March 16, 2015
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Tips for Procurement when engaging with Marketing – Part II

Here’s continuing from where we left last…
February 20, 2015
12

Tips for Procurement when engaging with Marketing – Part I

Procurement deals with different teams and as such, would be quite aware of the intrinsic nature and working style of each department.  While some de…
January 13, 2015
12

Preparing Procurement for the Millennial Workforce

I recently came across a Harvard Business Review (HBR) article on ‘Solving Gen Y’s Passion Problem’, and the very next day I read our very own R…
December 23, 2014
12

The New Trends in Procurement Technology Implementations

I was scanning through a report, recently, from Gartner, on sequencing the procurement technology investments.  As it highlighted various variables,…
December 11, 2014
12

Source-to-pay – The Cross Functional Way

When we think of procurement software, and end-to-end…
November 27, 2014
12

Working towards TCO in a BoM structure – Part II: eSourcing meets Desktop

In the last blog we spoke about the limitations of the usual eSourcing solutions, when it came to building a BoM structure within the interface.  We…
November 24, 2014
12

Working towards TCO in a BoM structure – Part I: Common eSourcing limitations

Every sourcing professional is aware of the importance of pricing item tables.  All those building blocks, the color codes, columns that never end, m…
October 9, 2014
12

Part III – The Holy Trinity of Procurement Performance Metrics – Proof of the Pudding

Here I am, with the last and final morsel of interpretation of the ‘by now very famous’…
September 24, 2014
12

Bridging the gap between technology and people – A Zycus and MSU study

As a procurement transformation leader, you can frequently feel overwhelmed.  There are too many battles to fight – preparing a sound business case…
September 17, 2014
12

Part II – Strategic Footprints – The Holy Trinity of Procurement Performance Metrics

Extending the thread that I left behind in my last blog on the nirvana of procurement performance metrics, here I am to offer my personal take…