ProcureCon Indirect East 2014
Steven Belli, CEO of Source One, and William Dorn, Source One VP of Operations and co-author 2011's Managing Indirect Spend: Enhancing Profitability Through Strategic Sourcing, are making their way to Charlotte, NC for ProcureCon Indirect East 2014. The two will be in the Charlotte area until Thursday, 2/20, and if you would like to arrange a meeting with both or either to discuss the potential impact of strategic sourcing at your organization or just the industry in general, please do not hesitate to reach out through firstname.lastname@example.org.
Finding Savings In The WAN
Source One Project Manager offers up a bit of industry insight in his recent contribution to ThomasNet's Procurement Journal. In an article titled "Finding Savings In The WAN", Mr. Burkart pulls from his decades of experience in IT & telecom to highlight how WAN sourcing projects are conducted, effective savings tactics, and several common-but-inconspicuous cost drivers that can minimize the results of an otherwise-successful savings initiative.
IT Insight Report
Corporate United, the nation's largest Group Purchasing Organization (GPO), reached out to Source One's IT & telecom services team, asking for our insight into the state of IT procurement. The initial conversation turned into a successful webinar, and the webinar turned into their IT insight report. The IT Insight Report, titled "Strategic Approaches to IT Sourcing", debuted late last week and is available for download here. The report leverages Source One's decades of experience and developed expertise in IT sourcing to offer unparalleled insight into the current state of IT procurement, it's unique trouble spots, and methods to effectively source the category now and in the future.