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Scenarios for ISM/Member Organizations in 2020: 5 Paths and 5 Value Propositions

In the first installment of this series, Scenarios for ISM/Member Organizations in 2020: Introduction and Context, we introduced five scenarios for member organizations such as ISM in 2020. We will look at two of these scenarios in detail today: Scenario A, Trusted Point of Reference and Industry Standards, and Scenario B, Embedded Organizational Extensions.

Scenarios for ISM/Member Organizations in 2020: Introduction and Context [Plus+]

Whether and how ISM succeeds (or not in all) on some of the goals is a worthwhile discussion and exploration – undoubtedly one that ISM leadership and its board is actively engaged in as well. But a broader (and arguably more important) question for procurement practitioners, providers and related members of the community (e.g., A/P organizations) is what role member organizations, both for profit and non-profit (or those with hybrid models), should play in the future? This includes how best to advocate on behalf of and how they should serve their constituents in the future.