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
Zycus releases new case study on procurement-driven performance improvement at FEI Company
22 Dec, 2011
Earlier this year, FEI selected Zycus’ Spend Analysis and e-Sourcing solutions as part of its effort to transform procurement. According to Paul Flamend, the Netherlands-based Global Manager of FEI’s Value Engineering Group, key tenets in the company’s procurement transformation course are to:
Zycus receives "Corporate Excellence in Procurement Solutions" award at NATCOM 2011
15 Dec, 2011
The award ceremony was organized as part of NATCOM 2011 under the theme: Achieving Inclusive and Sustainable Growth - Role of Supply Chains, an event organized by Indian Institute of Materials Management (IIMM) which is a premier professional body, recognized by Govt. of India, for achieving excellence in the field of materials management.
Zycus Hosts Procurement Analysts and Customers at Confluence 2011 Conference in Boston, Mass
30 Nov, 2011
With Zycus' focused mission of solving long-standing procurement challenges by placing procurement at the heart of high performing businesses - the primary purpose of the Nov 3-4, 2011 conference was to unveil Zycus’ complete procurement performance solutions suite.
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