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Scout and About at SF Pride 2019

One of the most fulfilling parts of working at Scout is partnering with colleagues who share your values. As part of the Google Ventures portfolio, we at Scout had the privilege of supporting the LGBTQ community by marching with the GV troops in San Francisco’s June 2019 Pride Parade. Our Scout Pride Team was a… read more

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9 Things to Know If You’re a Procurement Professional

Whether you’ve been in procurement for a few years or a few decades, there’s always something new to learn. With this in mind, we couldn’t have been more excited to gather procurement and sourcing professionals from all around Boston to learn from their insights, advice, and observations on the evolution of procurement. Mary Kachinsky, Vice… read more

Sourcing Teams, Celebrate Your Independence from Spreadsheets!

As July 4th sleepily winds its way through the summer heat (or fog, for us here in San Francisco!) we begin to set our sights on what to barbecue this week and what kind of pyrotechnics might inspire us. First, though, let’s pause for a brief moment to consider independence. Independence means the freedom to… read more

In the [Product] Picture: Evaluations

In this blog series, we keep you in the picture with the latest and greatest from Scout’s product team. Over to Chris Crane, co-founder and VP of product… Evaluations are a crucial part of the sourcing process. Establishing the right selection criteria can help suppliers put their best foot forward and, crucially, promotes meaningful discussions… read more

A Year in the Pipeline

Today marks the first birthday of Scout Pipeline — and it even got its own cake to celebrate! We launched Pipeline, a category management tool, to help businesses gain real-time visibility into sourcing opportunities and directly tie activity to business impact through a collaborative interface. Here’s a peek at what sourcing teams have accomplished using… read more

In the [Product] Picture: Supplier Directory

In this blog series, we keep you in the picture with the latest and greatest from Scout’s product team. Over to Chris Crane, co-founder and VP of product! We all know that suppliers and sourcing go together like peanut butter and jelly. Oftentimes, however, it’s difficult for sourcing teams to actually leverage these strategic relationships… read more

You’re Invited: Spark 2018

Mark your calendars, because February 27, 2018 is going to be a big day in the world of sourcing. We are very very excited to unveil SPARK, Scout’s inaugural customer conference. Why Spark, you ask? A spark disrupts. A spark excites. A spark motivates. A spark of inspiration is all it takes to ignite change across the enterprise… read more

Customer Success Tip: Add/Remove Suppliers from Events

You don’t need to live-edit your sourcing event to add or remove a supplier! Instead, you can add or remove suppliers from a published RFx by taking the following steps: 1) Open your RFx Dashboard. 2) Click View RFP in the action bar at the bottom of the screen : 3) On the RFP page, scroll to Section 3,… read more

Why Scout? Three Takeaways for Stakeholders

“Why Scout?” It’s a valid question — and we have an answer for you. Smart sourcing impacts users across the enterprise, from sourcing users to the C-suite to finance and beyond. This week, find out how Scout impacts stakeholders. Imagine if sourcing was a facilitator of your spend needs, rather than a barrier to your goals. Sound… read more

Why Scout? Three Takeaways for Finance

“Why Scout?” It’s a valid question — and we have an answer for you. Over the course of the next few Fridays, we will be sharing how Scout impacts users across the enterprise. If you missed the previous “Why Scout” features, discover the C-suite and sourcing user perspective! This week, we’ll dive into what Scout offers finance…. read more