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Friday, March 17, 2017
Without a comprehensive roadmap, genuine procurement transformation is probably not achievable in any reasonable amount of time.
While supply chain managers and procurement leaders are well aware of the potentially dramatic impact of digital transformation on their operations, new research from The Hackett Group, Inc. reveals that few feel they have the necessary strategy, talent and competencies in place to seize an advantage.
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
A significant level of dissatisfaction with technology was reported as part of the 2017 Procurement and Strategic Sourcing Report by Consero Group, a consultancy.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Two new research papers examine the risk/benefit proposition of using multi-tiered global suppliers
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Trade between the U.S. and other countries will likely become more complex, in part because of growing sentiments that import tariffs will rise significantly.
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
ProcureCon’s Annual CPO Study released today indicates that procurement is looking forward to greater levels of automation, Big Data utilization, and more internal client-friendly sourcing tools.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Supply chain functions are using benchmarking for decision making, but can do more to track its impact. APQC’s research shows that supply chain functions tend to be ahead of other functions with regard to using benchmarking to drive business decision.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
In the most recent ROSMA Performance Check Report, A.T. Kearney finds a mixed view among stakeholders when asked about the value procurement delivers and why and when procurement is engaged.
Friday, December 16, 2016
A new era of procurement is upon us. As the new year approaches, the interplay of data, trends and supplier relationships will continue to elevate sourcing from a business function to a business outcome.
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Tuesday, December 13, 2016
The 2016 Return on Supply Management Assets (ROSMA) Performance Check Study, “What Good Looks Like,” revealed that the procurement profession has a top-tier group of standout performers, a middle-tier that is delivering value, but performing well below the top tier, and a large group of bottom-quartile performers that add limited value to their organizations.