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Has Market Dojo struck gold with BOMfire?

The BOMfire story gets it first review by Spend Matters BOMfire is a new platform to help manufacturing companies source their raw materials more efficiently and help save money...more

Find out more about Quick Quotes

Check out our latest infographic on our lighter version of Market Dojo - Quick Quotes. Create rapid RFQ's eliminating the need for email and centralise all the information for all ...more

Bomfire is released in Beta – Try it now

“Purchase raw materials efficiently, at the market price“ What is the platforms main objective? BOMfire is a new manufacturing marketplace, providing buyers a secure, t...more

Data-Driven eProcurement

Quite often, especially with new clients who haven’t made use of reverse auctions in their purchasing before, we’re asked to give assistance on the setup of a few initial event...more

Quick Quotes – The Basics

Introducing our new product Quick Quotes. Very simply, Quick Quotes is a ‘quotation portal’ that can be used by anyone, just as easily as email.  It’s metaphorically flown o...more

PARTICIPANT PROCESS GUIDE

Watch our tutorials guides that go through the process as a participant. Our videos help you through the process of accepting and managing event invitations to the dashboard and...more

SANDPIT

Keen to try before you buy? Market Dojo offers a free sandpit to try out all the functionality and practice of running an event without commitment. Learn how to navigate yourself a...more

CREATING A NEW SOURCING EVENT

Watch our tutorial videos that discuss everything you need to create a new sourcing event. From inviting participants to creating questionnaires, these video tutorials guide you st...more

ESOURCING BUSINESS CASE

Our Business Case aims to provide you with all of the information on how our current and previous clients have used our tools. We have business cases for each one of our products a...more

Market Dojo announce Quick Quotes

Market Dojo is currently in the process of developing a "Quick Quotes" tool that will enable users to run efficient RFxs at a highly reduced cost that has very little barriers to a...more

Modern Slavery – It’s time to Act

In June, I attended the CIPS Gloucester branch event on Modern Slavery, which was presented by the hugely enlightening Andrew Wallis, OBE & CEO of Unseen. Unseen is a charity w...more

Cloud Services Part 2: Postpartum

It's been a while since I wrote my last post, though not all that long since it appeared here. In that time we've made a great deal of progress, fought some unexpected dragons, an...more

Dashboard and Profile

Your Dashboard allows you to decide which Events you wish to take part in and which you may wish to decline. Once you have registered, every time you log in you will end up on the ...more

Managing invitations

Once registered, you can access the Manage Invitations area. If you are following an invitation you will automatically be taken to the Manage Invitations screen. If you have an inv...more

Introducing the Lot Matrix

Overview of the advanced lot feature including a demonstration of the structure of an advanced lot event and how you can upload lot templates to the event....more

60 Seconds Sourcing

Watch our demonstration of how you can create a sourcing event in less than 60 seconds through the Market Dojo tool....more

Bidding in a Japanese eAuction

This tutorial shows you how to bid in a Japanese auction. In a Japanese auction, you do not see your position, but you will need to either accept or decline the 'current bid' for e...more

Placing bids in an advanced lot

This tutorial explains how you place bids in an advanced lot. It shows how to place bids during a qualification bid process and RFQ directly into the system or via excel. It also s...more

Completing an RFQ

This tutorial explains how to complete a Request for Quotation, understanding the difference of bidding on multiple lots and rejecting lots....more

Navigating a normal questionnaire

Upon a successful completion of a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, you may progress to the next step, which could be a normal questionnaire in the form of a survey of a Request for...more

Navigating a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire

Upon a successful invitation and acceptance to an Event, you will be able to work your way through the various areas within it. The first hurdle could be a pre-Qualification Questi...more

Managing an event with advanced lots

After several years of development, the Lot Matrix was released letting you create an event with advanced lots. What this looks like and how you manage it is shown in this video....more

Japanese eAuction

Discover how to manage a Japanese Auction as host. A Japanese Auction is where the bid level decreases over time in intervals and suppliers choose whether to bid or decline at that...more

Managing an eAuction

The final activity to any e-Sourcing event might well be the mystical e-Auction. We hope to de-mystify this process and show you that it really is quite simple, once you have done ...more

Managing RFQ or Qualification Bids

An important part of any sourcing event is receiving the bids from the market. This video talks you through this important step. You will either have a tab for RFQ bids, if you are...more

Inviting Participants

This video is the final step in the event creation phase. Within the tutorial, we detail the various ways in which you can invite participants to the event....more

Managing Documents

The Documents section of an event will contain not just the documentation you made available to your participants, but also the documentation that they may have made available to y...more

Market Dojo in Seventh Heaven

What do Market Dojo and these photos of celebrities have in common? Extra prizes if you can all guess who they are - we’ll tell you at the end. The answer is that they ar...more

Market Dojo Release New Host Tutorials

Market Dojo has recently created a range of guides, research and tutorials that will assist hosts and participants to get the most out of the Market Dojo tool. The col...more

Responsive Design for Market Dojo

Market Dojo has now rolled out the responsive design for our flagship product, Market Dojo. This is designed to be optimised visually across all computer, smartphone and small tab...more

Cloud Services, or How We Learned To Stop Worryin

As Market Dojo expands, as all good startups hopefully do, they have begun to need some additional technical staff on hand to support, expand and maintain the eponymous software ...more

[New Release] The biggest, brightest and best of

It has been a little while since we released updates to Market Dojo, but that doesn’t mean the engineering team have been resting. In fact, they have been very busy working on ne...more

Recognition at the 2016 Contract Management Innov

Contract Management partner ContractsWise Ltd, narrowly missed out on the top spot at the IACCM’s recent Americas Conference in San Diego. The International Association fo...more

[New Release] Answering for your participants and

We have added some new features to Market Dojo, based on feedback from our users. We believe these will make our products more useful and our customers more productive. Answ...more

Market Dojo is more responsive than ever!

For those who haven’t already seen it, over the weekend we launched our revamped website with the latest responsive design to fit all screen sizes and devices. A bit late to the ...more

[New Release] Making Market Dojo more productive

Our development team have been working hard to bring you the latest improvements to Market Dojo. This month, we have focused on productivity issues which our customers have told us...more

‘A Good Chef Should Taste Their Own Food

“That was the thing about the world: it wasn't that things were harder than you thought they were going to be, it was that they were hard in ways that you didn't expect.” ...more

[NEW RELEASE] Here’s what our developers ha

One of the many beauties of providing SaaS technology is that our clients don’t need to spend time mass updating their systems and reinstalling the latest release of our software...more

[NEW RELEASE] Buenos dias from Market Dojo!

Mid-week saw us release a couple more enhancements to the software, as well as many more general improvements to meet our growing customer demand. However two main highlights stood...more

[NEW RELEASE] Improved Public Events

We have improved the Market Dojo eSourcing platform to make publishing and responding to tenders easier. For some time, we have had the ability for our customers to publish thei...more

[NEW RELEASE] Improved document uploads

Last weekend we released the latest batch of improvements to Market Dojo. The most notable of these is improved support for document uploads. We made this change in response to ...more

[NEW RELEASE] Introducing the New Analytics Dashb

Users of Market Dojo may have noticed an extra tab located on their dashboard named ‘analytics’. This section is one of the latest features to be added to Market Dojo and gives...more

Go global with our multi-currency update

The technical team have been extremely busy of late, upgrading and maintaining our 4 distinct products covering category planning, innovation, eSourcing and supplier informati...more

How to Create a Sourcing Event Using Market Dojo

If you’re new to eSourcing and unsure of where to start with creating an event, this article from Tony Verheggen should help clear things up. As the Sourcing Process Owner at Air...more

How Top eSourcing Professionals Develop Lots

To help you get the most savings from your eAuctions, one of our partners, Dave Henshall, has written an article providing all the information you need to create an effective lotti...more

All for one, innovation for none

Another public procurement price analysis article has made national headlines this week, found here on BBC News. The Home Office conducted a study into police procurement tren...more

Yeah but, no but, yeah…introducing dynamic

Our development team have been at it again with the release of another new feature asked for by our loyal clients. Dynamic questions When asking people to complete paper-based ...more

Release of Multi-Evaluator scoring

We are delighted to announce another new feature to our tool for multi-evaluator scoring of proposals, available today. The development was another successful collaboration with...more

A brand new application of the reverse auction

The concept of the reverse auction has been around for close to 20 years and is a well-known approach to negotiating effectively with multiple suppliers. However, the Mornin...more

Sealing your fate with a sealed bid period

Recently we encountered a twist on standard eAuction formats which worked byconcealing supplier rankings at the end of an auction whilst allowing new bids to be submitted. You c...more

5 Security Questions to ask your SaaS provider

When evaluating Software as a Service (SaaS) solutions one of the most important things to consider is security. Our customers usually ask about security as part of their evalua...more

Complex eSourcing with our Lot Matrix, what do yo

Two years of development has resulted in our most ambitious release yet. The Lot Matrix allows you to build very complex sourcing events, very easily. Here are some videos, please ...more

Communication with suppliers key to driving innov

(Editor's note:  this article was first published by Supply Management and is a review of a seminar given at eWorld Purchasing & Supply by a client of ours, Milla Harloff-Bern...more

Market Dojo’s Lot Matrix has arrived!

Last weekend we were hugely proud to have made one of our biggest software releases since our incorporation four years ago.  The project has taken our dedicated team over 12 month...more

An easy way to filter your categories

Last night we released a fantastic new feature for Category Dojo that will be of great help to our users with many spend categories. Filtering categories You can now graphicall...more

Mini-competitions to drive Savings within Framewo

Many senior professionals in the public sector feel that mini-competitions in Frameworks are not used enough, resulting in “less than competitive” pricing compared to wider ext...more

Introducing the Lot Matrix: Simple Lots

At Market Dojo, we spend a lot of time thinking about how to make e-Sourcing simple for our customers.  We believe that software must be easy to use, and give access to the right ...more

Category Dojo now has user management

Building on the rapid success of our latest product, Category Dojo, we are now proud to announce a new enhancement to the tool to help our enterprise customers. User hierarchy ...more

Our engineering team have been at it again!

We have released some new improvements to both Market Dojo & Category Dojo.  We hope you like them and we also have some great releases in the pipeline so keep your eyes and e...more

Our development team have been busy…

It’s been a while since we wrote about the new features we are adding to Market Dojo.  However, that doesn’t mean the development team have been taking it easy.  Even though ...more

DIY Opportunity Assessments a Reality with Catego

Thanks to Kelly Barner for her recent post on Category Dojo (2/4/2014) Opportunity assessments have long been tied to service agreements or consulting engagements. They are ex...more

Pushing on with eAuction technology – our n

For those with eagle eyes, you may have noticed a new feature in our eAuctions over the weekend and this is one we are very excited about. First a bit of background.  Almost al...more

Customer Inspired Changes

The Market Dojo engineering team have been busy again.  This time cranking out some features requested by our favourite people - our customers. We love to hear what our custome...more

Our Innovation Portal receives further innovation

Only a month has passed since our initial release of the Innovation Portal, our unique tool our clients use to request, collect and compare innovative ideas from their supply chai...more

Our Market Dojo top 10 features

Here is a list of what the Market Dojo team have picked as their favorite features.  Why not log in and see what you think? 1. Sandpit You can try the full functionality of ou...more

Another day, another release

Another day brings another release from the Market Dojo labs.  This time we have some great additions in a variety of areas. Ever feel like you need more time? In this develop...more

Managing your auction?

Market Dojo - we have added some useful new tools The Market Dojo team have been working on some exciting new features over the last few months and today we are very pleased to be...more

Performance improvements

We have improved the performance of certain key parts of Market Dojo.  This changes will improve the experience for everyone, but will be particularly noticeable in events with lo...more

Create your own portal

Today we are very pleased to announce a new release of Market Dojo. The focus for this release is ‘White labelling’.  This gives Hosts some new options for customising Mark...more

Market Dojo: how to set up your mega organisation

We’ve been involved in a number of discussions and tender exercises recently with large organisations who require hundreds of users on our platform.  When we tell such organisa...more

Our first upgrade of 2013, with so much more to c

Over the weekend we completed our first 2013 upgrade, following on from the second upgrade to Samurai back in December of last year.  Such is the elegance of the Software as-a-...more

Real-time graphs in the Dojo

Another month goes by and we are again delighted to announce another new release of the Market Dojo software, featuring numerous updates such as: - Extended 'Sealed Event' function...more

Team MD – The force behind the ‘samurai

As Team GB were creating a success this summer smashing many records and providing one of the most impressive Olympic results in recent times for Great Britain, Team MD was also ha...more

Bidding for produce

Little hard data exists over the method of retail procurement via eAuction, but the practice is known to go on. David Burrows asks how widespread it is and what impact ...more

Ruby on Rails Developer wanted for 6 month contra

Market Dojo, an innovative and rapidly growing start-up in the business-to-business sector, has a 6 month contract on offer for an experienced, UK-based Ruby on Rails developer to ...more

Gamification – An evolution in software design

Recently there has been an article in Supply Management (issue 6th Jan 2011) and also on the UK Spend Matters blog by Peter Smith (3rd February 2011) touching on the subject of G...more

Managing and scoring questionnaires

Once the participants' responses to the questionnaires start arriving, you can assess them. This video talks you through the scoring of questionnaires....more

Making Edits

Everyone makes mistakes, which is why we include an Edit feature in our software. If you notice a missing document or you wish to add more participants or change a Lot, you can do ...more

Creating a quick RFQ

This tutorial illustrates how you can create a quick RFQ (Request for Quotation) in minutes....more

Crediting an Event & our Pricing

This video tutorial describes how you can credit an event, if you are on the Pay As You Host payment plan. We also explain a little about our Pricing page and the various options t...more

Creating advanced Lots

This tutorial shows you in detail how to create an advanced lot with the lot matrix. It covers the creation of components, line items, excell uploads, calculations and much more....more

Creating Lots

This step is to create the Lots, against which the participants place their bids. We allow as many Lots as you see fit, so please watch this tutorial for help on how to correctly s...more

Creating questionnaires

This step outlines how to create questionnaires for your sourcing event and to set up scoring and weighting with different question types, whether you want it to be Pre-Qualificati...more

Creating the Event and Event Settings

This tutorial guides you through the first step which is how to create an Event and pick the settings that suit you best....more

Managing Participants

Once your event is out in the market, your participants will hopefully be progressing the various actions, be it uploading documents, completing questionnaires, submitting quotes o...more

Signing Up

The first tutorial guides you through the Sign Up process and introduces you to some of the innovative concepts that make using our software so easy, such as your very own Dashboar...more

Warren Services save Administrative overhead using Quick Quotes

With Quick Quotes, it's difficult to find reasons not to use it. My team think its great. We were worried everyone would say you send too much stuff but everyone's feedback has been “we love it”.

William Bridgman Managing Director at Warren Services

Arqiva use Market Dojo as a key tool within their purchasing strategy

I managed to generate a 48% saving in 2 hours so was very happy with the result! I would definitely recommend these guys. I honestly don't have a bad word to say about them. Excellent service, excellent software and a fantastic experience.

Tara Hunt Category Manager, Arqiva
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Market Dojo helps bring simplicity to a complex procurement environment

The company and people are intuitive, young and enthusiastic in nature. Specsavers will be looking to use Market Dojo as a ‘business as usual’ tool and regard it as an integral part of their negotiation toolkit.

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