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Tuesday 08.13.2019 If you have happy customers and a good product, you might think that’s enough to have an effective marketing campaign. However, in order to be truly effective, you also need to have customers reviewing and recommending your products or services. –> 3. Invite Customers to be a Part of the Strategy... read more
Monday 08.12.2019 3. Focus On Company Momentum: After having that initial conversation with investors, it’s essential that your company isn’t quiet. PR is always important to any business, but it’s an essential and non-negotiable need for a startup. To build investor and customer confidence, it’s critical to have a positive flow of news and coverage in top-tier... read more
Friday 08.9.2019 At our annual SPARK customer conference in 2019, former CEO of GE Jeff Immelt said, “These are your tools. They should elevate your voice. You should be able to drive that conversation.” Whether teams work with Scout or other providers, we’re all experiencing the same unstoppable momentum: as an industry, we’re focusing on the user... read more
Thursday 08.8.2019 Many enterprises continue to run procurement on outdated legacy ERP tools, spreadsheets, email, and simple office tools. These historically useful but outdated tools are far from collaborative and do not provide the enterprise visibility needed to have a real-time understanding of sourcing decisions. Organizations that use these outdated tools spend more time manually juggling decisions... read more
Friday 08.2.2019 “Our CFO, Pauline Thomson, was supportive of taking a risk – and kudos to her for that. We became one of the early adopters and certainly the first Scout customer in Australia. Since Unitywater began using Scout 13 months ago, it has seen a 25 percent increase in productivity, a reduction in average job handling... read more
Friday 08.2.2019 Coming out of business school, I had all this debt. They said, “Wait, you’re going to go into telesales for a software company? You’re an investment banker. Why don’t you go do that?”... read more
Tuesday 07.30.2019 Once VMWare implemented a modern SaaS e-sourcing tool, stakeholders quickly jumped on board. Says Kelle Garcia, Center of Excellence manager for global strategic sourcing: “Our stakeholders are pleasantly surprised. Previously conditioned to using confusing and laborious tools, they have been delighted by the simplicity of the tool.” Stakeholders are now able to easily send requests... read more
Tuesday 07.30.2019 Strategic Sourcing Software Market Size by Application – 2024 “Strategic Sourcing Software Market 2019” describes an in-depth evaluation and professional study on the present and future state of the Strategic Sourcing Software market across the globe, including valuable facts and figures. Strategic Sourcing Software market provides information regarding the emerging opportunities in the Strategic Sourcing Software market... read more
Friday 07.19.2019 We were thrilled to talk to Jerry Brooner, chief revenue officer for Scout RFP.  We talk about sales and marketing working together, everything from objectives to function to culture. We also talk about the complexity and the historical pain inherent in sourcing opportunities as well as how to balance growing in your career, giving back…. and... read more
Wednesday 07.17.2019 “Scout makes sourcing incredibly easy, collaborative, and powerful, — from the initial stakeholder request through to successful implementation and supplier engagement”... read more
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Scout News

07.9.2019 - Scout RFP Receives Recognition as Industry Leader

E-sourcing platform recognized for its Reverse Auctions solution by CIO Applications, ranked as top e-sourcing tool from Procurement Leaders SAN FRANCISCO — July 9, 2019 — Scout RFP, the company that is reinventing Sourcing and Procurement, is pleased to announce CIO Applications has chosen it as one of the Top 10 Auction Software Solution Providers 2019…. read more

04.23.2019 - Scout RFP Advances Customer Focus with Leadership Team Additions

New VP of Product and VP of Demand Further Extends Deep Commitment to Customers and Market Need SAN FRANCISCO — April 23, 2019 — Scout RFP, the company that is reinventing Sourcing and Procurement, is pleased to welcome Chris Wada, former VP of Product at ServiceMax, as its new VP of Product. Additionally, Michaela Dempsey, who… read more

04.10.2019 - Scout RFP Receives Awards from Unitywater and Palo Alto Networks Reflecting Extraordinary Impact

Platform’s Ease of Use, Collaboration, Great Efficiency, Glowing Feedback and Proactive Support Cited SAN FRANCISCO — April 10, 2019 — Scout RFP, the Sourcing and supplier engagement platform, today announced it has received two awards from customers Unitywater and Palo Alto Networks, reflecting the extraordinary impact Scout has made on their organizations. Unitywater, the progressive water… read more

02.27.2019 - Scout RFP Launches Dynamic Negotiation Analytics to Enable Dynamic Supplier Negotiation

New Scout DNA Speeds Process to Optimize Vendor Selection and Cost Reduction SAN FRANCISCO — February 27, 2019 — Scout RFP, the Sourcing and supplier engagement platform, today announced the launch of Scout Dynamic Negotiation Analytics (Scout DNA), a new module for its sourcing and supplier engagement platform to enable deeper and multifaceted supplier negotiation and… read more

02.14.2019 - Scout RFP Puts Sourcing Center Stage at Second Annual SPARK Conference

Scout gathers forward-thinking leaders to explore Sourcing’s impactful role in enterprise success SAN FRANCISCO — February 14, 2019 — Scout RFP, the Sourcing and supplier engagement platform, today announces its second annual SPARK conference from Feb. 26-27 at the SFJAZZ Center. At SPARK 2019, more than 600 Sourcing and Procurement professionals from around the globe will… read more

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