Filed in Procurement
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Many organizations seek to improve their procure-to-pay processes by adopting technology that can increase the efficiency of procurement and accounts payable activities. APQC’s research indicates that although a large amount of organizations have adopted technologies to automate procurement tasks, this has not been consistent across all areas involved in procure-to-pay.
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Learn how leading sourcing and supply chain management organizations are moving beyond a focus on cost, quality and assurance of supply to driving competitive advantage for the enterprise.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Don't let the conventional budget process constrain your ability to add real value to your organization.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Supply management. Supply chain management. Procurement. Logistics. They're all bandied about these days, but just what is the right name for the profession?
Tuesday, August 04, 2015
During this webcast, Patrick Penfield, Director of the Supply Chain Executive Management Programs at the Whitman School of Management, Syracuse University, will explain what's behind this new role for procurement and why leading organizations are tapping into the expertise of their supply base during new product development, rather than after the fact.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
The Hackett Group’s World-Class Procurement Performance Advantage Research is based on an analysis of results from recent benchmarks, performance studies, and advisory and transformation engagements at hundreds of large global companies.
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
According to new research from The Hackett Group, Inc., a key differentiator is the superior ability of world-class procurement organizations to gain a deep understanding of the needs of their business, react more quickly to changing requirements, and drive higher overall value and greater stakeholder satisfaction, the research found.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Metrics aren’t just a measurement tool. The right metrics enable supply management professionals to drive positive changes in their company that can also create alignment between competing objectives.
Wednesday, July 08, 2015
The subject of leadership, and how it differs from management, has been a favorite topic of mine over the years. Why? It’s a key factor that distinguishes successful organizations from those that will ultimately fail.
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Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Shifting the procurement department from being tactically-consumed to strategically-focused can be a defining journey for a company.