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category management

A.T. Kearney Report Puts Emphasis on Category Excellence

You can now get hold of A.T. Kearney’s 2017 Assessment of Excellence in Procurement. The firm has been conducting these assessments every three years or […]

Future Purchasing on the Benefits of Effective Category Management

We’ve featured the excellent Future Purchasing Category Management report here previously, titled  "Collaborating for Category Management Success - Bridging the Performance and Value Gap". The […]

The Future of Work – Interesting Article for Contingent Labour Category Managers

Whatever happens with regard to Brexit, it seems likely that some areas will see considerable legislative changes in the UK in the coming few years. […]

Introducing Free YouTube Masterclasses on Category Management and Strategic Sourcing

The International Institute for Advanced Purchasing & Supply (IIAPS) “is dedicated to the raising of international standards in purchasing and supply management so that real business […]

Building a Business Case for Transforming Category Management Performance

We’ve written extensively about the Future Purchasing Category Management survey and report, and the firm behind it are now running two full-day “masterclass” workshops on […]

Why Don’t Organisations Undertake Category Management? Future Purchasing Responds

We’ve written extensively about the Future Purchasing survey and report on Category Management, and in March we ran a webinar with Mark Webb, the MD […]

Final Call – Category Management Webinar Today

FINAL CALL .. although having said that, even if you can't make 4pm today, register for our webinar and you can listen / look at […]

How Was It For You? Category Management For Supporters And Sceptics

Category management is perhaps the fundamental building block of procurement today, we would argue. Yet we’ve heard speakers at conferences occasionally talking about how “our […]

Webinar – Building Category Management Success

Whether you and your organisation are new to category management or experienced practitioners, whether you are the ‘leaders’ in the art of CatMan, ‘followers’ or […]

Category Management – A Webinar To Help You Succeed

We have a Category Management-themed webinar coming up fairly shortly which we wanted to bring to your attention (not solely because the insights will be valuable to […]

Building The Business Case for Category Management – Future Purchasing Report

We told you last week that practitioners can now request a copy of the excellent Future Purchasing category management survey report here. Requests will go […]

Future Purchasing Category Management Survey – Full Report Available Now

We have kept you up to date with the whole process behind the Future Purchasing Category Management (“CatMan”) survey and report, from asking you to […]