Filed in Procurement
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
With 10.8 percent annual growth, supply chain management (SCM) and procurement applications outpaced most software markets to total $9.9 billion in 2014, according to Gartner, Inc.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Procurement is being asked to innovate and transform its processes. But the profession is still measured on cost reduction. Can we have it all?
Wednesday, May 06, 2015
ThomasNet and ISM acknowledge the industry's best and brightest for the second year.
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
Two words are driving procurement and supply chains, says ISM CEO Tom Derry: Innovation and sustainability. There are opportunities in a flat economy for the organizations that get them right.
Monday, March 23, 2015
When assessing areas of risk facing their departments, nearly half (45%) of Chief Procurement Officers named supplier risk as a top concern, according to a new survey by Consero Group.
For 2015, the top priority of procurement organizations is to elevate their role to more of a trusted advisor in support of improved enterprise agility, according to new Procurement Key Issues research from The Hackett Group.
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Working with research partner, The Economist Intelligence Unit, the IBM Institute for Business Value surveyed 1,023 global procurement executives from 41 countries in North America, Europe and Asia.
Monday, January 05, 2015
In this excerpt from Procurement Mojo, author Sigi Osagie writes that effectiveness is not a requirement that is peculiar to procurement. Rather, it is central to success in any realm of life.
In a technology- and process-driven world, we sometimes forget that people do business with people, says author Sigi Osagie. Organizations would do well to focus on the soft issues that can enhance their activities, or hold them back.
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Friday, December 12, 2014
As organizations cope with a myriad of changes, procurement is becoming more strategic and even more important. Authors Gerard Chick and Robert Handfield discuss how purchasing strategies, and the role of procurement professionals, must change to deliver real value and not just lower price.