At Zycus we are always up to keeping our readers well-informed with the procurement updates from our end. Be it improving our solutions, or working towards making procurement easy for our customers, we like to share it all. Every once a while, you may spot us at an industry event discussing about the new procurement trends. And if you are at your desk, you can join one of our webinars. Whatever we are up to, you will see it all here. For any media-related inquiries drop us a mail at
University of Missouri & Zycus discuss how best-in-class organizations leverage procurement technology to meet business objectives
28 Nov, 2011
Steve has been in higher education purchasing since 1982 and is an active participant in National Association for Educational Procurement (NAEP) since 1984. Mack's purchasing experience includes service at Brigham Young University, Ricks College, The University of Oklahoma, and the University of Arizona.
Memphis City Schools will use Zycus to Automate Spend Analysis and e-Sourcing
05 Oct, 2011
The Memphis City Schools Procurement Services Division purchases all goods and services for over 108,000 students attending some 185 elementary, middle and high schools plus various offices, and outlying sites in the Memphis, Tennessee area. With education funding facing years of belt tightening from all levels of government, Memphis’ executive leadership has tasked the Procurement Services Division with delivering substantial cost savings.
Zycus exhibits at the 7th CIPSA Annual Conference in Australia
29 Sep, 2011
“Zycus is proud to be associated with CIPSA and to be a part of this significant event for the procurement fraternity in Australia & New Zealand for the second consecutive year.” says Anurag Dixit, Vice President of Marketing at Zycus. “Procurement organizations can deliver strong results to their companies’ bottom lines and be at heart of high performing businesses.
Zycus Releases Exclusive Research Report: Driving High Performance Procurement Initiatives
15 Sep, 2011
The report contains both industry average and tiered performance benchmarks for the following indicators: compliance to enterprise supply contracts and preferred procure-to-pay (P2P) processes, stakeholder participation rates in strategic sourcing and supplier performance management activities, procurement technology adoption and use (broken out by procurement technology category), and procurement technology utilization (as % of total available functionality). Key conclusions from the study:
Zycus Announces Partnership for Training and Career Development with the Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM)
04 Aug, 2011
The collaboration between Zycus and IIMM is already underway with a five-part webinar series, titled Procurement Thursdays, which ran weekly throughout May and into June and attracted nearly 400 participants from some 300 companies. The 30-minute interactive sessions presented global state-of-the-art practices in procurement, spend-data management, technology-driven competitive sourcing, contract management, and supplier relationship and performance management.
Zycus Teams with Equifax to Help Businesses, Strengthen Supplier Analytics and Spend Management Programs
21 Jul, 2011
Through this relationship, Zycus Spend Analysis (SA), Supplier Information Management (SIM) and Supplier Performance Management (SPM) solutions will leverage the Equifax master data management database, with information on more than 45 million businesses worldwide. Zycus customers also gain access to the EFX ID®, a nine-digit identifier that links together an organization’s divisions, subsidiaries and locations into a global corporate hierarchy.
Zycus to Host Special Web Seminar on Growing Importance of Procurement Departments with the help of Spend Analysis Technology Innovations
19 Jul, 2011
The webinar will feature Nick Little, Assistant Director of Executive Development, Eli Broad Graduate School of Management, Michigan State University and Director, APICS Education and Research Foundation along with Shailendra Singh Rao, Product Marketing Manager with Zycus. The speakers will address
Global leader in nanotechnology research selects Zycus Spend Analysis and eSourcing
23 Jun, 2011
With worldwide corporate headquarters in Hillsboro, Ore., FEI has approximately 1,800 employees. It maintains research and development centers in North America, Europe, and Asia, and sales and service operations in more than 50 countries around the world. FEI's global customer base includes researchers, scientists, engineers, lab managers, and other skilled professionals throughout the world’s institutional and national research, natural resources, electronics, and life sciences industries.
Zycus Releases Preliminary Findings from the 2011 Procurement Automation Adoption Survey
09 Jun, 2011
Nearly 600 procurement and supply management professionals - representing an estimated $370 billion or more worth of collective spending power- participated in the study. A few early observations to come out of the analysis:
Zycus exhibits at the 96th Annual ISM Conference & Educational Exhibit in Orlando, Fla.
12 May, 2011
With nine in-depth educational tracks and five mega sessions planned, the popular ISM Annual conference is expected to draw the largest attendance ever of practicing procurement professionals and executives from around the world.