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By Kenzie Carlson
Feb. 13, 2019, 3:35 p.m.
Fairmarkit: Low-Touch Adoption for Busy Procurement Teams

Fairmarkit was created to make tail spend management easier. We designed it to be as easy to adopt as possible so you and your team can be as productive as possible.

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By Kenzie Carlson
Feb. 6, 2019, 1:59 p.m.
Pitching Procurement: Why Procurement Should Care About Positioning

With the right product positioning, anything can be made to resonate in the minds of consumers...

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By Kevin Frechette
Jan. 10, 2019, 8:48 a.m.
Procurement: The Trusted Advisor
Procurement is an often misunderstood department that offers a great deal of strategic value to a company. By utilizing technology and data to improve outcomes in their organization, procurement fosters trust and creates value for intern...
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By Kevin Frechette
Jan. 10, 2019, 4:53 a.m.
My First Week as a Fairmarkit Co-Op
Last week, I started my first official Northeastern co-op at Fairmarkit, and one of my first orders of business was to create a blog about my experience and the company culture. Fairmarkit is a tail spend management SaaS startup. For tho...
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By Kevin Frechette
Dec. 14, 2018, 10:24 a.m.
3 Traits the Best Procurement Managers Share
The best procurement managers lead from the front, listen to their team, and are extremely good at explaining “The Why.” Like many of my past blogs, I felt today would be a great day to the write the next Tail Spend Series blog 40,000 fe...
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By Kevin Frechette
Dec. 6, 2018, 11:28 a.m.
Strengthening CPO-CEO Collaboration
Focused on producing results that bring value to their company, procurement is a very important department within the infrastructure of an organization. Because procurement plays such an integral role in a company’s success, it is incred...
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By Kevin Frechette
Nov. 29, 2018, 7:33 a.m.
Procurement Practices That Foster Innovation
Most people assume that a career in procurement is all about cutting costs and slashing budgets. This perpetuates the misconception that procurement is It seems like a field where there is absolutely no room for creativity. However, this...
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By Kevin Frechette
Nov. 3, 2018, 10:50 a.m.
Mapping Out an Adoption Plan for Tail Spend Management (TSM)
Admittedly, when we first started Fairmarkit, building adoption strategies was an area that was grossly overlooked. Our incorrect assumption was if the technology delivered on the benefits we reviewed with customers, than we’d have rapid...
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By Kevin Frechette
Oct. 27, 2018, 10:36 a.m.
Bringing Outsourced Tail Spend Management Back In-house
Should you outsource your tail spend management (TSM)? Wildly fair question. I’m writing about this topic for 2 key reasons. First, I’ve had 5 conversations over the past week with companies in different stages of their outsourced journe...
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By Kevin Frechette
Oct. 20, 2018, 3:55 a.m.
Deep Dive: Tail Spend Compliance
Tail Spend Compliance: An Often Overlooked Issue that Deserves Your Attention Following a great blog from our CEO on The Headcount -- Compliance Tradeoff, we thought we’d take a deeper dive into tail spend compliance. No matter the indus...
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