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Transformation

Digital Procurement World Kicks Off in Amsterdam 

Digital Procurement World (DPW) kicked off its first event in Amsterdam earlier today. Jenny Draper, General Manager, Spend Matters Europe, and I are both attending. […]

BASF and Thyssenkrupp – Two Giants Talk About Global Procurement Transformation

At the recent SAP Ariba Live event, there were several very good customer case study sessions. Two that shared some similarities were from BASF and […]

Smith & Nephew Procurement Transformation – a SAP Ariba Conference Highlight

We’re going to be featuring a number of articles based on last week’s SAP Ariba event in Prague, so let’s start with a customer case […]

Dr Ian George on Procurement Transformation – Positioning the Function

(We’re delighted to feature another post in the series on Procurement Transformation from Dr Ian George. Ian is a senior partner and practising consultant at […]

Dr Ian George on Procurement Transformation – Strategy Development

"The belief is often held that only once the strategy has been formulated does it need to be sold to the organisation. Good strategy development, however, begins at the formulation stage, involving those closest to the issues and who will feel the most impact from the changes proposed." We’re delighted to feature here another post in the series on Procurement Transformation from Dr Ian George.

Procurement Transformation – Getting a sponsor

(We’re delighted to feature another post in the series on Procurement Transformation from Dr Ian George. Ian is a senior partner and practicing consultant at […]

Dr Ian George on Procurement Transformation – Competent Leadership

(We’re delighted to feature another post in the series on Procurement Transformation from Dr Ian George. Ian is a senior partner and practicing consultant at […]

Dr Ian George on Procurement Transformation – Scoping the Territory

(We’re delighted to feature another post in the series on Procurement Transformation from Dr Ian George. Ian is a senior partner and practicing consultant at […]

Procurement Transformation – beware the snake oil salesmen

We had a couple of articles (here and here) from Dr Ian George recently, with more on the way soon, around the topic of procurement […]

Procurement Transformation – people are often the solution, rather than the problem

(Here is the second installment of Dr Ian George’s series on procurement transformation. Ian is a senior partner and practicing consultant at Agile Partners, has […]

Procurement transformation and a New Year’s resolution for 2014 – be pragmatic

We're delighted to introduce the first of a series of articles by Ian George that will focus on the transformation of procurement as a source […]

Machiavelli for procurement professionals – managing change

This year sees the 500th anniversary of the publication of the first version of The Prince by Niccola Machiavelli, one of the greatest political thinkers […]