Procurement Analytics: Beyond simple spend data towards strategic decisions and value

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Organizations of all sizes and in all sectors need Procurement Analytics Here in the first of a series of post we discuss the business case for Procurement Analytics and how and where to apply it to support your organizations goals and objectives. 1. Introduction There is always room for improvement and expansion of procurements value proposition at global companies.  However, … Read More

Procurement: Greening the Machine

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Procurement: Greening the Machine Procurement: Greening the Machine – A guide for CEO’s, CFO’s and CPO’s on why procurement is a key capability in developing advantage via corporate social responsibility What’s in it for you? Improved risk and reputation management in your supply chain  Reading time: 15 minutes Peer pressure, tougher legislation, a rise in global sourcing combined with increased … Read More

Supply chain, cyber security and global expansion risks top agenda at Business Insurance's 2012 Summit

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NEW YORK—Supply chain, cyber security and global expansion risks are top of mind for risk managers at large companies this year. To get cutting-edge insights into how to manage these dynamic and potentially catastrophic exposures, risk managers from the largest companies in the world will gather at the Waldorf=Astoria in New York next month for Business Insurance‘s 2012 Risk Management … Read More

World Economic Forum report calls for new models to address supply chain and transport risks

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A World Economic Forum report released today calls for new models to address supply chain and transport risks. The report, New Models for Addressing Supply Chain and Transport Risks, produced in collaboration with Accenture, highlights the urgent need to review risk management practices to keep pace with rapidly changing contingencies facing the supply chain, transport, aviation and travel sectors. read more

Supply chain is main risk for Airbus A350 program

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HAMBURG, Germany -(MarketWatch)- Avoiding hiccups in the supply chain is the main challenge facing Airbus as it moves from the development of its new wide-bodied A350 to the industrial phase of the project, Airbus’s second-in-command said Tuesday. read more

Best of the 'Buying Magician Blog' 2010: Part 4

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Here is our first ‘best of’ – a four part review of our thoughts and comments in 2010.  Here in part 4 we profile: ‘Procurement Capabilities’ The Corporation as a Negotiating Entity (Part 1):  A three part guide for CEO’s, CFO’s and purchasing leaders on developing a corporate level capability to negotiate Here in Part #1: we discuss how to … Read More