Our Areas of Focus

Our coverage (across our sites and within PRO) focuses on the following solution areas and the companies within them: eProcurement, e-invoicing, P2P, group purchasing organizations (GPOs), leveraged buying/leveraged contracts, supplier enablement, supplier networks, supplier information management, vendor management, supply chain risk, services procurement (general), services procurement (category specific), vendor management systems (VMS), managed services providers (MSPs), supplier risk, e-sourcing, strategic sourcing, contract management, spend analysis, savings implementation and supply chain management (direct materials demand aggregation, multi-tier visibility, planning and forecasting). And of course we sprinkle in a healthy dose of general opinion and broader editorial pertaining to bigger picture procurement, supply chain, trade and economic issues - aimed at everyone from junior analysts to the most seasoned CPOs, COOs and CFOs.

Who covers what?

Coverage areas (by team member):

  • Pierre Mitchell -
    overall research oversight; sector coverage includes procurement information architecture, procurement organizational design, shared services, procure-to-pay, supplier management/portals, category management (procurement services)
  • Jason Busch -
    general procurement and sector trends, procure-to-pay, advanced sourcing, supply chain risk management, commodity management, contract management, procurement BPO, services procurement
  • Taras Berezowsky -
    industrial metals markets, global sourcing
  • Stuart Burns (Managing Director, MetalMiner) -
    direct materials sourcing, global metals markets
  • Tom Finn (Director, Healthcare Matters) -
    healthcare procurement and supply chain
  • Richard Lee -
    travel, T&E, staffing/services procurement
  • Thomas Kase -
    strategic sourcing, e-Sourcing, supplier management, supplier diversity, services procurement
  • Sheena Moore -
    general procurement topics; procurement (and savings) topics of interest to consumers
  • Peter Smith -
    general sector trends (UK/Europe), government procurement, strategic sourcing, services procurement, P2P
  • Lisa Reisman -
    direct materials procurement, commodity management, supply chain, demand aggregation, industrial distribution, metals