Tom Derry, CEO – ISM discusses how to turn your supply chain into a key source of competitive advantage and what not to do in supply chain management. Everyone loves to talk about the romance of startups and small businesses. But today it’s becoming increasingly obvious that we’re living in the age of the corporate … Continue reading Two Ways To Transform Your Supply Chain In A Hypercompetitive World
So much is written about how to hire great people and what to look for when hiring. But that is merely the start of the journey… Good hire or bad hire? You’ve done the hard work, you’ve made the decision and your shiny new hire has finally joined the team. Great, now what? So much … Continue reading Good Hire Or Bad Hire? How To Know You’ve Hired The Right Person
What are the common traits shared by the top CPOs around the world and how can you demonstrate leadership within procurement and supply chain even if you don’t have a team? CThe best leaders in procurement and supply chain know all too well that you don’t get results without the support and hard work from … Continue reading Do You Have The Leadership X Factor?
Alex Saric shares his top tips for procurement managers in order to succeed as the profession continues to evolve. As the role of procurement continues to evolve, a new approach is required. Leaders are actively transforming their organisations, with a new mindset, new processes and new technology. There is no textbook answer to all of … Continue reading 7 Tips For Today’s Procurement Managers
At our last Procurement Thought Leadership Forum of 2018, sponsored by Basware, we discussed risk mitigation, Superfinance and the future of the CPO. How do you prepare for those black swan events that could truly impact your organisation? Can Superfinance transform the procurement and supply chain professions? What challenges does the CPO of the future … Continue reading The Future Is Superfinance
Tom Derry, CEO – ISM shares his three top tips for early-career professionals who aspire to be a CPO or Head of Supply Chain in a leading organisation. The next generation of CPOs and Heads of Supply Chain will need to be “next-level” talent. “It’s easy to point out a few critical success factors for … Continue reading 3 Ways To Make It Big In Procurement and Supply Chain
By having an inclusive corporate environment for people we can make a change and improve the way society works… In today’s workforce, diversity has become a buzzword, with organisations increasingly communicating its importance through their advertising and core business values. But what does diversity mean, why is it important, how do you achieve it and, … Continue reading Putting The ‘I’ In D & I