Doing More With Less: Category Management to Unlock Eye-Popping Value with this New E-Book Kyle Fitzsimmons - September 1, 2015 10:00 AM | Categories: Category Management, eProcurement / Procurement, Research Download | Tags: Process & Best Practice, Research Strategic sourcing is integral to savings, and proactive procurement organizations out there are defining and managing spend categories in an effort to contribute to the bottom line. Pierre Mitchell, chief research officer at Spend Matters, recently teamed up with BravoSolution for the FREE e-book, Supercharging Category Management: Free Yourself from Siloed Sourcing to Unlock Breakthrough Value. An excerpt: "Unfortunately, procurement doesn’t always have the tools it needs. Strategic sourcing has been a useful methodology for procurement to aggressively rationalize the supply base in a firm’s recurring spend categories, but the methodology is highly procurement-centric and has often been implemented with a heavy-handed bias toward purchase price reduction rather than to support a truly balanced scorecard of supply; a very first generation and conventional approach." Get your full copy today! Discuss this: Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.