matters PRO membership and tech selection services . Spend Matters readers will have access to an introductory offer to CIPS membership.
A collaboration for knowledge and networking opportunities Spend Matters and CIPS both offer a wealth of knowledge resources – from daily news updates and events, to SolutionMap procurement technology benchmarking to CIPS Knowledge Resources and Supply Management magazine.
“CIPS and Spend Matters are natural allies,” said Jenny Draper, General Manager, Europe for Spend Matters. “We are pleased to share procurement technology intelligence with CIPS members as well as to collaborate on research and counter-promotional initiatives. This partnership has been long in the making and we are delighted to get started.”
Ana Barco, CIPS Group Head of Membership said, "Providing the latest knowledge and procurement thinking for our members is critical. This collaboration with Spend Matters will offer a welcome addition to our CIPS content and resource portfolio and we look forward to working together for the good of our profession."
Spend Friends – a monthly video cast with Pierre Mitchell & Bill Michels Starting this month, Pierre Mitchell, Chief Research Officer for Spend Matters, and Bill Michels,
Vice President of Operations, Americas for CIPS, will host a video cast session. Register now for the first episode on Tuesday, December 15th to hear more about the latest happenings in the news, with clients and members, as well as this month’s featured topic of Supplier Innovation. Pierre and Bill will also welcome your questions.
CIPS - The world’s largest professional body for procurement and supply
With 70,000 members across 150 countries covering a variety of industries, sectors and job activities, CIPS is a not-for-profit organization that champions global excellence in the profession. CIPS is committed to promoting lifelong learning through its Continuing Professional Development (CPD) program.
Spend Matters ® - Procurement Technology News + Intelligence
Spend Matters is the go-to online resource for global procurement technology news. Their SolutionMap helps procurement professionals choose best-fit procurement and B2B payments technology customized to their specific environment, saving time and effort during the RFP process.
Procurement professionals can catch up on daily procurement industry news, use the ‘Almanac’ provider directory to research vendors, or subscribe to PRO or Insider for members-only access to in-depth provider reviews, best practice, and how-to guides.