January 27, 2017
Here's a look at where Source One's cost reduction
experts have been featured this week!
IT and Functional Departments - Finding the Middle Ground
While Procurement groups work with different departments in their organization, their particular role with IT can be questioned based on IT's function and ability to have separate sourcing efforts. Torey Guingrich, a Senior Consultant, offers solutions for ensuring IT and functional departments like procurement are working together in your organization.
Strengths and Weaknesses of Facilities Management Consultants
If your company owns property and requires regular facilities maintenance and management, you understand how crucial this function is. For organizations that do not have internal support to manage facilities operations, there are experienced procurement professionals from consulting firms that can offer their services. Anthony Ott, Project Analyst, lists pros and cons of outsourcing facilities management.
Effective Timeline Management During a Sourcing Project
From organizing the project team to managing check-points that keep the project running as planned, there are multiple ways to ensure the timeline for your sourcing project is followed as expected with little to no delays. Megan Connell, Spend Management Consultant, shares five of her top tips for maintaining an efficient timeline, avoiding delays and managing common dilemmas.