Much like pop-punk stalwarts Blink 182, David Henchliffe, CPO at Santos, is preoccupied with ‘All The Small Things’. David thinks that we should also focus on the small ideas, bringing together a number of them to achieve a great result. See more Big Ideas from our 40 influencers
Last week I wrote a post about my (very positive) experience at the Procurecon Asia 2015 conference. You can read my thoughts here. Attending the conference and indeed, writing up my thoughts, got me thinking about what I would have liked to have heard more about. So with this in mind, I’d like to present … Continue reading The Four Topics Procurement Conferences Should be Addressing
Many thanks to Market Dojo for giving Procurious permission to republish this article. Cost plus (definition, adjective): “relating to or denoting a method of pricing a service or product in which a fixed profit factor is added to the costs.” You could argue that every item or service sold is cost plus. In other words you need to make … Continue reading Does Cost Plus Encourage Lazy Procurement?
Ahead of the upcoming CIPS Australia event, Procurious caught up with Dr. Karen Morley, one of the event’s distinguished presenters. Karen has extensive experience working with organisations, teams and individuals to increase their leadership effectiveness. Over her career Karen has led a broad range of leadership development, succession and talent management assignments. She emphasises evidence-based … Continue reading To Make A Difference CPOs Must Have The X Factor
In a January 2015 report, The Smart Cube discussed key trends in corporate procurement practices, including managing increasing procurement-related risks, establishing alliances with key suppliers, and leveraging data analytics. The report also highlighted specific trends in the market that have the potential to increase or decrease in prominence. This article continues the conversation with a focus … Continue reading Procurement Policy And Practice: An Evolving Landscape
Which of these sixteen personality types fits you best? Isabel Briggs Myers created the sixteen personality types with the help of her mother, Katharine Briggs, and the theories of psychologist Carl Jung. Since then, much research has been done into how each type functions at work, at home, and in relationships. A recent post in the … Continue reading Which Of These Sixteen Personality Types Are You?
Research shows Accounts Payable Automation is a top trend when it comes to improving the procure-to-Pay cycle. With enterprises realising the continued inefficiency of mostly manual, paper-based Accounts Payable (AP) processes, new research provides insight to the top trends for improving the procure-to-pay cycle. According to “Total Transformation: Trends and Value Drivers for AP and … Continue reading Automation Can Unlock Savings In Accounts Payable