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  • The Root Cause Of Maverick Spend

    Procurious News | by Procurious HQ on 12/06/2017 12:30 | 7 comments

    The issue of maverick spend continues to dominate the Procurious Discussion Board. Does the solution lie in systems? People? Or something else entirely?  Let’s examine some of the approaches to tackling mavericks that came up when this question was crowd-sourced to the global Procurious community.   We keep an eye on the most popular discussion…

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  • eLearning Videos: It’s The Final Countdown

    Procurious News | by Procurious HQ on 04/06/2017 01:58 | 0 comments

    They say all good things must come to an end, and,  sadly it holds true for our FREE e-Learning videos. The good news? You’ve still got a little time to enjoy them! You’ve got four weeks to access our eLearning course “Introduction to Procurement” for FREE: enrol here.  Good times don’t last forever, and boy has Procurious had…

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  • Can Procurement See Past The End Of Its Nose?

    Procurious News | by Procurious HQ on 15/05/2017 01:46 | 0 comments

    Procurement must learn to think the unthinkable, predict the world weather forecast and look further than the end of it’s own nose when it comes to technology in order to remain relevant! The Procurious London Roundtable was sponsored by Basware.  Procurement 4.0, Cognitive Procurement and Thinking the Unthinkable were among the hot topics canvassed at…

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  • Cyber Criminals Could Hold Your Data Hostage

    Procurious News | by Procurious HQ on 13/05/2017 02:00 | 0 comments

    Password theft, identity theft, ransomware – in an age where hacking has become the career of choice for tech-savvy criminals, data protection must be a top priority for CPOs. “Cyber criminals don’t need to even leave their house to do damage,” says Craig Hancock, cybersecurity expert and Executive Director of Telstra Service Operations. “One breach of…

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  • Do CEOs Dream Of Robotic Sheep?

    Procurious News | by Procurious HQ on 09/05/2017 12:30 | 0 comments

    …Or are they kept awake at night worrying about how to adapt their business to a robotic-centred future? KPMG Australia Chairman Peter Nash reveals two concerns playing havoc with the sleep patterns of business leaders. How can I adapt my business to a robotic future? The thing about technological disruption – and machine intelligence in…

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  • Procurement Pay Gap Shock

    Procurious News | by Procurious HQ on 08/05/2017 12:30 | 0 comments

    The gender pay gap in procurement and supply management has INCREASED, according to US and UK survey results released this week. Have you sponsored your own internal gender salary gap analysis? Ever considered how procurement salaries measure up with the rest of the working world? Are you suspicious that your  procurement colleagues might be getting a…

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  • How To Turn Your Procurement Team Into A Cracking Intelligence-Gathering Organisation

    Procurious News | by Procurious HQ on 03/05/2017 11:51 | 1 comment

    According to Justin Crump, CEO, Sibylline, procurement professionals would be foolish to underestimate the value in becoming more active intelligence-gatherers. Justin Crump spoke at the Procurious CPO Forum in London, Big Ideas In Action, sponsored by Basware.  In his book, Corporate Security Intelligence and Strategic Decision Making,  Justin Crump, CEO Sibylline, addresses the current void of awareness about and…

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