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Craftboards: fast and easy way to make accurate custom dashboards

One of the great things about having ~8000 Sievo users per month is their feedback about what works ..

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Craftboards: fast and easy way to make accurate custom dashboards

One of the great things about having ~8000 Sievo users per month is their feedback about what works ...

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Camp Sievo 2022

Since the day we announced that Bucharest is the location of our 3rd office, all Sievonians knew tha...

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Role of company culture in our very first growth investment round

Today, Sievo announced raising $44 million in growth investment from Susquehanna Growth Equity (SGE)...

Sievo Culture,

Sievo Announces $44 Million Growth Investment from Susquehanna Growth Equity

PRESS RELEASE. HELSINKI & CHICAGO– September 19, 2022 We are thrilled to announce we have raised...

News & Recognition,

ImpactNow 2022: Why the world needs more sustainability events – and why we created one 

Why we need more sustainability events It’s not news to anyone at this stage that we are living in t...

Events & Conferences,

Sievo through the eyes of two Summer Seals

About 3,5 months ago we opened the door to Sievo’s Helsinki office for the first time. We were full ...

Summer Academy,

PRIDE Month: How to Become an Ally?

It’s June! Which means PRIDE month. We’re so excited about it that the first idea that pops into our...

Sievo Culture,

Sievo in Value Leader Quadrant | Spend Matters Solution Map

Sievo strengthens their position in the "Value Leader" Quadrant in the Spring 2022 Spend Matters Sol...

News & Recognition,

User-centered design in 4 steps

At Sievo, we apply user-centered methods in all solution areas and invite all the users to participa...

Thought Leadership,

How we reduce procurement complexity with usability familiarity

I joined the Sievo UX team as Service Designer about two years ago. I used to work in marketing, and...

Thought Leadership,

Our 3rd Home - the Process of Finding Our Dream Destination Bucharest

On a Friday afternoon in September 2021, I got a phone call I will never forget. It was my superviso...

News & Recognition,

Press Release: Sievo CO2 analytics verified by an independent third party

At the end of October, Sievo launched a CO2 Analytics module to bring visibility into the emissions ...

News & Recognition,

A refreshed Sievo: a visual system that best represents our DNA

Sievo brand has been elevated. In this blog post, we'll tell you a bit about the process, the reason...

News & Recognition,

Entrepreneur of the Year Award goes to... a Procurement Enthusiast!

Last week the Finnish Software and E-business Association (Ohjelmisto- ja e-business ry) recognized ...

News & Recognition,

Celebrating 18 years of Sievo!

It's exactly 18 years ago when Sammeli Sammalkorpi and Matti Sillanpää co-founded Sievo. It was 2003...

News & Recognition,

Procurement Loves Data: the latest book from Sievo for data-driven leaders

Procurement Loves Data is the latest book from Sievo. It’s a manifesto on breaking down silos betwee...

News & Recognition,

Sievo launches solution to track carbon footprint across the supply chain

Sievo CO2 analytics enables organizations to gain visibility into their scope 3 emissions across the...

News & Recognition,

Organization chart is dead: how to organize your company for growth

We often have the pleasure to introduce Sievo to people who are either considering joining Sievo, or...

Sievo Culture,

Camp Sievo 2021!

What do you do after a year of remote work and not able to see your colleague? You go to Kouvola for...

Sievo Culture,

Sievo & Schindler on elevating dirty data to concrete change

This blog summarizes Sievo & Schindler keynote session on elevating dirty data to concrete chang...

Events & Conferences,

How to design delightful services that users love?

Last month the Sievo user satisfaction score (NPS) reached an all-time high of 47 (on a scale of -10...

Thought Leadership,

What it's like to be a junior designer at Sievo

Photo from a Sievo juniors vs. seniors football match. Hi there, I'm Steven. I'm pursuing a master’s...

Summer Academy,

How to level up the impact of procurement: Agility, connectivity, and partnership | SievoFriends 2021

SievoFriends is our annual event for our customers and partners. SievoFriends 2021 was our 12th cons...

Events & Conferences,

A Florida man in Helsinki: my first weeks at Sievo

My name is Erkki, and I’m originally from Florida. Currently, I’m working on my M.Sc. in Marketing f...

Summer Academy,

Beyond the Hype – Fostering a Healthy Procurement Data Ecosystem

    Procurement is rapidly evolving into a strategic function entirely powered by data-derived insig...

Thought Leadership,

Setting the Stage for Sustained Sustainability

    Procurement is rapidly evolving into a strategic function entirely powered by data-derived insig...

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Supplier Diversity: Urgency, Scalability, and Ownership

  Procurement is rapidly evolving into a strategic function entirely powered by data-derived insight...

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Reimagining the P2P Advantage: UX, AI, and Machine Learning

  Procurement is rapidly evolving into a strategic function entirely powered by data-derived insight...

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Holistic Supply Chain Risk Management: Response and Resilience

    Procurement is rapidly evolving into a strategic function entirely powered by data-derived insig...

Thought Leadership,

How to perform a full-remote (and successful) strategy process

A week before our strategy offsite was set to happen, we had to admit the facts. Due to the surging ...

Sievo Culture,

Is working with students worth the effort? 4 reasons we think it is

I’m often asked how we work with students at Sievo, and if it’s really worth the effort. My short an...

Sievo Culture,

Processes are boring - but what's the alternative?

I previously wrote about how procurement needs less processes, as they're slow, boring and self-cent...

Thought Leadership,

Procurement Skills of the Future | Fresh research perspective from WEF

The World Economic Forum recently released their Future of Jobs Report. We looked at the report from...

Thought Leadership,

Celebrating Finnish & our non-Finnish speaking community

Does language matter? Why are we all about language?   Joint language is one of the most crucial par...

Sievo Culture,

International life at Sievo

We all live in our own social bubbles. The people in mine come from over 30 different countries, con...

Sievo Culture,

8 Tips for Hosting Awesome Online Events

Just another day in March at the office. We were happy to have just finished the International Women...

Events & Conferences,

Press Release: Sievo Posts Record H1 2020 Revenue

Sievo, a leading procurement analytics SaaS company, announces new customers and record revenue in J...

News & Recognition,

Procurement needs less processes – as they are slow, boring and self-centered

I’ve discussed with a number of CPOs during the last months on how they have managed procurement dur...

Thought Leadership,

Summer at Sievo - what is it made of?

As the fall starts to be lurking around the corner, it's time to take a look at past few months at S...

Summer Academy,

Welcome Summer Seals!

This year 13 summer seals joined Sievo for the summertime. Despite the unusual Covid-19 situation th...

Summer Academy,

Celebrating diversity on International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day, we took a moment to reflect on the great women working at Sievo, as ...

Sievo Culture,

Travelling with the family – Sievo Trip 2019 to Krakow 

It’s definitely not a standard morning. The alarm is waking me up several hours earlier than normal,...

Sievo Culture,

Sievo Summer Academy Experience

In the beginning of May, 12 of us “summer seals” opened the doors to the office on the seventh floor...

Summer Academy,

Sievo for Sievo - Bringing Radical Transparency to our Workplace

At Sievo we help our customers drive their businesses by harnessing their flow of data. With our too...

Sievo Culture,

Experience Feedbacker - Improving Customer Experience in Inventive Ways

The only way to create a truly intuitive user experience (UX) is to do it together with customers. F...

Thought Leadership,

As women, how are we able to grow and to develop – while having kids?

In Finland there has been a lot of talk about "synnytystalkoot" and reduction of the birth rate. We ...

Sievo Culture,

How Sievo is improving end user experience

Consumerization is growingly influencing B2B services by raising the bar customers set for user expe...

Thought Leadership,

A Journey to #EqualIT

I tend to forget the reality in many software companies is predominantly male.  That’s because Softw...

Sievo Culture,

10 Year Challenge: Sievo 2009 vs. 2019

I’ve seen a number of #10YearChallenge reflections recently, so I wanted to offer ours. What’s chang...

Sievo Culture,

Don’t choose a job, choose a career

This is the time of year when university students plan ahead for the long summer break. Many student...

Summer Academy,

My Summer Academy - Storyline Divine

There are over 150 steps to ascend to the 7th floor and reach the Sievo HQ’s office in Helsinki. Tru...

Summer Academy,

5 Reasons to Work Remotely From Lisbon this Winter

Over 70,000 people converge on Lisbon this week for the WebSummit - an annual mega-meetup for startu...

Sievo Culture,

What happens when 113 Sievonians travel to Berlin?

At Sievo, we have developed a yearly tradition of travelling abroad together with the whole team. We...

Sievo Culture,

From Friday Beer Productivity to Artificial Intelligence

The Six Things I’ve Learned While Spending My Summer At Sievo Hello, dear blog reader! My name is Ni...

Summer Academy,

5 Tips for Office Summer Dress Code

Every year when the weather gets hot, people are puzzled by the same questions: What should I wear t...

Sievo Culture,

Where the World of Procurement is Heading

Having more data generated in the last 2 years than in history of mankind is an opportunity to recog...

Thought Leadership,

Sievo is a Great Place to Work, Again in 2018!

For the third consecutive year Sievo has been recognized as one of the best places to work in Finlan...

News & Recognition,

Clean Code Matters

Why am I obsessed about code quality? Do you know that abandoned house in your neighbourhood? The on...

Sievo Culture,

Dreams do come true with Sievo

During the first university class, we were asked to draw a picture of our dream job. I did not hesit...

Sievo Culture,

Greetings from Greece!

It's early November, I’m sitting by the pool, watching Olga lying on the grass, having a skype call ...

Sievo Culture,

Failure Day Celebration; Failing is everything

I fail. You fail. We need to fail to understand how we can do better next time. And people fail all ...

Sievo Culture,

On Growth, Culture and Assholes

Sievo turns 14 this year, with over 50 people joining our family of Sievonians. As we experience the...

Sievo Culture,

Thank you summer Sievonians!

Getting those first contacts and opportunities from working life as a college student can be tough. ...

Summer Academy,

On The Magic Connecting Customers, Employees and Product

CUSTOMERS. EMPLOYEES. PRODUCT. That’s the holy trinity of a SaaS-company. Anything meaningful taking...

Thought Leadership,

The Future of Spend Management

The previous blog post on spend management described the evolution over the last decade until today....

Thought Leadership,

Visualizing Work

We like keeping things simple at Sievo. While that is not true for everything, it applies to priorit...

Sievo Culture,

Making the Headlines: "Sievo's Cool Office"

This week Helsingin Sanomat, the major Finnish newspaper wrote an article about our fun and cool off...

News & Recognition,

#SIEVODEV: Turning the Big Ship Around

Sievo has a history of shedding its skin. Years ago, the product was a desktop application behind ou...

Thought Leadership,

5 Top Tips from Recruitment Lead of Sievo

No tricks needed, just yourself – 5 tips to exceed in Sievo Recruitment I’m Janina. I recently joine...

Sievo Culture,

7 Megatrends for the Future of Procurement

“Look 10 years from now, and what will you see in this conference?” started Saki Boukas in his openi...

Thought Leadership,

#loveissievo! And, Why You Should Love Your Colleagues

As the HR lead at Sievo I think about love a lot, (and not just on Valentine’s Day!) In Finland, tal...

Sievo Culture,

Welcome to Sievonia

During the past 24 months, we at Sievo have gained a lot of experience in moving. We have switched o...

Sievo Culture,

On Dancing Seals, Organizational Growth and Tribes

Sievo has grown fast, from a 2 person start-up to a solid growth company with more than 70 employees...

Sievo Culture,

Sievo is The Most Improved Great Place to Work in Finland

Sievo has been ranked as one of the best places to work in Finland for the second year in a row! Lea...

News & Recognition,

Spend Management - from Reporting to Forecasting

This article gives an overview of the paradigm shifts of spend management over the last couple of de...

Thought Leadership,

Why is Sievo a Great Place to Work?

Yesterday we had the chance to attend the Best Workplaces in Finland event, and to celebrate Sievo b...

Sievo Culture,

Values: The Foundation of Success

Success takes multiple shapes. The most greeted one is company’s valuation generally driven by healt...

Sievo Culture,

Welcome to a Career Playground- and Say Goodbye to the Career Ladder

Last night Sievo was recognized as the 7th best workplace in Finland by the Great Place to Work® Ins...

Sievo Culture,
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