Is Procurement Automation effective? Well that depends on if you are a Procurement Leader or content to be less than stellar. According to a recent study by IBM, The 2013 Chief Procurement Officer Study, top performers found Procurement technology solutions to be between 97-99% effective depending on the solution. Most (more...)
Audience Questions from our Webinar – Key Procurement Issues for 2013: Going Broader and Deeper- Webinar Replay
The response was tremendous to our recent webinar with Chris Sawchuck from The Hackett Group along with Chris Nelms of Ameren. Lots of great information along with some interesting questions some of which we captured here. If you are interested in trends and solutions for procurement you need to view (more...)
Your employees won’t use a self-service procurement system if it is not connected to most of their relevant suppliers. If end users don’t find the products they need in the system, it won’t have value to them. Maverick buying will result, less spend will be managed, and the consequences are (more...)
2013 will see significant changes in priorities and initiatives among procurement professionals as they balance the needs of their enterprises with efforts to add capabilities for long-term procurement success. In response, procurement managers will expand their organization’s spend influence via supplier relationship management, sourcing, and category management.
These findings (more...)