Browsing All posts tagged under »purchasing«

To what degree as the C-Suite’s view of procurement’s role and contributions today changed/improved from the past?

September 17, 2022

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I just read a thought-provoking post by Philip Ideson lamenting the fact that procurement people are generally viewed as being dinosaurs. Here is my comment to his post.

Isn’t It Time We Diched Procurement ‘Savings’ As A Meaningful Measure Of Performance? (Guest Post)

June 13, 2022

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Is it time to change the way we measure procurement success?

Why is the question regarding the difference between procurement versus purchasing still a thing?

June 13, 2022

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Is it time that we stopped asking ourselves "what's the difference between procurement and purchasing?"

Procurement Velocity – Are Spreadsheets Still A Viable Tool?

August 5, 2020

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Are spreadsheets still a thing in procurement?

Is purchasing a bad word? (Procurement Foundry Special)

December 5, 2019

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Which would you rather be; a purchasing professional, procurement professional, strategic sourcing professional?

The experts weigh in on what it takes to transform your supply chain digitally

November 13, 2019

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Experts from around the world provide a global perspective on the digital transformation of your supply chain. - J

Procurement and social media . . . is it a pairing made in heaven or the other place?

January 19, 2016

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If this will be the first time that you have tuned in to one of our Point-Counterpoint broadcasts on Blog Talk Radio, then you are in for a real treat today. At 1:00 PM EST this afternoon, Kelly Barner and I will be talking – okay maybe arguing, about the impact that social media has had […]

It is time for procurement to come of age by Jon Hansen

August 20, 2015

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“When I was a child, I spake as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things.” On August 31st this year, we will no longer be accepting new service provider sponsors for the Procurement Insights and Procurement Insights European Union […]

Is The Busch Era Coming To An End . . . Should It Have Started In The First Place? by Jon Hansen

August 14, 2015

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You know how they say that a picture is worth a thousand words? Well as it turns out – at least in the case of Jason Busch, a resume also speaks volumes. Before I share with you the results of my research, I am going to pose the following question; if someone has never actually […]

The Other Side of Grimm by Jon Hansen

May 20, 2015

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A colleague recently asked me the following question; will those who oppose NIGP’s Chief Executive Rick Grimm be annoyed because my coverage may not have demonized him as they had hoped? It is an interesting query on many levels. To start, I think it is safe to say that this story overall is frustrating to many regardless of […]