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Inside View: Selling procurement 2.0 internally

CPOs need to learn how to describe procurement 2.0 and get the basics right before they can hope to get the buy-in of less-informed business areas, writes Neil Deverill. More

Thought Leaders: Driving savings to the bottom line

By understanding three elements of the traditional procurement process, bucket-based budgeting, how strategic sourcing drives value and partner motivation, CPOs will put themselves in the position where they are able to drive savings to the bottom line, argues former MetLife and State Street CPO Roy Anderson. More

Thought Leaders: Driving savings to the bottom line

By understanding three elements of the traditional procurement process, bucket-based budgeting, how strategic sourcing drives value and partner motivation, CPOs will put themselves in the position where they are able to drive savings to the bottom line, argues former MetLife and State Street CPO Roy Anderson. More

Profile: Siemens CPO, Barbara Kux

Behind recent announcements of strong operating profits, Siemens is quietly revolutionizing its strategic sourcing. Chief procurement officer Barbara Kux told Steve Hall how she is going about building a world class supplier network. More

Profile: Siemens CPO, Barbara Kux

Behind recent announcements of strong operating profits, Siemens is quietly revolutionizing its strategic sourcing. Chief procurement officer Barbara Kux told Steve Hall how she is going about building a world class supplier network. More

World view: Handling China’s dynamic supply market

With China’s economy still in pole position, now is the time to seek out new markets as well as future global procurement leaders. More

World view: Handling China’s dynamic supply market

With China’s economy still in pole position, now is the time to seek out new markets as well as future global procurement leaders. More

Crowd sourcing and innovation networks: a glimpse of the future

A new type of innovation network, where procurement executives and their R&D colleagues take advantage of the knowledge of the masses, looks set to change business forever. David Rae investigates the crowd-sourcing phenomenon. More

Crowd sourcing and innovation networks: a glimpse of the future

A new type of innovation network, where procurement executives and their R&D colleagues take advantage of the knowledge of the masses, looks set to change business forever. David Rae investigates the crowd-sourcing phenomenon. More

Profile: Ron Carcamo, CPO, Yahoo

As Yahoo prepares to go head-to-head with rival Google, CPO Ron Carcamo will need to stay focused on promoting procurement’s strategic value to the business – something that will take much diplomacy and collaboration, writes David Rae. More

Profile: Ron Carcamo, CPO, Yahoo

As Yahoo prepares to go head-to-head with rival Google, CPO Ron Carcamo will need to stay focused on promoting procurement’s strategic value to the business – something that will take much diplomacy and collaboration, writes David Rae. More

Tax regulation analysis tool helps reduce costs and boost profits

Software vendor’s tax regulation analysis tool aims to aid tax-efficient supply chain planning to reduce unforeseen costs and boost profits, writes Malcolm Wheatley. More

Tax regulation analysis tool helps reduce costs and boost profits

Software vendor’s tax regulation analysis tool aims to aid tax-efficient supply chain planning to reduce unforeseen costs and boost profits, writes Malcolm Wheatley. More

Roundtable: Indirect spend, London

With companies putting a renewed focus on indirect spend due to the recession, the search is on for those less-obvious savings opportunities, writes David Rae. More

Roundtable: Indirect spend, London

With companies putting a renewed focus on indirect spend due to the recession, the search is on for those less-obvious savings opportunities, writes David Rae. More