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Stay up to date with the latest cross-industry news and perspectives through the IACCM news channels.

Available here on the web, in the Contracting Excellence e-zine, the Commitment Matters blog, and through the IACCM RSS News Feed.

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Latest News & Blog

 
Articles / White Papers The CIO transition to commercial expert Published: 26 Jun 2015 Type: Articles / White Papers Astute CIOs use contracts as 'business enablers' as they find themselves managing more complex supply networks.
 
Commitment Matters Blog Does commoditization undermine ethics? Published: 26 Jun 2015 Type: Commitment Matters Blog It is often thought that unethical behavior is driven by the profit motive and is therefore largely the result of sales practices. However, might it not be that it is aggressive cost controls that undermine ethics?
 
News / Announcements Business Schools to add academic rigor to sustainable contracts Published: 24 Jun 2015 Type: News / Announcements 2015 IACCM Academic Forum Oct 6, call for papers 'Every corporation has a sustainable supply chain policy. These are table stakes in today's corporate reputation game. But how effective are they in commercial reality?' said Tim Cummins, CEO of the International ...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Defining success Published: 24 Jun 2015 Average Rating: 5.0 / 5 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Success is defined as an accomplishment, or the meeting of an aim or objective. In a recent article, Jonathan Cooper-Bagnall of Proxima Group challenges Procurement to re-think its measures of success. He might have posed the same challenge to all those involved with forming o...
 
Articles / White Papers Considerations for CPOs in the Digital Age Published: 24 Jun 2015 Type: Articles / White Papers Technology is disrupting both the way that we purchase and the way that we measure value on what we purchase. Cognitive tools and smart machines are automating many of the tasks traditionally performed by humans, and the 'SMAC' technologies of social, mobility, analyti...
 
News / Announcements The buy side companies who win are those that nurture the supply chain Published: 22 Jun 2015 Type: News / Announcements GM Executive Director elected to Chair the IACCM board Board members manage over $1 trillion worth of commercial relationships 'Lose sight of the importance of supplier relationships and your business will suffer. We must continually ramp up our understanding of the im...
 
News / Announcements We must pay more attention to sustaining our trading relationships with our suppliers, especially in tough times Published: 22 Jun 2015 Type: News / Announcements Senior ConocoPhillips executive elected officer of global contract standards body 'A successful trading relationship is purposeful cooperation and collaboration. It is bilateral and it must focus both on on current commitments and future needs and wants. Typically all thi...
 
News / Announcements Turn contract information into enterprise success Published: 22 Jun 2015 Type: News / Announcements SAP's Global Head of Contract Management elected officer of IACCM 'When we reduce the time to process a contract from three hours to a few minutes, then we're making progress! But there is so much more to do,' said Kai Jacob, Head of Global Contract Management ...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Embrace the future - it is here today Published: 19 Jun 2015 Type: Commitment Matters Blog With each passing day, the need for new commercial capabilities becomes more evident - and to support this, commercial groups must change.
 
Commitment Matters Blog Change - and do it now! Published: 16 Jun 2015 Type: Commitment Matters Blog This week's IACCM Europe forum brings together more than 200 senior managers from across industry and the public sector. They are exploring and discussing the theme '2015 - the year of Commercial Excellence'.
 
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