Welcome to the Graphite Connect Blog. Check in for frequent articles that will help your team operate at the highest possible level.

4 Stages to Building a Robust Risk Management Process


Robust risk management involves four stages: defining risk, measuring it, managing it, and monitoring it.

Supplier Relationship Failures – Recorded Webinar


Hear Graphite CEO Conrad Smith speak with Wonder Service’s Amanda Prochaska on supplier relationships.

Bake Security into Procurement to Deliver Visibility & Mitigate Risk


Mitigate risks of shadow IT by involving IT and security teams from the start and onboarding new technology.

Manage Supplier Information Like a Pro


Learn about the 3 stages of procurement maturity and how to transition from reactive to proactive procurement.

Supplier Lifecycle Management


Your guide to managing supplier lifecycle from segmentation to offboarding, reducing cost and mitigating risk.

Running an Efficient Supplier Onboarding Program


Know the maturity of your business and create a centralized intake process to run an efficient onboarding program.

Transform Your Team into Strategic Sourcing Experts


Procurement teams become advisors by evolving through 3 tiers: purchasing, procurement, & strategic sourcing.

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Procurement’s Foundation is Data – Recorded Webinar


Join Conrad Smith and Michael Cadieux, for a discussion about the importance of actionable data in procurement.

Data Discipline: The Essential Foundation of Spend Management


Good data is essential to successful procurement. Read more to discover five easy steps to build your data foundation.

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