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ERP-based procurement: A lost cause or a new beginning?

September 23, 2020

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Despite the many challenges of the past, is ERP-based procurement positioned to make a comeback?

Digital Transformation of Procurement In 4 Basic Steps (NEW KNOWLEDGE NOTE)

February 11, 2020

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While providing a conceptual overview of the unique approach of “by procurement, for procurement” consultancies like Velocity is essential, I wanted to get into the specifics of what I call the Progressive Implementation Methodology. The intent in writing this Knowledge Note is to provide a better understanding of how and why “true” or dedicated procurement consultancies succeed where traditional general practitioner consultancy models and methods have fallen short. 

New Knowledge Note: Finding an Alternative to Spreadsheets & Email

November 27, 2019

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What are the top 3 reasons why procurement pros continue to rely on spreadsheets?

New Knowledge Note: The Amazonization Of The Distributor Supply Chain

April 22, 2019

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Referencing the March 27th QSTRAT webinar Beyond Accuracy: How Distributors Are Transforming Customer Experience In The Digital Age my latest Knowledge Note will tap into the findings of the webinar’s panel of industry thought leaders in providing you with a clear outline of how you as a distributor can not only survive but thrive in […]

New Paper: How digitally-driven, cloud-based solutions will transform your procurement practice

March 13, 2019

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While the term digital transformation is universally recognized moving from conceptual understanding to practical realization is not a direct path for many. Survey Says In an oft-referenced Mckinsey survey, just 23 percent of the executives who responded indicated that they have a digital transformation strategy and only 2 percent have a plan regarding the transformation […]