The high price of free procurement software
Last week’s announcement from the Government of Ontario is a strong signal that the vendor-supported model,...
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British Columbia Lottery Corporation digitizes their sourcing with Bonfire
BCLC implemented Bonfire as part of their ongoing procurement transformation, to enhance efficiency, visibility, and collaboration in their sourcing process.
How I Work: Amy Tejirian
Amy Tejirian, Procurement Officer at BCNET, tells us why there's no typical day in procurement, and her tips for staying organized while juggling multiple projects in different stages.
Sourcing professionals build knowledge and network at Bonfire User Meetup
From high-level discussions on the role of AI in sourcing, to practical sessions on the Bonfire toolkit, the Western Canada User Meetup was a day of learning and connection for clients.
How I Work: Travis Temeyer
Travis Temeyer, Director of Purchasing at Eastern Michigan University, shares his advice for a successful career in procurement and the key skills every sourcing professional needs.
Raising the profile of procurement through better sourcing software
Michael Brinton of the Metropolitan Transportation Commission shares how their successful eSourcing implementation has helped to improve stakeholders' perception of the procurement function.
3 questions to ask about usability in sourcing software
No software company would admit to their software being ‘hard-to-use’ — so how do you really assess ease-of-use when making an eSourcing decision? Here are three questions to ask.
Bonfire named a 2018 Provider to Watch by Spend Matters
This recognition highlights Bonfire’s position as the leading next-generation competitive bidding and RFx platform.
Procurement's strategic impact in action
Three real-life examples of procurement teams who have leveraged technology to make a strategic impact in their organizations.
Invest in your stakeholder relationships with better procurement software
Public sector CPOs value internal client satisfaction equally with supplier performance as a top measure of success. Here’s how procurement software can help you strengthen stakeholder relationships.
How I Work: Travis Ratsoy
Hear from Travis Ratsoy, Procurement and Assurance Coordinator at the Town of Stony Plain, about his approach to work, and the resources and tools that keep him on track.
The high price of free procurement software
Last week’s announcement from the Government of Ontario is a strong signal that the vendor-supported model, and its negative implications for procurement teams, is on the way out.
6 reasons your vendors prefer electronic submission
We analyzed the responses from hundreds of Bonfire vendor surveys to determine the top six benefits of electronic submissions, as reported by vendors.
Growing procurement’s strategic footprint
Hear how two procurement leaders leverage technology to grow their strategic impact.
Championing change in your organization
Advice for procurement teams on launching a new software solution, from two procurement professionals who have led the successful implementation of procurement software in their own organizations.
Running construction tenders in Bonfire using eBonding
eBonding offers an efficient, secure, and compliant alternative to paper bid bonds. See how to use eBonds to run construction tenders in Bonfire.
Procuring the Olympics
You may not be procuring for the world's biggest sporting event, but chances are your team faces some of the same challenges. We share procurement insights from the games in a short quiz.
How I Work: Joel Neaveill
Hear from Joel Neaveill, Director of Purchasing at Louisville Metro Government, about his approach to work, and the resources and tools that keep him on track.
Improve vendor relationships with more frequent feedback
Technology has enabled new and improved methods of gathering feedback from customers. Why shouldn't your vendor performance management be as simple and easy?
Short and sweet — and complete: better response rates on your vendor performance surveys
Many procurement teams struggle with low response rates on their vendor performance surveys. Technology solutions like Bonfire’s Vendor Performance Management can help.
Why vendor performance management needs a fresh approach