August 18, 2017
Here's a look at where Source One's cost reduction experts have been featured this week!
Strengthening Your Strategic Sourcing Process by Incorporating Six Sigma Methodologies
Kevin Fraser, NLPA, 8/16/2017
DMAIC is a data-driven strategy that is utilized to improve processes, and is an integral part of Six Sigma. These methodologies are very similar to strategic sourcing, in that they both aim to achieve more cost-effective and overall efficient results. If you incorporate DMAIC into your strategic sourcing process, you have the opportunity to leverage those elements to optimize both the analysis and strategy for your process. In this blog, Source One Project Analyst Kevin Fraser breaks down the five phases of the DMAIC acronym and explains their role in sourcing.
Procurement and Supply Chain Professionals Happy Hour: Chicago, Illinois
In 2015, Source One opened the doors of it's Chicago office and hosted a happy hour to celebrate this expansion and meet professionals from the industry local to our new neighborhood. Business partners, clients, friends and other procurement and supply chain professionals are invited to come out on to Chicago River North on September 14 to enjoy great drinks, food, and conversation with other thought leaders in the industry. This event is also a great opportunity to recognize Source One's 25th anniversary by celebrating with some of the people who have supported us throughout the years.