Several significant environmental shifts are creating one of the biggest challenges for procurement organizations today: how to manage talent and knowledge.
When talking with procurement executives about their strategic planning efforts, we hear a wide spectrum of responses regarding how formal (or informal) their procurement strategy is. Some admit [...]
The utility industry is in the midst of a sea-change. In years past, excellence in procurement was seen as a mere feather in a corporation’s cap. Increasing customer demands together with added [...]
The Procurement Technology Lifecycle: Part II Since procurement has started to have a greater impact on corporate strategy, the demand for enterprise procurement technology has reached new [...]
Major changes in the procurement talent landscape have created a need for formalized talent and knowledge-management programs. Organizations must assess what evolving skills are needed and then [...]
A procurement strategy is one of the most important tools that a procurement organization has to maximize its value contribution to the company. This strategy serves as a compass to guide the [...]
This whitepaper was created to help ensure success of your organization’s endeavors in 2012. Imagine this as your New Year’s resolution: “This year, I plan to create a sustainable, world-class [...]
A successful Procurement Transformation has long-term, sustainable benefits. Achieving sustainability requires planning your blueprint’s rollout, hiring the right staff and developing talent, [...]