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Contingent Workforce Trends for 2016: A Conversation with Andrew Karpie

services procurement

I recently sat down with Spend Matters research analyst Andrew Karpie on the trends happening in the contingent workforce space now and his predictions for 2016. Andrew is our in-house expert on trends in contingent workforce management and writes extensively on this topic. Andrew also was recently interviewed by Forbes about the rapidly changing workforce and was featured in a podcast by The Art of Procurement.

Supplier Reduction Programmes: Pros and Cons (Part 1) [Plus+]

It is relatively recently that we’ve seen the phenomenon of organisations indulging in supplier reduction programmes, with a stated and overt aim of shrinking the supply base – that is, reducing the number of suppliers providing goods and services to the organisation. But there has been relatively little thought about the underpinning issues around this strategy, and particularly some of the negatives linked to it.