Spend Matters welcomes a guest post from Jim Pfeiffer, a Senior Director with Alvarez & Marsal Business Consulting. Commercial print can be a complex category […]
Is procurement an art or a science? During the early part of my career, twenty years and more ago, it would certainly have been tempting to say “art.” Not that many of us were particularly creative, but there were certainly aspects of what we did that didn’t seem very scientific! Identifying suppliers was a pretty hit and miss affair in the days before supplier networks or even Google. Going through a sourcing process was often a case of collecting some paper-based proposals (in response to a requirement document) and then trying to analyse them in a way that made some sense (enough, at least, to convince the CPO that my recommendation was sound).
Finance and Accounting Business Process Management Leader Integrates Invoice Automation into its Services Infosys BPO and OB10 Announce Strategic Partnership -- OB10, the e-Invoicing network, […]
Procurement and supply chain are fields that should welcome debate and controversy more often. A topic that warrants not only a deeper level of discussion […]
A lot of our research work has made us realize that there is a significant disconnect between typical levels of expertise within procurement organizations, and […]
Please click here for the first and second installments in this series. We've also covered the news of Monitor's bankruptcy extensively on our public site […]