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category management

New Zealand Defence Procurement Update: SRM and Cat Man in Focus

At the CIPS Fellows meeting last week, I bumped into three old friends and fine procurement people – Jason Waterman, who I worked with on […]

Category Management Survey – An Invitation for You

At some point, we suspect that artificial intelligence might have a profound effect on category management, but in the meantime, it continues to be an […]

Future Purchasing on Category Management – Is It Rocket Science? (Part 2)

In part 1 of this series we started looking at a very good article by Allison Ford-Langstaff on the Future Purchasing website. The firm is […]

Future Purchasing on Category Management – Is It Rocket Science?

There’s a very good article on the Future Purchasing website from Allison Ford-Langstaff, who is one of the leaders at the consulting and training firm. […]

Workshop on June 14th – Develop Better and More Appropriate Category Approaches

We very much hope you will consider attending our live event organised by Comensura and linked to our new briefing paper. The title is Understanding […]

Consultancy Procurement Council Summit – First Event Is A Success

Last week we went along to the morning session of the Consultancy Procurement Council (CPC) Annual Summit. It is a peer-to-peer group that gets people […]

Make Sure Your Category Management is Flexible and Aligned – Paper and Workshop

We are pleased to announce a live event organised by Comensura and linked to our new briefing paper, titled Understanding Culture and Stakeholders - Why […]

Redefining Procurement Models – A Next-Generation Operating Model

One of the ‘quick fire’ case study presentations at ProcureCon Indirect in Copenhagen last month, under the Redefining Procurement Models umbrella session, covered Next-Generation Operating Models. […]

Category Management – New Paper and Live Event on June 14th

In our new briefing paper, sponsored by managed services provider Comensura, we look at some interesting issues around factors that category managers need to consider […]

Why Category Management Needs to be Aligned and Flexible – Our New Paper

We’re pleased to launch a new briefing paper we’ve developed in conjunction with our friends at Comensura, the leading “vendor neutral” services management company. It’s […]

Travel – Why It’s A Seriously Important Spend Category

Last week we ran a webinar with hotel booking platform Roomex. (You can access it here still if you missed it, free on registration). The […]

SAP Ariba on the Future of Procurement – Should We Fear the Robots?

We mentioned in our Friday round-up the SAP Ariba "Future of Procurement” event at the impressive Royal College of Physicians in London last week. There […]