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category management

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 […]

A.T. Kearney Report Puts Emphasis on Category Excellence

You can now get hold of A.T. Kearney’s 2017 Assessment of Excellence in Procurement. The firm has been conducting these assessments every three years or […]

Future Purchasing on the Benefits of Effective Category Management

We’ve featured the excellent Future Purchasing Category Management report here previously, titled  "Collaborating for Category Management Success - Bridging the Performance and Value Gap". The […]

The Future of Work – Interesting Article for Contingent Labour Category Managers

Whatever happens with regard to Brexit, it seems likely that some areas will see considerable legislative changes in the UK in the coming few years. […]

Introducing Free YouTube Masterclasses on Category Management and Strategic Sourcing

The International Institute for Advanced Purchasing & Supply (IIAPS) “is dedicated to the raising of international standards in purchasing and supply management so that real business […]

Building a Business Case for Transforming Category Management Performance

We’ve written extensively about the Future Purchasing Category Management survey and report, and the firm behind it are now running two full-day “masterclass” workshops on […]