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SRM

SRM: Five Leadership Challenges from David Atkinson

Here is another of our favourite guest articles from 2016 -  David Atkinson defining the challenges   around implementing successful SRM programmes. His first three were […]

Managing Risk – Collaborative Supplier Relationship Management (Part 3)

This is the last in a three-part series of articles by Jeremy Smith, Director at management procurement consultancy 4C Associates on the changing role of procurement, supplier […]

Managing Risk – Data-Driven Supplier Management Programmes Are Key (Part 1)

This is the first in a three-part series of articles by Jeremy Smith, Director at management procurement consultancy 4C Associates on the changing roles of procurement, […]

Implementing Cost Reduction Programmes – Contract and Supplier Management

As we said here, we are in a period of considerable economic and political uncertainty for many businesses and indeed public sector organisations too.  Uncertainty […]

Strategic Supplier Management Is Procurement’s Next Innovation Frontier

We are delighted to post this article from guest author Daniel Ball, director at eProcurement specialist, Wax Digital. Better supplier relationship management (SRM) has always been […]

SRM: Process and the ‘Day Job’ – Part 2

This is the second part to yesterday's post by David Atkinson, ex CPO, SRM expert and Managing Director of Four Pillars Consulting. “If you can't describe […]

SRM: Process and the ‘Day Job’ – Part 1

David Atkinson, ex CPO, SRM expert and Managing Director of Four Pillars Consulting, continues his series on successful Supplier Relationship Management deployment. Part 2 of this post […]

SRM and the Importance of Teamwork

Towards the end of last year, we ran a series of supplier relationship management-related posts from ex-CPO, SRM guru and Managing Director at Four Pillars, David […]

Measuring for Success – the SRM Role

Mel Shutes, Executive Consultant & Head of SRM, State of Flux, consulting firm and supplier relationship management expert, recommends giving procurement teams a chance to step […]

ProcureCon Indirect – SRM with Les Ball (and Others)

How do the largest and top-performing firms address the key issue of Supplier Relationship Management, what tools do they use and what are the other […]

SRM: Five Leadership Challenges (Part 2)

In part 1 yesterday of David Atkinson's SRM leadership challenges, we defined the first three being around implementing successful SRM programmes. Let’s continue with the remaining […]

Supplier Performance Management – in 3D

Another of the presentations we attended at eWorld was “Why Current Supplier Performance Management Sucks,” from Old Street Labs’ COO, Jeff Jones. (Strange term, sucks […]