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Ask The Expert / Thought-Leadership Webinars Ask The Expert: A case study: Transforming the Procurement Function at Fujitsu - Lessons Learned Published: 21 Jun 2019 Average Rating: 4.4 / 5 Type: Ask The Expert / Thought-Leadership Webinars Dr Clive Rees, VP, International Chief Procurement Officer at Fujitsu shares his experience of creating a world class global procurement function.
 
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 Talent: what's the answer? Published: 18 Jun 2019 Type: Commitment Matters Blog A recent report from CAPS Research states that 70% of companies are experiencing a supply management talent shortage. Almost 40% say that recruiting in this field is more challenging than for any other function.
 
Commitment Matters Blog Despite technology, contract cycle times are lengthening Published: 30 May 2019 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Read most corporate strategies and words like 'speed', 'accelerate' and 'velocity' jump from the page. Boards and executives understand the importance of rapid change, the ability to be adaptive to unpredictable events and market conditions. Despite tec...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Better Procurement: Platform vs. Panel Published: 28 May 2019 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 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 Is Procurement 'dumbing down' contracts? Published: 09 May 2019 Type: Commitment Matters Blog Twice in the last week I have had conversations with people who think that Procurement functions today are 'dumbing down' contracts. If true, that's a big mistake and will undercut the stated ambition of the function to raise its profile and value. It is also at va...
 
Commitment Matters Blog Ranking (and reforming) Public Procurement: a complex task Published: 06 May 2019 Average Rating: 2.5 / 5 Type: Commitment Matters Blog The Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University recently released a report containing its 2019 assessment of International Civil Service Effectiveness. Within this, it included a series of specific assessments, one relating to public procurement.
 
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