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18-Minutes: Bringing Procurement To The World – Procurement Foundry’s Michael Cadieux

June 4, 2020

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Imagine having 6 espressos followed by a Red Bull Chaser. That is the kind of high-octane discussion you will enjoy when you join me to talk with "Procurement Industry Fanatic" and the Founder of Procurement Foundry Michael Cadieux.

Contracts: Tools of collaboration or weapons of enforcement

May 1, 2020

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Agree or Disagree: Contracts have to become less of a weapon of enforcement and more of a tool of collaboration for not only rebuilding our supply networks but managing them more effectively.

COVID Truths or Myths: Is the food supply chain breaking, and what does SC disruption really mean?

April 28, 2020

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When we hear that 78% of supply chains have been disrupted, what does it really mean at the end-consumer level?

Despite the obvious challenges, social distancing measures would fall apart if not for supply chains

April 23, 2020

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As "stretched" as our supply chains have been due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they are still performing rather well in some important areas. Check out my latest article in Procurement Foundry to see where they are having a positive impact.

Procurement professional 2.0: Why our industry needs a talent reboot

April 20, 2020

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I wrote this article before the current COVID-19 pandemic became a global crisis. However, the need for a talent reboot is even more important today than before - read why.

COVID Truths or Myths: IACCM Survey results regarding supply chain disruption, what CPOs may be missing that can cost them big time, and where’s the “meat”?

April 20, 2020

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According to IACCM surveys, supply chain disruption is on the rise - how do we flatten the curve? and more.

Covid Truths or Myths: Chaos and piracy in the supply chain, turning the DSO screws and bottling pay equity

April 14, 2020

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PPE tarmac piracy, why Contract Management Software is good (and potentially bad), equal demands, demands equal pay and more from this past week.