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What does Social Value mean for the forward-thinking CPO?

Too often, executives have seen Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) as a passing fad, with Social Value having a slot on... View Article

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Procurement Leaders & Proxima Insight: Workforce Planning

Download Proxima’s Insight: Workforce planning whitepaper, in partnership with Procurement Leaders, to hear from distinguished CPOs, senior consultants, academics and... View Article

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Finance and Procurement – they worry about the same things

After chairing the 2019 World Finance Forum of 250 CFOs, I was left seeing many parallels between the journeys and... View Article

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CPOs can get the top procurement technology but not make material gains

Embracing technology itself won’t make your function best in class, but your function won’t become best in class without embracing technology. When done well, it is a critical enabler of the above benefits, but when done badly, it can cause reputational damage to a function all too often under fire.

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Probability tells us that your company is shrinking

Today’s high growth corporations are embedding agility to become the exception to the rule. So what does the agile CPO... View Article

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Uber Freight surges into Europe. But will the darling of disruption do it again?

A couple of weeks back Supply Management published the news that Uber Freight had launched its first trials with Heineken... View Article

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The Future of Procurement

Procurement: new competitive advantage. Procurement must emerge from the shadows as a key business enabler.

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The future’s bright…but are we staring at the sun?

Achieving the kind of future we want to see will depend on the plans and actions we put in place today - Proxima explore what the future of Procurement could look like in the Public Sector

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