Chief Purchasing Officer: Procurement Value


Procurement Consulting Needs More Than a Remake

It’s time for a market makeover.


What’s the ROI of Earlier Spend Influence? Big

Every procurement professional knows that earlier influence on spending helps increase the value derived from that spend. But by how much?


The CPO’s Guide to Lean & Six Sigma – Part 2 (Six Sigma)

We now turn our attention to Six Sigma – a set of tools to improve process quality.


The CPO’s Guide to Lean & Six Sigma – Part 1 (Lean)

Why is Lean & Six Sigma relevant to procurement? Lean makes a value-adding process like manufacturing more efficient, thereby cutting costs in the supply chain.


CPOs and M&A — Looking for Accretive Savings Levers

Here, we share examples of supply chain network design activities closer to procurement (than operations) from a leadership perspective that are appropriate for M&A situations.