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Why Procurement is likely to follow the path that Financial Trading has taken

Financial trading underwent a period of seismic change in the first decade of the new millennium. Trading pits with screaming traders waving pieces of paper in a state of hysteria gradually emptied. A new order appeared in its place and the first investment banks to grasp the significance of the change made the biggest gains. This step change in trading techniques depended heavily on the new field of Quantitative Finance. The mathematics for modelling dynamic systems are complex, but for those who invested the time to better understand this complexity, the benefits were enormous as they made better informed trading decisions. In this article Dr. Alan Holland of Keelvar explores how Procurement is likely to follow a similar path.

Procurement 2020: Intelligent Markets for Sourcing and Long-Term Thinking (Part 2)

In the second part of Procurement 2020: Intelligent Markets for Sourcing and Long-Term Thinking, Dr Alan Holland, CEO, Keelvar discusses procurement trend predictions out to and beyond the next 10 years. 'Data-Driven Decision Making' and 'Sourcing Optimisation to Become Standard' are today's two remaining themes.