The Brave CPO Optimizing Cost for Value Generation

Dave HenshallProcurement Excellence, Thought ZoneLeave a Comment

The Brave CPO Optimizing Cost for Value Generation The Brave CPO optimizing cost for value generation starts by linking procurement strategies to business goals. By developing a much deeper understanding of their organization’s cost structure and a more strategic approach to managing cost. Their organizations can avoid damaging panic cost reduction programs in difficult times. 1. Introduction: Their organization’s ability … Read More

Procurement Savings: Show me the money

Dave HenshallCost Reduction, Procurement Analytics, Strategic Sourcing2 Comments

Procurement Savings: Show me the money Discover the missing link to improved bottom line performance through cost transparency and control. Procurement Savings: Show me the money – A guide to turn data into intelligence to secure the bottom-line-savings to drive improved financial performance, greater control and reduced risk. 1. Introduction: Despite all the talk of moving beyond cost savings, the … Read More

Strategic Outsourcing – Part 1

Dave HenshallOutsourcing, Thought Zone

Strategic Outsourcing Strategic Outsourcing: The ‘make or buy’ decision is still at the heart of business strategy A guide for CEO’s, CFO’s and CPO’s on developing a formal outsourcing strategy to support their core business goals What’s in it for you? Discover how to take control of outsourcing by developing a systematic outsourcing methodology as a core sourcing management tool … Read More

Procurement: Take control of costs

Dave HenshallProcessLeave a Comment

Now is an excellent time for procurement heads to show their leadership skills and take ownership of the money-saving agenda. As most major economies emerge from recession, CEOs and business leaders are cautiously planning for the next growth cycle. The winners in this cycle will be the companies that focus on enhancing customer value while eradicating costs that don’t match … Read More

Procurement’s Golden Triangle for Strategic Impact

Dave HenshallInfluence, Innovation, Process, Strategy1 Comment

Introduction Increasingly, organizations see Supply Management as a core ‘must get right’ competency. In leading organizations around the world supply management is beginning to take an active role in product innovation and brand management, which require the critical skills incorporated into procurement’s golden triangle. These organizations realize that a large part of their relationship with end customers is in fact, … Read More