Author Archives for Jonathan Cooper-Bagnall

The language of modern procurement is data

What happens when you take a few thousand procurement people from around the world, add keynotes from General Colin Powell... View Article

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Do you have the right skills to deliver your procurement strategy?

‘People are your greatest asset’ is an age-old mantra that many successful companies embrace. A  recent study, however, has found... View Article

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Businesses rely on suppliers, but their relationships are stuck in the past

In today’s dynamic, hyper-connected business environment, having the right suppliers is critical for success. However, unlike supply chains of the... View Article

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What is the real risk of poorly managed supplier relationships?

The opportunities offered by global, extended supply eco-systems can help companies uncover new sources of value. But there’s a flip... View Article

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Change to procurement is inevitable

Modern day businesses have no excuse for standing still. Bigger, better, stronger, faster – life refuses to stand still in... View Article

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The need for a new approach to complex, global supply ecosystems

Customers are punishing companies they no longer trust. Research conducted by Proxima revealed that 45% of consumers would stop spending... View Article

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Quick wins to align with the growth agenda

As key indicators of market growth point skywards and business confidence increases, boards are looking to align every aspect of their business... View Article

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