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COVID-19: Three challenges procurement leaders must address in the next three months

Observations from EVP of North America – Dan Collings, May 19th When we look back at the economic impact of... View Article

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COVID-19: Liquidity – How to achieve it

Cash may be king, but don’t cash in According to figures released by Trade Shift, cross border trade in China... View Article

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Gender, Diversity, and Inclusion

A Conversation with Four Inspirational Women “Diversity is being asked to the party. Inclusion is being asked to dance.” Read... View Article

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The retail payment solutions revolution

With card transactions now accounting for around 80% of retail spend, this is a key battleground for retailers to differentiate... View Article

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From uptime to outcomes

How IT service providers are linking their performance to real business outcomes It seems like we’ve been talking about outcome-based... View Article

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Tariffs and Procurement: A perfect match?

According to recent Procurement Leaders research, 40% of category managers are anticipating risk associated with tariffs. As expected, then, the... View Article

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Magic vs. Logic: How do you make decisions?

Humans are irrational.  Did you know that 1 in 8 British men think they could take a point off Serena... View Article

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Future CPOs and a ‘pinball career’: lessons from headhunters

We are going to share what the smartest procurement and supply chain headhunters think about the Future CPO and discuss... View Article

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Healthcare and Hospital Systems

Industry Update Healthcare is big business and it’s getting bigger. At first glance, it’s easy to dismiss growth as a... View Article

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The Innovation Game

Think Differently – think like a challenger How do small and innovative companies suddenly appear from nowhere? How are entrepreneurs... View Article

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CEO’s – Waste is found where you don’t look but do spend the most money: Suppliers

Research on how CEOs spend their time is bound to be interesting. At the weekend I was looking back over... 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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