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7 Reasons why supply chain teams are turning to e-learning

Auther: Ben Shute

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Cryptocurrencies are endlessly fascinating.

Smart Contracts using Blockchain. Learn more on how businesses will engage using new age technology to effectively manage contractual obligations.

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Is anyone sick of VUCA?!

Auther: Ben Shute

Know more on VUCA and its role in impacting the Procurement Process

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Can Automation Help With Sustainability?

People have known the importance of sustainability for a long time, with interest in sustainability eddying and flowing with societal anxiety over resources. ? However, while companies used to embrace sustainability as a way to save money, the latest McKinsey Global Survey on the topic finds that the top reason firms pursue a sustainability agenda is because its part of their values.

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If she is blockchain…do you trust?

Auther: Ben Shute

What is trust? The dictionary defines trust as “a firm belief in the reliability, truth or ability of someone or something.” Although, do we have a “firm belief”? How often do you stop to think about the people or organisations you trust? When was the last time you asked why you trust or do not trust the things and organisations you do?

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It’s 2018, time to reflect – and see the wood from the trees.

Though it might seem like a completely arbitrary line in the eternal sands of time, the New Year is still a good time to reflect. With 2018 still in its infancy, may we suggest taking the time to accept our invitation to participate in the inaugural Global Procurement Capability Benchmark?

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Competition vs Collaboration

How do you approach negotiation as a procurement professional? Do you go in looking to get the best deal possible? What does it even mean to get the best deal? Unfortunately for many procurement departments, getting the best deal means getting the lowest price possible.

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Procurement 4.0 for Industry 4.0

Auther: Ben Shute

Over the course of the last few weeks, we have discussed a number of trends that are taking us into a brave new world of Business and Industry. We have explored topics such as big data, increased automation and discussed other subjects that fall under the broad umbrella term of Industry 4.0...

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Procurement in the future: Humans need not apply

Auther: Ben Shute

Are humans obsolete? It's a strange question to ask, but if you read articles commenting on the current rise of automation, robotics and artificial intelligence, you cannot escape the notion that many futurists believe...

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Are you ready for Big Data in Procurement?

Big Data is “in”, it is the buzzword of the decade as businesses and organisations in-general become more and more data driven. Yet...

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