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Articles / White Papers The Sharing Company Published: 25 Nov 2014 Type: Articles / White Papers Behind the hype of peer-to-peer economics is a quiet B2B revolution. Since the mid-2000s, the so-called sharing economy has grown from almost nothing to a pool of global businesses valued in the billions of dollars. The concept-people using technology to find and purchase one ...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Turning risk to opportunity Published: 24 Nov 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Wherever we turn, risk is high on the agenda. There are always perceptions that risk is increasing, but in reality it probably just changes. Many challenges of the past are no longer significant or relevant; many risks of the future have not even been envisaged.
 
News / Announcements Chair of IACCM featured by AWE Published: 20 Nov 2014 Type: News / Announcements Advancing Women Executives article on IACCM Chair Margaret Smith, Executive Director Contract Management and Transaction Contracting, and Managing Director Operations Legal, Accenture
 
Commitment Matters Blog Procurement's growing role: is it sustainable? Published: 20 Nov 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog On Spend Matters, Peter Smith recently made interesting observations about the growth of Procurement influence. He suggests that two major factors have raised its profile and purpose, one being the dramatic growth of external spend (largely driven by outsourcing) and the other...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Successful negotiation Published: 18 Nov 2014 Average Rating: 4.0 / 5 Type: Commitment Matters Blog 'We have to move from an environment where success is measured on concessions won, to where it is gauged by goals achieved, benefits that are shared'.
 
Commitment Matters Blog Performance Based Contracts: Are they worthwhile? Published: 17 Nov 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog IACCM recently completed research with Newcastle University Business School and the University of Paderborn, exploring industry experience with performance or outcome-based contracts. Complete findings will be published shortly, but the results indicate that the use of perform...
 
News / Announcements It's time to elect our Board Of Directors for 2015. Please vote! Published: 17 Nov 2014 Type: News / Announcements Why is this important to you? The IACCM Board Of Directors has a major influence on the direction and status of the profession. Make sure that we have the right people representing your interests.
 
Articles / White Papers Finding the Right Corporate Legal Strategy Published: 13 Nov 2014 Type: Articles / White Papers Some companies move beyond viewing the law just in terms of compliance - and instead use their legal environment to secure a competitive advantage.
 
Commitment Matters Blog Are organizations incapable of running successful trading relationships? Published: 13 Nov 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Yesterday I was involved in a webinar discussing the future of Procurement, which IACCM ran in partnership with Proxima. I very much enjoyed the discussion and thought that many good ideas emerged, but I was left with a nagging doubt over whether we had really addressed the ke...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Coping with complexity Published: 11 Nov 2014 Type: Commitment Matters Blog The issues created by complexity are at the forefront for most contracts and procurement professionals. The reasons for this are made evident in a recent article in Strategy+Business, which outlines three distinct levels of complexity and describes each in terms of the extent ...
 
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