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Fostering a Culture of Collaboration: Meet Matthew Basset, Head of Engineering, Canada

In our Meet the Scouts series, we get to know the people who make the Scout magic possible. This week, we caught up with Mathew Basset, Head of Engineering for Scout Canada to learn how Scout’s journey with Workday has helped open up new possibilities and opportunities for our engineering team.  Matthew Basset leads the… read more

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SPARK 2020: Where Will Your Sourcing Journey Lead?

We can’t thank you enough for making SPARK 2020 our best (and biggest) conference yet! From attending incredible keynotes, to hearing insightful customer stories, to networking at our demo bar, we hope you left Pier 27 inspired to take new ideas back with you and make waves in your own organizations.  SPARK 2020 was centered… read more

SPARK 2020: Know Before You Go

SPARK 2020 February 24-25 | Pier 27 San Francisco, CA All aboard! SPARK is less than one week away and we absolutely cannot wait to connect with and learn from hundreds of procurement leaders. We’ve jam-packed this sourcing celebration with 20+ hours of learning sessions, networking opportunities, and of course, fun! Read on for everything… read more

Sourcing Puts a SPARKle in Our Eye

We may not have flowers, Like you, we love thrift. This Valentine’s Day, We come bearing gifs.         What can we say? Over you, we’re obsessed From RFPs to savings Sourcing pros outdo the rest   You’ve managed your suppliers And worked with stakeholders too, But now is the time To do… read more

It’s a New Day for SPARK 2020: Keynote Speaker Announcement

It’s been an exciting time for us here at Scout RFP. If you haven’t already heard, the Scout Village just got bigger. About 11,800 people bigger, in fact. We are beyond thrilled to join Workday, a leader in enterprise cloud applications, and we feel there is no better way to ring in this new and… read more

2020 Procurement Predictions by Top Analysts

“The use of hyper-automation, interconnected supplier networks, digital assistants and real-time information in procurement and sourcing applications will soon change how work is done. Application leaders should plan for these developments — or risk their organizations falling behind the competition.”  Gartner’s eagerly awaited 2020 Predictions for Procurement and Sourcing are here and have identified Application… read more

Scout’s Year in Review 2019: A Letter From our Founders

Hi there!  The beginning of the New Year is a unique time for all of us to reflect, refocus, and refresh our goals with renewed energy. This rings especially true for Scout in 2020. It’s hard to believe that just one year has passed since Scout announced our Series C funding last January. Flash forward… read more