For those who remember “The Borg” from Star Trek, you’ll remember the notion of a dispassionate alien mind-being that would suck up your individual mind to subsume into the collective intelligence. Resistance is futile. Crazy stuff, right? Or maybe not. Flash forward to today. For most people, your every move is being tracked by your … Continue reading You will be Assimilated: The Collective Intelligence of Procurement
The Big Ideas Summit has landed in Melbourne! And there’s a plethora of inspiring and insightful content for you to sift through… Some would say that Melbourne is famous for the Victorian gold rush of 1851. For a short time the gold output from Victoria, Australia was greater than in any other country in the … Continue reading You Don’t Have To Be In Melbourne To Strike Gold Today
How often do you a halt a conversation, mid-flow to check your phone or reply to a text message? Ever thought about how actions like this impact the people around you? Tom Verghese explains micro-inequities. Let me ask you this question, how many of you have experienced one or more of the following scenarios: You’re … Continue reading Micro-inequities Add Up
Think you’d prefer an easy life when it comes to managing your procurement team? Think again! If you truly want your organisation to flourish and cope with the unthinkable events coming your way, you need an organisation that’s rife with dissent! From Brexit to the election of President Trump; from numerous terrorist attacks to Spain’s … Continue reading Why You Should Encourage Dissent In Your Procurement Team
When you change from seeing your top suppliers as competitors to enablers, and take a collaborative approach, how you negotiate with them will change dramatically. This article was written by Sarovar Agarwal, Partner, Communications Media and Technology Practice at A.T. Kearney. Procurement leaders are facing more pressure than ever in the current business environment. In the … Continue reading Renegotiating Mindsets From Competitive To Collaborative
When you pushback on the advances of cognitive technology, you’re buying yourself, and procurement, minimial time. Working side by side in a warm embrace is the way to do it! Our webinar, Beat The Bots: How Being Human Will Win The Day, takes place TODAY at 1pm BST on 24th October 2017. Register your attendence for … Continue reading Why Procurement Should Give Cognitive Tech A Warm Embrace
Toot tooooot! After wowing audiences in London and Chicago, Procurious is steaming into Melbourne to bring the first ever Big Ideas Summit to Australia! With only one week to go, now is your chance to buy a ticket or join the Digital Delegate Group to follow the action online. If you’re interested in getting involved but … Continue reading Big Ideas Summit Lands In Marvellous Melbourne!