How much can you learn about negotiation by sitting on the couch watching movies? Plenty. Want to become a better negotiator? You could diligently read up on the subject or attend some negotiation training courses, but for the couch potatoes amongst us, you might just learn more by watching some of your favourite films. Negotiation … Continue reading Best of the Procurious Blog – Five Best Negotiation Scenes In Film And TV
Psychopaths are present in every workplace. And the higher you go in the organisation, the more likely you are to encounter one. Working for a psychopath is no holiday. Here’s how to tell if your boss is one, or just a garden variety bully. A human resources manager is more likely to know them as … Continue reading Best Of The Procurious Blog – How To Tell You’re Working For A Psychopath
Procurement tech guru Bertrand Maltaverne explores the benefits, limitations and pitfalls of chatbots in procurement – with some animated examples! “Hey, Siri,…” “Alexa,…” “OK Google,..” Digital assistants are ubiquitous. We talk to them (Siri, Alexa, Cortana, etc.). We chat with them (Twitter, Facebook Messenger, Skype, WeChat, etc.). They are in our phones, in our computers, … Continue reading Best Of The Procurious Blog – “Hey, Procurement…” The Rise of Chatbots in Supply Management
“Every Who down in Whoville liked working, a lot … until one day The Boss met a clever robot.” Continuing the tradition of a festive poem in the run-up to Christmas, check out this modern retelling of The Grinch from Procurious’ Content Director, Hugo Britt. Every Who down in Whoville liked working, a lot… until … Continue reading How The Robots (Nearly) Stole Christmas
They say a picture tells a thousand words. How about a procurement meme? Okay, millennials. Strap yourselves in, because I’m going to attempt to meme. Is meme even a verb? Perhaps not, but that isn’t going to stop me. For older readers who don’t really know (or care) what memes are, don’t worry – I’ve … Continue reading Best of the Procurious Blog – Procurement In 7 Memes
It’s possible to do good and do well – just check out the Procurious 2018 nice list… Christmas is coming and, at Procurious HQ, we’re feeling pretty festive. To get into the spirit of things and to give Santa a helping hand this year, we’ve put together a “Nice List” to recognise the organisations who … Continue reading 8 Organisations On The Nice List This Year
At last month’s London CPO Roundtable we explored how to enable smarter procurement, using blockchain for social good and anticipating disruptive forces… What are the obstacles to more informed, strategic decision-making in procurement? How can procurement pros use blockchain for social good to change the world? What disruptive forces are heading your way in 2019 that could … Continue reading Could Blockchain And AI Help Procurement Change The World?