Ask the Expert: Sourcing and Market Research (Or – How to Eat the Elephant) [Plus+]

- April 23, 2014 6:13 AM | Categories: Ask the Expert, Sourcing

In an era where "information overload" is an understatement, how do you even begin to think about what information sources you should pay attention to in your sourcing activities? Spend Matters Netherlands' Gert van der Heijden wants you to put on your bib and grab your fork and knife, because it's time to eat the elephant, one bite at a time. We invite Plus and PRO members to join us this Thursday, April 24, from 10-10:30am Central for Sourcing and Market Research: How to Eat the Elephant.

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Interest Rates Are at an All-Time Low! But, What If…

We’re currently running as a snap poll in conjunction with ISM. It's a super short survey and will take five to 10 minutes, max. The study is aimed at helping bridging procurement, supply chain, and finance from taking a cash-centric view about how liquidity drives supply. Our focus is on understanding perceptions on recent inflationary trends and the increasing cost of finance capital, among other areas. Study participants will receive the quantitative study results, but will also receive additional research currently being performed on what some leading companies are doing in these areas. For an extra little incentive, participants will also have a chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card, and with only a few dozen responses so far, your chances are good! Click here to take the survey.

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Business Intelligence to Transform Procurement