Now we have the tools to help us understand culture, how are we going to apply this learning? Are you ready to take cultural learning into your workplace? Over the last 12 months we’ve been looking at an in-depth discussion of Culture, Cultural Intelligence (CQ), what it is, and the impact it can have when … Continue reading Taking Culture to a New Dimension at Work
Is procurement less, just as, or more important this decade than the last? Find out as we take a walk down memory lane… It’s the dawn of a new decade in procurement, and goodness me, how things have changed. From the digitisation of just about everything, to the introduction of big data, 2020 looks vastly … Continue reading A Decade In Review: Procurement In 2020
If you’re looking to boost the sustainability of your category plan, try seeking out social-enterprise suppliers. While we all know change can be challenging, and some buyers are reluctant to shift from tried and tested suppliers, this simple A, B, C approach empowers you to make things happen – and support social enterprise with buying … Continue reading Why Buying From Social Enterprises Is As Easy As A, B, C
Think you’re at the peak of the procurement and supply chain profession? Think again – Santa is the ultimate procurement professional (festively speaking…). We’re fast approaching the end of 2019. It’s a time to reflect on the past year and consider what we have all achieved. We can look at all our successes, the lessons … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Santa is the Ultimate Procurement Professional
How do you recruit and retain top talent in procurement? You need to go beyond what’s possible for any one person and leverage the power of communities and technology. If you ask a classroom of children what they want to be when they grow up, you may get answers like “astronaut,” “football player,” “doctor,” or … Continue reading Closing the Procurement Talent Gap, One GPO at a Time
Procurement’s fight for strategic recognition could be seen as a fight for its very survival. Could it be time to assemble around a collective idea before the endgame starts? Have you heard the one about procurement being outsourced as a function? Where organisations finally tired of not getting the value they need and hand over … Continue reading Could Group Purchasing Organisations be Procurement’s Endgame?
Blockchain – is it the answer to procurement and supply chain’s prayers? Or is it over hyped, another ‘technological innovation’ that promises much and delivers little? I must admit I was leaning towards the pessimistic camp – when were those great use cases really going to happen? I signed up for the Procurious webinar to … Continue reading Three Reasons I’m Excited About Blockchain