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Procurement Strategy Planning: Roadmap to Results
Procurement Strategy Planning: Roadmap to ResultsWe discuss why a formal strategic plan is critical to procurement’s capacity for delivering results as well as how to develop a plan to make those results a sustainable reality. But wanting to achieRead More
Drive Savings, Build a World-Class Procurement Organization with a Strategic Assessment
Drive Savings, Build a World-Class Procurement Organization with a Strategic AssessmentDo you want to increase your chances for success, achieve higher ROI, and learn/ improve continuously? It is not impossible and it is not too good to be true with a strategic partner, like ProcureAbilRead More
Proactive Procurement Talent & Knowledge Management Whitepaper
Proactive Procurement Talent & Knowledge Management WhitepaperToday’s rapidly changing workforce makes proactive talent and knowledge management a must for leading procurement organizations.Read More
Insights from ProcureAbility’s Q1 2017 Corporate Services Index
Insights from ProcureAbility’s Q1 2017 Corporate Services IndexThis whitepaper contains key insights from ProcureAbility’s most recent Corporate Services Index (CSI).Read More
Creating an Effective Procurement Strategy
Creating an Effective Procurement StrategyWhen 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 to noRead More
Best Practices in Utility Procurement 2020
Best Practices in Utility Procurement 2020The 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 costRead More
The Procurement Technology Lifecycle: Part II
The Procurement Technology Lifecycle: Part IIThe 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 heights. PRead More
The Procurement Technology Lifecycle: Part I
The Procurement Technology Lifecycle: Part IPart I of this two-part series starts with “The Procurement Technology Landscape”—a look into the impact of the “cloud” and other changes in the market. The second part, “Funding the TechnRead More
Building a Talent and Knowledge Management Program: The New Imperative
Building a Talent and Knowledge Management Program: The New ImperativeMajor 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 attracRead More
Global Sourcing for Electric and Gas Utilities
Global Sourcing for Electric and Gas UtilitiesEmerging trends and opportunities to help drive savings More than ever before, Global 1000 organizations rely on procurement to provide incremental sources of value—and electric and gas utilities arRead More
5 Steps to Creating a Successful Procurement Strategy
5 Steps to Creating a Successful Procurement StrategyA 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 organizaRead More
Five Mistakes That Can Sabotage a Successful Procurement Transformation
Five Mistakes That Can Sabotage a Successful Procurement TransformationThis 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 pRead More
Procurement Transformation on the Fast Track: Doing More with Less: Part III
Procurement Transformation on the Fast Track: Doing More with Less: Part IIIA successful Procurement Transformation has long-term, sustainable benefits. Achieving sustainability requires planning your blueprint’s rollout, hiring the right staff and developing talent, institRead More
Procurement Transformation on the Fast Track: Doing More with Less: Part II
Procurement Transformation on the Fast Track: Doing More with Less: Part IIProcureAbility's Fast Track Procurement Transformation Process accelerates Procurement Transformation utilizing a flexible and innovative construct that focuses and prioritizes collaborative efforts. Read More
Procurement Transformation on the Fast Track: Doing More with Less: Part I
Procurement Transformation on the Fast Track: Doing More with Less: Part IThis whitepaper (Part I of a three-part series) focuses on preparing for Procurement Transformation and includes trends, critical components, a fast track process, and planning considerations. It demoRead More
The Art of Negotiation: Best Practices for Success
The Art of Negotiation: Best Practices for SuccessTo remain competitive in today’s environment, companies must take an innovative, aggressive approach to contract renegotiation and re-sourcing. This whitepaper closely examines techniques that are kRead More
Five Strategies to Achieve Tangible Savings with Strategic Sourcing: Part III
Five Strategies to Achieve Tangible Savings with Strategic Sourcing: Part IIIThis whitepaper, the second in a series, focuses on how ProcureAbility uses in-depth supply market intelligence to help achieve costs savings quickly. Read More
Five Strategies to Achieve Tangible Savings with Strategic Sourcing: Part II
Five Strategies to Achieve Tangible Savings with Strategic Sourcing: Part IIThis whitepaper, the second in a series, focuses on how ProcureAbility uses in-depth supply market intelligence to help achieve costs savings quickly.Read More
Five Strategies to Achieve Tangible Savings with Strategic Sourcing: Part I
Five Strategies to Achieve Tangible Savings with Strategic Sourcing: Part IProcureAbility uses five tangible strategies to accelerate savings in weeks rather than months.Read More