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Ask The Expert / Thought-Leadership Webinars Ask The Expert / MOOC call 3: Contract Automation, Where Are We? Published: 13 Jun 2019 Average Rating: 4.5 / 5 Type: Ask The Expert / Thought-Leadership Webinars Contract and Commercial Managers stand at a cross-roads. Many traditional tasks will erode and disappear, be outsourced or automated. That does not mean an inevitable route to nowhere; new technologies elevate these roles from largely operational to increasingly strategic, f...
 
Commitment Matters Blog You want supplier innovation? Then demonstrate it matters Published: 07 Jun 2019 Average Rating: 3.5 / 5 Type: Commitment Matters Blog 'Innovation was for the first time cited as a top-3 driver for more strategic and collaborative supplier management', according to research by SRM consultants State of Flux. That observation is borne out by other studies and by the anecdotal evidence from executive sta...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Better Procurement: Platform vs. Panel Published: 13 May 2019 Average Rating: 2.8 / 5 Type: Commitment Matters Blog The use of 'supplier panels' is relatively widespread in modern procurement, especially in categories such as professional services. The concept behind them is that they bring greater speed and efficiency to supplier selection and - in theory - reduce costs. In practi...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Contracting for impact Published: 02 Apr 2019 Type: Commitment Matters Blog It's great news that impact investment continues to grow, with latest estimates published by the Financial Times (April 1st 2019) showing fund values are now more than $500bn.

To qualify as an 'impact investment', assets must be deployed in a way that ...
 
Ask The Expert / Thought-Leadership Webinars Ask The Expert: Excite The World With Innovation & Excellence Published: 21 Feb 2019 Average Rating: 5.0 / 5 Type: Ask The Expert / Thought-Leadership Webinars Innovation is crucial to the continuing success of any organization.  We know from history that refusing to evolve with the market can have devastating consequences, just think of Blockbuster, Kodak and Xerox.
 
Commitment Matters Blog Understanding commercial innovation Published: 19 Mar 2019 Type: Commitment Matters Blog 'Commercial innovation' is increasingly recognized as a critical discipline for business survival and the delivery of value. Back in the 1940s, Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Schumpeter made the observation that to achieve success, technical invention must be acc...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Do unreasonable terms drive innovation? Published: 17 Oct 2018 Average Rating: 4.0 / 5 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Suppliers understandably complain about the unreasonable terms and narrow evaluation methods used by some of their customers. They are often right to point at the failures that result from such behavior, when it results in incompetent and sometimes dishonest suppliers winning ...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Does Europe have innovators? IACCM provides the answer Published: 13 Feb 2019 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Five categories, five awards - the winners to be announced in Madrid on May 13th, 2019. IACCM is inviting entries for its prestigious program that recognizes Innovation & Excellence.
 
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