Manu Khurana, Senior Consultant at The Faculty, believes that procurement organisations need to leverage the enterprise architecture, as all processes used in procurement are inextricably linked with the IT structure. See more Big Ideas from our 40+ influencers Like this? Join Procurious for FREE and meet like-minded procurement professionals from across the world.
Reduce your daily work pains by getting to know your bed better…! It’s 7.46 am and you’re sitting at your desk, your daily planner is chockers and your admin support have already started doubling-up your “must do today… or else” meetings. Your phone is constantly vibrating like it’s having an epic seizure… because people want … Continue reading 10 Sleep Tips for Supply Chain Managers
One of the highlights of last week’s CIPS Australasia conference was, without doubt, Paul Dobing. The Executive Director of NSW Procurement at the Office of Finance & Services is a familiar figure to those of us involved with The Faculty Roundtable Program, of which he’s a very active member. Paul’s bursting with energy, and strides … Continue reading Paul Dobing of NSW Procurement – Moving The Profession Into A Complex Future
Earlier this week at eWorld Procurement & Supply we were lucky enough to sit in (and participate) in Christopher Barrat’s thought-provoking workshop on communication tactics. Christopher benefits from real life experience in the procurement world, having been a procurement director for a major blue chip organisation. For the last 12 years he has spoken and … Continue reading The Secret To Unbelievable Engagement
The latest research from The Faculty, which is now available for download exclusively through the Procurious community feed, has highlighted that more than 50 per cent of savings negotiated by Australian procurement teams do not make their way to company’s financial bottom line. This raises a very simple question. Why can’t we get our savings … Continue reading Five Reasons Why Procurement Savings Don’t Stick
When it comes to procurement – don’t underestimate the value of agility. As a startup we’re always banging on about agility… we believe that by their very nature startup companies need to be nimble, be willing to adapt to changing market conditions, and fail fast (if something isn’t working). That’s why Procurious was particularly enamoured by … Continue reading How Can Agility Unlock Success In Procurement?
‘Innovation’ – the action or process of innovating. “Innovation is crucial to the continuing success of any organisation” – it’s a new method, idea, product, etc. We’re here at eWorld Procurement & Supply in London and Alex Saric – Global Vice President, Marketing, Ariba, wants to talk about innovation… While ‘The Innovation Imperative’ sounds like an episode … Continue reading WHY And HOW Procurement Must Change