ICYMIM: January 9, 2017
Source One introduces a new series for keeping up with the most recent highlights in procurement, sourcing, and supply chain news week to week. To stay updated on the latest supply management articles, check in with us every Monday.
Procurement Debates: Is Category Management Obsolete?
Susan Avery- My Purchasing Center 12/29/2016
In anticipation of the upcoming industry event ProcureCon Indirect East, Avery offers a preview into valuable presentations that can be expected from experienced procurement professionals. The schedule provides informative sessions covering topics including hot trends in supply chain, negotiation, methods, and emerging technologies.
Tania Seary – Procurious, The Faculty, The Source (ThomasNet) 1/4/2017
In the spirit of making personal resolutions, consider what your organization can do to improve in 2017. From developing new habits that ensure you’re constantly developing professionally to enhancing existing skills to compete in the ever-changing industry, you’ll want to keep these things in mind.
Kelly Barner – Buyers Meeting Point 1/5/17
An analysis of Radical Business Model Transformation: Gaining the competitive edge in a disruptive world by Carsten Linz, Günter Müller-Stewens, and Alexander Zimmermann, that confronts key factors of the transformation process for any organization. Barner identifies the role of digitization and service orientation, two trends recognizable in the supply chain and procurement industries.
Taras Berezowsky – Spend Matters 1/6/2017
A few pieces of advice, targeting procurement practitioners on the best ways to gain momentum in the New Year. Between knowing who to take notes from, what data to examine closing, and how to meet the needs of all your organizations functions, this short list holds great value.