There’s a paradox in artificial intelligence and cognitive technology. They can help us stay ahead, but also be the cause of major disruption. Introducing Watson Supply Chain from IBM. Get to know Watson here. “The future always comes too fast.” Those are the words of Alvin Toffler, the best-selling author and futurist known for his works … Continue reading Getting Ahead of the Cognitive Technology Wave
This Christmas, why not turn your advent calendar into a supplier engagement challenge? Sorry, there’s no chocolate involved… An idea came to me during a recent commute. With the shopping days to Christmas rapidly counting down and as we start to look forward to the season’s festivities, I thought about my son’s advent calendar and … Continue reading Supplier Engagement – The Advent Calendar Challenge
With the final months of 2016 fast approaching, it can only mean one thing – planning for 2017 is fiercely underway. In this article, we look into next year and share insights into how Spend Control and eProcurement Automation will evolve. These are not the macroeconomic trends you’ll hear from the large consulting companies. Nor … Continue reading Top 10 Trends for Spend Control & Procurement Automation
President-elect Trump doesn’t take office until January 20th 2017, but his impact is already being felt in global supply chains. Yes, it’s been a little over two weeks since Donald Trump won the US Presidential election. And it’s still nearly two months until he officially takes office. Yet, it’s hard to get away from media reports on … Continue reading Are Supply Chains Already Feeling the Trump Effect?
‘Global Giants’ in China are bucking the global growth trend. Against a backdrop of economic slowdown, these companies are striding forwards. China’s emerging global businesses are bucking the trend of domestic and international economic slowdown. According to a new report from global accountancy body ACCA and Lancaster University, growth rates are currently sitting between 12 and … Continue reading China’s ‘Global Giants’ Defy Worldwide Economic Slowdown
Procurement professionals have a great opportunity to develop themselves, and helps others, by sharing expertise in the charity sector. At the Big Ideas Summit 2016, we challenged our thought leaders to share their Big Ideas for the future of procurement. From ideas that have the potential to change the very nature of the procurement profession, … Continue reading Big Ideas Summit 2016: Big Idea #24 – Sharing Procurement Expertise
We’re always encouraging our community members to get involved. Here’s your chance to become one of our content writers. At Procurious HQ, we pride ourselves on the quality of content we produce. Over the past two and a half years, we have carefully crafted a selection of high-quality content for you to peruse, digest and enjoy. … Continue reading So You Want to Be a Content Writer, Do You?