We’ve just announced the world‘s first digitally-led event for procurement and supply chain professionals. Missed it? You can get up to speed with all of the details here. During this one-of-a-kind event we’ll be talking and exploring Big Ideas around three core topics – namely, risk, people and technology. We’re bringing together some of the smartest Procurement … Continue reading Who are procurement‘s most influential thinkers?
Much has been said about the rise of the digital economy continues, with organisations such as Airbnb and Uber cited as major disruptors in their industries. In business eLearning and social media are changing the way we learn and network. Are conferences next in the digital revolution? As organisations become more geographically dispersed and look … Continue reading The digital delegate and rise of the virtual summit
Announcing the Procurious Big Ideas Summit 2015 We‘re throwing open the doors to the world’s first digitally-led conference for the procurement profession: The Procurious Big Ideas Summit 2015. Planned as a unique think tank event, our Big Ideas Summit will draw on 40 of the world brightest minds from established thought-leaders, senior business leaders and commentators to … Continue reading Join the world‘s first digitally-led event for procurement professionals
With the revelation that Russia’s dreaming of constructing a superhighway that will span the circumference of the globe – Procurement consultant Natalia Urazova and FMCG Procurement Specialist Vladislav Mandryka have got together with their fellow professionals to tell Procurious about procurement in Russia. How do you think procurement differs in Russia, as opposed to elsewhere in the world? Commercial procurement only came … Continue reading Time Zones and Advanced Planning – What’s Procurement Like in Russia?
With over 300 questions and over 1000 answers, the Procurious Discussion forum is one of the most active on social media. But there is always room for more. If you have a question, please hop over to the forum and post it up! By way of thanking you for your continuing support, we’ve picked a … Continue reading Who’s responsible for writing a specification or brief?
Newsflash – our profession is evolving. …And this pyramid holds all of the secrets. The pyramid seeks to put the evolution of the procurement profession into a relatable context. What does it tell us about our profession? The profession represents a fast track career for truly ambitious purchasing professionals and we are seeing evidence of … Continue reading This pyramid shows how procurement is evolving
The world’s largest cruise company has announced that Julia M. Brown will become the company’s CPO. The role of CPO is a newly created one for Carnival and it’s hoped that Brown will be able to strengthen strategic partnerships with the company’s network of suppliers around the world. Brown will be tasked with improving efficiencies … Continue reading Carnival Corp announces new CPO