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Børge is our Chief Revenue Officer and one of the founders of Ignite. He combines his procurement expertise and knowledge with our spend management solution to help our customers achieve the success they deserve. He is a former BCG consultant, with extensive experience from leading and assisting cost reduction programs within Energy, FMCG and construction. Fun fact about Børge: When he was 3 years old, he broke his father's watch because he didn't get an ice cream, and later sold it to the neighbor for 50 NOK.

Blog articles by Børge Langedal


War in Ukraine: Commodity Market Chaos and Procurement Risk Management

War in Ukraine: Commodity Market Chaos and Procurement Risk Management

The world has been turned upside down since the pandemic laid waste to global supply chains, and now the situation has gotten worse. The unfolding of the war in Ukraine has created a dire situation for global supply chains. This tempest will cause ripple effects that will eventually spill over into supply chains around the world. The same goes for your business, especially if you  ignore procurement risk management.

6 Reasons You Need a Spend Management Solution

6 Reasons You Need a Spend Management Solution

This blog will walk you through all you need to know about spend management and why managing spend is important for companies of all sizes.

Webinar on A Practical Roadmap to Procurement Savigns: FAQs

Webinar on A Practical Roadmap to Procurement Savings: FAQs

During our webinar on “A Practical Roadmap to Procurement Savings of 14 October 2021, we were very happy to receive your questions! In this blog, we answer them.

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How to Identify Savings Opportunities: Bundling

There are several procurement levers you can utilize to drive cost reductions. Bundling, or consolidating spend, is one of them. But how do you use procurement analytics to identify bundling opportunities?

The Most Common Sources of Spend and Procurement Data

The Most Common Sources of Spend and Procurement Data

You can gain more insight from your data than you think! In this article, we take a closer look at the most common sources of spend and procurement data.

How to Identify Savings Opportunities: Transaction Cost

How to Identify Savings Opportunities: Transaction Costs

Procurement teams continuously focus on minimizing transaction costs and costs related to the purchase-to-pay (P2P) process. Although the trend is moving towards automated and self-guided P2P processes, there still might be some opportunities to explore.

4 Ways Procurement Analytics Identifies Savings Opportunities

4 Ways Procurement Analytics Identifies Savings Opportunities

Understanding and analyzing your company’s spend structure is often the first step towards laying the foundation of a data-driven procurement organization. But for many companies who've jumped into the analytics bandwagon, translating analytics to fact-based actions that enable realizing procurement savings is a tough nut to crack. This article will discuss some promising cost-reduction strategies enabled by analytics that can grow your procurement savings exponentially.

Six Practical Steps to Realize Savings Through Bundling

Six Practical Steps to Realize Savings Through Bundling

Bundling is a vital procurement lever to help drive cost reductions across your organization. Follow these six steps to succeed and maximize savings during the process.

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