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Ryan Walicki

Ryan Walicki
Ryan is responsible for sustaining and growing Nitor’s global presence, as well as working closely with clients to assist them in achieving their objectives. His experience in spend management at various levels of management provides a 360-degree view into spend management strategy and execution.
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The Public Perception Challenge Of Public Procurement

Posted by Ryan Walicki on Aug 12, 2019 12:10:18 PM

The U.S. Department of Defense has pressed the pause button on its search for a cloud computing vendor.

Earlier this month reports in NPR said only a few weeks before the government was slated to announce the winner of a 10-year, $10 billion cloud computing Project under Project Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (Project JEDI), newly-appointed Defense Secretary Mark Esper decided to halt and review the process.

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Topics: eprocurement, procurement technology, public sector procurement

Nothing in Life is Absolute

Posted by Ryan Walicki on Jul 17, 2018 9:00:15 AM

Agree or disagree with this overarching generalization, the fact is some things in life are not absolute. Take the case of automating your entire invoice volume (a promise rarely kept).  This promise is not broken out of misunderstanding, overselling or over-promising.  It’s just the reality of our time, when we want and expect a single solution to solve all our problems.

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Topics: procurement consulting, invoice automation

Procurement Technology is for Every Organization (yes, even yours!)

Posted by Ryan Walicki on Aug 3, 2017 9:54:53 AM

Procurement technology is now for everyone. This has not always been true. The perception has been that procurement technology solutions are too expensive, do too much or are not worth the incremental investment. This is now simply false.

Let’s dig into this:

1- The Tech Industry wants everyone to have access, including mid-market organizations

The evolution of technology in general and procurement technology is as follows:

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Topics: Mid-market procurement, Mid-market source-to-pay

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