Making Category Management a priority:

Dave HenshallCategory Management, Governance & AlignmentLeave a Comment

Making Category Management a priority To make Category Management a priority, executive teams must provide backing in terms of financial investment, physical resources and visible involvement. We provide 5 steps to making category management a priority in your business: 1. Create a vision, strategy,  business case & ROI: A clear vision for enterprise-wide adoption. Incorporation of key principals Credible business … Read More

How to prepare procurement for true stakeholder buy-in and real transformation

Dave HenshallGovernance & Alignment, Procurement ExcellenceLeave a Comment

Organizational alignment holds the key to the boardroom door How to prepare procurement for true stakeholder buy-in: Whether you are a new CPO hired to transform procurement or an existing CPO looking to get true stakeholder buy-in, aligning procurement with the organization will be key to your success. 1. Preparation & Readiness Most CPO’s will understand the strategy to transform … Read More

Category Management: 7 Steps to Establish Governance

Dave HenshallCategory Management, Governance & Alignment

Category Management: 7 Steps to Establish Governance Category Management: 7 Steps to Establish Governance – Strong effective governance defining the way work gets done is critical to implementing Category Management in any organization. Without it turf wars will ensue and the implementation initiative will likely lose its way. So what is Category Management Governance? At its core any governance structure … Read More

10 Reasons why Procurement should own the supplier relationship?

Dave HenshallGovernance & Alignment, Influence, SRM2 Comments

10 Reasons why Procurement should own the supplier relationship? 10 Reasons why Procurement should own the supplier relationship? One of the many battles in which procurement often finds itself, is its right to manage the supplier relationship. Often there is in no governance in place to support procurements claim. A claim which must be won if it is to claim … Read More