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Scout’s Momentum Driven By Global Demand for Strategic Sourcing Solutions

Less than two years since we launched Scout, over 80 customers (25% of which rank as Fortune or Global 2000 companies in North America and Europe) have adopted our mobile, cloud-based sourcing solution to simplify and inform their purchasing decisions. Scout’s rapid success and industry momentum is attributed to a global need for companies to… read more

Customer Success Tip: Using Templates

This week’s Customer Success Tip is all about sustainable sourcing. We encourage all of our users to create event templates, so that they never have to start an event from scratch. Templates help create a more sustainable process via greater time savings and quality control by helping you minimize mistakes and make exact copies of… read more

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Silicon Valley Sourcing Leaders Event: Innovative Wisdom From A Forward-Thinking Group

SVSL founders from left to right: Matthew Ziskie (Airbnb), Cindy Yan (Twitter), Stan Garber (Scout RFP), Andree Peterson (ServiceNow), Neil Aronson (Uber), Rendi Miller (Splunk) Last Thursday, Silicon Valley Sourcing Leaders (SVSL) hosted their inaugural event, bringing sourcing innovators together for “fireside chats,” craft beer, and charcuterie at Splunk’s office in San Francisco. I was… read more

Scout RFP - Marketwatch

Scout RFP Transforms Splunk’s Strategic Sourcing, Spearheads Launch of Sourcing Leadership Group

(Coverage in Marketwatch here) Splunk on track for significant savings by streamlining its supplier sourcing process San Francisco, CA. — July 27, 2016 — Scout RFP’s (Scout) new breed of cloud-based sourcing has transformed the way Splunk conducts its strategic sourcing. Leveraging Scout’s platform, Splunk has enabled self-service competitive sourcing to keep pace with rapid… read more

Highlights From ScoutFest 2016

In January, our San Francisco office had the pleasure of hosting Scouts from all over the country and beyond for ScoutFest, our first annual company-wide meetup. The event marked not only the debut of our San Francisco office, but the first time all of us would be working together under one roof. That’s right–with Scouts… read more

The Measure Of Success: Are You Tracking The Right Procurement KPIs?

  The word “value” gets tossed around a lot when discussing the function of procurement within an organization. As a procurement leader, your goal may be to ensure that your team continues to “add value” by aligning itself with the long and short-term goals of your organization. But if your goal isn’t measurable, how do… read more