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15 Years Ago Today I Started The Procurement Insights Blog – Here Are My Followers’ Top 3 All-Time Favorite Posts

May 18, 2022


It seems like yesterday I launched the Procurement Insights blog. Today we celebrate 15 years of researching and writing for a great profession.

Future of Sourcing Awards 2022

May 14, 2022


As one of the judges of this prestigious event, I am pleased to share with you the following post from LinkedIn.

What does this picture have to do with Disruptive Procurement?

May 10, 2022


What does this picture have to do with Disruptive Procurement?

Stuck In The Seventies: When It Comes To Digital Transformation, 77% Of Organizations Are Still On The Sidelines (POLL RESULTS)

April 29, 2022


What are the biggest obstacles to procurement's successful adoption of digital technology? This may be a clue.

What Makes Someone A Good Negotiator?

April 7, 2022


What Makes Someone A Good Negotiator? The subject matter in the post on LinkedIn by Procurious warrants our attention as it raises a very important question. Here it is in its powerful simplicity

Procurement Leadership in the Digital Age:Redefining Technology, Agility and Adaptability

April 6, 2022


What are the keys to digital transformation success? Join Jon Hansen, Hal Good, Cheryl Hayes and Jeannine Heron for an energized look into one of the most important topics of the day.

A Flight Simulator Tool for Better Procurement Negotiation

March 31, 2022


To create some context, in watching a LavenirAI demonstration, the first thing that came to my mind was its similarities to the evolution of the Flight Simulator model.

Forrester SVM Wave, a holistic take on Source to Pay: Specialist vendors break out from the ERP pack

March 25, 2022


(Forrester’s SVM (Supplier Value Management) essentially corroborates to “Source to Pay”, which is the more commonly used terminology amongst procurement practitioners). From an analysts’ research point of view, the Source to Pay segment has had a huge strategic coverage void. While most analyst firms produced reports on specific parts of the S2P cycle (e.g., S2C, […]

Gartner P2P MQ 2021 is a great equalizer; AI is the key differentiator

October 28, 2021


Review of the Gartner P2P Magic Quadrant 2021

Crossing the great “ism” expanse in procurement

September 30, 2021


We can all acknowledge and agree that any “ism” be it sexism, racism, or ageism, are challenges we must address. But recognizing a problem and determining that something needs to be done is not enough.