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Mind the Performance Gap – New Future Purchasing Category Management Report Out Now

Future Purchasing has for some years been recognised by many in the procurement world as the leading consulting firm in terms of deep, useful and […]

Contribute to the Most Important Piece of Research on Category Management – In Just 10 Minutes

The category management experts at Future Purchasing have been busy putting together their global 2018 benchmarking survey. The previous one, in 2016, attracted more than […]

Category Management Survey – An Invitation for You

At some point, we suspect that artificial intelligence might have a profound effect on category management, but in the meantime, it continues to be an […]

Future Purchasing on Category Management – Is It Rocket Science? (Part 2)

In part 1 of this series we started looking at a very good article by Allison Ford-Langstaff on the Future Purchasing website. The firm is […]

Future Purchasing on Category Management – Is It Rocket Science?

There’s a very good article on the Future Purchasing website from Allison Ford-Langstaff, who is one of the leaders at the consulting and training firm. […]

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 […]

Summer Procurement Reading – Good Content From Consulting Firms

Now the summer holidays are here, and the British rain steadily falls, we are going to suggest some reading that will keep you busy through […]

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 […]

Why Don’t Organisations Undertake Category Management? Future Purchasing Responds

We’ve written extensively about the Future Purchasing survey and report on Category Management, and in March we ran a webinar with Mark Webb, the MD […]

Final Call – Category Management Webinar Today

FINAL CALL .. although having said that, even if you can't make 4pm today, register for our webinar and you can listen / look at […]

How Was It For You? Category Management For Supporters And Sceptics

Category management is perhaps the fundamental building block of procurement today, we would argue. Yet we’ve heard speakers at conferences occasionally talking about how “our […]