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Real World Procurement Series | Planets of Value: Procurement Creates New Wealth for Organizations

In this webinar, Principal, Procurement Advisory Services, Craig Lardner,  looks at how the definition of ‘value’ has changed in recent times.

Real World Procurement Series | Nurturing Procurement Talent in the Millennial Era

There is a shortage of talent in the procurement profession.  So what can procurement executives do about this? Simply poaching staff from other organizations is not a sustainable solution for the profession as a whole.

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Closed-Loop Spend Analysis: Catalyst for Transformation

By Jim Wetekamp, CEO of Bravosolution

Is your company sitting on a goldmine of untapped savings opportunities? This whitepaper will introduce technologies and cost savings opportunities they enable. […]

World Class Public Sector Organizations Leverage BravoAdvantage to Unlock the Power of Procurement

This whitepaper discusses how Public Sector organizations around the world leverage the capabilities of BravoAdvantage to help them unlock the power of procurement. […]

Supply Chain Sustainability: Recent Commitments Highlight Procurement’s Critical Role

Supply chain sustainability has dominated much of the news cycle these past few weeks. Take, for example, the following commitments from some of the worlds’ biggest brands:

Coca-Cola committed to ambitious sustainability goals promising to increase renewable energy, reduce packaging and double the number of employees taking part in related volunteering initiatives.
General Motors has […]

17 Planets of Value

Our forthcoming Live webinar from Craig Lardner FCIPS will round out our series for 2016 in the APAC and MENA regions.

Based on years of procurement experience, Craig will provide a review of 17 planets of value in this webinar, Planets of Value: Creating New Wealth for Organisations.

His review of the 17 planets of value will have […]

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 Recall: Lessons for Procurement and Supply Chain Teams

Samsung’s recent recall of the Galaxy Note 7 calls to mind a few critical supply chain lessons. There’s a big push in the technology industry to roll out upgrades and launch new products as quickly as possible, but this rush in production and innovation can’t come at the expense of quality control.

In Samsung’s case, the […]

Real World Procurement Series | The 5 Principals of Next Generation Supplier Management

In this 45 minute-webinar, procurement expert and former CPO, Peter Smith, looks at the latest thinking in the whole area of supplier management – so not just the SRM around the most critical suppliers, but the wider picture.

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5 Common Procurement Mistakes that Leave Value on the Table

 At no other time have procurement organizations been in the position they are today – with immense opportunity to move beyond cost-control to deliver immediate and sustained impact on business performance. Unfortunately, the increased scale and competing stakeholder interests have left many procurement organizations struggling with where and how to innovate.

Thankfully advanced tools, including […]

Henkels & McCoy

The nature of the construction industry, whereby works and services are carried out on a project-by-project basis, means the sourcing approach is different  from that of other sectors. There is no steady flow of demand, so it is not predictable. In industries akin to manufacturing, often estimates can be made for the next few years, […]