June 28, 2019

Here's a look at where Source One's cost reduction experts have been featured this week!

New Whitepaper:
Building an Effective Procurement Organization: Part 4 (Tools)
Procurement groups the world over are eager to realize a digital transformation. So eager that many will jump into tech-centric initiatives without doing their due diligence. Introducing a new tool isn't as simple as making a selection or facilitating adoption. It's a multi-step process that requires a deliberate and focused approach. Download Source One's latest whitepaper for a comprehensive guide.

New Blogs:
Why Do Introverts Make Good CPOs
Bennett Glace, Procurious, 6/26/2019
The stereotypical leader is an outgoing, charismatic character with confidence. However, studies have shown that none of these are of the top four qualities in a good CPO. The mose important quality to look for when promoting is the ability to produce consistent results. This proves better than the sporatic innovative ideas. This makes the case for introverts to step into executive level positions, even if they are not in your face for a promotion. Take a look at our Bennett Glace's article on procurious that might change the way you evaluate yourself or set of employees when the next opportunity for advancement comes along.

The Do's and Don'ts of Presenting Procurement's Data
Bennett Glace, Vendor Centric, 6/26/2019
Inorder to change the low value/low impact perspective other business departments, like IT, Finance and Marketing have on Procurement it is important for you to present the data in a way that transforms their perception. Here, Glace gives a list of what you should and shouldn't do when conveying the value and potential Procurement has to propel the business forward.

Extreme Weather & the Domestic Supply Chain
Joe Lazzerini, EBN, 6/25/2019
America has been faced with some of its most deadly and destructive weather this past year and Source One Senior Analyst, Joe Lazzerini, addresses it and takes a look at what it means for our domestic supply chains. Our hurricane paths reach all major ports with threats of damaged cargo and empty fleets. Lazzerini gives insights on proactive measures organizations take to maintain their supply chains during natural disasters.

Upcoming Events:
Webinar: End-to-End Supplier Relationship Management: Drive Value Through Segmentation
Jennifer Ulrich, ISM New Jersey, 7/17/2019
Signing a contract on the dotted line is just the beginning of a strategic partnership. In an ISM-New Jersey sponsored webinar, Source One's Jennifer Ulrich will advocate for a holistic, strategic approach to managing vendor relationships. She'll outline her approach to supplier segmentation and offer best practices for maintaining long-term, mutually beneficial relationships.

Procurious Big Ideas Summit
Procurious, Chicago, IL, 9/18/2019
This September, Source One will sponsor the Procurious Big Ideas Summit. The one-day event brings a select group of Procurement thought leaders together to discuss Supply Management's most thought provoking subjects.

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