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Lack of ability to manage relationships is a key skills gap in procurement

August 29, 2014 – Relationship management is the primary skill missing from procurement teams, according to a survey

The Five Traits Of ‘World-Class’ Procurement Organizations

August 28, 2014 – The world’s leading global companies are looking to the sourcing and procurement function to do a lot more than cut the price of supplies

Four ways to improve profitability in supply chain management

August 27, 2014 – Four suggestions for how to improve profitability by making quick and simple savings

Strategic sourcing for data center management: Where’s the hardware?

August 26, 2014 – Over the next decade, billions of Internet-connected devices are expected to come online

Great Candidates Are Everywhere if You Stop Looking for Them the Old Way

August 25, 2014 -Old-school hiring tools like the applicant tracking system are failing to help you attract great candidates

Don’t Wait For A Tsunami To Combat Supplier Risk

August 22, 2014 – Companies today look for geographical presence and spread of their key suppliers to ensure business continuity

Want more women in the C-suite? Start with supply chain

August 21, 2014 – Just 5% of top-level supply chain positions at Fortune 500 companies are filled by women, lagging behind figures in other senior executive roles

Spot the Difference Between SRM and SPM

August 20, 2014 – SPM is only a part of what’s needed to build a valuable and broad-based SRM strategy

Three Things Supply Chain Leaders Do Right

August 19, 2014 – A robust risk management capability is key to designing and operating supply chains

Top Performers in Procurement Achieve Cycle Time Efficiency

August 18, 2014 – One way to cut costs is by decreasing the cycle times associated with procuring materials and services