Nobody Understands the CPO’s Troubles

  The windmills that CPOs fight every day are, unfortunately, not illusions as they were in Cervantes’s Don Quixote. But the process is equally maddening, it only differs depending on the size of the company. I begin thinking about this every time a CPO I know leaves his job, voluntarily or otherwise. In most cases, […]

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Why Procurement Matters Globally? A Feelgood Story, for Once

Reading time: 4 minutes There are a few activities that people like more than complaining. It’s imprinted in our DNA. And given that procurement people, management people, internal clients and suppliers are people – it’s in their DNA as well. This is just a taste: “Management doesn’t pay attention, procurement people and suppliers aren’t delivering what […]

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Industrialization 4.0. How does procurement measure up?

  The fourth industrial revolution has begun a couple of years ago, and now, it is galloping ahead. Nowadays, everybody is talking about industrialization 4.0. Some are still not aware what does it entail and what will be the full scope of repercussions. You may think that we exaggerate when we use the term Industry […]

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3 Actions Procurement Is Screaming for!

  Procurement has come a long way from a simple old-school transactional department that is hidden deep inside the company. It is continuously faced with a myriad of demands, from internal business requirements to external legislation and in order to address them rapidly and efficiently, it needs to be much more agile and have a […]

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