The risks associated with ethical sourcing have never been higher. How can you go global without compromising your ethics? For enterprises with complex, global supply chains, the risks and challenges associated with ethical sourcing have never been higher. Over the past decade, supply disruption has gone from being an exceptional event to at least an … Continue reading Going Global While Being Ethical? Smart Contract Management Can Help
With so much written on Artificial Intelligence it’s hard to know where to look. However, there are companies from whom we can take our lead. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the hottest topics in business right now. It’s also a bit like teenagers and sex. Everyone seems obsessed with it, everyone feels left out, … Continue reading 7 Companies Pioneering Artificial Intelligence in Procurement
Procurement is evolving and developing and leaders have a chance to create a function to meet all an organisation’s future needs. But first they need to remember the importance of the human factor. Procurement leaders now have an unprecedented opportunity to be the architects of a new function that puts customer satisfaction front and centre. … Continue reading Procurement Needs the Human Factor
The world of work is changing, with the younger generations taking advantage of flexible working. But how can organisations safeguard their IP in this new world? For some of us, it feels like we have just got over the shock of seeing Millennials coming into the workforce (generally considered to be those born in the … Continue reading Is Your IP Safe From Flexible Workers?
Why did the chicken cross the road? More importantly, was there traceability of its journey and how many miles did it cover? Maybe blockchain can help us answer this age-old question… Do you find yourself thinking more and more about the journey your food has taken to get to your plate? It’s not just because … Continue reading Blockchain – A New Flavour of Traceability
Bringing it all together by bringing Intelligent Spend Management to the business. If you’re just buying office supplies, you’ve probably got a good idea what you’re spending on paper and pens. But odds are your budget goes beyond a few reams of ultra-white printer stock. And while you are specifically tasked with procurement, you actually … Continue reading Intelligent Spend Management – Your Next Smart Move
This article was originally published on the Icertis blog. Procurement is a complex part of global business that carries serious commercial and regulatory risk. These risks are especially pronounced when a company does not have an effective way to centrally manage its contracts. In a recent survey conducted by ProcureCon, leading procurement officials were asked about … Continue reading 5 Big Procurement Challenges Addressed by Enterprise Contract Management Software