With 41 per cent of procurement professionals expecting there to be fewer procurement and supply jobs available in the year 2030, career longevity will be held only by those with the right skills. Fans of The Twilight Zone will remember the Time Enough At Last episode, where it takes a nuclear apocalypse before a frustrated bank clerk … Continue reading Procurement 2030: Time Enough At Last?
Why are organisations appointing CPOs from outside of the profession, what’s the no. one category that will produce future CPOs and should there be a new label for the role of CPO. The modern day CPO is vastly different to the CPO of a decade ago – both in terms of management style and the … Continue reading 3 Attributes Of The Future CPO
Big Ideas Zurich is now available to watch on demand. Sign up as a digital delegate to watch the event in full! We’re so excited to finally share Big Ideas Zurich with you. This truly digital event addresses what skills you need to perfect in order to drive peak performance in your career; what’s the … Continue reading Big Ideas Zurich: 3…2…1… ACTION!
Automation, artificial intelligence and emerging technologies are changing our world and redefining the future of work. Organisations need to gear up to manage this transition wisely and understand the new rules of the game. The fourth industrial revolution has the potential to disrupt every industry in every country through large-scale automation, adoption of emergent technologies, … Continue reading Three Truths For Building Future-Proof Organisations
Do you know how to measure the performance of category management in your organisation? It might be a top three priority for 85 per cent of leading procurement teams, but only 5 per cent of teams have fully optimised their category management… Category management, and in particular cross-functional category strategy development, is a central feature … Continue reading Category Management – What’s The State of Play?
“Procurement itself – let’s face it – isn’t going to light the world currently, but I believe it will be the new instrument in 2030 to change the world.” – Olinga Taeed, Visiting Professor in Blockchain at Birmingham City University As we hurtle towards the new year, you might be starting to look ahead and … Continue reading Procurement Isn’t Lighting Up The World…Yet
Piracy may not quite be the world’s oldest profession, but for thousands of years plundering and pillaging on the high seas has struck terror into the hearts of more honest seafarers… Are you responsible for sending your people into danger? In a new Procurious blog series, The World’s Deadliest Supply Chains, we investigate the most … Continue reading Piracy Still Rules On The High Seas